St Paddy’s party leaves Bruce McLaren abuzz

St Patrick’s Day celebrations turned the Bruce McLaren village centre into a sea of green as residents adorned themselves in wigs, hats and green...

Pillars cherishes royal wedding gift

The timing couldn’t have been better. A phone call from the Prime Minister’s office asking if Pillars, a charity for children of prisoners, would accept...

New police base opening in Beachlands

A new police base will be opening in Beachlands today as part of a new policing initiative. The new community base will bring a valuable...

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...

Living a wonderful life with dementia

Twenty two years ago Howick local Jeff Attwood had a thriving business as an electronic engineer. He was fit and active and had just purchased...

$1000 grant protects plants from harsh weather

Even as trees are being recklessly chopped down to create high density housing in Auckland, groups of volunteers are working hard to ensure Mangemangeroa...

BBI spreads kindness in the community

BBI students were part of an initiative called OAK - Organised Acts of Kindness. Photo supplied On Thursday...

Local woman celebrated for work with children

Caylee Brown, a Botany local, has received the Field Manager 500K and under award at this years Westpac Franchise Awards. Brown, the eldest of five...

The Year That Was 2017

Join us as we look back at 2017.

Trust comes to the aid of Historical Village

A grant from the Stevenson Village Trust has helped the Howick Historical Village out of a potentially stressful financial situation with a blow out...