Ross rockets from 27 to front benches

The Botany electorate's sizeable Chinese community is fond of MP Jami-Lee Ross. It was obvious at his victory party on General Election night, and is...

Accused takes stand in Pakuranga murder trial

The man who shot Pakuranga mother of two Chozyn Koroheke has admitted he could at least be guilty of manslaughter. Turiarangi Tai is on trial...

Black Sticks call up ‘what I’ve always wanted’

When Kate Ivory got the call up to join the Black Sticks shortly before Christmas, she initially thought she’d been named in the development...

Harmony and melody

There was a lot of light-hearted banter, beautiful harmonies, tap dancing and pure talent. Ratpack Returns starring Bonaventure, Allan-Moetaua, Rutene Spooner, Tainui Kuru presented by...

Heimgartner crowned NZ V8s champion

Dannemora’s Andre Heimgartner has claimed the 2018 BNT V8s Championship following a strong and consistent end to what was an impressive season in the...

Ross joins front bench after National Party reshuffle

  Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross has been promoted to the National Party’s front bench following party leader Simon Bridges' reshuffle. Ross is one of five new...

All Blacks to return, Parsons to lead as Blues venture to altitude

The Blues welcome back All Blacks Jerome Kaino and Sonny Bill Williams to their team to take on the Lions at altitude in Johannesburg...

Award winning pianist heads to Uxbridge

Award winning pianist, multi-instrumentalist and critically acclaimed Kiwi composer Jonathan Crayford bringing his 'The Steinway Tour' to Uxbridge Arts & Culture next week. Crayford, who has...

Bannister broke barrier

By Ivan Agnew A world athletics giant has passed away with the recent death of Sir Roger Bannister at the age of 88. The tall, lanky...

Brown: “Zero benefit from zero-fees policy”

The government’s new policy of giving tertiary students their first year at university for free has backfired, with Universities New Zealand recently confirming no...


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