A North Shore resident's faith in humanity has been restored thanks to the quick witted actions of a recycling truck driver.
The sharp-eyed operator spotted the man's missing wallet containing $770 cash on the kerbside while collecting bins on Auckland's North
The company tracked down the owner and returned his wallet.
To reward her vigilance, the relieved householder treated the truckie to lunch and gave her a $100 gift certificate.
Auckland Council waste collectors carry out nearly one million kerbside collections each week.
To find out about collection times during the summer holidays, call 09 301 0101.
Hi Neighbours, Like many, Sir Ian Taylor learned only at the age of 68 about the Polynesian migrations across the Pacific Ocean. He hopes a new education website will inspire especially maori and pasifika kids they have innovation in their DNA. Did you know the stories? Read below:
Advice for the Auckland region:
EVACUATION | Aotea / Great Barrier Island
Coastal inundation (flooding of land areas) is expected on Great Barrier Island. Local response plans have been activated and residents have been evacuated to higher ground.
STAY AWAY FROM COASTAL AREAS | Rest of Auckland
Strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges near the shore are expected in the following areas. This means a threat to beach, harbour, estuary and small boat activities.
West Coast of Auckland
East Coast of Auckland
We have moved towards concentrating and focusing our attention on our young children this winter, if there are any primary or intermediate school that have "School Road Traffic Patrol Guardians" Wet Weather Covers/Ponchos, who have not been donated our waterproofing product, please contact us, as we have not yet covered the whole of North Shore, but we will eventually get to each school. this will help our young ones doing a fine job protecting the Road Crossings in winter.