16 days ago

What are your thoughts on Auckland's outdoor smoking ban?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Do you know which outdoor spaces in Auckland are becoming smokefree? Click here to read an explainer on the smoking ban.

The Auckland Council announced on October 19 it was banning smoking at more than 800 cafes, restaurants and bars that use its licensed areas for al fresco dining and drinking. The ban would come into effect as owners renew their licences. By December 31, 2019, all eateries with outdoor dining areas will have the rule in place.

Under the new policy, smoking is also banned at parks, beaches, reserves and other council-owned properties.

So what are your thoughts on the ban? How will it affect you or your business? Let us know your thoughts in the replies below!
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17 hours ago

Does Auckland need a ban on begging?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Is begging an issue in your Auckland community? Rough sleeping and begging within five metres of retail buildings in Tauranga has been banned after a controversial bylaw was passed. But it's got people wondering - could it work in Auckland too? To read more about this, click here.

Do you think a ban would make a difference here or is it a terrible idea? What other options could be looked into? Are you a business owner or customer with thoughts on the topic? Share your views and suggestions with us in the replies below!
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1 day ago

Chartwell Ave/Bentley Ave, Glenfield, Roundabout Proposal:

John Gillon from John Gillon - Kaipatiki Local Board Member

It's third-time lucky for the design for this intersection! Here is the revised proposal which is back to being a roundabout (something I'm happy with!). Have your say on the design at the below link.

Auckland Transport are proposing to install a new roundabout at the intersection of Bentley and Chartwell Avenues, including removal of the existing slip lane and construction of pedestrian refuge islands and raised zebra crossings. This intersection has been identified as high risk with an existing crash pattern between vehicles travelling northbound along Chartwell Avenue and vehicles turning right into Bentley Avenue from the northern leg of Chartwell Avenue. Although we have previously consulted on alternative layouts at this location, we believe that the proposed would provide the most safety benefits for drivers and people walking at this location by raising awareness and clarifying priority at the intersection.

Click here to give your feedback:
at.govt.nz...
Or comment below and I'll pass it on.

Feedback closes: 4 December 2018

Reference Number: RS1617-044C

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7 hours ago

Hey Auckland! The Night Noodle Markets are back!

Night Noodle Markets

Get excited noodle lovers because the ever-popular Night Noodle Markets are returning to Auckland this November! We’ve got 4 exclusive food vouchers to give away! Simply Like or Thank this post to go in the draw to WIN!

Prepare your senses as a fusion of Eastern flavours and Chinese lanterns transform Victoria Park into the ultimate Asian pop-up market experience.

Key details:
Entry: FREE (All ages and dogs allowed on lead)
Location: Victoria Park, Auckland
Dates and Times:
Friday 23 November - Saturday 1 December: 4 - 10pm
Sunday 2 December: 4 - 9pm
It’s a cashless event so bring your EFTPOS or Credit Card.

For all Auckland Night Noodle Market event dates and information please click here.

T&Cs apply.
Find out more!

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