TB an isolated case

False rumours of a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak at the Highland Park Community House (HPCH) have been shut down. Auckland Council and the chair for the...

Sun shines on Santa’s show

The sun once again shone bright for the annual Howick Santa Parade on Sunday. More than 50 floats took part in the community event of...

Splash Pad shut down

Six days after its official opening, Pakuranga’s new splash pad is now closed. The temporary closure at Lloyd Elsmore Pools and Leisure Centre follows safety...

Of cherry blossoms and creativity

Every artist dreams of their works of art being a sell out. Wood turner Neils Neilson couldn’t believe his ears when he was told that...

Parade organiser bids farewell

The long-time organiser of the iconic Howick Santa Parade is leaving the position she has held for more than a decade. Emma Smith, the circulation...

Body confidence is key

While her hair has grown back, the self-confidence that inspired Briana Valgre to shave her head for charity remains stronger than ever. The Pakuranga-based...

‘I’ll remember it forever’

Performing on stage with the New York Philharmonic is a dream for most music students, but it was a dream that came to life...

First steps towards a safer Mellons Bay Road

The residents of Mellons Bay Road are one step closer to making their street safer. Sparked by three crashes in eight days, long time resident...

Police helicopter lands at Bucklands Beach

The Police 'Eagle' Helicopter was spotted landing between Bucklands Beach and Musick Point earlier today. A Police spokesperson has said, "Eagle has been assisting police staff...

Freedom within reach

His dream is to be able to roam New Zealand’s beautiful beaches independently, and he’s got a plan to make it happen. Caleb Main was...


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