Elder abuse response service for victims of harm

  New Zealand  is less than 10 years away from having more seniors than children. “By 2035 there will be 350,000 over 65s in Auckland. Botany...

Lotto marks 30 years

Lotto has this week announced record funding of $272 million to Kiwi communities for the 2016/17 financial year – coinciding with its 30th birthday. This...

New manager for Howick Village Business Association

Wendy Dunn took over as manager of Howick Village Business Association two weeks agoand the noise and banging in the office that is being...

Sorry, can you say that again?

  It’s hard trying to have a conversation at the Columbus Café in Botany Town Centre with the constant buzz of background noise. As part of...

Pak Development nails final

There's nothing quite like a one point loss to fortify and motivate a team. Some three weeks ago Pakauranga United Rugby Club's Premier Development Squad...

Window washing could be banned in coming days: Ross

Window washing at intersections will be banned within weeks, if not days according to Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross. Ross in September last year drafted a...

Mayor positive on local issues

A near-full house turned up to hear Auckland Mayor Phil Goff speak at the Howick Residents and Ratepayers Association AGM at Fencible Lounge on...

RSA Women’s Section celebrates 50th

The Howick Returned Services Association (RSA) was abuzz with excitement on Saturday as the Women’s Section celebrated its 50th Golden Jubilee Luncheon. Howick RSA Women's...

Nikki Kaye’s new lease on life good news for schools

  Education Minister Nikki Kaye says cancer has made her hungrier than ever for positive change. Kaye, who only stepped into the role as Education Minister...

Head: Deciles dropped and it’s about time

By Therese Henkin, Nick Krause Dumping the school decile system will remove the stigma attached to the rankings and help do away with misconceptions and...


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