AT Local Community Safe Speeds Initiative

Local Community Safe Speeds Initiative – Matakana Area (including Leigh, Omaha and Tawharanui). In spring and summer, Auckland Transport is addressing speed-related crashes in Rodney with a community initiative as well as by ongoing infrastructure improvements and setting safe, appropriate speed limits.  The wider Matakana area has been chosen because of the very high number of…

Increased Security for Holidays

Please note that OBC has arranged for Insite Security to patrol the community during both the current school holidays and the upcoming Labour weekend. With significantly greater numbers of residents and visitors here during these periods, of course, we have found that Insite’s professional and locally-based surveillance of traffic, beach behaviour, set-netting, etc is an…

Regional Parks Management Plan Review

Auckland’s 28 regional parks encompassing 41,000 hectares are shining treasures, jewels of the Tāmaki Makaurau parks and open space network. They are visited by six million people a year and have an enviable visitor satisfaction rate of 95 per cent. Our regional parks network includes five predator-free sanctuaries for endangered wildlife and volunteers worked more…

Water quality and natural environment targeted rates 2019-20

An update from the Rodney Local Board: “Protecting our natural environment and waterways is a priority for Aucklanders. Auckland Council’es 10-year budget (2018-2028) ring-fences $311 million through a natural environment targeted rate for projects that restore native ecosystem health through council and community-led restoration and pest plant, animal and disease control. Another $452 million from…