More accountability, better open spaces

A move from Auckland Council to hold maintenance contractors more accountable in new contracts has been well-received well by local resident Mark Hanson, who...

Watercare steps up on sewage leaks

It’s been a wild, wet start to autumn across most of the country, but for concerned residents in Mellons Bay, the weather has brought on...

Owairoa pirates take on the world

There’s no current world record for the biggest pirate sword fight in the Guinness Book of World Records. That’s something Owairoa Primary School hope they’ve...

New $5.9m pier open for business

It’s been years in the making, and now the $5.9 million brand new ferry pier at Half Moon Bay has been officially opened by...

Cyclone Cook creeps closer

Auckland residents are being urged to prepare for a wet lead up to Easter as Cyclone Cook inches closer to New Zealand. The storm, which...
New Zealand Police

More police for Counties Manukau

This week's announcement that the Counties Manukau Police District will be receiving 91 new police officers is welcome news, says Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross. The...

Howick Local Board deputy-chair steps up to new challenge

The recent announcement of Katrina Bungard, deputy chair Howick Local Board being selected as a National candidate for Manurewa came as a surprise to...

Be alert, not alarmed by attempted abductions – police

Police are aware of increased reports of suspicious approaches to children in recent months and the advice to parents is to be alert, not...

World Masters Games heading east

More than 28,000 athletes and supporters will flood to Auckland next week as the World Masters Games prepare to kick off. East Auckland will play...

Pak Homicide: AOS swoop on property

Armed police have swooped on a property in west Auckland in a hunt for the man wanted in relation to a homicide in Pakuranga...