Third intervention centre for men

  Ranjna Patel couldn’t stop the tears at the official opening of Gandhi Nivas, the third early intervention centre for men involved in domestic violence. With...

Howick Fencibles only called out once 18

We continue the series marking the Howick district’s 170th anniversary with insights from historian Alan La Roche On April 14th 1851, a Thames Maori called...

Pine plantation up for sale

A large maturing pine forest on Auckland City’s metropolitan boundary which is ready for harvesting in the near future is up for sale. The 135-hectare...

Measles reported at two east Auckland schools

Two cases of the highly contagious disease measles have been reported at two local schools. Dr Julia Peters, clinical director at the Auckland Regional Public...

Ross reveals inspiration for comeback

Just because you stumble and fall, it doesn’t mean that’s the end of you. That was among the messages delivered by Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross...

A new generation of leadership

Ashleigh Harding: Standing for Howick Local Board, Botany Subdivision I’m bringing new energy to the table. My name is Ashleigh Harding. I am a graduate, a...

Anchorage Park School eco warriors hard at work

From bug hotels to edible gardens, it’s been a rewarding journey for Anchorage Park School as they recounted their  journey at the Enviroschools Bronze...

Easy as Pi : Ethan sits atop mathematics world

Saint Kentigern College Year 11 student Ethan Fung has been awarded a joint equal ‘Top in the World’ for Cambridge IGSE Mathematics. In the past,...

$100 million contract for Eastern Busway construction signed

The contract for the next $100million construction stage of the Eastern Busway has officially been signed. Today Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff joined...

Balance needed in gun law reforms

This week the Parliament began debating the second round of the Government’s proposed changes to New Zealand’s gun laws. These changes were drafted following the...


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