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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. 

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Wednesday, 24 November 2010
All You Roosters - Look Both Ways Before You Cross 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). 282 views

Monday, 1 November 2010
Waitakere City Council Bows Out with the Top Award for New Zealand's Best Report 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. 308 views

Friday, 24 September 2010
Demolition signifies start of New Lynn's urban renewal Demolition of old shops outside New Lynn’s newly-opened transport interchange today signals the start of urban renewal in the historic town centre. 289 views

Monday, 30 August 2010
Budding artists wanted for fishy mural 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. 287 views

Friday, 4 June 2010
Former mayor and All Black superstar to be added to Waitakere Walkway of Fame 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. 337 views

Thursday, 3 June 2010
Waitakere Mayor championing New Zealand film in China Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey is leaving on Saturday to lead a delegation to the fifth New Zealand Film Festival in China. 311 views

Wednesday, 28 April 2010
Waikato pipeline not delivering the goods Waitakere Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse is disappointed that Watercare’s promised solution to Auckland’s water shortage, the Waikato River pipeline, has not delivered. 513 views

Tuesday, 23 March 2010
The Almost Amazing Race   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. 341 views

Friday, 12 March 2010
Logo competition closing soon 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. 463 views

Thursday, 4 March 2010
Passionate people wanted as park rangers Are you passionate about your local park? Then join Waitakere City Council’s volunteer park ranger programme. 570 views

Tuesday, 23 February 2010
Day out for toddlers and family 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. 548 views

Thursday, 18 February 2010
Waitakere's submission on the third Auckland reform Waitakere City Council is calling on the Government to reconsider the level of authority that council-controlled organisations have in the new Auckland Council. 611 views

Thursday, 4 February 2010
Puppies needlessly left to die in Moire Park Following several incidents of animals being dumped, Animal Welfare Waitakere is urging people to take them to an animal shelter instead. 644 views

Wednesday, 9 December 2009
Graham Henry and Alan Barber named Westie heroes All Black coach Graham Henry is used to letting his players take the accolades. 612 views

Monday, 7 December 2009
Waitakere's inorganic collection is coming soon – book now Waitakere’s annual inorganic collection is fast approaching so find out when your collection date is by visiting or by phoning 839 0419 (24 hours). 2768 views

Monday, 30 November 2009
Lifelong love honoured in Waitakere It’s a hard road finding the perfect woman. 549 views

Sowing the seeds for a better future brings award 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. 526 views

Tuesday, 24 November 2009
Funding brings a better future for Auckland The $500 million funding for an electric train fleet is a step toward an eco city Auckland, says Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey. 549 views

Friday, 20 November 2009
Mayor welcomes announcement on proposed boundaries 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. 447 views

Project Twin Streams walk and cycleways scoop top award 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. 592 views

Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Waitakere's cream of the crop 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. 453 views

Wednesday, 7 October 2009
Mayor pleads for information on Aisling Mayor Bob Harvey is urging anyone who may have seen missing two-year-old Aisling Symes to come forward. 509 views

Wednesday, 30 September 2009
Tsunami Sirens Activated Tsunami warning sirens around Waitakere City have been activated as a precaution. 569 views

Monday, 21 September 2009
Waitakere introduces sinking lid policy on gaming machines Waitakere City Council has introduced a policy that will gradually reduce the number of gaming machines in the city. 1098 views

Friday, 18 September 2009
New Lynn redevelopment funding secured and celebrated Waitakere City Council today formally thanked its partners in its biggest ever project – the redevelopment of New Lynn. 564 views

Saturday, 5 September 2009
Government delivers Auckland lite Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey describes today’s announcements on the future of Auckland Governance as “underwhelming”. 347 views

Thursday, 3 September 2009
Waitakere Mayor disgusted at child well-being ranking Mayor Harvey is aghast that New Zealands child health and safety figures are among the worst in the OECD. 607 views

Wednesday, 26 August 2009
Maori left reeling at official exclusion 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. 365 views

Tuesday, 25 August 2009
No vision in Maori seats decision 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. 314 views

Wednesday, 19 August 2009
Where are the millions Rodney? Waitakere City’s deputy mayor is calling on the Minister of Local Government to “come clean”. 335 views

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