Excellence Awarded

Two awarded for community excellence   And some good news today from Auckland Council: Two West Wave staff win leisure awards   Cindy Stewart and Romina Veseli from West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre have scooped prizes at the 2014 New Zealand Fitness Awards held in Auckland on Saturday night. Cindy won the Community Excellence…

Manukau City Centre Southern End Top View
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Sydney Leaves Auckland For Dead

Sydney Shows What I have Told Auckland Council Needs to Be Done A Urban and Transport Infrastructure Led Development   Yet again one of our more advanced cousins which in this case is Sydney leaves Auckland for dead in world-class partnership between public authorities and the private sector urban and transport infrastructure development. From Sydney:…

Cracking Down on Window Washers

Tougher Line to be taken   From Auckland Council – and to be distributed widely please: Crackdown on window washers for public safety   Auckland Council is clamping down on window washers’ intimidating behaviour at intersections throughout the city and is targeting repeat offenders. The council has begun pursuing the prosecution of window washers found…

Auditor General on our Infrastructure

Not a good situation   Earlier this week the Auditor General released a rather damning report against both our central and local governments about addressing infrastructure needs for New Zealand (not just Auckland). Now by infrastructure I am talking about physical which includes but often most forgotten until something goes wrong fresh water, waste water,…