Young Zontian gets a standing ovation in Brisbane

Sara Khatau, Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs International Scholarship winner (2017), received  a standing ovation as she spoke at the Zonta Australia and New Zealand...

Free yoga and meditation session

Two community workers who strongly believe that a healthy body and mind equates a healthy society have come together to create awareness about Mental...

Veteran athlete travelling express to the orient

By Jim Birchall Local ironman legend Cameron Brown is off to Quzhou China to compete in the Tri-Factor World Championship this week, an event he...

Auckland Council local election voting period opens

Voting is now open for the 2019 Auckland Council local elections.  General Manager Democracy Services Marguerite Delbet says voting papers are being mailed out from...

Local Elections 2019 – the last of our candidate profiles

Masooma Mehdi Standing for Howick Local Board Botany Subdivision Kia ora, my name is Masooma Mehdi. I am a business owner, a mother, and a proud New Zealander...

Thinking of volunteering?

If you are thinking of volunteering, you might want to think about what types of activities you enjoy, what skills and experience you have...

Taiwanese community to observe 20th anniversary of earthquake

Earth-shattering disasters can sometimes forge the strongest of relationships. It will be 20 years since Taiwan was destroyed by an earthquake of 7.6 magnitude killing...

Save the Howick Horticultural Society

The Howick Horticultural Society, now in its 96th year, could be facing extinction. Save the 96-year-old Howick Horticultural Society and preserve a slice of Howick...

Golden Spring for Ruby

By Jim Birchall Saint Kentigern wunderkind Ruby Spring is 13 years old and in her third year of cycling. She recently cleaned up the medals...

New Community Patrol Car for Howick- Pakuranga

by Jim Birchall The Howick Pakuranga Community Patrol recently celebrated their twenty-fifth year patrolling East Auckland’s streets. A new patrol vehicle has been provided to them,...


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