Local raises $15,000 for charity

Local teacher and Miss World finalist Natasha Unkovich has raised more than $15,000 in a string of local fundraising events. Over the weekend Unkovich held...

Help Mary make every day count

Mary Jury is a firm believer that it’s the simple things that make life beautiful. Being a mother and a wife, spending time with friends...

Volunteers target plastic at beaches

Eighty people volunteered on Sunday in the last of four beach clean-ups around the Tamaki Estuary. Half the volunteers sat down on the job, because they were...

Three cheers for Pakuranga CAB

Around 90 guests attended the 40th anniversary of community services by Citizens Advice Bureau Pakuranga-Eastern Manukau at a special function on Friday. “Our chief executive...

Whitford Playcentre tackles social isolation in elderly

Children from Whitford Playcentre visited Gulf Views Rest Home in Cockle Bay aiming to build a relationship between the youngsters and the elderly residents. Whitford...

Dawn Johnston: Service above self

Del and Dawn, Dawn and Del, never one without the other for the last 52 years. That was until the much-loved Dawn Johnston passed...

Mystery of missing flagpole solved

The mystery of the missing flag pole on Moore Street has been the topic of much consternation over the past few years, not least...

Another year of fundraising success for Hillary House

Macleans College's Hillary House have once again outdone themselves in their fundraising efforts for the Himalayan Trust. This year, Hillary House students committed once again...

School receives funds to improve popular walking route

The Howick Local Board area’s newest school, Te Uho o te Nikau Primary in Flat Bush School Road, has had funding of $1million ring-fenced...

Residents still unhappy with state of parks

Locals remain frustrated over the state of the reserves in the Howick ward. Some residents are still wading through unruly grass of up to a...