Bus Strike: disruptions continue Go Bus

Go Bus drivers in south and east Auckland will continue their strike action over a “bitter” employment dispute with the company by offering free...

Take your pick of offerings from local artists and writers

What happens when locals with a creative flair challenge themselves during lockdown? They create a writer’s playlist that features five east Auckland poets and writers. Multidisciplinary...

Frustrated boaties want new pontoons

Frustration is mounting as boaties spend another week without the pontoons down at Half Moon Bay. The pontoons were damaged beyond repair during the January...

Garnishing Grove to help students start fresh after lockdown

Going back to school after a prolonged lockdown could be unsettling for students and helping them make a symbolic fresh start is the formal...

Rotary speech contest highlights ethical standards

Student Anannya Chaudry has won Howick Rotary Club’s annual speech contest. The club held its annual Brian Hanlon Howick College 4 – Way Test Speech...

Local Iraqis call for peace

Two Kiwi-Iraqis living in east Auckland are working to raise awareness of violence in their Middle Eastern homeland that’s resulted in the deaths of...

Smart pole helps foil boy racers

It doesn’t look much but its cutting edge technology and it’s helping a tiny rural community combat a modern menace. Energy company Vector has installed...

Aladdin: A whole new world of dance and theatre

Nearly 300 students aged 3-18 will be dancing their way through the production Aladdin on Sunday. Aladdin will be an entertaining and colourful production of...

Spiller calls time on Howick’s oldest business

“No one will regret the time dedicated to chess, as it will help in any profession.” It seems the most fitting of quotes - from...

Internet restored on Waiheke

Internet services have been restored on Waiheke Island. Lines company Chorus has confirmed repairs were concluded in the early hours of Tuesday morning, some 12...


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