303 days ago

Formosa Golf Club fined $86k for pumping sewage into stream

Melanie Earley Reporter from Eastern Courier

Kia ora neighbours, Formosa Golf Club must pay $86,000 for pumping untreated sewage into the environment.
In 2019 the club was banned by Auckland Council from discharging waste from its facilities after pumping sewage into a nearby stream. The discharge was having a detrimental effect on the land and on nearby Waikopua Creek.

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10 hours ago

Rates rise not enough to avoid 2 year delay to Eastern Busway

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora Neighbours, Despite a focus on public transport investment, a surprise delay has been announced to the end of the big Eastern Busway project, to 2028. Will this affect you? Read the story below:

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2 days ago

Dawn Raids apology event in Auckland postponed

Melanie Earley Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, the official apology for the Dawn Raids has been postponed due to the Covid-19 alert level change.

Last week, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the Government would formally apologise to the Pasifika community for the race-based dawn raids of the 1970s.

The ceremony was due to take place on Saturday evening in Auckland, but has been delayed.

Click the link below to read the full story.

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2 days ago

Poll: What do you think of plans to restrict trawl fishing in the Hauraki Gulf?

Melanie Earley Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, trawl fishing will be restricted and marine protection areas will be expanded almost threefold under a new plan to protect Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf.

Do you think the new restrictions are a good idea?

www.stuff.co.nz...

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What do you think of plans to restrict trawl fishing in the Hauraki Gulf?
  • 96.4% Yes it will help marine life
    96.4% Complete
  • 3.6% No it's too strict
    3.6% Complete
554 votes