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Accident highlights rescue services

Two people were taken to hospital on Sunday morning after a two-car crash on the Waiuku-Awhitu road, near the intersection with Kaihau Road. The Auckland...

NZ Steel firemen tackle Tower

A crew of 17 firefighters from the New Zealand Steel Glenbrook Industrial Fire Brigade were part of a combined effort that raised over a million...

Kariaotahi lifeguards win national award

Working as part of a multiagency response in the search for a missing vessel has won Kariaotahi Surf Life Saving Club a national award. Each...

Student presents case to Hunua MP

When Waiuku College student Michael Lawrie read stories about the plight of Cambodian men forced to work on Thai fishing vessels in Indonesian waters, he...

Opinion

Editor’s Desk

Last week I was privileged enough to see one of the bravest things I have ever experienced. We have been...

Pukekohe; just another suburb

With regard to the law firm fighting parking tickets in Pukekohe; The concerned lawyer refers to “rural communities”, sadly this...

Reap the benefits of winter work

Weed, weed, weed. Then plant, plant, plant. That is the recipe for winter gardening. Maintenance now will reap a beautiful...

Braised steak and onions

One of Mum’s favourite winter meals. Can be cooked on stove top, in the oven or in a slow cooker....

Life can be a blast when you’re positive!

Being able to see the positive aspects of any situation, even when you’re confronted by difficulties, can be life changing....