Time to jazz it up – Clevedon Jazz Wine and Food...

The combination can be heady-jazz, good wine and great food. It's reason enough to devote a Saturday afternoon to it. The Clevedon Jazz Wine and Food...

Residents urged to speak up on freedom camping

The recent proposal announced by the Auckland Council would allow freedom campers to stay at seven sites around the Howick Ward. Howick ward Councillor Sharon...

Fighting for Stockade Hill views through music

The fight to save Stockade Hill views now has a catchy tune. Howick songwriter Tony King has written a song about the long-standing battle to...

Elim College wins Best Creative Award

Elim Christian College's Year 11 Chinese Class took home the best creative award in the Chinese Short Film Contest, hosted by International Languages Exchanges...

Construction starts on $1.4b Eastern Busway

High frequency, rapid transit bus travel for East Auckland is a step closer with construction underway for the first stage of the Eastern Busway...

Five named in New Year Honours

Five locals have been named in the New Year’s Honours list including Bucklands Beach-raised Olympian Barbara Kendall who was made a Companion of the...

$1000 grant protects plants from harsh weather

Even as trees are being recklessly chopped down to create high density housing in Auckland, groups of volunteers are working hard to ensure Mangemangeroa...

Remembering the fallen

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the Howick district's 170th anniversary. He focuses on some of those who served in World...

First steps towards a safer Mellons Bay Road

The residents of Mellons Bay Road are one step closer to making their street safer. Sparked by three crashes in eight days, long time resident...

Seventy apartments threaten native species

Cockle Bay residents say they are not giving up the fight to stop the development of more than 70 apartments in the neighbourhood. At this...


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