Youth talent showcase perfect for chilly Fridays

Taking a midday break on a cold, wintery Friday afternoon never sounded so good. This June, Uxbridge Arts and Culture Centre present Fridays at Twelve...

Feet tapping to rhythmic beats

She was just three-years-old when Isabelle Fox first put on her tap dancing shoes, and she hasn't stopped dancing since. Winning around 40 dance trophies...

Splash Pad shut down

Six days after its official opening, Pakuranga’s new splash pad is now closed. The temporary closure at Lloyd Elsmore Pools and Leisure Centre follows safety...

Shervonne is taking the stage

By Hannah Williams Pakuranga College student Shervonne Grierson is still grasping the fact she will be taking the stage at the Pop-Up Globe here in...

Peace poster success for Mackenzie

Mackenzie Alley has seen her entry in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest go global. Howick Lions Club past president Ian Packwood said Mackenzie, now...

But you love me daddy

Once a year, Pigeon Mountain Primary School takes time out to thank the special blokes in their students' lives and enact the school motto...

School gets behind Lion King show

Lion King Jr was a Howick Intermediate School musical production that involved all 484 students. Year 8 student Annabelle Harrison writes about the exciting...

Time to step up for Uxbridge

By Jami-Lee Ross One of my proudest moments last year was seeing the opening of the newly redeveloped Uxbridge Arts Centre. It was a long haul...

Nathan Haines is heading to Uxbridge

New Zealand born musician Nathan Haines is heading to Uxbridge this month. The vocalist and saxophonist will take the stage against all odds for a...

Smokefree Rockquest regional finals this weekend

It’s the biggest weekend of the year for young musicians as the top high school bands and solo/duo artists play off in the regional...


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