Funeral directors call for grant increase

Funeral directors are calling for a price increase for the Work and Income Funeral Grant as the costs for funerals and cemetery plots continue...

World record for Alex

Whitford teen Alexander Blong has officially made it into the Guinness World Record (GWR) book. Alexander, 14, has been successful in gaining the Guinness World...

Candidates seeking to move community forward

There’s a new local-body political ticket in east Auckland and it’s standing a swath of fresh faces at this year’s Auckland Council elections. Howick Local...

Trips to China detailed in court trial

The details of trips to China by a New Zealand politician have been discussed in a trial relating to election donations. Seven defendants including disgraced...

Dance crews take to stage in US

Three talented east Auckland dance crews have returned from representing New Zealand in what’s been described as the Olympics for dancers. The Scouts, Gentlemen and...

ANZ to help get kids to the crease with cricket fee subsidy

With household budgets feeling the squeeze, ANZ Cricket Grants will help keep Auckland's younger players in the game this season by subsidising Kiwi kids’...

Low, low tides affect sailings

Very low spring tides have cancelled ferries. The extremely spring tides – which come as the city enjoys a spectacular supermoon – has seen Fullers...

Council tries to limit intensification in Beachlands

By Laura Kvigstad, Auckland Council reporter Funded by New Zealand on Air In an eleventh-hour change to intensification plans, Auckland Council is attempting to limit...

Student named top 10 in wearable arts comp

A Pakuranga College student was named as a top 10 finalist at the Toi wearable arts competition. The college had nine students take part in...

National will get Kiwis off welfare and into meaningful work

By Simeon Brown, MP for Pakuranga Last weekend the National Party held its annual conference where Christopher Luxon outlined a major part of our...

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