Scholar Ben always listened to granny

Ben Zhang is convinced that if you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything you want. And who should know it better than...

Parking plan gets cool response

Proposals to slap tighter parking restrictions in Howick’s Uxbridge Road car park are receiving a lukewarm response from some businesses. Auckland Transport (AT) this month...

Visitor tax could affect community programme

A proposed targeted rate on accommodation providers may cause local organisations to miss out on prime funding from the Mount Wellington Charitable Trust. The proposed...

Chapel Road Bridge update long overdue

The dangerous Chapel Road Bridge is to be upgraded. The bridge, more than 60 years old, has been the site of multiple crashes in the...

Serious misconduct by local high school teacher revealed

A local high school teacher has been censured for serious misconduct involving a female colleague and has had his teaching registration cancelled. The decision was...

Calling all volunteers for roadshow on child safety

A roadshow taking place at Te Tuhi this afternoon aims to highlight the responsibility of volunteers and volunteering organizations to safeguard children in their...

Singing out for new talent

Do, re, mi, you too? The all-male City of Sails Barbershop Chorus is welcoming east Aucklanders to jump on board for the 2017 season. On Monday...

Huge donation to Sistema Aotearoa

Professional musical touring company Operatunity has donated $11,000 to the Otara-based Sistema Aotearoa. Sistema Aotearoa is a programme that helps children in need within the...

Better emergency supplies on the way for New Zealand

New Zealand will hopefully be on the receiving end of increasingly innovative emergency supplies following Chair of Civil Defence for Auckland Sharon Stewart’s recent...

Facing the longer-term challenges

Governments have a responsibility to face the bigger, longer-term issues for New Zealand. Already this year we have made significant announcements in areas like policing,...

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