New cafe opens at Pakuranga College

It’s not very often that students of hospitality and food technology get to run their own cafe at school. But for Pakuranga College, the...

Michael Green: Educator, Mentor, Friend

Known as a pioneer in Macleans College’s English department and a literary genius in the eyes of students, Michael Green devoted 15 years to...

Toddler Hit-and-Run: Police Interviewing Man

A driver allegedly involved with the hit-and-run of a toddler in Flat Bush is being interviewed by police. Police have confirmed they are speaking to...

Fight starts to protect views

Out-of-scope changes which have the potential to block iconic view shafts from Stockade Hill and Crawford Park, Howick, have been left in the Auckland Unitary Plan (AUP) to be publicly notified tomorrow

Shock at threat to view shaft

Howick people have made their feelings known to Auckland City councillors about proposed housing intensification threatening iconic view shafts from the Picton Street ridge.

Two Stores Close

Local fashion stores Valleygirl and sister company Temt have closed. Although the outlets at Botany Town Centre were opened as usual this morning with next...

Unitary Plan battles mainly won for Howick, Howick HRRA Chair says

Gayleen Mackereth, who has spear-headed a fight for Howick in Auckland Unitary Plan hearings over the past few months, is pleased to have “protected our precious Howick”.

All the world’s a stage

Young illustrator and graphic designer Jeremy Kyle’s mother couldn’t contain her excitement when she found a letter in their mailbox addressed to her son...

‘I couldn’t bear it’

Clare White, the mother of 17-year-old schoolboy Josh Martin who was killed following a collision near his school in October,  was so distraught following...

Armed Offenders Squad respond to hoax threat

The Armed Offenders Squad was dispatched to Golflands today after a threat was made on Facebook, police have confirmed. "This morning police visited an address...