What makes great places?

The Power of 10 is a concept regarding great placemaking.  The idea is that it’s not enough to have just one great place in a neighborhood- you need a number of them to create a truly lively city...

Local Artist – Peter Lange Installation

I saw the last brick artworks heading down our road in Oratia on a large truck.  Very cool. Fancy hearing about a clay bibliography, housed in a brick bookcase? Come along to hear Tessa Laird and...

Kauri Dieback Disease

Yes.  It’s still a serious problem in our forests. How to spot Kauri dieback disease  Look out for Kauri trees with – Yellow leaves Dead branches Thinning canopy Bleeding gum...

Signs and Street Junk

So signs were the hot topic at the Waitakere Ranges Combined Residents and Ratepayers  meeting. Road signs. Real Estate signs. Business signs. Heritage signs. Our road signs are multiplying,  and...

Settlers Hall Bathroom Refurbishment

The bathrooms in our Settlers Hall are getting refurbished.    Very nice.  Thanks Auckland Council. Share this:PrintFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...