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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Advisory panels valued contributors

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, Budget, English, Local Government, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Advisory panels valued contributors

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council has several advisory panels that advocate for diverse sectors of the community. Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Ward Councillor Josephine Bartley, the liaison councillor for the Disability Advisory Panel, found the panel’s input invaluable. “No matter the topic, they were always clear in their direction and focus, providing me with excellent and perceptive feedback […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Manurewa signs up for Armistice Day

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, British, English, Local Government, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Manurewa signs up for Armistice Day

Source: Auckland Council Eight street signs across the Manurewa Local Board area have had a poppy added to them to honour the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on 11 November. The initiative is the result of the board’s desire to support the Places of Remembrance Project managed by the New Zealand Poppy Trust, with Manurewa thought […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The Civic and Bruce Mason Centre now accessible to all

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, English, Human Rights, Local Government, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The Civic and Bruce Mason Centre now accessible to all

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Live is delighted to announce the launch of new Accessibility Virtual Tours (AVT) to assist disabled and mobility-impaired concertgoers at two of Auckland’s most iconic venues. The Civic in downtown Auckland and Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna can now be visited and explored online by audiences with accessibility needs wanting to become […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The story of one of the first Chinese women in Auckland

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, Business, China, Commerce, English, Exports, Local Government, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Sport, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The story of one of the first Chinese women in Auckland

Source: Auckland Council Avondale’s Chinese market gardens are a vital part of Auckland’s history. Operating from 1880 through to the 1940s, the gardens helped supply homes all over the city with fresh vegetables and fruit. The gardens were largely managed and worked on by Chinese men who came alone to New Zealand. Chinese women in […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Auckland Diwali Festival lights up the region

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, Culture, English, Entertainment, India, Local Government, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Auckland Diwali Festival lights up the region

Source: Auckland Council The vivid colours of Diwali take over the heart of Auckland this month, ahead of the 17th Auckland Diwali Festival. The free, family-friendly festival takes place in Aotea Square and Queen St on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October from midday until 9pm each day, culminating in a spectacular fireworks display on […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Bay Beach to get daylight makeover

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Local Government, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oil, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Bay Beach to get daylight makeover

Source: Auckland Council This November, work will begin to enhance Green Bay beach, making it more usable and pleasant for visitors. The planned work includes removing the stormwater pipe inlet, relocating the existing path and amenities, and creating new landscaped paths. The process is called ‘daylighting’ which is where a stream or water course is […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Then and now: Auckland in images

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, English, Fisheries, Justice, law, Local Government, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Then and now: Auckland in images

Source: Auckland Council Images from Auckland Libraries’ heritage collections, juxtaposed with recent photographs, show Auckland’s transformation throughout history. View more historical images at OurAuckland. The scene of a serious railway accident on the Auckland suburban line in May 1913. An outward- and an inward-bound train collided in New Lynn on the Kaipara line. This image […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Mayor Phil Goff announces homeless count results

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, English, Health, Local Government, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Mayor Phil Goff announces homeless count results

Source: Auckland Council On the eve of World Homeless Day, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has announced the results of Ira Mata, Ira Tangata: Auckland’s Homeless Count. The figures reveal that around 800 people are currently living without shelter in Auckland, a number which jumps to over 3000 when those in temporary and emergency housing are […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Albert-Eden children to shine at cultural festival

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, Culture, English, Local Government, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Albert-Eden children to shine at cultural festival

Source: Auckland Council Preparations are underway for Albert-Eden’s much-loved Schools Cultural Festival that will see groups from 17 schools take to the stage with cultural performances. Owairaka District School has a long and proud association with the Albert-Eden Cultural Festival. In the early days, the festival was hosted by Owairaka and other local schools, but […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Papatoetoe’s streets set for a refresh

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland Council, Budget, Business, Commerce, English, Local Government, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Papatoetoe’s streets set for a refresh

Source: Auckland Council Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board has approved streetscape improvements in the Great South Rd Hunters Corner area between Shirley Rd and St Georges Rd.  The upgrade is set to revitalise and refresh the area and will include landscaping, new streetside seating, bins, and footpaths, plus the removal of obsolete amenities like unused tree pits and […]

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