Mission Heights Junior College-world champions

For the second year running, Mission Heights Junior College beat almost 850 schools to win the Social Studies challenge in the Education Perfect World Series. The...

Miss Universe goal in sight

The hope of bringing light to important issues is the drive behind one Miss Universe finalist. Former Botany Downs Secondary College student Chloe Manga, 23,...

Reality of new housing density rules sinks in

An application to Auckland Council to replace two houses on adjoining sections with 15 townhouses has nearby residents alarmed. It’s also a portent of things to come now that the Auckland Unitary Plan (AUP) is operative (in part).

Last few days for Easter Sunday trading feedback

Feedback on Auckland Council’s options on Easter Sunday trading rules closes on Sunday 11 June - make sure you have your say. The council wants...

All Blacks, NZ Maori squads named to face Lions

Two new All Blacks have been named in the squad to face the  Lions at Eden Park on June 24. The selectors have also named...

District allocation of additional Police resources announced

Commissioner Mike Bush today confirmed how the first tranche of new constabulary staff will be allocated throughout New Zealand during the next 12 months...

To be a pirate, or a mermaid?

Cockle Bay School’s junior students have two final shows to perform of their production, Pirates vs Mermaids, so if you’ve got no plans tonight,...

From scrap metal to upmarket homeware

BY NATHAN MORTON Young aspiring businessmen and women are being put to the test in this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme and Pakuranga College is one...

Comedy stars on the scene

He’s been on the Australian, UK and New Zealand comedy circuits for years, and now the talented Jesse Griffin is bringing his expertise to...

Extra $1.8mil to help prevent violent robberies

Police minister Paula Bennett has announced that $1.8 million will be made available for robbery prevention at dairies, superettes and small local businesses. Businesses assessed...


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