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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 […]
July 28, 2023

Hundreds of uninhabitable Auckland homes to get full rates relief over the next year

27 July 2023. Nz Herald. By reporter Bernard Orsman. Aucklanders whose homes are uninhabitable from the summer storms will not have to pay rates this year, […]
June 20, 2023

Wayne Brown: Passes first hurdle towards fixing Auckland.

20 June 2023. Mayor Wayne Brown has passed his first Auckland Council budget. To the Mayors credit, he has listened to the feedback from Aucklanders and […]
June 13, 2023

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown’s budget could cost households up to $1000 extra in rates and water bills

13 June 2023. Nz Herald, by Bernard Orsman. Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown’s controversial budget has a sting in the tail – a potential $700 rate rise […]
June 6, 2023

Unsealed Roads Set To Get Budget Boost

6 June 2023. SAYERS LAYS THE GROUND WORK.  In spite of the Auckland Council needing to make significant cuts to spending in order to plug a […]
May 6, 2023

Auckland councillors reject plan to rezone area for homes due to floodplain

4 May 2023. Erin Johnson, STUFF. Auckland councillors have rejected a request to rezone an area of north-west Auckland for homes due to the affected land […]