Weeding at Mangemangeroa Valley Reserve gets underway

Now that spring has arrived, so have the longer hours of day which indicate to plants, but particularly weeds, that it is now time...

Police issue warning as phone scams rise

Police are warning the public to be vigilant and wary of calls from phone scammers following a rise in complaints recently which have seen...

Botany rapid transit busway project still on track

Work is continuing into the feasibility of a $1.8 billion rapid transit public transport connection between Botany and Auckland Airport via Manukau. The business case...

People’s Choice Award goes to Amber Adams

The Estuary Art and Ecology Award showcased at the Malcolm Smith Gallery at Uxbridge recently announced the People's Choice Award. As art enthusiasts struggled from...

Anderson Rocio: songwriter finds `Paradise’ in `Lucifer’

With bated breath, the whole family sat down to watch it. When the prolific songwriter and pop singer Anderson Rocio was told by Think Music...

Principals react to changes in NCEA

The term uncertain times has taken on a whole new meaning for students appearing for NCEA Level exams on November 16. Stress levels have hit...

Jami-Lee Ross not contesting Botany seat

EXCLUSIVE Independent MP Jami-Lee Ross is not contesting the Botany seat in the General Election in October. The former National front bencher who fell out spectacularly...

MP: ’Taxing us not the answer’

Labour’s tax plan fails to consider economic growth and has even raised the eye-brows of its Government coalition partners, Pakuranga MP Simeon Brown says. Labour last...

1 new case of Covid-19 linked to Botany sub-cluster

Ministry of Health Covid-19 upate September 14, 2020 There is one new community case of Covid-19 to report today. The case is a female child who is...

2 new cases of Covid-19 in the community

Ministry of Health Covid-19 update September 12, 2020 There are two new community cases of Covid -19 to report in New Zealand today. Both new cases have an...


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