Coun­cil to make changes to ser­vices dur­ing fes­tive pe­riod

Central Leader - - NEWS -

Dur­ing the Christ­mas pe­riod the Auck­land Coun­cil is mak­ing th­ese changes to its ser­vices:

Most rub­bish col­lec­tions will be one day later than usual from De­cem­ber 25 to Jan­uary 6. Res­i­dents us­ing pri­vate col­lec­tion ser­vices should con­tact their ser­vice providers for hol­i­day col­lec­tion sched­ules

Li­braries will be closed on Christ­mas Day, Box­ing Day, New Year’s Day and Jan­uary 2

Open­ing hours for pools and other recre­ation cen­tres can be found at auck­land­coun­cil.govt.nz, or by call­ing on 301 0101

The 24-hour coun­cil call cen­tre will op­er­ate as usual at Christ­mas and will be avail­able on all statu­tory hol­i­days

For pub­lic trans­port timeta­bles and queries visit at.co.nz, or phone 0800 103 080

All coun­cil ser­vice cen­tres will close at 5pm on De­cem­ber 21, ex­cept for the Gra­ham St of­fice in the cen­tral city which closes at noon that day. All cen­tres will re­open on Jan­uary 7

Lo­cal board of­fices close noon, De­cem­ber 21 and re­open on Jan­uary 7.

De­tailed: Artist An­drew Blythe says it can take up to three weeks to com­plete one of his paint­ings, which are of­ten themed around poverty.

Multi-tal­ented: As well as paint­ing on a daily ba­sis An­drew Blythe takes life­draw­ing classes held at the Toi Ora stu­dio space.

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