Plenty of action on ice this weekend

It is not very often that you get to see a professional ice hockey star play locally, more so when he happens to be...

Overcoming adversity to serve others

Ratepayer advocate Gayleen Mackereth has been presented with the Dawn Johnston Koru Award, given in recognition of someone in the community who has overcome...

Pak Premiers secure win

Pakauranga United Rugby Club's Premiers recorded a solid 33-10 win over Waitemata on Saturday. RESULTS: Access Solutions Premiers 33 - 10 Waitemata Tries: Michael McBeath x 1, Jerry...

Local teen sailors selected for Blake programme

Three talented young sailors have been selected to represent their sailing clubs at Blake Inspire for Sailors, a six-day environmental leadership development adventure developed by...

A priceless jewel in Timmermans crown

At 87, Joan Rutherford is on her toes eight hours a day. Its 10am at the newly-refurbished family jewellery store Timmermans at Botany Town Centre...

Making amends and moving on

At one time they were political rivals. And now they have hugged and made up. Jami-Lee Ross’s Facebook post about former Labour Party candidate Tofik...

OPINION: Sonny Bill on thin ice

Having suffered hamstring problems soon after making the All Blacks' 39-man squad, Sonny Bill Williams is skating on thin ice. Injuries have plagued the 33-year-old...

Brownlee: ‘Growing angst about policies’

With elections looming next year, more influential politicians have been making the rounds familiarising people about the opposition’s policies. Visiting last week was Gerry Brownlee,...

MP continues push for Botany busway

One of East Auckland’s busiest roads could be the key to unlocking local residents’ access to fast and efficient public transport. Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross...

Fight against Sandspit Rd apartments continues

Every submission put to a two-day hearing concerning a proposed large-scale apartment development in Cockle Bay has been against the project. Three hearings commissioners last...