Rural schools concerned about Education Amendment Bill

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) has issued a submission to the Government expressing concerns about the impact of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill for...

What happened on Browns Island?

An uninhabited island in the Hauraki Gulf, an unnamed woman who found herself stranded there for three nights after leaving hospital, and an apparent...

Fireworks: Lucy Schwaner resigns from board – minutes after being sworn in

In a tumultuous start during the newly-sworn in Howick Local Board’s first official business, a board member has quit, the former vice-chairman lost her...

Motorcyclist killed in Pakuranga

Police and emergency services are attending a fatal crash which occurred at about 10pm on Reeves Road in Pakuranga. The crash involved a car and...

Local school expansion awaits ministry nod

There is a sharp contrast between one section of Elim Christian College junior campus in Golflands that is buzzing with activity, while the other...

Opera star hands out some home truths

If any Macleans College students had dreams of stardom on the world’s opera stage they were firmly brought back to earth by one of...

APPEAL TO PROTECT OUR VIEWS BEGINS TO GATHER MOMENTUM

Donations have started to pour in for the Protect Stockade Hill Views Appeal and the fundraising effort will ramp up in the coming weeks.

Village vista appeal launched

The fight to save Howick’s iconic views from Stockade Hill and Crawford Park is underway.

Fatal crash in Clevedon closes road

One person has died as a result of a serious crash in Clevedon, south Auckland, this morning. Emergency services were called to the scene on...

High rise threat to village continues

Auckland Council’s reply on building heights described as disingenuous, as Marianne Kelly reports...