Paddling towards life after cancer

Cancer survivors are being encouraged to pick up a paddle and get out on the water in a new initiative. PaddleOn, a four week stand...

Lifeguards hit the beaches

The Surf Life Saving Northern Regions City Nippers programmes have come to town. They consist of five fun-filled two hour sessions for children aged 5-11. Run...

Caution urged over Cup expectations

Property Institute of New Zealand chief executive Ashley Church has urged caution around expectations of an ‘economic bonanza’ fuelled by the hosting of the...

Kikuyu – get on the grass!

Kikuyu is a grass species which prompts strong reactions, both positive and negative with many people happy to ‘kik-yu’ out the door for suggesting...

Winter wellness – Ways to avoid troublesome bugs

With winter well on its way it’s hard not to think about catching a cold (or even influenza), once or several times during the...

Cost of building up 3.5 per cent

The latest QVcostbuilder data shows the average cost of building a new home in New Zealand’s four largest cities has risen on average by...

Food truck trend rolling out east

Food trucks have been rolling around Auckland for a while now, but they’ve recently been making their way out east and causing debate around...

Scholarship ‘a chance to change my life’

Receiving a health scholarship was the final kick one Cockle Bay resident needed to turn his life around. A streak of bad health issues had...

Just Cook it Meal Kits: Easy peasy lemon squeezy

With the emerging trend of food boxes hitting the marketplace, it’s no surprise that New World have also come up with their own version...

Fighting breast cancer one breakfast at a time

Last year she raised almost $1400 for the Breast Cancer Foundation, but this year Arishma Singh has her sights set even higher. The Botany local...

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