49 days ago

Poll: Do you support council turning on splashpads in the drought?

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Auckland Stuff

All seven council-owned splashpads across Tāmaki Makaurau will be open over the summer, despite water restrictions in place due to the drought.

Meanwhile, locals will be pinged for using a hose without the correct nozzle.

The council says splashpads recycle a high percentage of water, and the centres themselves have made significant water savings in the last nine months.

Do you support council turning on splashpads in the drought?

Please vote and explain your views in the comments!

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Do you support council turning on splashpads in the drought?
  • 45.6% Yes
    45.6% Complete
  • 54.4% No
    54.4% Complete
1102 votes
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6 days ago

Face coverings on public transport-cause for concern?

Neeta from Mount Albert

I use public transport daily to commute to work. On an average, 25% commuters do not wear masks/coverings.
I spoke to some who don't, over past few days. Their casual response, "sorry I don't have one", "forgot"...
As far as I understand wearing of masks is mandatory on all public transport in Auckland, even at level 1. Exceptions do apply.
However with these excuses, what is the point in majority of commuters following rules, whilst a handful of them, just don't bother.
Is is alright to ask them or just leave them alone and change your seat?
Any other suggestions?
Is this complacency or irresponsible attitude- waiting for another outbreak in community?
So annoying

3 days ago

Kauri dieback sniffer dogs a new weapon in the fight against fatal tree disease

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Check out this story by Mina Kerr-Lazenby about New Zealand's first dogs to be trained to sniff out kauri dieback:

www.stuff.co.nz...

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27 days ago

Holiday rubbish and recycling collections

The Team from Auckland Council

Remember rubbish and recycling collection times may change from 25 Dec to 8 Jan due to public holidays.
Check your collection dates by clicking on 'Read More' below.

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