Murphy’s the law on this track

Editor Nick Krause has tumbled from a plane in a static parachute jump, been white water rafting, skied some dodgy terrain, scuba dived and...

Opening of CAB satellite service in Beachlands and Maraetai

It was a big moment for Louise Boswell, manager Pakuranga Citizens Advice Bureau and her hard working team of volunteers who have been working...

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...

The Slater’s golden years of marriage

Every week Trevor and Kay Slater would go dancing at the popular Monaco dance club on Federal Street in Auckland City. They say they can...

New whanau room at Riverina School

It was a community celebration on Friday as Riverina School opened their whanau room during their Mother’s Day Assembly. The whanau room was a project...

Update on Howick postal services

NZ Post has confirmed that it is partnering with Paper Plus Howick from Monday August 26. Kiwibank announced last September it is to close its Howick branch and...

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...

Howick Fencibles only called out once 18

We continue the series marking the Howick district’s 170th anniversary with insights from historian Alan La Roche On April 14th 1851, a Thames Maori called...

Politics: National to invest in quality education for our kids

As the MP for Pakuranga, an electorate with some of the best schools in the country, I know just how a good education can...

Pest free: Huge effort to get rid of rats, possums and...

Environment  It’s a mammoth project that needs huge effort but looks like many service organisations and groups, including schools, have joined hands with the Local...


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