You might think I'm crazy, but there is some weird stuff happening in the latest Batman film.
As the shift to a southerly cleared the skies yesterday of all those clouds and the air of all that humidity, the irreducible Goina Thedinga was out in Devonport with the camera.
What is going on with Auckland’s waterfront? And what will the effect be on Devonport?
The Speculator's parenting correspondent attended two events recently that brought home a few home truths about us and our kids.
As the National government edges with oleaginous ignominy towards the US, begging bowl in one hand and free trade agreement in the other, communities all over New Zealand need to be aware of what this potentially means for some of the basic local institutions we take for granted.
Local heritage expert Claudia Page provides Devonport Speculator readers with bit of a history lesson and short sermon on the subject of St Paul's.
Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, chief science adviser to the Prime Minister, will help kick-start Auckland’s development into a major Asia-Pacific innovation hub when he speaks in Auckland next week.
Mike Lloyd of the Devonport Rotary Club reports on some of the good works the club has been performing in our neighbourhood; the Pacific islands.
Linda Blincko of The Depot takes issues with the Devonport / Takapuna Local Board's stance on the arts.
Local Devonport photographer Emily Raftery has struck gold in the 2011 New Zealand Kodak Gold Professional Awards.
Having been away in the Netherlands for a number of months, Goina Thedinga has finally returned. While her Kiwi accent may have got a bit weaker, her talent for taking a photos that portray Devonport in a beautiful and original way has not.
Rachel McDonnell reports on recent developments at Devonport Transition Town.
The Speculator was enthralled to discover the University of Salamanca has opened a language and cultural centre in Devonport.
For those Devonport Speculator readers who are still fizzing at the bung over the RWC victory, here is a wonderful video that you can watch to relive those final glorious minutes. Click here.
Auckland Council’s annual report, for its first eight months since establishment, has been adopted by the council’s governing body.
Up until last week, the Devonport Speculator had assumed the National cabinet to essentially be constituted of the Bash Street Kids and John Key.
While the Devonport housing market appears to be coming alive, the tale is "one of two cities."
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.
The Speculator has heard a consistent muttering from some local residents about the presence of security guards on the Devonport and Stanley Bay wharves.
The new Navy Museum at Devonport's Torpedo Bay has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.