Covid-19 testing: New traffic plan to ease Botany congestion

Community social media sites are inundated with comments from east Auckland travellers frustrated by long traffic delays due to the sudden popularity of the...

Traffic chaos around Covid-19 testing station

Commuters are losing patience with the placement of a Covid-19 testing station on Botany Road after experiencing extremely long delays in traffic during the...

Matariki: Tamaki Makaurau illuminated for festival

Ferns, kowhai, rainfall and ocean waves are among the visual themes of the Vector Lights for Matariki Festival show illuminating the bridge for Matariki. The show opens...

New convenor, new venue for Classy Crafts

New convenor for Classy Crafts, Robyn Brown, was inspired to re-launch the iconic Howick indoor market, Classy Crafts, during Covid-19 Lockdown. Whilst walking down Howe...

From darkness to light: journey of youth worker turned politician

Elliot Ikilei grew up angry. Elliot Ikilei remembers his teens and twenties as drug and alcohol-infused. Things got worse before they got better as he...

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...

Thursdays @ Seven:Popular concerts return after lockdown

Since its beginning 20 years ago, the Thursdays @ Seven concert series at Howick’s All Saints Church has been a winner with audiences. The test...

Donations wanted for Good Home Pink Ribbon lunch

The Good Home (TGH) Howick is hosting another Pink Ribbon Lunch in August, but they need the community’s help. April Campbell, TGH’s food and beverage...

Quarantine failures putting NZ at risk-Brown

Following New Zealand’s move to Alert Level 1 and the relaxation of restrictions, there was one major safeguard that remained in place to protect...

No rain: Auckland water supply at ‘critical’ status

The latest long-range weather forecast predicting a very dry second half of 2020 has elevated Auckland’s water supply situation to a critical level. Watercare’s total...


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