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...

Retailer H&M confirmed for Botany

International fashion giant H&M is coming to Botany Town Centre which is currently undergoing a $78 million development. Botany Centre Management Team yesterday confirmed H&M...

Karaka berries can kill dogs

Dog owners are being warned about the risk of karaka tree berries. Auckland Council has joined veterinarians in emphasising that the berries are highly toxic...

Sister’s heartfelt tribute to pilot brother

The community has rallied around the family of Peter Callagher, one of two pilots killed in a plane crash on Saturday night. The 27-year-old was...

The terror and hope of Easter

BY: BRETT JONES Terror has long been a weapon wielded by those who seek to impose their world view on others. And when it happens to...

Easter colouring-in winners

The Rices Mall Colouring-in Competition, run in Howick over the school holidays, attracted a substantial number of quality entries from local children in two...

Volunteers target plastic at beaches

Eighty people volunteered on Sunday in the last of four beach clean-ups around the Tamaki Estuary. Half the volunteers sat down on the job, because they were...

Development causes a stir in Beachlands

Around 16.38 hectare of prime property is earmarked for immediate development and it has upset a lot of Beachlands residents. Located at 109 Beachlands Road,...

Dreyer receives service medal

Long time Howick resident Colonel Barry Dreyer has had his work and service to veterans recognised with the Defence Meritorious Service Medal -- but...

End of an era for Pakuranga Madrigal Choir

After 43 years together, the Pakuranga Madrigal Choir is coming to an end. They are disbanding and will embark on their own journey’s following the...