Cookie seller standing up for children

A little bit of Christmas cheer this year is thanks to one local cookie seller. Rebecca Johnson is one of 131 Christmas Cookie sellers...

St Kentigern College banned from top rugby competition

Elite Pakuranga school St Kentigern College has been kicked out of next year’s Auckland First XV competition as other schools band together to boycott...

Local bars rewarding sober drivers this silly season

Some of our favourite local bars are stepping up to reward sober drivers this summer. Basalt Bar, Goode Brothers Botany, Doolan Brothers Botany and the...

Howick local a heartfelt hero

Last Tuesday morning one of our own was named a local hero. Howick local Emma MacDonald was presented with a medal at Kiwibank's Local Hero...

Ormiston Town Centre begins to take shape

One of Auckland’s fastest growing communities is about to undergo a significant transformation, with the construction of a new $200 million-plus town centre being...

Countdown to Howick’s Santa Parade

There’s just nine sleeps until Howick Santa Parade and organisers Bo and Pip Burns are putting the final frantic touches to the very full...

Head to the Christmas Wonder Park

A Christmas Wonder Park is going to be held for the very first time at Barry Curtis Park, Flat Bush on December 15 from...

100-year-old ‘as sharp as a dart’

She didn’t want any fuss to be made over her turning 100. Joyce Heighway had warned her family and staff at the Somerset by the...

Of cherry blossoms, art and creativity

It was a celebration of art, creativity, culture and diversity. The incessant rain didn’t stop the opening of the Cherry Blossom Art Salon Festival held...

BROWN: Govt Fees-Free Policy is a fail

OPINION: The Labour-led Government’s election bribe of fees-free tertiary education has been a complete failure with the Government’s own numbers showing that the number...

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