Nature-focused kindergarten to turn children’s orchard dream into reality

There will be a buzz of excitement and activity in front of Pakuranga Baptist Kindergarten as the children, families and community of the kindergarten...

King Tide Leaves Destructive Wake

King tide waters, agitated by extreme weather conditions, crashed into East Auckland leaving debris and damage in it's wake. Photos Wayne Martin.

Supporters stand firm behind Hornets

The Firm - a tongue in cheek reference to gangs of English football hooligans - began over a Sunday barbecue as a loose supporters group for the Howick Hornets Rugby League Club. It has since become a driving force off the park.

Local teacher crowned Miss Auckland

There's a new Miss Auckland -- and she's one of our very own. Natasha Unkovich, 23, was crowned the winner at a ceremony held at...

New Zealand Mourns

I arrived in Christchurch 5 days after the massacre at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre, with an hour and a half...

Nathan Haines is heading to Uxbridge

New Zealand born musician Nathan Haines is heading to Uxbridge this month. The vocalist and saxophonist will take the stage against all odds for a...

Police appeal for witnesses to fatal Half Moon Bay crash

Counties Manukau Police are seeking witnesses as the Serious Crash Unit investigation continues into a fatal crash in Half Moon Bay earlier this month. Xavier...

App shows waiting time for urgent care

Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) is trialling a digital information system to help patients receive the right care for them. Emergency Q helps patients with...

First witness takes stand in murder trial

UPDATED 4:10PM The first witness has taken the stand in the trial of the man accused of killing Pakuranga mother-of-two Chozyn Koroheke. Turiarangi Tai is accused...

Fashion designer sews philosophy into her silk showstopper

Jennifer Samsudin (20) is among 16 talented fashion designers whose silk showstoppers will open 3 shows at New Zealand’s pinnacle fashion event. In August the...


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