‘Freedom campers not welcome’

  News broke this week that Auckland Council plans to allow freedom campers at four locations around Pakuranga. The council has listed four sites where freedom...

Evans new head coach

Nick Evans has been named Pakuranga United Rugby club's 2019 Premier Coach. Evans picked up a coaching award at the Auckland Rugby awards at Eden...

Government ramps up taxes, leaves projects in limbo

The Government's confirmed plan for transport is bad news for Auckland. Hard-working taxpayers in our city are already facing the highest fuel prices many of...

Feeding the needy

At least two dozen meals will be going to feed hungry families this week thanks to a group of students at Somerville Intermediate. Twenty five kids...

People’s Choice presentation

Following the end of the Estuary Art and Ecology Prize, votes were counted for the People's Choice Award and, incredibly, two artworks are selected...

Court stops Hunua 1080 poison drop

A planned 1080 poison drop to eradicate pests in the Hunua Ranges has been called after the Environment Court made an order stopping Auckland...

Upcycle Market a success

The Spring Beachlands Upcycle Market was a great success, with many activities and stalls geared towards upcycling resources into amazing products. Young entrepreneurs had their...

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...

Students dig deep to reap fruits of labour

In an age of short attention spans, gardening in schools is making a huge comeback. Friday morning was evidence of that as students and teachers...

Howick Primary School needs the community’s help

The kids at Howick Primary School are diverting the Howick community’s oral care waste from landfill for their chance to win one of two...


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