149 days ago

Local body vote papers left on doorstep below sealed letter box

Caroline Williams Reporter from Stuff

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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15 minutes ago

What's On: Auckland Herb Society AGM

Kirstie from West Harbour

Doors open 9am. AGM followed by morning tea and Jane Carden speaking on Healthy Hydration with Infused Waters of fruit, herbs and spicy blends. free entry
Auckland Herb Society AGM
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5 days ago

Should Auckland Council execs get ATHOP cards instead of carparks?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council is looking to reduce the number of ratepayer funded carparks enjoyed by senior managers. It's down from 77 to 49. Is the council right to consider offering ATHOP cards instead? Read the story below:

2 hours ago

Abandoned bike on Great Barrier Island prompts police search

Melanie Earley Reporter from Rodney Times

Hi neighbours, the owner of a bike found abandoned at the start of a tramping track on Great Barrier Island has been found, but police are now searching for a mystery rider. A man, described as tall, of solid build and with a beard, was seen riding the bike. Police would now like to speak to that man to "ensure he is safe and well".
Anyone who may have seen a man who fits the description in the area is urged to contact Auckland City DCC on 09 302 6640.