International ME Awareness Day

May 12 is International ME Awareness Day. There are approx 24,000 New Zealanders with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). 25% of those are bed...

Fine meats deli opens in Howick

Howick Village now has a specialist deli with the opening of Marbled Delicatessen, Fine Meats & BBQ. Situated on Picton Street, it occupies the former...

Aucklanders urged to take action this Pink Ribbon Breakfast month

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is gearing up for a huge month of May, with two awareness and fundraising campaigns launching: #GiveUsOurMammograms and Pink Ribbon...

Howick’s special anniversary ale

Howick's Town Crier and former mayor have joined forces to create a special new beer for the region's milestone anniversary. Morrin Cooper, a former Howick...

Business donates Covid tests to charity

An east Auckland business is donating thousands of vital Covid-19 tests to an organisation dedicated to caring for people at the end of their...

Clinic offers free screening programme for schools

A local physiotherapy clinic is offering a free sports-ready screening programme to schools. Rehab Co, with one clinic located in the Hub in Botany and...

Migrant doctors struggle for work

A group of overseas doctors desperately looking for and struggling with employment in New Zealand is calling for urgent changes to this country’s health...

Stats NZ: Fruit and vegetables drive up annual food prices 

Annual food prices rose 6.8 per cent in February 2022 compared with February 2021, Stats NZ said today.This was the largest annual increase since...

Master tea connoisseur creates special blend for Howick

A Master Tea Taster is concocting a special blend for Howick's 175th anniversary this year. Born in Brighton, UK, Matt Greenwood, with an innate love...

Dr Lee hangs up his stethoscope 

Three dedicated and long-term members of a local medical centre have retired. Dr Denis Lee, 64, retired from Pakuranga Medical Centre after 33-years of service...

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