So this is a concerning one - a drone was seen flying over a Te Atatū Peninsula woman's property the day before a $4500 statue was stolen from her garden.
The incident happened as the Government assesses what it can do about rogue and dangerous drone operators.
To read more, click here.
Are you worried about drones being used by thieves to case your property - or has this happened to you?
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Now akin to craters of the moon in parts.Auckland Transport does not do enough to fix this, even though ive emailed and complained several times.Last year i emailed Michael wood ,Mp for the area and he followed up with AT. they said they would fix it but nothings being done.Shameful state of affairs, but they want to increase prices/rates/ bus fares for all of these things.
Ōtara is in a fruit and vegetable lockdown after a facialis fruit fly was found.
It's the first time this particular fruit fly - which is native to Tonga - has been found in New Zealand, and it could be devastating to crops.
How has the fruit fly discovery affected you? Are you worried about purchasing local fruit and veges from the area? Will you still go to the Ōtara markets this weekend?
To find out how to spot the facialis fruit fly, and what to do if you see one, click here.
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