Mahurangi News

Grant addresses river siltation

The Ministry for the Environment will contribute $5 million to support the Mahurangi East Land Restoration Programme to reduce sediment in the Mahurangi River catchment over the next five years. Auckland Council and Ngāti Manuhiri Settlement Trust have...... Read More

Tis the season to be dumping

The holiday season is the time of year when the number of people illegally dumping their rubbish rises and Auckland Council is asking for community assistance in preventing this practice. Responsible waste solutions include hiring a skip, holding a garage...... Read More

Dome is wrong place for many reasons - residents

Passionate Dome Valley residents were lost for words and close to tears as they tried to explain why they felt the area was entirely the wrong place for a landfill at the hearing into Waste Management’s application for resource consent and a plan...... Read More

Dog walking times change

Summer dog rules came into force today (December 1). Auckland Council’s animal management manager Sarah Anderson said time and season rules are used at popular places during busy periods to avoid conflict between dogs and other users. The summer...... Read More

Sweet Appreciation - Barbara Carpenter

Barbara Carpenter Congratulations to Barbara Carpenter, of Snells Beach, who is a recipient of a gift basket from Chocolate Brown. Barbara was nominated by Diane Bell, who wrote: "Early last month I had a fall while gardening and broke my pelvic...... Read More

Community digs deep to bring Christmas cheer

Sarah Davis wants all children to enjoy the magic of Christmas.  The growing pile of gifts under the tree in the Mahurangi Matters office proves locals are thinking beyond their own friends and families when it comes to spreading Christmas cheer...... Read More

NAG exposes naked truth on Rodney roads

NAG spokesperson Maury Purdy says the more people are aware, the more pressure there is for reform. Northern Action Group (NAG) took a new tack in its campaign to secure a better deal for north Rodney late last month, with billboards featuring a naked...... Read More

Rodney electorate boundary proposal prompts backlash

Greg Sayers, Beth Houlbrooke, Danielle Hancock A move by Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers to get Auckland Council to look into altering the Rodney Local Board subdivisions (MM, Nov 18) has prompted a war of words between Council staff and the Board. The...... Read More