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Local News, What's Happening

Dog Access Review – public hearing

1 Comment 31 August 2015

Waitakere Ranges Local Dog Access Review This Thursday 3rd of Sep at 10am the Waitakere Ranges Local Board (WRLB) will listen to 11 verbal submissions about the proposed new ‘dog access rules’ at their office in Glen Eden. Left: Blue Area dogs will be prohibited at all times if the proposal is adopted. The WRLB […]

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Environment, Local News

A new threat to Kauri ?

0 Comments 30 August 2015

Discoveries of the scale made western Auckland Stephen Thorpe a contract entomologist working from the University of Auckland, Tamaki Campus noted a potentially new scale affecting planted kauri (Agathis australis) trees at Britomart Square,  Auckland Central. The scale, possibly a species of Leucaspis, was first collected in late 2014 by SCION staff examining kauri plantings […]

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Environment, Local News

Lagoon pollution results #2

1 Comment 30 August 2015

Water quality in the West Coast Lagoons Following Lagoon pollution results #1 here are  results  presented to the meeting 15th August. Reviewing of performance of council owned wastewater systems FM contractors  – Operation & Maintenance of Water & Wastewater systems (council facilities) Treatment Plants, Monitoring, Preventative Maintenance, Reactive call-outs Morphum (consultants to ACPD, Property department) –Technical […]

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ForgottenMillions

Local News, What's Happening

The Forgotten Millions with Rachel Smalley

0 Comments 28 August 2015

The Forgotten Millions – Gala Fundraising Dinner The Herald and World Vision’s Forgotten Millions campaign won an award at the TVNZ New Zealand Marketing Awards last night. NewstalkZB Early Edition host Rachel Smalley, left,  travelled to refugee camps in Lebanon and Iraqi-Kurdistan and over a period of three weeks reported for the Herald on the […]

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Environment, Local News

Lagoon pollution results #1

0 Comments 28 August 2015

Water quality in the West Coast Lagoons Council held a workshop at Arataki Visitor Centre on 15th of August to present their findings to various stakeholders. The water quality investigations during 2013/14 show identified source using bacterial DNA from the following     Livestock (goats, cows, sheep and deet) Human Birds Dogs The following photos […]

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AratakiVisitor

Local News

Perfect ‘Westie’ job

0 Comments 27 August 2015

Perfect job for a ‘Westie’ at Arataki Visitor Centre Casual Information Advisor, Arataki Visitor Centre.  Take your passion for the outdoors to work. Our Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, receiving around 160,000 visitors a year who are keen to explore the park, tramp the tracks, take part in […]

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TheRock

Environment, Piha Opinion

Dredge the Piha Lagoon ???

2 Comments 09 August 2015

Good idea or ambulance at bottom of the cliff ? We can all see the results of the massive ‘slug’ of sand moving up the coast which has raised the level of the coastal beaches from Whatapu north.  At low tide we can walk around the front of Lion Rock.    This ‘slug’ is likely to […]

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Environment, Local News

Lagoon pollution update

0 Comments 07 August 2015

Council is taking the West pollution seriously I had a great meeting this morning with one of the ‘lead’ council staff on the council ‘multi-department’ working group dealing with the pollution in the streams and lagoons in Karekare, Piha, North Piha and Bethells. Auckland Council now has ten separate departments working together on a ‘multi-departmental buy-in’ […]

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Local News, What's Happening

I know Westie for this job

0 Comments 07 August 2015

I know the Westie for this job !!! Public Programmes Coordinator, Auckland Zoo  Bring your passion and experience to the events programme at Auckland Zoo. From helping to design the event, development and execution, right through to the final evaluation, this role covers it all. You will responsible for the preparation and delivery of high […]

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Piha Opinion

Public participation values

0 Comments 05 August 2015

Core Values for the Practice of Public Participation I was recently exposed to IAP2 so went hunting and researching and this is what I found – interesting Public participation is based on the belief that those who are affected by a decision have a right to be involved in the decision-making process. Public participation includes the promise […]

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Local News, What's Happening

Toughen Up !

0 Comments 05 August 2015

Toughen Up Westies: 10 yrs – adults. TOUGHEN UP is new to West Auckland, and has a promising future for its on-going success in the region.  It is expected that this new approach to ‘getting out there’ and ‘taking part’ in this iconic event, will attract up to 1,000 competitors.The event, was launched and created […]

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NothingAboutUs

Local News, What's Happening

Random news

2 Comments 05 August 2015

Not about us without us ! “Nothing About Us Without Us!” (Latin: “Nihil de nobis, sine nobis“) is a slogan used to communicate the idea that no policy should be decided by any representative without the full and direct participation of members the group(s) affected by that policy. This involves national, ethnic, disability-based, or other […]

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