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Waitakere goes out with a bang - not a whimper

Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 5:06 pm | Waitakere City Council

This Sunday afternoon October 31st Henderson Park will come alive as the inaugural Viva Waitakere festival takes over on the last official day of Waitakere City. More >>

Demolition signifies start of New Lynn’s renewal

Friday, 24 September 2010, 4:03 pm | Waitakere City Council

Demolition of old shops outside New Lynn’s newly-opened transport interchange today signals the start of urban renewal in the historic town centre. More >>

Waitakere Mayor championing NZ film in China

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 5:04 pm | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey is leaving on Saturday to lead a delegation to the fifth New Zealand Film Festival in China The New Zealand film industry supported delegation is aimed at fostering NZ/China co-produced films and championing further opportunities. More >>

Matariki festivities light up the west

Monday, 31 May 2010, 1:09 pm | Waitakere City Council

Art, music, film and thought-provoking insights on cultural and economic sustainability make up an impressive line up for Matariki celebrations in Waitakere this year. More >>

Awards inspire students to turn trash into fashion

Monday, 3 May 2010, 1:11 pm | Waitakere City Council

Bush Babies and Deva Believers are among the categories in this year’s Schools’ Trash to Fashion® Awards – Waitakere’s iconic rubbish to couture design contest for young people. More >>

Waikato pipeline not delivering the goods

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 9:17 am | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse is disappointed that Watercare’s promised solution to Auckland’s water shortage, the Waikato River pipeline, has not delivered. More >>

Waitakere City Council on brothels

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 4:37 pm | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse believes central government needs to take some responsibility to help address community concerns about brothels being in close proximity to schools. More >>

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Star?

Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 4:49 pm | Waitakere City Council

We are looking for Waitakere’s next musical star. May is NZ Music Month 2010 and to celebrate we want you to enter an original song or melody in the Waitakere Library and Information Services’ new Launch Your Lyrics competition. More >>

Housing Retrofit Project Gets Green Light

Tuesday, 13 April 2010, 4:21 pm | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere City Council has given the green light to partnering with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to deliver the city’s housing retrofit project. More >>

MUL shift will boost development potential

Friday, 5 March 2010, 10:02 am | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere City Council today welcomed the Auckland Regional Council’s decision to make the Metropolitan Urban Limit shift in the north west of its city operative – a move that will create around 30,000 jobs in the area. More >>

Passionate people wanted as park rangers

Wednesday, 3 March 2010, 1:50 pm | Waitakere City Council

Are you passionate about your local park? Then join Waitakere City Council’s volunteer park ranger programme. More >>

Kohu Rd Ice Cream Licks The Sweet Taste Of Success

Friday, 26 February 2010, 1:58 pm | Waitakere City Council

Greg Hall and the Kohu Road Ice Cream company have got the luxury ice cream market licked, despite the recession. And all of the company’s employees are enjoying the sweet taste of success. More >>

Waitakere's Submission on Auckland Reform Bill

Wednesday, 17 February 2010, 4:38 pm | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere City Council is calling on the Government to reconsider the level of authority that council-controlled organisations have in the new Auckland Council. More >>

Give us your views on speed limits bylaw

Monday, 15 February 2010, 11:06 am | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere City Council is seeking the community’s views on proposed changes to speed limits on sections of some of the city’s roads and outside most schools. More >>

Puppies Needlessly Left To Die In Moire Park

Thursday, 4 February 2010, 4:02 pm | Waitakere City Council

Following several incidents of animals being dumped, Animal Welfare Waitakere is urging people to take them to an animal shelter instead. Last week, six beautiful one-week-old bull terrier-cross puppies were needlessly abandoned and left to die ... More >>

Sports club rises from the ashes

Thursday, 14 January 2010, 12:16 pm | Waitakere City Council

The turning of the first sod for a new club house signals a fresh beginning for teams who call Starling Park in Ranui home. When their former clubhouse was razed in an arson attack in 2005 the teams involved turned to the community for help. More >>

Have Fun- But Be Considerate

Monday, 21 December 2009, 12:07 pm | Waitakere City Council

Waitakere residents are urged to be considerate while having fun over the festive season. The City Council says that invariably the number of noise complaints it receives “spikes” around Christmas/New Year. More >>

Graham Henry and Alan Barber named Westie heroes

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 4:23 pm | Waitakere City Council

All Black coach Graham Henry is used to letting his players take the accolades. But he will be one of the stars when his name and hand print is unveiled on the Waitakere Walkway of Fame on December 12. More >>

Waitakere City Council Awarded for Conservation

Monday, 30 November 2009, 11:23 am | Waitakere City Council

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. The 2009 ... More >>

Ten Year Old Wins Top Prize in Essay Contest

Monday, 16 November 2009, 4:30 pm | Waitakere City Council

Memories of orchard life on Sturges Road are at the centre of 10-year-old Bella Berman’s award-winning essay, which took the top prize at this year’s JT Diamond Essay Competition. Bella was among the winners announced at a special ceremony held in the Waitakere ... More >>





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