Auckland Now reports that Auckland's first cemetery - the neglected and often vandalised Symonds St Cemetery - may get a $1.6 million funding boost to improve maintenance and security. 


Waitemata Local Board members will tonight vote on whether to fund the project, planned to take place over the next ten years.

The much-needed spend will see vegetation cleaned up, pathways made safer, and better maintenance of grave sites.

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