Calling all young green thumbs

Growing a love of gardening and all things outdoors is behind the inaugural Yates Budding Young Gardener 2018 competition which opens today. A national search...

People’s Choice presentation

Following the end of the Estuary Art and Ecology Prize, votes were counted for the People's Choice Award and, incredibly, two artworks are selected...

Public sculpture trail opens at Clevedon School

Clevedon School students have been working hard over the last few months creating unique sculptures to enhance their school environment. Next week they get to...

Howick’s 65th Santa Parade was just so lovely

By Bo BurnsOur day started bright and early - 6am with all the set-up preparations - with...

The Slater’s golden years of marriage

Every week Trevor and Kay Slater would go dancing at the popular Monaco dance club on Federal Street in Auckland City. They say they can...

Mark’s big Race4Life wish

If there’s one thing Mark Beetham is, he's a fighter. The 52-year-old has bravely battled bowel cancer for eight years, all while being a loving...

‘Stations of the Cross’ – Word on the Street

More local artists than ever are exhibiting their Easter Art at the 2019 Word on the Street exhibition. Creative people from around the Howick and...

Women’s Institute honours outstanding member

A woman described as an outstanding member of Maraetai Women’s Institute has been recognised for her leadership and contribution. Marilyn Boucher has been awarded the...

Splash pad in Pakuranga reopened

The new splash pad at Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre in Pakuranga is open for the summer holidays. The splash pad was temporarily...

Buddha’s Day at Flat Bush attracts thousands

All roads in east Auckland led to the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple in Flat Bush on April 7 and 8. The popular two-day event...