The art of storytelling

By Hannah Williams Bringing a person’s story to life through art, Mark Stevenson has taken his passion for all things creative and made a name...

Pakuranga mosque opens its doors to all

The Muslim community in Auckland is opening the Masjid Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq at 5b Cortina Pl, Pakuranga, Ponsonby Masjid, Ranui Mosque, North Shore Islamic...

Local enviro kindy awarded Auckland Airport staff grant

Pakuranga Baptist Kindergarten has been awarded a $1,000 grant by Auckland Airport’s staff grant scheme. “We feel blessed to have been awarded this grant” says...

The Nukes pioneer ukulele affection

Of all musical instruments, the ukulele is the one that makes everyone happy. Even grumps crack a smile. The high and bright string sound hits...

$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...

Knitting for the homeless

Audrey Gustard believes that with a lot of yarn and a little effort she can make a difference. The soon-to-be 90-year-old is preparing for winter...

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...

Safety barrier finally in after nine years of fear

Ajay Walia can finally have a good night’s sleep after nine years of living in constant fear that someone may crash into their house...

The legacy of Ian Duder lives on

Recently Clevedon said goodbye to an iconic stalwart of the community. Ian Leslie Duder passed away peacefully on February 12 just hours after his 87th...

Botany student master chefs win big

Two Botany students have won a cooking competition in grand style. On Saturday March 30, the Manukau Beautification Trust held its annual Eye on Nature...


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