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Time for action on harbour crossing

Thursday, 3 December 2009, 3:40 pm | North Shore City

The time for talk is over and the time for action has arrived, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today in response to the prospect of years more indecision before a new harbour crossing is finally built. “We have known for a decade or more that ... More >>

“Passing Go” conference a huge success

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 12:09 pm | North Shore City

The “Passing Go - Promoting Social Well-being in the new Auckland Council" conference held in Albany on Friday could well be a defining moment in the future makeup and direction of the new Auckland Council says North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams. More >>

Boundary proposals a good start says Mayor

Friday, 20 November 2009, 3:49 pm | North Shore City

Boundaries for the new Auckland Council and new local boards published today are a good first step and provide a workable basis for further discussion, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. More >>

Free Parking Trial In Takapuna Extended

Monday, 16 November 2009, 1:43 pm | North Shore City

The North Shore City Council’s Infrastructure and Environment Committee has agreed to continue extended free parking in Takapuna to cover the Christmas/New Year shopping period. More >>

Mayor: Conference Crucial to Auckland's Future

Thursday, 12 November 2009, 11:11 am | North Shore City

On the 20th of November, two senior Government Ministers, along with Auckland’s Mayors and social policy leaders will present their vision for Auckland at a groundbreaking conference on the North Shore. The conference, “Passing Go”, hosted by community ... More >>

Passchendaele Exhibition Makes Final Tribute

Thursday, 12 November 2009, 10:04 am | North Shore City

New Zealanders are encouraged to seize the last opportunity to view a moving exhibition in honour of those who fought bravely in the Battle of Passchendaele – and to attend a final ceremony to close commemorative events in North Shore City. Passchendaele: ... More >>

Short term rush hijacking Queens Wharf dream

Thursday, 5 November 2009, 1:31 pm | North Shore City

"Short term rushed political thinking is destroying our ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to get the redevelopment of Queens Wharf right ." North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. More >>

Urgent need for another power cable to North

Friday, 30 October 2009, 4:25 pm | North Shore City

Today’s outage throws into sharp relief the urgent need for a reliable electricity supply for the North Shore, says Mayor Andrew Williams. More >>

Artillery Association marks 75 years

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 10:33 am | North Shore City

The Royal New Zealand Artillery Association will mark its 75th Anniversary with a parade and ceremony taking place this Sunday 1 November in Browns Bay. The group has existed under various names since it was established at Devonport’s Masonic ... More >>

Prepare and plan for the worst eventuality

Friday, 9 October 2009, 2:28 pm | North Shore City

The recent tsunami alerts - and the devastation in the Samoas and Tonga - have delivered a very powerful reminder that we are all vulnerable to a natural disaster, says the North Shore City Council. More >>

North Shore bus services severely affected

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 12:53 pm | North Shore City

 7  October 2009      North Shore bus services severely affected from tomorrow    "Many North Shore residents and commuters will need to find alternate ways to work or to just get about the North Shore and Auckland from tomorrow morning" ... More >>

Maori Television up to the job

Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 9:21 am | North Shore City

Coverage of the North Shore based New Zealand Breakers basketball team and the NZ Blacksox softball team by Maori Television proves that they are up to the job of providing free-to-air coverage of the Rugby World Cup, North Shore City Mayor Andrew ... More >>

Timely reminder to register for tsunami alerts

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 9:53 am | North Shore City

This morning’s tsunami threat was a timely reminder that people in low-lying areas should register with the North Shore City Council’s tsunami warning system, says the city's Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) manager David Keay. More >>

Environmental Panels unveiled at Pine Ridge

Monday, 28 September 2009, 1:27 pm | North Shore City

On Sunday September 27, a new set of Environmental Interpretation Panels was unveiled by Councillor Ann Hartley at the Pine Ridge apartment complex in Highbury. The three newly designed and installed panels provide information about the Eskdale stream ... More >>

Mayoral Fund $20k available for youth projects

Monday, 28 September 2009, 12:47 pm | North Shore City

Applications are invited from North Shore individuals, groups and organisations needing funding to support youth projects aimed at developing leadership and fostering talent in young people on the North Shore. “The Mayoral Youth Fund is providing up to ... More >>

Decision delay could prove costly for ratepayer

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 9:52 am | North Shore City

Local Government Minister Rodney Hide has confirmed that the uncertainty over the future of development contributions used to fund vital North Shore infrastructure growth projects, such as Busway stations and the Rosedale wastewater tunnel and outfall, ... More >>

Have your say on the council’s heritage strategy

Friday, 18 September 2009, 9:35 am | North Shore City

The North Shore City Council is calling for public comment on its draft historic heritage strategy. More >>

'Frankenstein' super city let loose on Aucklanders

Thursday, 17 September 2009, 4:15 pm | North Shore City

A super city 'Frankenstein' has been let loose on the people of greater Auckland with the passage today of the Local Government Auckland Council Bill, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said. "The government had a once in a lifetime opportunity ... More >>

Super city time bomb ticking from today

Wednesday, 16 September 2009, 9:31 am | North Shore City

Rodney Hide’s super city time bomb set to explode grassroots democracy in New Zealand’s largest city started ticking today, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said. More >>

Common sense caution still needed on beaches

Friday, 11 September 2009, 3:55 pm | North Shore City

North Shore City Mayor Andrew Williams today renewed his call for people to use common sense caution when enjoying North Shore beaches following reports of further problems with dogs suffering symptoms of tetrodotoxin poisoning. “News that three more dogs ... More >>



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