National to support rates rebates for retirement village residents

The National Party will be supporting changes to allow retirement village residents to claim a rates rebate, Local Government spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. “Rates rebates...

Bill to crack down on synthetic cannabis drawn

A Private Members Bill by Simeon Brown, National MP for Pakuranga, has been drawn this afternoon which would crack down on the supply of...

Locals named in NZSS squad

Four local girls have been named in the New Zealand Secondary Schools squad for 2018. Three of those named hail from Howick College, the national...

Outrage over Kauri illegally chopped

Residents are outraged and council is investigating following the tree topping of five Kauri tree in Mellons Bay recently. Auckland Council has confirmed that permission...

Art festival to showcase local talent

It is the first time that Te Tuhi and Uxbridge Arts and Culture have come together to draw on local creative talent and give...

Lifting the lid on an unfortunate medical experiment

More than 3000 New Zealand women developed cancer of the cervix due to absence of an organised national screening programme from 1960 to 1990...

Miss Auckland taking on the world

After a whirlwind year of charity events and fundraisers, our very own Miss Auckland is ready to take on the world. Last week Howick local...

Find your Roots at Uxbridge

It's not often you see a play subtitled in Auckland -- much less one that's subtitled in Mandarin but Proudly Asian Theatre is leading...

Mayor surveys storm damage

As the storm that battered the country earlier this year becomes a distant memory, the focus is turning to how to prepare for the...

Certainty needed for transport network

Transport continues to be one of the most important policy areas for Pakuranga, Howick, and Botany, and my National Party colleagues and I are...


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