60 years of the Howick Volunteer Coastguard

The Howick Volunteer Coastguard is celebrating six decades of service. On Saturday, the parking lot of the Howick Beach reserve will be abuzz with excitement...

Paddling towards life after cancer

Cancer survivors are being encouraged to pick up a paddle and get out on the water in a new initiative. PaddleOn, a four week stand...

Divided opinions on regional fuel tax

Dozens of locals say the Auckland Council’s Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) will be detrimental to those in lower income brackets. A public consultation was held...

Time for kids to get their hands dirty

Entries this week officially opened to the Young Gardener of the Year Awards and Kiwi kids nationwide, along with their primary schools, are encouraged...

Bullied boy became bully

For two years he sat outside the school staff room so that other kids wouldn't pick on him. Then one day he was invited by...

Elim College wins Best Creative Award

Elim Christian College's Year 11 Chinese Class took home the best creative award in the Chinese Short Film Contest, hosted by International Languages Exchanges...

Help Coastguard save 19 lives today

Coastguard are appealing to the New Zealand public for donations to help them continue their life-saving efforts in providing professional marine and rescue services. Every...

Of cherry blossoms, art and creativity

It was a celebration of art, creativity, culture and diversity. The incessant rain didn’t stop the opening of the Cherry Blossom Art Salon Festival held...

Sewage overflow nightmare

Imagine waking up to the pungent smell of the neighbourhood’s sewage overflowing into your backyard. This was the reality for one Pakuranga family who woke...

Plant fair coming to Ayrlies

Plant lovers and people who simply want to walk one of New Zealand's top gardens, can attend the two-day Ayrlies Plant Fair, on April...

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