Local castaway survives tribal council

It was sizzling heat, shocking surprises and nervous excitement for Survivor New Zealand’s Thailand Castaways as episode one kicked off at 7 pm on TVNZ...

AOS assist Police in Pukekohe

Police were making a pre-planned visit to a property in Pukekohe today Sunday 22 April 2018, in relation to a person of interest. The Armed...

Two house fires in Pukekohe in one day

Police were made aware at 5:40am today, Saturday 21 April 2018 that a property on the corner of Kitchener and Rowles Roads had windows smashed...

Man pulled from burning vehicle in Papakura

A Police officer and member of the public have pulled a man out of a burning car following a serious crash this afternoon. Just before...

Serious crash on Papakura-Clevedon Road

Police are in attendance at a single vehicle crash on Papakura-Clevedon Road. Emergency services were notified around 3:50pm this afternoon, 20 April 2018. One person...

Local powerlifter snatches the silverware

Local powerlifter Ben Holmes will soon test his strength at the GPC NZ Powerlifting Nationals. For now though, he’s on a high after snatching some...

News

Otaua School vege garden success

Otaua School recently established two new vegetable gardens, with the help and support of local herb growers, Jeanette Rea and Pam Maurice, from Scarborough Fare....

Report highlights serious land issues

A report on the state of the country’s land has highlighted the impact of urban sprawl, the loss of important wetlands and emerging problems associated...

Recycle in style

Have you got items lying around the house that you’re not using? The Onewhero Wearable Arts Festival will be back in style on Saturday 12...

Green light for housing fund

On Thursday 19 April 2018, Auckland Council moved a step closer to unlocking up to $300 million in funding for housing infrastructure in the northwest,...

Opinion

Police Patch—24 April

With all the recent discussion on the road toll, it is somewhat disturbing that the team is still detecting people...

Letter: Tree-mendous discovery on Karioitahi Beach

This mysterious log washed up on the shores of Karioitahi Beach last month, partially carved with the words Rangiwaea, 2017....

Letter: Cape Fowlwind

Great reading ‘Where is my large intestine by Simon Huggett’….fantastic to see NZ mentioned “Cape Fowlwind” which is actually Cape...

Yana’s Yarn— 24 April 2018

ll ANZAC Day is such a prominent and special public holiday. It’s a day that actually seems more sincere than...

Where is my large intestine?

It’s that way, a 17 hour flight to My Large Intestine, Texas, U.S.A . My Large Intestine is a real...