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Flat Bush fire claims fourth victim Flat Bush fire claims fourth victim

The man who survived last month’s fatal Flat Bush fire has died, says family spokeswoman, barrister Deborah Manning.

Botany by-election: Serving diverse communitiesSaturday, 21 January 2017
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On the afternoon of December 21 when Ailian Su filed her nomination papers for the Howick Local Board Botany by-elections, she thought she was the only woman standing.

Botany by-election: Master and the apprenticeSaturday, 21 January 2017
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It didn’t take long for one of Julie Patterson’s election signs to be ripped off.

Did council arborists cut a tree down as act of retribution?Friday, 20 January 2017
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Council workers who were asked to prune a tree instead cut it down after an apparent “cheeky” exchange with a concerned resident.

Real estate identity diesThursday, 19 January 2017
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Well-known local businessman and broadcaster Humphrey Beale has died, aged 90.

Sports News

HPCC results wrap-upThursday, 19 January 2017
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Howick Pakuranga Cricket Club (HPCC) results...

Agnew: Classy Halberg finalistsThursday, 19 January 2017
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Once again New Zealanders can rejoice at the calibre of their amazing sports stars judging from those named as Halberg Award finalists, Ivan Agnew says.

NZ Open attracts world-class kayakersThursday, 19 January 2017
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Reigning world cup champion Mathieu Biazizzo (France) and top Australian Lucien Delfour are among the top international talent taking on canoe slalom’s New Zealand Open near Palmerston N...

Arts & Entertainment

Operatunity brings the waltz to townFriday, 13 January 2017
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Professional Kiwi touring company Operatunity brings its celebration of the wonderful waltz to Botany this summer.

Dance teacher becomes inventor of new gameTuesday, 20 December 2016
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Howick dance teacher Claire Sciascia’s game Scatterbones is set to be distributed on a global scale.

Theatre Preview: Cynthia Fortitude meets Rugby World CupThursday, 01 December 2016
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If laughing till your cheeks hurt is how you like your musical theatre, you won’t want to miss Cynthia Fortitude’s Farewell – Her Second coming up this December.

Lifestyle & Leisure

A picture of diversityThursday, 01 December 2016
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The weather was kind, the entertainment exciting and food delicious. Baverstock Oaks School which has students from 57 different nationalities and is often referred to as the ‘new New Ze...

Weather no problem for gala day Thursday, 24 November 2016
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Over 2000 brave souls attended the Pigeon Mountain Primary School’s Christmas Carnival despite the weather. The odd shower didn’t put anyone off having fun!

100 couples renew their marriage vowsWednesday, 16 November 2016
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Creating a flutter of excitement at the Cherry Blossom Festival hosted at the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple at Flat Bush were Tommy Huang and Ika Tseng.