Freedom camping – the community speaks up

Since the Auckland Council announced seven proposed sites for freedom camping in the Howick ward -  Barry Curtis Park, Eastern Beach, Howick Beach, Lloyd...

Six more red light cameras go live in Auckland

Six new red light safety cameras are operating in Auckland from today, adding to six already in operation that have issued 2,314 infringements in...

Flatmate: ‘Nutter’ set own room alight

The fire which gutted most of a Somerville Road home last week was allegedly caused by a disgruntled 24-year-old flatmate who torched his own...

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...

Locals celebrate 125 years of women’s suffrage

  Over 120 women celebrated 125 years of Women’s Suffrage at a women’s conference held at Bucklands and Eastern Beach War Memorial Hall on the...

Connections or lack of connections?

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the district’s 170th anniversary this year. To communicate, Maori used gongs from the top of their...

Shout out for Howickians’ reunion

Twenty-nine years ago, long-standing Howickians were bemoaning the fact that the only time they met for a catch up was at a funeral of...

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...

Hunua Ranges 1080 drop to go ahead

Auckland Council is pleased with the decision by the Environment Court released on 21 September confirming that it can go ahead with its planned...

It’s time to Go Blue for prostate cancer awareness

A Pakuranga PlaceMakers team is taking a stand for Kiwi men’s health this month as part of a nationwide campaign in support of Blue...


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