130 days ago

Central Auckland residents frustrated over incessant mail thefts

Bernadette Basagre Reporter from East & Bays Courier

Residents in the central Auckland suburb of Ellerslie are facing regular mail thefts and vandalism of their mailboxes.

Thefts have left locals with damaged, broken-into mailboxes, with the first incident dating back as far as two years ago. Cases have been on the rise ever since.

Police confirmed the rise of mail theft not only in Ellerslie, but throughout the city.

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1 day ago

Found cat

Heather from Mount Eden

Hi everyone. Does anyone know this cat or know of someone who owns one like him/her? We are in Prospect Terrace, Mount Eden and he's made himself at home in our garden and I've been feeding him (much to the disgust of our own cat). We think he's quite young, but he/she's pretty big and friendly so we don't think he's a stray. Sex is undetermined and there's no collar. I'd quite like to stop encouraging him by feeding him as our elderly cat is not happy at all but I don't want to stop this if this is the only food he gets. If you think you know of this cat, please either reply here or text me on 027 329 6699. Thanks, Heather

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2 hours ago

Resignation of Waitematā Local Board member Sarah Trotman

Dee Sims from Waitematā Local Board

Waitematā Local Board member Sarah Trotman last week resigned her position on the board, providing her resignation in a letter to Chief Executive Jim Stabback on 9 October 2021.

Board chair Richard Northey acknowledges Ms Trotman’s resignation and her contribution to the board for the last two years.

“Sarah did some great work with local businesses in her economic development portfolio, particularly in helping them access mentoring and advice during the first COVID-19 lockdown last year.

“She has also represented her constituency with passion throughout our board’s planning and decision-making processes.

“We respect Sarah’s decision to resign from the board and wish her well in her future endeavours.”

The implications of Ms Trotman’s departure, including whether the vacancy left by her departure will be filled, will be decided by the board at its meeting on Tuesday 19 October.

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4 days ago

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