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Nature-focused kindergarten to turn children’s orchard dream into reality

There will be a buzz of excitement and activity in front of Pakuranga Baptist Kindergarten as the children, families and community of the kindergarten...

Plans underway to put Howick on the map

Attracting more people to the Howick area to enjoy the local sites, shop and do business is at the heart of a plan developed...

Food truck trend rolling out east

Food trucks have been rolling around Auckland for a while now, but they’ve recently been making their way out east and causing debate around...

Transport Minister promises better bus service

Transport Minister Simon Bridges was in Pakuranga on Tuesday to talk about transport issues in east Auckland. Bridges met Howick Local Board chair David Collings...

Iconic shoreline a shell of its former self

Olympic gold medalist Bruce Kendall recalls walking along the beach in the 70s from his Bucklands Beach home to the Old Bucklands Beach yacht...

What to do with moth plant?

It’s the plant nobody wants in their garden – an unwelcome house guest, to say the least. Moth plant, otherwise known as ‘cruel plant’, has...

Opinion: Tribute to a broken dream

I’ve often wondered about road names. More specifically, I’ve often wondered how to get my name on a road name, and the magnificent depth of...

Fight with bureaucrats over road resurfacing

BY MARIANNE KELLY Residents who believe their long street is turning into an arterial road are locked in a battle with Auckland Transport (AT) to...

Lake catchment clean-up plans accelerating

BY MARIANNE KELLY Three years after an action plan was formulated to clean up the seriously-polluted Otara Lake, the Howick Local Board (HLB) is considering...

Grant decisions released by Howick Local Board

Decisions have been released on a total of 53 community grants reviewed this month by the Howick Local Board as part of the 2016/2017...


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