Retired soldier takes a trip down memory lane

He was a kid in WWII, became a member of the SAS in 1959 and ended up spending the last half century in Howick....

20 years of pioneering service

The official opening of the Youth Worker rooms at Pakuranga College was a truly moving moment for Mike Turinsky, chief executive officer of Young...

Half Moon Bay bus interchange opens

Changing between a ferry and bus at Half Moon Bay is now simpler, easier and protected from the weather. Auckland Transport in partnership with the...

Clevedon School sculpture trail brightens up the community

Clevedon School got a little brighter last week with the official launch of its sculpture trail. Students, parents and community members gathered to celebrate the...

Communities choose their local papers

No doubt about it, the media environment has radically changed but, as Seven Sharp found out when it came to the Howick and Pakuranga...

Lions BBQ destroyed at Eastern Beach

Vandals have destroyed a community BBQ which has incensed the Bucklands Beach Lions Club who put the facility in at great expense in August...

Poppy Day volunteers needed

The run-up to the annual Anzac Poppy Day is in full swing at Howick RSA and, as is the case every year, more volunteers...

Music festival stopped to talk about youth suicide prevention

It’s not often a music festival cuts the music midway through. But when Freqs Out East founder Dan Hesson paused the music festival recently, it...

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...

New cheer squad in town

Home games just got a little more entertaining at a local rugby league club. Armed with pompoms and bursting with enthusiasm, 11 youngsters take to...


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Fire on Seaview Terrace

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