Starbucks returning to Botany

Starbucks is returning to Botany Town Centre in late autumn 2019. Before closing its previous store, Starbucks was at the centre for 16 years as...

A fond farewell at RSA for Paulette

Paulette Trotter has been to Welfare Officer of the Howick RSA for almost quarter of a century. It's a job she has made her...

Pakuranga T2/Bus Lane impacts must be consulted on

The T2/Bus lane proposed by Auckland Transport for the duration of the AMETI/Eastern Busway construction phase requires further thought and community input, and I...

Youth Council launches consultation on T2 Lane

The Howick Youth Council has this week launched youth-focused consultation on Auckland Transport’s plan to introduce a T2/Bus Lane on Pakuranga Road. The consultation aims...

Golflands crash: $169k raised for family

More than $160,000 has been raised through a givealittle page for the family of the man killed while stopped at a Botany intersection. Zhengwen Alan...

Logan Carr dies

Elder statesman Logan Turnbull Carr died this month aged 93. Carr, born on April 20, 1925, passed away peacefully on January 1. A service was...

Sewage overflow nightmare

Imagine waking up to the pungent smell of the neighbourhood’s sewage overflowing into your backyard. This was the reality for one Pakuranga family who woke...

More CCTV for Howick Village

Village retailers have won the fight to get more CCTV cameras in Howick Village. Howick Local Board has recently granted the Howick Village Business Association...

Brown: ‘If AT won’t consult our community, I will’

Pakuranga MP Simeon Brown is taking it upon himself to consult the public on Auckland Transport's (AT) plans to introduce a T2/Bus Lane on Pakuranga...

$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...


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