Devonport Weather Conditions: Live On The Speculator!

Posted by on Feb 03, 2012 | 6 Comments

The Devonport Speculator, in conjunction with local resident and cool dude Steve Smith, is delighted to provide Speculator readers with live data on every possible weather variable known to humanity for the immediate Devonport area.

Port Plan Could Be Nothing More Than Huge Container Park

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Radical plans to expand the Ports of Auckland wharves far out into the Waitemata Harbour will be in large part simply to provide extra parking for containers.

Doggies On The Beach? Check Out The New Proposals

Posted by on Jan 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

Aucklanders are invited to have their say on Auckland Council’s proposal to introduce a new dog policy and bylaw for the region. With so many beaches and beauty spots, Devonportians should be interested.

Free Metal Collection – For A Good Cause

Posted by on Jan 26, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Tamaki Sports Academy offers mentoring, coaching, and work experience to South Auckland youth who have dropped out of the mainstream school system but show some sporting talent. Now Devonport residents can help.

Port Expansion Plans “A Joke”

Posted by on Jan 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

A publicity campaign titled “Your Port, Your Call” kicks off today (Jan. 26) urging Aucklanders to find out more about the “extraordinary” plans by the port to expand its operations.

Young People Pick Up On Auckland’s Waste Problems

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Auckland Council’s draft waste plan was the inspiration behind a competition aimed at getting young people involved in tackling Auckland’s waste issues.

Storms Over Devonport – Picture Gallery

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 | 2 Comments

We've seen quite a bit of rain over Devonport in the last week or so. Our resident photographer Goina Thedinga was out under the clouds, and caught some superb shots of the fronts as they came in.

Why Waste the Chance? Have Your Say on Waste!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

Imagine the conversations you’ll have, the floors you’ll hold and the canapés you’ll wave aside as you expound the pros and cons of standardised inorganic collections.

Devonport’s Flagship Projects Emerge

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

The short term outcomes for Devonport under the new Auckland council are beginning to crystallise, with the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board releasing the final version of its local plan.

Aucklanders Urged “Check Before You Chop” Trees

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

George Bush didn't, but you've still got time to check before you chop.

Three New Projects Set To Kick Off In Devonport

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011 | Leave a Comment

DoC Regional Manager Brett Butland gave an update on some of the key projects set to begin around Devonport at the local board meeting last night.

Look Out: It’s Baby Bird Season

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Cheltenham Beach on Guy Fawkes night is not the only place one can find abandoned children in Devonport.

Devonportians Beware: The Council Is Lining Up Its Priorities

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

On the back of a limited but well-intentioned consultation process, the Council is at the initial stages of identifying the priorities for Devonport in the Devonport Local Plan.

Locals Feature In New Auckland Heritage Panel

Posted by on Oct 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

Two local Devonport residents with considerable heritage pedigree have been appointed to Auckland Council’s new Heritage Advisory Panel.

Navy Museum Wins A 2011 NZIA Auckland Architecture Award

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

The new Navy Museum at Devonport's Torpedo Bay has received an award as part of the 2011 New Zealand Institute of Architects Auckland Architecture Awards.

Navy Museum Shortlisted For Architecture Prize

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

The new Navy Museum at Devonport's Torpedo Bay has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Roger’s Repairs Round-Up: What’s Getting Fixed In Devo

Posted by on Sep 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

At the regular Devonport Borough Council meeting, ersatz mayor Roger Brittenden gives a summary of the bits and pieces around Devonport that are due for repair.

A Morning On The Beach With Devonport Primary – Photo Gallery

Posted by on Sep 10, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The Devonport Speculator ventured out on a glorious spring morning in Devonport, and caught up with some of the kids from Devonport Primary cleaning up the beach at Torpedo Bay.

Urban Design Coming To Devonport

Posted by on Sep 07, 2011 | 2 Comments

Devonport's Local Board Chair Chris Darby has secured the role of urban design champion under a new initiative being set up the council.

Stranger In Town Could Lead To Unwanted Increase In “Piggy Humour”

Posted by on Aug 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

The arrival of a stranger in town may have sub-optimal ramifications for Speculator readers.
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