A stack of six envelopes containing voting papers for the local body elections were spotted at the doorstep of a derelict building on a busy central Auckland footpath on Thursday, despite the letter box being taped shut. NZ Post admitted the delivery person had left the voting papers on the footpath, but said it took the responsibility of delivering voting papers "very seriously".
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as action of DIY Bird First Aid "C-san" of Murrays Bay has been tending to a blind baby bird found on her driveway.
she has been giving it water from a pipette fashioned out of a straw, and has noticed an adult bird nearby feeding it.
she heard a terrible racket last night and went outside to find the adult bird standing in front of the cardboard box with the baby bird, screaming at a cat looking for a midnight snack.
this prompted her to want a more robust and cat-proof structure to house the bird during the night (as it is "not wanted" inside)...
she went to the local big-box hardware store to get a letterbox to do the job but contacted me when she found the cheapest "crap" letterbox to be $ND70.
she dug through our resource centre and found a small cage (for free, from MPHS Tipping Point) wood roof (from a discarded art crate), and some coffee sacks (from JDEcoffee factory in East Tamaki). she added a bell from her "craft supplies" at home, as she noticed that the bird is unsettled unless there is a chime now and again.