Can’t Go home: Bus drivers go on strike

Go Bus drivers in Auckland took strike action yesterday as relations reached a new low with their employer. FIRST Union said it follows a week...

NZ Polo Open set for a spectacular event

It is an exciting time for the nation’s most prestigious polo tournament, with the announcement of BMW as lead sponsor for the 43rd NZ...

New mural lights up Glenmore Rd

Pippins, Brownie and Ranger units in Pakuranga, supported by their adult volunteers have created a work of art that lightens up a vector transformer box located on Glenmore Road, alongside...

Okay, who wants Christmas cake?

The famous Lions Christmas Cake fundraiser is on again. Bucklands Beach Lions have taken possession of more than 200 Christmas Cakes which will be sold...

Guinness world record:Toastmasters complete marathon of speech

National Toastmasters organisation which included members from the Howick, Pakuranga, and Elim chapter recently attained a Guinness World Record. 171 Toastmasters gave 381 speeches one...

Brown: Fresh leadership for east Auckland

Last Monday two important meetings took place in east Auckland that will affect the leadership of our community. The Botany National Party met and selected...

History comes alive: Baverstock Parihaka Day

Students at Baverstock Oaks School students wore Maori headbands and white feathers on Friday, symbolising peace to commemorate the invasion of Parihaka in 1881. Lindy...

Game on: a vitually exciting reality

GAMING In a classroom of Rive Block in Pakuranga College, exciting things are happening. The creation of software for virtual reality gaming has gripped the imagination...

Technology:New app rises in the East

East Auckland has its own app. Created to open up all that is on offer on this side of the Panmure Bridge, the free app...

Needles, wig, condoms found in Orangewood park

A resident stumbled upon a bag containing needles, a wig, condoms and mail addressed to several different people, when walking a dog on a...


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