No Ordinary Man- The untold tale of Arthur Purchas

‘Smales Trail’ author’s latest offering chronicles the extraordinary Arthur Purchas Arthur Purchas was said to be perhaps the most gifted person ever to come to...

Clevedon A&P Show just weeks away

Community One of the most loved and frequented shows is back next month. Since 1909, the Clevedon Agricultural and Pastoral Show has been bringing country to...

‘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...

Princess Poppy off to a good home

From the way she was being mobbed, it was easy to see that everyone loves Princess Poppy, the toy sensation and star of the...

Running great Dick Quax dies

* UPDATED Olympian Dick Quax has died after long and courageous battle with cancer. Quax, 70, an Auckland councillor of Pakuranga, won a silver medal in the...

Third stage of $78 million Botany Town Centre

AMP Capital has confirmed the $78 million expansion of Botany Town Centre is progressing well and has entered the third stage of its extensive...

Calling all young green thumbs

Growing a love of gardening and all things outdoors is behind the inaugural Yates Budding Young Gardener 2018 competition which opens today. A national search...

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...

Public sculpture trail opens at Clevedon School

Clevedon School students have been working hard over the last few months creating unique sculptures to enhance their school environment. Next week they get to...

Howick’s 65th Santa Parade was just so lovely

By Bo BurnsOur day started bright and early - 6am with all the set-up preparations - with...


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