Difficult for him to let go

IT HAS been five weeks since he resigned, but it’s difficult for Ken McKay, the former principal of Our Lady Star of the Sea School...

Graceful old girl rises from ashes

A MAN who lived in the historic Guy Homestead in Ti Rakau Drive for the first five years of his life was visibly overcome...

Push for tighter controls

A HOWICK resident who publicly campaigned to have Guy Homestead restored is calling for changes to legislation involving foreign ownership of heritage homes. Nick Neben,...

Home to relive rural past

A COUNTRY-inspired rustic theme providing urban children with tactile activities, such as growing their own organic veggies, will be the aim of the operators...

Guy Homestead’s new life

The old lady of the landscape, 116-year-old Guy Homestead, has new owners who want to give it a new lease of life, with the...

Fire raises heritage issues

A BLAZE at an historic homestead has left its owners and civic officials working out how the property, protected by two covenants, can still...

Kirsten hip hops to gold

AT ONLY 13 years of age, Kirsten Dodgen is already a world champion. The Elim Christian College student is a member of Hip Hop International...

Crash investigator forced to quit

THIRTY years after taking a long fight to vindicate the air crew who flew the DC10 in the tragic Erebus crash, Gordon Vette is adamant...


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