37 days ago

Auckland Heritage Festival near you

The Team from Auckland Council

26th September to 11th October. Learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest places and spaces, touch on our best-kept secrets and celebrate our heritage.

Auckland Heritage Festival 2020 presents a range of enlightening and intriguing events – some in person and some online. Choose from exhibitions, walks, talks, tours and activities for kids. Or look for events marked ONLINE to learn about our heritage from home!
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Poll: Should fireworks be banned?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Auckland skies will soon be alight with fireworks displays.

With Guy Fawkes looming, the event sparks ongoing debate over the use of fireworks.

Auckland Council and a range of national organisations have renewed calls to ban the private use and sale of fireworks after a parliamentary select committee decided in August to leave regulations unchanged.

Will you neighbours be celebrating Guy Fawkes Day to commemorate the failure of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605?

Should fireworks be banned?

Or do you think people should not be penalised for the actions of a few acting recklessly with pyrotechnics?

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Should fireworks be banned?
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Pōhutukawa vandalism: Allegations among Karaka residents - was it an inside job?

Reporter Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A series of accusatory hand-written notes have been delivered to residents of Harbourside Drive following Sunday’s vandalism of several trees.

Locals are feeling “absolutely disgusted” at the suggestion that they are behind the incident, which involved a vandal felling eight street pōhutukawa trees with a chainsaw.

Paul and Sue Wilson, who have lived on the road for over 10 years, arrived home on Monday from a trip to Waiheke Island to find a line of felled trees and a curt hand-written note in their letterbox.

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