Revamped Investec Super Rugby format excites the Blues

The Blues are excited by a challenging fixture list for the revamped 2018 Investec Super Rugby season, with the draw announced today. Under the new...

Plans underway to put Howick on the map

Attracting more people to the Howick area to enjoy the local sites, shop and do business is at the heart of a plan developed...

Bringing disability and politics together

Women in New Zealand started voting 124 years ago but it’s been only three years since Telephone Voting was introduced for the visually impaired...

Fighting breast cancer one breakfast at a time

Last year she raised almost $1400 for the Breast Cancer Foundation, but this year Arishma Singh has her sights set even higher. The Botany local...

Special lunch guest at Botany

It’s not every day that the Prime Minister, Bill English taps you on the shoulder and wants to know how you are doing. There was...

Lightning blows up garden, fuseboxes

A Cockle Bay couple is counting its lucky stars after lightning struck its property, blasting the garden and blowing up two fuseboxes. Ashley and wife...

Community of learning for Howick coast schools

Teachers from schools as far away as Clevedon gathered at Howick College last week to celebrate the launch of the Howick Coast Kahui Ako...

Giving Freddie a voice

Bright, wacky T-shirts will be on full display in the Stickland household next week in support of their little boy Freddie and Loud Shirt...

Food truck trend rolling out east

Food trucks have been rolling around Auckland for a while now, but they’ve recently been making their way out east and causing debate around...

Local teacher receives Kalman Mathematics Teaching Award

    Mathematics is universally shunned, and educator Subash Chandar K knows it. Mr Chandar K left his job and backpacked to 26 countries. It didn’t take...


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