Waitakere City - Latest News [Page 6]

Waitakere Cautious After Commission Announcement

Friday, 27 March 2009, 2:30 pm | Waitakere City

Waitakere City Council has reacted with caution to today’s Royal Commission announcement on Auckland’s future governance. Just minutes after leaving a presentation on the report’s findings, Mayor Bob Harvey said Waitakere as an entity would be retained ... More >>

Community board award earns praise at conference

Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 1:16 pm | Waitakere City

An event celebrating the grassroots volunteers that make Waitakere tick earned the city’s four community boards special recognition at the 2009 Community Boards Conference in Christchurch. The Waitakere City Community Board ‘Unsung Hero’ Awards were ... More >>

Creative approach to cultural acceptance

Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 12:32 pm | Waitakere City

Small hands made light work of a fun programme promoting positive race relations in Waitakere City. Three classes of Henderson South Primary School students were among those encouraged to focus on what people have in common rather than highlighting ... More >>

EcoDay A Huge Success

Friday, 20 March 2009, 4:19 pm | Waitakere City

EcoDay 2009 was a huge success with over 5000 people flocking to Olympic Park in New Lynn on Sunday 8 March for the event, now in its 7th year. More >>

Waitakere City Draft Plan For Consultation

Friday, 20 March 2009, 12:35 pm | Waitakere City

Waitakere City Councillors today formally adopted their draft Long Term Council Community Plan (2009-2019) for public consultation. The draft plan contains projects and priorities for the next 10 years and also includes the Annual Plan (budget) for the 2009-2010 ... More >>

Are you eligible for a rates rebate?

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 11:01 am | Waitakere City

With purse strings getting ever tighter in tough economic times, Waitakere ratepayers are urged to check if they are entitled to a rates rebate. More >>

Mayor Congratulates Warehouse

Wednesday, 18 March 2009, 1:02 pm | Waitakere City

Waitakere is keen to wipe out the environmental pollution of plastic shopping bags. Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey, who is leading a campaign to massively reduce plastic bags in his City, congratulates The Warehouse chain on its initiative. More >>

Auckland water network suppliers work together

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 9:46 am | Waitakere City

This year Auckland recognises World Water Day on a regional basis as the suppliers of bulk and retail water work together to get important conservation messages out to the public. More >>

Strong conservation messages for World Water Day

Monday, 16 March 2009, 11:56 am | Waitakere City

Waitakere City Council and other water suppliers in the region are working together to get vital water conservation messages out to the public to mark World Water Day this Sunday. More >>

A community growing together

Monday, 16 March 2009, 10:06 am | Waitakere City

Rising food and fuel prices coupled with the global economic crisis is making it difficult for the average Kiwi to get their recommended "5-plus a day" dose of fresh fruit and veges. More >>

Getting Down To Business

Friday, 13 March 2009, 1:17 pm | Waitakere City

People who live, work or do businesses in Waitakere are being asked to share their views on the city’s draft economic wellbeing strategy. The consultation process provides an opportunity to provide feedback on the strategy and suggest alternative ... More >>

Shops endorse plastic bag-free Waitakere

Thursday, 12 March 2009, 5:14 pm | Waitakere City

More than 50 Waitakere retailers today unanimously endorsed a council plan to eliminate the use of plastic shopping bags in the city. More >>

Neeson wins Massey Community Board by-election

Wednesday, 11 March 2009, 5:20 pm | Waitakere City

Former Member of Parliament Brian Neeson is returning to politics after being declared the winner in Massey Community Board by-election. More >>

Waitakere city to discuss overuse of plastic bags

Wednesday, 11 March 2009, 4:40 pm | Waitakere City

Waitakere mayor and retailers to meet to discuss overuse of plastic shopping bags. Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey has invited his city’s retailers to attend a special early morning meeting tomorrow (March 12) to address "the indiscriminate use of plastic ... More >>

Waitakere planning for parking

Wednesday, 11 March 2009, 10:51 am | Waitakere City

Waitakere City Council is seeking community feedback on draft parking plans for the city and some of its town centres. More >>

Councillors want rethink on pay rise

Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 4:06 pm | Waitakere City

Waitakere City councillors want the Remuneration Authority to rethink a decision that would see them receive a pay rise in the next financial year (starting July 1). More >>

Announcing our Water Ambassadors Kids Club

Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 10:14 am | Waitakere City

Waitakere’s young people can lend their voice to the water conservation message by joining the new Waitakere Water Ambassadors Kids Club. More >>

Voting closes soon

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 10:44 am | Waitakere City

People living in the Massey Ward of Waitakere City Council have just a few days left to cast votes in their community board by-election. Ballot papers must be returned by noon on Wednesday, 11 March so people are encouraged to post them back as soon ... More >>

New roof for historical rail station

Wednesday, 4 March 2009, 12:35 pm | Waitakere City

Contractors started on essential repairs to the Railside Avenue building about two weeks ago and are replacing the roof. The current structure was built in 1912, although the original station, which comprised of a passenger platform shelter shed, a cart ... More >>

Opening door on Waitakere artists

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 10:34 am | Waitakere City

Get up close and personal with some of region’s leading artists at the Waitakere City Artists’ Open Studio weekend. More >>