Burling conquers Everest

It was in 1953 when mountaineer Edmund Hillary became the first human to conquer Everest that I, as a boy, first began to feel...

College leads in game development

A group of enthusiastic Pakuranga College students recently had the opportunity to take their game development and shine it in the spotlight at an...

Books come to life at St Mark’s Book Fair

Characters from the literary world came to life at St Mark's Catholic School's Book Fair Parade on Wednesday morning. Superheroes, fairies and wizards came out...

America’s Cup heading back to NZ

It was a full house at Bucklands Beach Yacht Club early on Tuesday morning as the America's Cup became New Zealand's Cup. Locals packed the...

Police seek witnesses following double fatal crash in Clover Park

Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash that killed two people on Monday 22nd May in Clover Park. The crash occurred on Te Irirangi...

More work than meets the eye

Smile at the students when they come in; ask them how their weekend was and be more engaging and develop a deeper appreciation for...

BBYC Americas Cup Breakfast

Locals, some with the kids in tow, made their way down to Bucklands Beach Yacht Club to watch Emirates Team New Zealand take on...

Cancer Society Pre-loved Boutique celebrates its second birthday

It seems like only yesterday the “coolest little charity shop” opened its doors in Rices Mall, so it’s hard to believe the Cancer Society...

Howick College prepares for Hairspray

It was a sell-out when it was made into a movie. It’s been all over the world in theatre productions, and now, Hairsprayis coming to...

‘Seniors worried for future of their grandchildren’

“Election time is akin to a job interview for us,” laughs seasoned politician Ruth Dyson. “We get a bit insecure.” A Member of Parliament since...


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