Council still won’t accept glyphosate risks
You would think we were still living in the Dark Ages, when Auckland Council refuses to listen to up to date international cancer researchers who have clearly established that glyphosate-based products like Roundup are probably carcinogenic.
The re-emergence of the urban park - Ponsonby Park
As attractors to cities throughout the world, urban parks not only bring economic rewards but offer people a comfortable spot to gather for social, cultural and political activities.
Pippa Coom: Waitemata Local Board Update
Despite being a blustery and breezy Ponsonby Market Day in September, it was still a fun opportunity to be on the strip enjoying the vibe and entertainment (and shopping!).
Cycleways in the Ponsonby / Grey Lynn / Westmere Areas
I wish to vent my spleen at the unbelievably thoughtless and elitist actions of Council in
determining - against the wishes of the majority of people canvassed in public meetings
- to install cycle ways in the Ponsonby / Grey Lynn / Westmere areas.
On the Right Track with MOTAT
We all know that growing up in Auckland these days means growing up with motorways jammed with cars, trucks and motorbikes, but what was it like in years gone by?.
Auckland Council’s zero-waste leading the world
Auckland Council has been globally recognised by the C40 Cities Awards 2017 as one of the most innovative councils in the world for climate change action.
Sprouting Talent Wanted For Young Gardener Awards
Spring has officially sprung which means it’s officially growing season – but before you squeeze into your gumboots and rush out the door to get planting, don’t forget to enter the inaugural T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards.
World Vegetarian Month - Your vegetarian itinerary
While most of the year seems like a celebration of animal suffering – from Pak’n Save’s ‘meat week’ to the mass extermination of duck-hunting season to schools having parties around the hunting of possums – there’s one month every year that vegetarians can relish.
Grey Lynn - Ethical Shopping Hub
Grey Lynn village is gaining a reputation as a go-to hub for ethical shopping and dining. Consumers seeking stores and eateries that align with their personal ethics are drawn to the cluster of vegetarian, vegan and planet-friendly shops on the corner of Great North Road and Williamson Avenue.
We took a tour with Tony's Trike Tours...
Tony’s Trike Tours is a kiwi owned and operated company, offering rides on a luxury V8 trike.
Ponsonby's Pop-Up Park...
Impressed to come across Boopsie Maran at Saturday's Ponsonby Market Day with her own designed and created Pop-Up Ponsonby Park.