Goodness Grocer finalists in business awards

The Goodness Grocer Ltd were named finalists in the Best Emerging Business category at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards for the South Auckland region. At...

The Red Gold that saves lives

In 2016, blood donors saved and improved the lives of 27,000 New Zealanders. However, with around 20,000 people leaving the donor registry each year, more...

Eagle chopper responds to shooting

Pukekohe residents heard the clack, clack, clack of the Eagle chopper on Wednesday 18 October 2017. A Police spokesperson has confirmed that the Eagle helicopter...

Coastguard Waiuku recognised in Rescue of the Year

The Coastguard Northern Region Awards of Excellence were presented recently to groups of dedicated volunteers, to celebrate the extraordinary contributions that Coastguard volunteers make to...

What??? $3000 on Uber!

Considering I have never used Uber, it was just a wee shock to learn that over $3000 worth of taxi rides had been charged to...

Local Mum to the rescue

A serious car crash on Tuesday 17 October was a terrifying ordeal for those who survived it. It also showed the kindness and selflessness of...

News

Gold medal haul for Thomas

Thomas Murray is a national swimming champion. At 13 years of age, the year eight student from Onewhero Area School recently blew the competition out...

Counties boys place fourth in Roller Mills tournament

The Counties Manukau Roller Mills have finished fourth at the Northern Roller Mills Tournament which was played in Cambridge from 10-15 October. Playing in Pool...

Tackle Tough Mudder—if you dare!

It’s been three years since the craziest among us, duct taped their shoes on, and took to the mud at Hampton Downs for Tough Mudder. Well...

ARL thanks loyal volunteers

Auckland Rugby League (ARL) held their annual Volunteer’s Recognition Awards at the Mount Richmond Hotel on Sunday October 15, to recognise the devoted volunteers who...

Opinion

Ticket to Heaven

Here is something that I have been pondering over for some time, and I think that it is about time...

Yana’s Yarn 24 October 2017

My phone rings a lot, but recently it has been ringing even more as I get call after call from...