Make it a double celebration!

Lia Reynders is celebrating her 100th birthday for the third time in weeks with different groups of friends and family. She turned 100 on April...

Community grants open: Need greater than ever

This month, Auckland Foundation is looking for organisations to share in a slice of $470,000 - the 2020 distributions from its five contestable funding...

Meet the candidates Sept 1-Send in your questions

Botany’s heavyweight electorate candidates will be hosted by the Life Growth Community Trust at its Botany Meet the Candidates evening on Tuesday September 1. The...

Howick Masonic Lodge has new Master-Kerry Otto elected

The Master of the Howick Masonic Lodge in its 75th year is Kerry Otto of Mellons Bay. He was elected by the members and installed...

Sail-a-bration! : BBYC Learn to Sail prize giving

Bucklands Beach Yacht Club held their junior prize giving on Saturday, July 25. It was a great event attended by around 120 young sailors and...

On pointe: Isabella accepted to ballet school

Howick teen Isabella Guyan has been accepted into a full-time ballet school in Scotland starting next month and is frantically fundraising. September marks the start...

Managed isolation: a perfect five-star holiday

Anju Butani cannot understand why anyone would want to abscond from managed isolation at a five-star hotel. Having arrived from India on June 30 and...

Opportunity knocks: New training café at Te Tuhi

The Covid-19 global pandemic, and the subsequent lockdown, has seen everyone considering what the new normal looks like. For many disabled people, this has resulted...

Plaque unveiling: Retiring Kaye opens new Elim block

She may have bowed out of Parliament but Nikki Kaye still has a punishing schedule. Immediately after her emotionally-charged valedictory speech in Parliament on Thursday,...

2 new cases of Covid-19: Travellers in isolation

There are two new cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand today. It has been 94 days since the last...


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