398 days ago

Pōhutukawa vandalism: Allegations among Karaka residents - was it an inside job?

Reporter Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A series of accusatory hand-written notes have been delivered to residents of Harbourside Drive following Sunday’s vandalism of several trees.

Locals are feeling “absolutely disgusted” at the suggestion that they are behind the incident, which involved a vandal felling eight street pōhutukawa trees with a chainsaw.

Paul and Sue Wilson, who have lived on the road for over 10 years, arrived home on Monday from a trip to Waiheke Island to find a line of felled trees and a curt hand-written note in their letterbox.

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16 hours ago

We Say/You Say: How will you be supporting businesses this summer?

Abby Irwin Reporter from North Shore Times

Kia ora neighbours,

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $37 million recovery fund for Auckland businesses this morning, which will include 100,000 free vouchers to visit Auckland Council facilities, attractions, and venues.

The goal is to encourage Aucklanders to "rediscover the best of local businesses and visitor attractions" by visiting places like the zoo and museums, or attend summer events organised by community and cultural groups.

What business or attraction would you spend your voucher on this summer? Share your thoughts below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comment featured in the conversations section of the North Shore Times.

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3 hours ago

Auckland Council’s staffed facilities to require vaccination passes

The Team from Auckland Council

To reduce the possibility of transmission within our facilities and keep our staff and customers safe:
🔴 For an interim period, all our staffed services and facilities will require the use of vaccination passes when they reopen until at least 17 January 2022.
🔴 People without vaccination passes will still be able to access our services, but they may be delivered in a different way than before.

ℹ️ For more information and a list of facilities that do or do not require vaccination passes, click on 'Read More'.

*Comments are turned off on this post to stop the spread of misinformation.

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5 days ago

What should we learn from 107 days of Covid-19 lockdown?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora neighbours, Who isn't keen to put 107 days of Covid-19 Alert Level 3 and 4 behind us? But there are some important lessons to remember as we move on. Read the story below?