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KUDOS to all polling booth volunteers in BASS DIstrict

Pre-polling draws to a close today.

I must say that the phenomenal level of pre-polling has caught everyone by surprise.  In Bass we may have some where between 40% and 50% of the votes cast at pre-poll. 161 more words


plastic fantastic

i head back home tomorrow…
have had a fantastic holiday…
i stayed with friends, mostly.
i’ve decided that it really is irrelevant to tell people i have PTSD, as they don’t understand. 49 more words


'Community Libraries' in Parks

Just wanting to share a positive local story about a community-minded gentleman I visited this week.

Over the past year, ‘community libraries’ have been appearing in parks in the Waitematā Local Board area, particularly in Grey Lynn and Ponsonby. 374 more words

Auckland Council

Japanese Maple

One of the first ornamental trees we planted when we moved here was a Japanese maple – two, actually. One has stayed tiny and red, the other has become a giant (for the diminutive maple). 170 more words