Trampers’ efforts boost kōkako numbers

Two groups of enthusiastic Auckland trampers have become integral to the growth of the kōkako population in the North Island’s Pureora Forest. For 10 years...

Marama a shining star on and off the field

Year 13 Pakuranga College student Marama Downes is a high achiever. She plays basketball and Tag for the school's teams, captains the Howick Pakuranga Cricket...

BDSC teacher receives Fulbright Award

The shock is still sinking in for a Botany Downs Secondary College teacher who is about to jet off to the United States as...

A spiritual experience in Israel

Photo essay By Chloe Polglase Every year a group of 20 to 30 Year 12 students from Elim Christian College visit Israel. Israel is a unique cultural...

Law & Order a priority

New Zealand is currently ranked the fourth-safest country in the world but we want to make it number one. The Government is working hard...

Fun pyjama day raises funds for Santa Parade

Pyjama Day was celebrated at Howick Primary School on Wednesday July 29 with almost the entire school arriving ready for bed. "We heard that the...

Unkovich crowned Miss International NZ

One of our very own is heading to Tokyo to represent New Zealand on the international stage. After three months of intense rehearsals and charity...

Brown: Fresh leadership for east Auckland

Last Monday two important meetings took place in east Auckland that will affect the leadership of our community. The Botany National Party met and selected...

Burswood man charged in relation to scam

A 29-year-old Burswood man appeared in Auckland District Court this afternoon on a charge of obtaining by deception. It is alleged the man impersonated an...

Something for nothing? How about a Give & Take Second Hand Party?

We all love garage sales! What if you could go to a giant garage sale and everything was free? Cession Community Trust has come up...


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