96 days ago

Auckland's popular Santa parade cancelled

Bernadette Basagre Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, The Farmers Santa Parade has been cancelled for the first time in decades due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Santa Parade chairman and Auckland Business Chamber chief executive Michael Barnett confirmed the move on Thursday.

The parade, the biggest in New Zealand, usually boasts about 4000 participants. It has been running since 1934.

The cancellation comes after a number of parades across the country were cancelled.

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1 day ago

Are you happy about the loss of 8,000 planted native seedlings?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?

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Scenic summer running trails

The Team from Auckland Council

🏃 Escape busy streets and discover pockets of native bush, coastal views and refreshing green spaces when you tackle these running trails.
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