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Prizes up for grabs in plastic bag challenge

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 10:47 am | Waitakere City

Massey is the first Waitakere centre to take up the Bags Not! Challenge to reduce plastic shopping bag use. More >>

Artwork gift recognises local trust’s dedication

Wednesday, 28 July 2010, 1:54 pm | Waitakere City

An impressive Project Twin Streams multi-media art project for the Opanuku Stream will be gifted to the Walsh Trust in an unveiling ceremony on August 3. The collaborative two panel diptych is the work of a group of women, Bella’s Artists, who are members ... More >>

Waitakere’s unsung heroes receive recognition

Monday, 14 June 2010, 1:06 pm | Waitakere City

Twenty-five Waitakere good sorts were recognised at the annual Waitakere City Community Boards’ ‘Unsung Hero Awards’. More >>

Family inspires winning lyrics

Wednesday, 9 June 2010, 2:08 pm | Waitakere City

A song written for her beloved “Nan” proved a winner for Glendene teenager Jana Nee, the supreme winner in Waitakere Libraries’ first ever Launch Your Lyrics competition. More >>

More added to Waitakere Walkway of Fame

Friday, 4 June 2010, 12:18 pm | 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. More >>

Time to celebrate Waitakere’s unsung heroes

Thursday, 25 March 2010, 9:42 am | Waitakere City

Time to celebrate Waitakere’s unsung heroes It’s time to recognise those people and organisations that keep our community ticking by nominating them for the 2010 Waitakere City Community Board Unsung Hero Awards. More >>

Bag yourself an art bag at The Warehouse

Tuesday, 23 March 2010, 12:39 pm | Waitakere City

Leading New Zealand artists and illustrators have teamed up with Waitakere City Council and The Warehouse to help rid the west of plastic shopping bags. More >>

Memorial walk honours Te Atatu Peninsula stalwart

Tuesday, 23 March 2010, 12:31 pm | Waitakere City

The unveiling of The Roy Ranby Walk on Taipari Strand pays tribute to a man who played a pivotal role in the park’s development. More >>

Heritage Fund preserving Waitakere’s past

Thursday, 11 March 2010, 1:25 pm | Waitakere City

Cr Judy Lawley (left) with Fiona Edgar – recipient of a Waitakere City Council Heritage Fund grant to install rain tanks at her historical Henderson home . A book on the history of Titirangi and heritage style water tanks on an historical Henderson ... More >>

Glendene Fun Family Day – March 13

Monday, 8 March 2010, 10:20 am | Waitakere City

Get the family together and come to what promises to be a fantastic day out in  Glendene where families and the kids can enjoy sausage sizzles, sports games, magicians, face painting and more.   More >>

Day out for toddlers and family

Tuesday, 23 February 2010, 12:14 pm | 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. More >>

Get on down to Bike West Fest

Wednesday, 3 February 2010, 11:31 am | Waitakere City

Get the family on their bikes this month and make the most of National BikeWise Month activities in Waitakere. More >>

Decade of injury prevention recognised

Friday, 8 January 2010, 12:17 pm | Waitakere City

Two women described as the “backbone of injury prevention” in Waitakere over the past decade have been recognised by Waitakere City Council for their commitment to the cause. Coral Timmins and Tuini Hakaraia-Tino were recently acknowledged by ... More >>

Credit Rating Upgrade For Waitakere City

Wednesday, 23 December 2009, 10:54 am | Waitakere City

Waitakere City Council has received a credit rating upgrade from international agency Standard and Poor's. More >>

Man sentenced for taping dog’s mouth shut

Friday, 18 December 2009, 1:44 pm | Waitakere City

Waitakere City Council says the sentence handed out to a man who bound a dog’s mouth with electrical tape will send a message that animal cruelty will not be tolerated in any way. More >>

Council calls for more representation on Board

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 1:54 pm | Waitakere City

Increasing the number of representatives elected to the new Waitakere Local Board and four boundary adjustments are included in Waitakere City Council’s submission to the Local Government Commission. More >>

Close ties honoured through new tukutuku panel

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 1:13 pm | Waitakere City

The close relationship between Waitakere City Council and Ngati Whatua was further strengthened with the unveiling of a new civic artwork entitled, Te Hono ki Waitakere, (2009). More >>

Scenic Drive cycle awareness campaign underway

Friday, 4 December 2009, 9:49 am | Waitakere City

A new set of distinctive signs encourages motorists and cyclists to ‘make space’ and ‘share the road’. Some carry specific message for known blind-spots, like ‘cyclists at speed’ at the intersections with Te Henga and Shaw Rds to alert ... More >>

An end to the clean and green brand?

Wednesday, 2 December 2009, 10:19 am | Waitakere City

New Zealand’s clean and green brand is at risk of being exposed as an illusion, says Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey. “The international spotlight is now on New Zealand’s environmental record. We are in danger of being revealed as a South Pacific fraud. ... More >>

Funding brings a better future for Auckland

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 5:37 pm | Waitakere City

The $500 million funding for an electric train fleet is a step toward an eco city Auckland, says Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey. “This is great news for the West and for Auckland. Waitakere’s eco city vision is becoming regional. “Electric rail ... More >>





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