TB an isolated case

False rumours of a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak at the Highland Park Community House (HPCH) have been shut down. Auckland Council and the chair for the...

Local raises $15,000 for charity

Local teacher and Miss World finalist Natasha Unkovich has raised more than $15,000 in a string of local fundraising events. Over the weekend Unkovich held...

Maintenance and project delays frustrate board members

Some local board members are fed up as community maintenance and funded projects continue to fall by the wayside. Long standing board member Adele White...

Six step up for council seat

In May the community suffered a tragic loss with the passing of beloved Howick Ward Councillor Dick Quax. His passing left a vacancy on...

Who can pick the most pods?

How many moth plant pods can a Botany Downs Secondary College (BDSC) student pick when he enters a pod picking competition? Amelali Vaka picked 1083...

First community bike fund open for applications

Auckland Transport is proud to launch the first AT Community Bike Fund, with $35,000 of funding available to community groups to support cycling initiatives...

Councillors take charge of Howick ward upkeep

Local councillors are taking charge to fix up the streets of east Auckland. Councillors Sharon Stewart and Dick Quax have ventured out into the Howick...

Ruth’s book gifted to 3500 prisoners

The first time Ruth Hammond, founder of the Classy Crafts in Howick, heard a voice calling her name out in the middle of the...

Hup, two, three, four for Kidz First

Right now, BUSINESS buddy is ditching the workstations and going into battle with the Jammies Army – collecting pyjamas for children in the care...

Wassenaar’s Unplugged wins Estuary prize

The winners of the 2018 Estuary Art and Ecology Prize have been selected by judge Paul Brobbel and are currently on display in Malcolm...

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