Feedback sought on road changes

Botany Road will be safer and less congested, Auckland Transport (AT) says, following its proposed changes to two major intersections. AT is seeking feedback until...

Residents urged to speak up on freedom camping

The recent proposal announced by the Auckland Council would allow freedom campers to stay at seven sites around the Howick Ward. Howick ward Councillor Sharon...

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...

Woman bashed at home in Dannemora

A woman has been assaulted in her Dannemora home after she walked in on a burglar. The victim, who wishes only to be known as...

Taiwan Day promises a lot of fun

Centred around the theme of ‘Fun, Flavours and Friendship’, Taiwan Day on October 27 and 28 at the Aotea Square will include live music,...

Changing lives one dog at a time

Wrangling four black Labradors for a photoshoot was no easy feat. They’re inquisitive, playful and full of energy. But in between belly scratches and tug-o-war, these...

Local artist hits the NZ charts

By Hannah Williams Local artist Lepani Tuifagalele is getting a lot of attention after his recent debut single ‘Pocket Full of Love’ sizzled its way...

Final hearing to save Stockade Hill views

“The Fencible Hall was filled to overflowing on Monday 16th  with Howickians  determined to make the community feeling clear on preserving  Stockade Hill’s 360 degree views...

Cuppa with a cop

In a unique move, the Asian Council of Reducing Crime has come up with an idea of people approaching the police without an element...

Flying fox back in action

Eight-year-old Millie Stuart, a student at Mellons Bay School, is less than pleased the flying fox at Macleans Park up on the hill above Macleans...