Auckland Scoop

Archive for July, 2012

Rates increases or decreases? New bills being posted to Auckland ratepayers

Press Release – Auckland Council
The first bills from Auckland Council’s new single rating system will tomorrow begin going out to ratepayers – signalling increases and decreases for many in the region. Read more »

Plans unveiled for Wynyard Quarter “edible garden”

Press Release – Garden to Table Trust
Concept plans for the landmark garden to be established in Wynyard Quarter later this year have been unveiled.

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TEDex business forum set to wow in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
Auckland is set to hold a global TEDx event this October.

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Caramelized pork pie a winner in Ponsonby

Press Release – Rob’s Patisserie

A Ponsonby patiserrie has won a gold medal for one of their gourmet pies.

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Winners for big Auckland Environment Awards announced

Press Release – Auckland Council
The supreme winner of this year’s Auckland Council Sustainable Environment Awards has been praised by judges as a model for other communities. Read more »

Pacific Panel on Auckland Council needs to be made permanent – Labour

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party
The Auckland Council’s Pacific and ethnic advisory panels should become a permanent fixture of the Super City, says Labour. spokesperson for Pacific Island Affairs Su’a William Sio. Read more »

Award-winning winemaker to showcase Prosecco at Auckland Food Show

Press Release – Brown Brothers
Australian winemaker Brown Brothers will showcase two of its most-popular sparkling wines, Prosecco and Cienna Rosso, at the 2012 Auckland Food Show. Read more »

Famous dancer heads home to support local Manukau festival

Press Release – Auckland Council
Internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer-to-the-stars, Parris Goebel has been announced as the Southside Arts Festival (SAF) Ambassador for 2012.

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Graffiti-free Auckland one step closer with new Council plan

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland
A city free of graffiti vandalism is a step closer following the launch of Auckland Council’s region-wide plan for prevention, eradication, and enforcement today. Read more »

Community consultation for Westgate facilities begins

Press Release – Auckland Council
Auckland Council has begun public consultation to find out what people want for two new community facilities in Westgate.  Read more »

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