Foundation donates $125,000 to Kaikoura

The East Tamaki-based Taiwan Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation has donated a generous $125,000 to quake-affected residents in Hurunui and Kaikoura. Members of the...

Glynn: Something I could only dream of

Six local figures were recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Olympian and World Champion shot-putter Valerie Adams was made a Dame. Triathlete Cameron Brown,...

Seven candidates contesting the Botany by-election

The number of people contesting the Botany by-election next month has grown to seven after three last-minute candidate nominations were entered on deadline day. Nominations...

Seven dope-growing houses busted

For months they went undetected – elaborate cannabis-growing set-ups operating quietly in residential streets in south and south-east Auckland. Then in the space of 10...

Father still in coma after fatal Flat Bush fire

Five-year-old Bareth Kaileshan, his mother Bhamini Theiventhiran, 39, and grandmother Umadhevi Theiventhiran, 66, all died in a house fire in Flat Bush on December...

Ross backs PM skipping Te Tii Marae powhiri

Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross is backing the Prime Minister’s decision to not attend the annual powhiri at Te Tii Marae on Waitangi Day. Bill English...

Local lad hopes to open new path for family

Mareko Ah Toon says he hopes his recent Navy graduation demonstrates a new career pathway for his family. Ordinary Electronic Technician (OET) Ah Toon, 26,...

Millennials would put $100,000 windfall on the home

What would you do if all of a sudden you were $100,000 richer thanks to an unexpected windfall?  Go on that world trip you’ve...

Donations still coming in for appeal

It's a New Year but the battle to protect Stockade Hill's iconic views continues. We are extremely grateful for the generous support shown by many...

Police investigate McDonald’s robbery

Police are still looking into an aggravated robbery at McDonald’s on Ti Rakau Dr, Northpark in the early hours of New Year’s Eve. The robbery...


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