More new cops needed now

New Zealanders have the right to go about their lives free from harm. That’s one reason why there’s pressure on all governments to keep crime...

National Erebus Memorial design selected

A design that includes a walkway projecting outward to the horizon has been selected for the new National Erebus Memorial after recommendation by a...

Yvette remained a champion

At 89, one of New Zealand’s truly great sporting icons, Yvette Corlett CNZM, MBE of Howick, passed away on Saturday, mourned by a nation...

Great turnout for Hot Rod show

Southside Streeter’s Hot Rod in Howick at the weekend was a great success. It’s been seven years since the club, established in Howick 48 years...

Being smart about connecting with iPhones

While most seniors would love to embrace technology, many struggle to connect with their iPhones. Aman Varma, a former Pakuranga College student, understands that it...

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...

Mayoral heavyweights for local forum

The two heavyweight favourites in the Auckland Mayoral contest will be in Botany this  month. Mayoral frontrunners Phil Goff and John Tamihere will be hosted...

A mighty 102nd birthday celebration

Eating a bowl of porridge every morning is how Rhys Runciman says I will make it to 102-years-old - the same age he turned...

Weatherproof atrium with vibrant, new look at BTC

There was a big buzz as the second phase of the Botany Town Centre $78m refurbishment was unveiled on Thursday. Plenty of stakeholders were excited...

Paddle boarding positive for cancer survivors

Anne McLean was never big on exercise. She is a busy mother and preferred leisurely walking with a friend to high impact sport. But when she...


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