Barry Curtis Park a digital playground

If you spot children excitedly running after aliens at Barry Curtis Park, don’t be too surprised. One of the world’s first digital parks, the...

It’s back to school for parents

“Have you got your devices?” Cue the resounding chorus of “no” from nervous looking parents. It was 10 in the morning at Sancta Maria College and...

Power-packed performances celebrate a fusion of cultures at ASB Polyfest

Charged with energy, ASB Polyfest 2017 came to a foot-tapping end on Saturday. Polyfest, staged at the Manukau Sports Bowl, is the world’s largest Maori...

Scholar Ben always listened to granny

Ben Zhang is convinced that if you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything you want. And who should know it better than...

Parking plan gets cool response

Proposals to slap tighter parking restrictions in Howick’s Uxbridge Road car park are receiving a lukewarm response from some businesses. Auckland Transport (AT) this month...

Visitor tax could affect community programme

A proposed targeted rate on accommodation providers may cause local organisations to miss out on prime funding from the Mount Wellington Charitable Trust. The proposed...

Chapel Road Bridge update long overdue

The dangerous Chapel Road Bridge is to be upgraded. The bridge, more than 60 years old, has been the site of multiple crashes in the...

Serious misconduct by local high school teacher revealed

A local high school teacher has been censured for serious misconduct involving a female colleague and has had his teaching registration cancelled. The decision was...

Calling all volunteers for roadshow on child safety

A roadshow taking place at Te Tuhi this afternoon aims to highlight the responsibility of volunteers and volunteering organizations to safeguard children in their...

Singing out for new talent

Do, re, mi, you too? The all-male City of Sails Barbershop Chorus is welcoming east Aucklanders to jump on board for the 2017 season. On Monday...


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