MISSING MAN LOCATED
A 29-year-old West Auckland man who was not seen by friends or family since October 25 was found two days later. Police said Glen Eden’s Ross Tomlinson was located in Tauranga about 9pm on October 27.
SEAL IN BACKYARD
A West Auckland family woke up to find a seal in their yard on October 29. The seal had made its way into suburban Massey. Department of Conservation’s Jose Watson said staff had captured the seal and released it at a more suitable place. She said seals were nosey creatures and could swim 15 kilometres inland, up waterways. If you find a seal in an unexpected spot contact DOC on 0800 362 468.
Waita¯kere Gymnastics is celebrating its 60th jubilee. As part of the event, organisers are asking for past photographs to display on the night. Past and present members and friends of the club are invited to the jubilee celebration on November 11 at the Titirangi Golf Course. See waitakeregymnastics.co.nz for more information.
A new pedestrian crossing will be built on West Coast Rd, near Parrs Park in Glen Eden. The shared path and pedestrian crossing improvement works began on October 2 and was expected to be completed November 30.
InterACT Disability Arts Festival took place over the weekend at the Corbans Estate Arts Centre. The event brought together hundreds of artists, performers and storytellers and included lunch time parades.
Families with spare, unused nappies are being asked to donate them to parents in need. The Baby Bag founder Jessie Jarvie started the Nappy Drive when she realised nappies were wasted. The drive will take place on November 3 and 4, with Uber drivers collecting unused, clean nappies from people who request a donation vehicle in the Uber app. Nappies will be distributed to Plunket clinics and family centres in Auckland.