Jami-Lee : Local people deserve a strong local voice

OPINION These columns are usually a welcome chance to raise a local issue, or a question under debate and offer some local thoughts. While it’s...

First community bike fund open for applications

Auckland Transport is proud to launch the first AT Community Bike Fund, with $35,000 of funding available to community groups to support cycling initiatives...

Councillors take charge of Howick ward upkeep

Local councillors are taking charge to fix up the streets of east Auckland. Councillors Sharon Stewart and Dick Quax have ventured out into the Howick...

Ruth’s book gifted to 3500 prisoners

The first time Ruth Hammond, founder of the Classy Crafts in Howick, heard a voice calling her name out in the middle of the...

Quilting treasures for new mothers

Three beautiful quilts will soon be in the hands of three deserving mothers. A local group of ladies, The Friday Quilting Friends, have gifted Anglican...

Howick pharmacy collects major award

Crawford House Pharmacy in Howick’s Picton Street  has won the Green Cross Health Innovation in Delivering People Centred Care award at the annual NZ...

Kiwibank to shut in Howick

Kiwibank is to close its Howick branch and New Zealand Post will look for a local business to take up some of its services. NZ...

‘I don’t feel safe in my own home’

A Highland Park family is at its wit's end after what they claim have been eight months of intimidation, bylaw breaches and questionable behaviour...

Mayor calls for harsher penalties on illegal dumpers

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed Auckland Council’s second successful prosecution of an illegal dumper in two weeks but says the penalties should be much...

T2/Bus Lane for Pakuranga Highway

With construction of the AMETI Eastern Busway looming, Auckland Transport (AT) plan to introduce a T2/Bus Lane during peak hour on Pakuranga Road. The temporary...


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