Howick Santa Parade 2019

Ho Ho Howick, the annual Barfoot Thompson/Andrew Simms Howick Santa Parade, was a big hit on Sunday with thousands turning out to welcome the...

Burglary at Michael Hill Jewellers

Police are investigating a burglary at Michael Hill Jewellers at Botany Town Centre. The store is cordoned off and a security guard is stationed out...

Top win for Somerville relay

Somerville Intermediate placed first in the schools division at the recent Steelformers Around The Mountain relay. The team of 17 runners each took at least...

‘Razor’ enjoys close shave

With a nick-name 'Razor' it is little wonder that breakdancing Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has a happy knack of surviving close shaves. And so it...

Zheng makes Youth Olympics team

Howick Golf Club’s Jimmy Zheng and Canterbury’s Juliana Hung have been selected to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires. The pair have...

Pakuranga Premiers claim last minute win

Pakuranga United Rugby Club Premiers pulled a trick out of the bag to clinch a 26-21 win against a fiery Papatoetoe on Saturday. The win,...

Petition to save east Auckland bus routes

Commuters are struggling and more frustrated than ever as Auckland Transport’s new Eastern bus network proves it’s not faster and more convenient for everyone. One...

Full marks and a place at Oxford

Saint Kentigern College student Andrew Chen has achieved the maximum score in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma examinations. Chen, 2018 graduate and IB Dux, scored...

New coastal retirement village coming to Beachlands

  Metlifecare Limited has announced an investment of around $180 million for a new retirement village in Beachlands. They will be purchasing three adjoining properties for...

Time to bring in video evidence

Hard hitting visual evidence on camera could soon become the way of recording crimes of domestic harm on video for the Police In a pilot...


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