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...

Parade organiser bids farewell

The long-time organiser of the iconic Howick Santa Parade is leaving the position she has held for more than a decade. Emma Smith, the circulation...

Body confidence is key

While her hair has grown back, the self-confidence that inspired Briana Valgre to shave her head for charity remains stronger than ever. The Pakuranga-based...

‘I’ll remember it forever’

Performing on stage with the New York Philharmonic is a dream for most music students, but it was a dream that came to life...

Illegal rubbish dumping in Flat Bush

Two local board members have expressed exasperation over the return of illegal dumping in the Flat Bush area. Howick Local Board member Mike Turinsky noticed...


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