Laura reflects on latest pilgrimage

Solitude, liberating, self reliant, mindful, poetry is how Laura Rust describes Via Francigena, the journey of 1100km from Zurich to Rome on foot. For Mellon's...

Howick College juniors win debating tournament

Victory bells are ringing at Howick College this week as the junior debating team celebrates its win at the Auckland Junior Debating tournament. Year 10...

Beachlands development causes a stir

Around 16.38 hectare of prime property is earmarked for immediate development and it has upset a lot of Beachlands residents. Located at 109 Beachlands Road,...

Splash Pad shut down

Six days after its official opening, Pakuranga’s new splash pad is now closed. The temporary closure at Lloyd Elsmore Pools and Leisure Centre follows safety...

Man accused of murdering young mum named

The 41-year-old man accused of murdering a young Auckland mother has been named. Police have confirmed that Rohit Deepak Singh appeared in the High Court...

Supermoon disrupts Half Moon Bay ferry services

Locals gazed up at the sky in unison last night as 2017's only supermoon lit up the sky. A supermoon occurs when a moon is...

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...

Sam Cane silences doubters

Having completed 2017 with a grand finish to his season against France, Scotland and Wales, Sam Cane silenced the doubters who believed Ardie Savea...

Erebus campaign wins over PM

A group advocating for a national memorial commemorating the 1979 Erebus air accident which killed all 257 on board is delighted its cause has been taken up by the government

Students plead to save wildlife

Three local students have taken up a noble cause – doing their bit to help protect some of the world’s wildlife. Here’s their appeal...


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