Get your sporting nominations in now

Nominations for the Counties Manukau Sporting Excellence Awards are closing soon! These are set to close on November 2 so get these in soon! Nominations can be completed here. Last...

SPCA fundraiser a huge success

With tails wagging, and owners in tow, dozens of dogs took part in the Good Home’s SPCA fundraiser on Sunday. Around 20 dogs turned up...

It’s time to Go Blue for prostate cancer awareness

A Pakuranga PlaceMakers team is taking a stand for Kiwi men’s health this month as part of a nationwide campaign in support of Blue...

Botany student master chefs win big

Two Botany students have won a cooking competition in grand style. On Saturday March 30, the Manukau Beautification Trust held its annual Eye on Nature...

Sting in Tail brings Fox back to the nest

By Jim Birchall A night to remember at Mt Smart on Friday as local club the Howick Hornets claimed their first Fox Memorial premiership since...

No buses here, thanks

The new bus network in east Auckland isn’t being celebrated by everyone. Some Union Road residents are facing two bus stops being established directly outside...

Hair goes for a great cause

Burswood company Akarana Timbers and its sister and parent companies have raised more than $35,000 at its Brave the Shave fundraiser on Daffodil Day...

The legacy of Yvonne Featherstone

Yvonne Featherstone’s 25 year career in New Zealand customs saw her make history as the country's first uniformed female customs officer. In May, Yvonne...

Help Mary make every day count

Mary Jury is a firm believer that it’s the simple things that make life beautiful. Being a mother and a wife, spending time with friends...

Celebrating 101 years in style

It’s not every day you see a centenarian on a motorbike. But Stanley Hilliam was made a promise by his doctor that if he reached...


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