|infonews.co.nz||+ Add Your News|
||NEWS PHOTOS PROFILES INDEX|
The City landscape enjoys a spectacular location as the western sector of New Zealand's major metropolitan area, Auckland. At its western edge are the magnificent bush clad Waitakere ranges and the open wild beaches of the West Coast. To the south and east are the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours. Its urban area, shaped by post-war expansion, forms a network of villages, town centres and suburban sprawl. The City's diverse landscape supports orcharding, horticulture and viticulture and high amenity industrial land.
WELLINGTON CITY — Posters and flyers encouraging people - and possibly chickens - to take extra care crossing Willis and Manners streets from next week are being delivered to businesses along the new Golden Mile bus route, and kerbside reminders will be installed tomorrow (weather depending).
WAITAKERE CITY — At today’s inaugural New Zealand Sustainability Reporting Awards held by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Waitakere City Council’s Annual Report (2008-2009) was judged Best Report.
WAITAKERE CITY — Demolition of old shops outside New Lynn’s newly-opened transport interchange today signals the start of urban renewal in the historic town centre.
WAITAKERE CITY — Do you want to leave your mark on the West? Project Twin Streams and Westfield WestCity want people to make an artistic contribution to an innovative community art project - a 26-metre long mural at Westfield’s shopping centre in Henderson.
WAITAKERE CITY — The handprints of two of Waitakere’s most colourful characters, past Mayor of Waitemata Tim Shadbolt and former All Black Va’aiga (Inga) Tuigamala, will be immortalised on the Waitakere Walkway of Fame on 25 September.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey is leaving on Saturday to lead a delegation to the fifth New Zealand Film Festival in China.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse is disappointed that Watercare’s promised solution to Auckland’s water shortage, the Waikato River pipeline, has not delivered.
WELLINGTON — Is it a treasure hunt? An orienteering course? Or just a whole lot of running around? It's all three! It's the Almost Amazing Race 2.0 - an exciting day full of fun, strategy and friendly competition.
AUCKLAND — Aucklanders wanting to contribute their ideas on the Auckland Council’s logo have just eight days to put their entry in. Judging panel chair Bob Harvey says hundreds of entries have been received so far. “There is a big variety of designs with a lot of good ideas and some interesting gems amongst them.
WAITAKERE CITY — Are you passionate about your local park? Then join Waitakere City Council’s volunteer park ranger programme.
WAITAKERE CITY — Celebrate National Children’s Day with a fun-filled day for the whole family at the Toddler Day Out and Great Parenting Fair at the Trusts Stadium in Henderson on Sunday 7 March.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere City Council is calling on the Government to reconsider the level of authority that council-controlled organisations have in the new Auckland Council.
WAITAKERE CITY — Following several incidents of animals being dumped, Animal Welfare Waitakere is urging people to take them to an animal shelter instead.
WAITAKERE CITY — All Black coach Graham Henry is used to letting his players take the accolades.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere’s annual inorganic collection is fast approaching so find out when your collection date is by visiting www.inorganiccollection.co.nz or by phoning 839 0419 (24 hours).
WAITAKERE CITY — It’s a hard road finding the perfect woman.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere City Council’s efforts in developing a new threatened species policy designed to protect endangered plants on public land is one initiative that helped win it a prestigious award from the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.
WAITAKERE CITY — The $500 million funding for an electric train fleet is a step toward an eco city Auckland, says Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey.
AUCKLAND — Today's announcement of proposed boundaries for the new Super City has retained the unique communities of interest that make up the west, says Mayor Bob Harvey.
WAITAKERE CITY — Project Twin Streams' 9.3 km network of walk and cycleways has scooped the Avanti Award for Best Cycle Facility at the recent CAN (Cycling Advocate Network) Annual awards.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere City Council's West Wave Aquatic Centre made a splash at the 2009 Westpac Waitakere Business Awards, judged best large business in the city.
WAITAKERE CITY — Mayor Bob Harvey is urging anyone who may have seen missing two-year-old Aisling Symes to come forward.
AUCKLAND — Tsunami warning sirens around Waitakere City have been activated as a precaution.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere City Council has introduced a policy that will gradually reduce the number of gaming machines in the city.
WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere City Council today formally thanked its partners in its biggest ever project – the redevelopment of New Lynn.
AUCKLAND — Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey describes today’s announcements on the future of Auckland Governance as “underwhelming”.
WAITAKERE CITY — Mayor Harvey is aghast that New Zealands child health and safety figures are among the worst in the OECD.
AUCKLAND — Future generations of New Zealanders will look back with feelings of great shame and embarrassment at the Government’s decision to exclude Maori seats from the Auckland Council.
AUCKLAND — Waitakere City’s deputy mayor says the Government has let a “once in decades” opportunity slide by in opting not to include Maori seats on the new Auckland Council.
Waitakere City’s deputy mayor is calling on the Minister of Local Government to “come clean”.
||NEWS PHOTOS PROFILES INDEX|