Botany by-election: No billboard, no problem

“Your neighbours are your first relatives. That’s what my dad used to tell me,” says by-election candidate Nivedita Sharma Vij. It’s a sentiment she does...

Golflands crash: $169k raised for family

More than $160,000 has been raised through a givealittle page for the family of the man killed while stopped at a Botany intersection. Zhengwen Alan...

Voting closes on midday on Saturday

If you haven’t voted in the local elections yet, it’s time to get a move on. Voting closes at midday on Saturday, but Auckland Council...

National Development Camp athletes named

Netball New Zealand has invited 50 athletes – including sevon locals - from around the country to take part in January’s 2019 National Development...

Marking the millionth tree milestone with Puriri planting

More than 50 Mission Heights Junior College Year 7 students joined 250 other volunteers at Totara Park last week to support Auckland Mayor Phil...

Pakuranga home destroyed by blaze

A Pakuranga home has been destroyed after a fire ripped through the property on the weekend. A neighbour on Archmillen Avenue said she called emergency...

Hundred and not bowled out

At 100, Jack Beckerleg still loves gardening, enjoys playing bowls and happily walks with a bottle of red wine to the cafe at the...

Synthetic drugs rethink welcomed

An indication from the Government that it will reclassify some synthetic drugs as Class A is being welcomed by National but it doesn’t go...

Covid-19: $12.1 billion support for New Zealanders and business

$500 million boost for health $8.7 billion in support for businesses and jobs $2.8 billion for income support and boosting consumer spending Finance Minister...

Collings files electoral returns weeks late for second election in a row

Howick Local Board chairman David Collings has narrowly avoided having his name sent to police by Election Services after he was seven weeks late...


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