Three-week-old male chick Ngāwari (Maori for good natured/easy) is the youngest of the three Coromandel North Island brown kiwi chicks being released onto Rotoroa Island today.
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Kiwi to be Released on Rotoroa Island

Good news indeed   From Auckland Zoo and Rotoroa Island Trust Rotoroa Island welcomes kiwi   Kiwi will soon be roaming Rotoroa Island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. Three kiwi chicks, hatched at Auckland Zoo from eggs collected from Te Mata in the Coromandel are today being released onto the 83ha isle, and more chicks are…

Penny Bright Not Going to Lose Her Home – Yet

Council Extends Options   From Auckland Council Auckland Council CEO details options to prevent forced house sale   Auckland Council CEO Stephen Town has today written to Penny Bright making it clear that the forced sale of her house because of her long-term overdue rates arrears was not the council’s preferred course of action. Legal…

Have Your Say on Legal Highs

Council Wants Your Say on Legal Highs   From Auckland Council: Time to have your say on the sale of legal highs   Aucklanders are being urged to have their say on where psychoactive substances, commonly known as legal highs, can be sold in the city. The council’s Local Approved Product Policy consultation, which will…

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Council Receives Property Valuation Report

What to do next     The Finance and Performance Committee today received the report on the property revaluations across Auckland. From the Finance and Performance Committee of Auckland Council: General Revaluation report received by councillors   The Finance and Performance committee this morning received the 2014 General Revaluation report, which shows average residential capital…