Farewell to a lifetime of dancing

For 81 years, dancing has been her life, but the time has come for Zenda Smith to hang up her dancing shoes for good. From...

Pest free: Huge effort to get rid of rats, possums and...

Environment  It’s a mammoth project that needs huge effort but looks like many service organisations and groups, including schools, have joined hands with the Local...

Urgent rainfall needed to fill dams

While last week’s much-needed heavy rain was welcomed by water utility company Watercare, the region’s dams are still well-short. The dams in the Hunua Ranges...

Running from the heart

The thought of running a half marathon for the first time is enough to scare most normal people – even if just a tiny...

Gripping Korean War stories captured in photos

Exhibition  Rare photos that capture the unforgettable stories of human courage and fateful moments told through the lens of New Zealand soldiers during the Korean...

Losing a leg in a volcanic eruption hasn’t stopped him

With a tenacious passion for life, William Pike is known to inspire and shock audiences with his collection of remarkable stories including surviving a...

What does Anzac mean to you?

The Howick Village Business Association is inviting our community to share their messages, to be placed on a large Anzac poppy outside the Howick...

Local raises $15,000 for charity

Local teacher and Miss World finalist Natasha Unkovich has raised more than $15,000 in a string of local fundraising events. Over the weekend Unkovich held...

Follow the leader: new principal at Anchorage Park

Nervous on her first day at school, Tracy Leader anxiously announced, ‘Please don’t just stare at me but come and shake my hand.” The next...

Something for nothing? How about a Give & Take Second Hand...

We all love garage sales! What if you could go to a giant garage sale and everything was free? Cession Community Trust has come up...


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