Firearms, ammunition, swords, dead animals, chemicals, tree stumps and Christmas trees are just some of the strange things Aucklanders have attempted to recycle this year.
However, the contest for the most unexpected items went to those who tried to recycle a samurai sword and an artificial hip joint.
Auckland Council is pleading with residents to be wary of what they recycle, as it reveals some of the weird items found in the yellow-top recycling bins in 2019.
Anyone who attempted to recycled prohibited items bubble wrap, plastic bags, ribbons, batteries, food scraps, clothing, footwear, electronics, broken glass, polystyrene and single-use coffee cups should consider themselves an addition to "Santa's Naughty List", Auckland Council said.
Are you on the naughty list? What weird things have you tried recycling?
Lotto's $42 million Powerball rolled over on Wednesday night, boosting the prize to $50m on Saturday - potentially the biggest ever.
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What would you do with $50 million?
Hi Neighbours, If Auckland Transport, and maybe SkyCity had their way, the long-haul bus terminal would be re-located by this year. Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei had no idea that their land was wanted. Does the terminal need a new downtown home? Read the story below:
The NZ Home and Lifestyle Show, proudly brought to you by Trade Me Property is an exciting new and innovative exhibition event offering inspiration to improve your home and lifestyle. Held at the iconic Eden Park this vibrant one stop shop has a massive range of exhibitors from across the country.
Take a break to relax and refuel with a selection of gourmet fare and live music at the NZ Street Food Festival. Packed with plenty of ideas, innovations, advice and exclusive show specials at a premier events venue the New Zealand Home and Lifestyle Show has it all!
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Experience it, live it, from the 5-8 March at Eden Park
Thurs – Sat 10am – 7pm, Sun 10-6pm
Two day pass $20
Under 18 free