Time For A Change

Posted by on May 04, 2012 | 7 Comments

The Devonport Spec goes deep.

Who Was That Man?

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Against his better judgement, The Devonport Speculator ventured onto Lake Rd earlier this week and was delighted to spot a cyclist in the cycling lane.

Changes To Rubbish And Recycling Collections

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Auckland Council is advising residents that, for two weeks commencing Monday 30 January, all its regular kerbside rubbish, recycling and paper collections will be one day later than usual.

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.

More Daylight Burglaries In Devonport

Posted by on Nov 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Speculator has learnt of at least two more burglaries in the last few days; one in Vauxhall Rd and one in Abbotsford Terrace. Both burglaries apparently were committed during the day.

Gail’s Research Pays Off: Graves Found In Church Grounds

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 | 3 Comments

The Presbyterian Church establishment's plans to sell St Paul's hit another snag today when it was discovered that the Church site itself contains human remains.

Dan Carter’s Move To Devonport Only Temporary

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Dan Carter's sojourn in Devonport has ended with a symbolic return to his roots.

Drunk Bozo Nailed At The Vic

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

A drunk was frogmarched from his car by Devonport police after attending one of the film shows at The Vic last night.

Great Shot! Fireworks Over Auckland

Posted by on Nov 07, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Goina celebrated her return with this stunning shot of Guy Fawkes over Auckland. Click on the image to see it full size.

Gail Fund (Almost) Half Way There

Posted by on Nov 03, 2011 | 1 Comment

Oh generous burghers of Devonport, I am delighted to inform you the Gail Bail-Out Fund is almost half way to its target - we now have $735!

Traffic Cam Back Up And Running

Posted by on Nov 03, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Apologies to Spec readers who were denied the panoramic spectacle of Lake Rd for the last three days

Smurf Colouring Competition Winners Announced

Posted by on Nov 01, 2011 | Leave a Comment

An almost chthonic representation of the Smurf's spiritual zeitgeist takes the judges of the Devonport Speculator and Vic Theatre Smurf colouring competition by surprise.

Is It Art? Or Is It Graffiti?

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 | 8 Comments

Willie the tagbuster was called out over the weekend after someone complained about a message written in chalk on the concrete hill on Victoria Rd.

Local Shops Burgled

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Just when you thought the Devonport crime ripple was over, two Devonport shops were burgled last Thursday night; Nord and Louise Simpson Hairdressers.

Devonport Ferry Clonked In Minor Accident

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Devonport ferry Kea has been involved in a minor accident in Auckland Harbour, injuring a passenger.

French Rugby Team Warn Cocky Kiwi Supporters

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 | 3 Comments

The French are said to be "put out" by the tone of some of NZ's world-famous gloating.

Devonport Wharf’s Woolly Walk – Video

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

A video taken of the construction of the wonderful woolly walk on Devonport wharf has surfaced.

Crime Ripple Surfaces In Crime Stats

Posted by on Oct 04, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Devonport's crime ripple is beginning to show in the Police stats for burglaries and thefts from cars.

Watch Out Calliope Rd Cafe Users

Posted by on Oct 04, 2011 | 3 Comments

The parking restrictions outside Calliope Rd cafe look set to be enforced more stringently.

T2 Car Parks Priority To Be Enforced

Posted by on Oct 04, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Single occupancy vehicles parking in the T2 car parks around Devonport Wharf prior to 9:30am are in danger of getting fined or towed.
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