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Boarding at King's College
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Boarding at King's College is the opportunity of a lifetime for
your son or daughter. Boys: Years 9 to 13 & Girls: Years 12 & 13
Founded in 1896, King's is a world-class, independent secondary school in Auckland
renowned for academic excellence and all-round achievement. We offer first-class
facilities, a highly qualified teaching staff, and a broad-ranging, modern curriculum to
help develop your child into a balanced, mature young adult on every level.
We invite you to join us for a Campus Tour
at King's College on
Wednesday 2 March, at 9.30am
or Wednesday 23 March, at 4.00pm
For more information contact Admissions Director,
Mr Mark Kennelly Tel: 09 276 0677
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Training also incorporates the CODECO
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ITC has been a premium supplier in the
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Swamp walk still closed
By RHIANNON HORRELL
Kingsland s Wairepo Swamp
Walk looks likely to remain closed
to traffic despite it being unveiled
last year as Auckland s first
shared space for vehicles and
The $3 million lane, designed by
artist Billy Apple, links Walters
Rd with Sandringham Rd.
It aims to separate Eden Park
crowds walking to and from
Kingsland, Ponsonby or the city
from those catching the train at
the Kingsland station.
On non-match days, the road
was due to open to one-way traffic
at 10kmh but bollards at each end
remain in place.
Auckland Transport spokes-
woman Sharon Hunter would not
give details of why it is
At this stage Auckland Trans-
port and the New Zealand Trans-
port Agency have agreed to inves-
tigate options for the Wairepo
Swamp Walk to remain a
walkway and will seek support
from the local board to undertake
Eden Park Neighbours Associ-
ation president Mark Donnelly is
hoping it will stay a walkway.
It will avoid safety issues that
we have been concerned about,
especially on the Sandringham Rd
corner. It would create another
rat-run. Everyone can see how
potentially dangerous it is.
The link road is near Kowhai
Intermediate and the Trent Bray
There s a number of different
traffic movements there -- there s
two lanes merging into one and a
lot of traffic goes in and out from
the swim school. It would only
take one or two cars to back up
and block Sandringham Rd, Mr
Mr Donnelly also says on the
Walters Rd side there s not a
great line of sight for drivers nego-
tiating the turn.
Eden Albert Local Board chair-
man Peter Haynes says consul-
tation will take place and Auck-
land Transport is planning to visit
We have been demanding it
stay a walkway. We re delighted if
that s the case and we look for-
ward to an official announce-
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