Fox hunting Oceania canoe crowns

Australian Jess Fox will lead a procession of world-class canoe slalom paddlers at this weekend’s Oceania championships in Auckland. The 140-strong field has more than...

Lifeguards hit the beach

The Surf Life Saving Northern Regions City Nippers programmes have come to town. There is an upcoming course starting on February 12 running for five...

Pumpkin Patch enters final phase

The children’s wear chain Pumpkin Patch will shut its doors for the last time in just a few weeks. The receivers have announced the closure...

Rose celebrating a very fine century

Being vibrantly fit, healthy and sharp as a tack belies the age of a centenarian who astounds all those who meet her. Rosemary (Rose) Boyer...

Lifeguards hit the beaches

The Surf Life Saving Northern Regions City Nippers programmes have come to town. They consist of five fun-filled two hour sessions for children aged 5-11. Run...

Macpac break-in, no cash taken

Outdoor clothing store Macpac was the target of a break-in at Botany Town Centre on Tuesday morning, and remained closed to the public for...

“Let’s use our wonderful Stockade Hill”

The New Year has begun with a bang.  Let’s use our wonderful Stockade Hill. We are inviting all Howickians to picnic on Stockade Hill on...

Auckland Council takes back control of Motukorea Browns Island

Auckland Council is taking back the administration and management of Motukorea Browns Island from the Department of Conservation (DOC) after agreement with the government. Environment...

Sheppard: I still actively fight entrenched entitlement

Six local figures were recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Olympian and World Champion shot-putter Valerie Adams was made a Dame. Triathlete Cameron Brown,...

Patel: It gives me the confidence to pursue other challenges

  Six local figures were recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Olympian and World Champion shot-putter Valerie Adams was made a Dame. Triathlete Cameron Brown,...