July 1, 2024

How new Auckland Transport parking charges will affect Rodney residents & ratepayers

1 July. How will the new parking fee charges in central Auckland affect people driving from Rodney? Auckland Transport recently announced car drivers will be stung […]
July 1, 2024

Watercare project in Warkworth is worrying local businesses

15 June. (Photo courtesy of Mahurangi Matters). This month I invited Mayor Wayne Brown to visit Warkworth to view first-hand the roading and water infrastructure challenges […]
May 26, 2024

Big Wins For Rodney Ratepayers

26 May 2024. Mayor Wayne Brown’s long awaited 10 Year Budget, which sets the future direction for Auckland was passed on 16 May – and it […]
May 20, 2024

Auckland Council chief executive Phil Wilson to cut 14 senior ranking jobs

3 May. Nz Herald, by reporter Bernard Orsman. Fourteen jobs are being cut among the senior ranks at Auckland Council in response to calls from Mayor […]
May 7, 2024

Post Floods: Kumeu River Cleanup

7 May 2024. Auckland Council has been working to clear debris out of the Kumeu River that could block water flowing during any potential future flood […]
April 15, 2024

Waste-to-energy plant: Auckland’s landfill alternative?

15 April. Mahurangi Matters. Kaipara Mayor Craig Jepson believes a waste-to-energy plant in Kaipara would be “an excellent candidate” for the coalition government’s fast-tracking initiative, and […]
April 14, 2024

Road sealing petition presented to Auckland Mayor

14 April. Mahurangi Matters newspaper. A petition signed by nearly 1400 people, backing the proposed 10-year $124.6 million Unsealed Road Improvement Programme, was presented to Auckland […]
February 28, 2024

Mayor Wayne Brown: His “Fix Auckland” plan

28 February 2024. You may recall when running for election Wayne Brown promised to “Fix Auckland”. That promise included reining-in the overspending of Auckland Council controlled […]
December 27, 2023

Council Improvements

20 December 2023. Season’s greetings and wishing you a very happy holiday while enjoying all the wonderful amenities the Rodney area has to offer. It has […]
October 9, 2023

Cr Sayers fights to secure second increase to unsealed roading budgets

9 October 2023. After a history of underfunding, Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers is calling on Auckland Transport to safeguard a recent second funding boost to improve […]
September 27, 2023

Devoted Volunteers

27 September 2023. Not all of us may realise just how blessed our community as we have many passionate local people who dedicate hours of time […]
August 20, 2023

Auckland Council prosecutes. Stream polluters caught red handed.

14 August. Two companies and one individual are being prosecuted under the Resource Management Act, for allegedly illegally dumping soil from construction sites onto a property […]