Round the clock camera surveillance proposed for village

High-tech, 24/7 camera surveillance of central Tamahere is under discussion to tackle the anti-social activities of burnout-pulling boy racers, playground thieves and vandals.

Trouble in the newly-created heart of Tamahere was highlighted again this week when the Four Square was burgled for the fifth time in four months.

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Playground proves magnet

Tamahere’s new skatepark and children’s playground is proving a magnet for skaters, bikers, scooters, kids and their parents.

It’s the second weekend in a row that people have flocked to the new facility … but this weekend the fences were down to allow for easier access.

When Tamahere Forum stopped by the area was packed with kids of all ages trying out the new play equipment or doing spectacular tricks on wheels on the skatepark.

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