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Local footpaths need fixing, says Botany resident

Botany resident Mark Hanson has appealed to the Howick Local Board to help fix the state of Botany footpaths and the unsatisfactory repair of...

Natasha’s story: A debilitating setback to a positive life purpose

Year 11 Pakuranga College student Natasha Astill is excited about being part of a pilot programme for students with disabilities. The 15-year-old is the first...

Junior doctors’ strike proceeding this week

Counties Manukau District Health Board said it has full contingency plans in place ahead of the expected industrial action by resident doctors at a...

Treecycle your Christmas tree

Aucklanders are being asked to dispose of their Christmas trees responsibly following a spate of illegal dumping across the region. In the last week there...

Juveniles arrested for string of service station robberies

Three people, two of them juveniles, have been arrested and charged with a string of aggravated robberies at service stations in Pakuranga last month. Four...

Real estate identity dies

Well-known local businessman and broadcaster Humphrey Beale has died, aged 90. Mr Beale’s family said in a death notice he passed away peacefully on January...

Nosh deadline extended to month’s end

The troubled upmarket supermarket brand Nosh – which has a store in Pakuranga – has been given a little leeway by its bank involving...

Cause of fatal fire remains a mystery

The cause of the blaze which killed three family members in their home three days before Christmas is indeterminable, investigators say. The investigating Fire Risk...

Did council arborists cut a tree down as act of retribution?

Council workers who were asked to prune a tree instead cut it down after an apparent “cheeky” exchange with a concerned resident. It prompted the...

Flat Bush fire claims fourth victim

The man who survived last month’s fatal Flat Bush fire has died, said family spokeswoman, barrister Deborah Manning. Refugee Council of New Zealand secretary Kaileshan "Kailesh"...
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