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Scotts Landing News

You’ll find all the latest community news on this page as well as older news. Feel free to share your views.

Spring fishing competition

With daylight saving, warmer waters and school snapper poking their noses into our vicinity, MERRA has organised a community fishing competition, barbecue and prize giving.

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Plant Pests

MERRA, in conjunction with Auckland Council, maintains a programme of plant pest management across the peninsular in public areas and walkways. It is the responsibility

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Seats of history

The committee of MERRA have organised the installation of the first in a series of seats to be installed at key vantage points on the

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Rubbish

A reminder to residents to place all household rubbish in the approved council bags or bins. We’ve noticed situations recently where rubbish has been left

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Animal pest control

MERRA maintains an animal pest control programme in conjunction with Auckland Council, with a view to make our peninsular as pest free as we can,

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2021 AGM date

The 2021 AGM of MERRA will be held on 9 May at 10 am. Confirmation of the time and venue will be advised closer to

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Inorganic rubbish

Council have announced their proposed dates for what has been a delayed organic collection. The date range is 1-5 March 2021, so that means there

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Level 3 social activity

Level 3 saw more relaxed rules of engagement than level 4, but still meant regular social activity and events remained suspended. One social gathering undertaken

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Staying apart together

Scotts Landing residents Helen and Rhonda keeping themselves and their charges well apart during the historic Covid-19 total “level 4” lockdown in March/April 2020, while

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Scott House New Content

MERRA recently received additional information from Auckland Council Heritage researcher Marguerite Hill about Scott House and also a fascinating videography by Claire Cowan – 2011

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Hill Street fix proposal

Auckland Transport (AT) has settled on an approved design to fix the Hill Street intersection once and for all. Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers says AT

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Produce share table

Now’s the time of the year, with fruit, vegetables and flowers plentiful,  to take advantage of the produce share table, now in its second year

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Life tubes

An innovation from Age Concern Hastings – a tube with essential details on health issues, allergies, medications and where they’re kept, key contacts like next

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Cemetery Gets New Stairs

The dilapidated staircase giving access from Ridge Road to the Presbyterian Cemetery has been refurbished by MERRA as part of its newly formed alliance with

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MERRA advocates Waste by Rail

The MERRA Committee has noted with concern Beijing Capital Waste Management Ltd’s proposal to establish a new landfill operation north of the Dome Valley by

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Auckland Transport bus links

Auckland Transport bus services exist between Warkworth, Omaha and the Silverdale bus station. These link into North Shore and city  destinations. Click HERE for more

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Real Estate Listings

MERRA Web Site To Carry Real Estate Listings From September, 2018, the MERRA web site will carry real estate listings for agents who work in

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Noticeboard Gets Makeover

The long-established notice board on the corner of Ridge Road & Charles Street has been given a makeover. The makeover now provide shelter and seating

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New Community Response Plan

The Civil Response plan for Scotts Landing is now online and available for residents to view online or download. Residents are encouraged to become familiar

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Scotts Landing Sign

The MERRA Committee and a volunteer community working group are now completing this two year project.   Stages included community engagement, a successful application for

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Little Library Opens

  Scotts Landing has it’s own ‘Little Library’. Located on the cnr of Ridge Rd and Charles St next to the community notice board, the

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