Estuary Art and Ecology Awards

Stunning entries in the Estuary Art and Ecology Prize 2017 drew plenty of applause at the awards ceremony held last month at Howick’s Malcolm...

Easy ‘RIDERS’ benefit charity

This year’s New Zealand Motorcycle Show hosted by the Papakura Rotary Club at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland wheeled out scores of eye-catching motorcycles...


The official opening of Mercedes-Benz Botany on Ti Rakau Drive launched a new era of prestigious motoring in the district. Guests applauded Armstrong Motor...

Festival of light shines

It was a joyful and colourful evening at Bucklands Beach when Somerville Rotary Club celebrated Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light whilst also helping to raise...

Orchid show dazzles

Once again the annual Howick Orchid Show held last month in the Fencible Lounge was a blooming success. Visitors marvelled at the beautiful colours and delicate forms...

Local CAB marks 40 years

It’s said a little advice goes a long way and that would be true of the Pakuranga-Eastern Manukau Citizens’ Advice Bureau which recently celebrated...

Homestead celebrated

Guests stepped back in time last month for a live day and the re-opening of the newly restored Eckford’s Farm Homestead at the Howick Historical Village. The...

Works celebrated at Uxbridge

It was double happy at Uxbridge Arts and Culture last month when the centre celebrated the dual opening of the Uxbridge Tutors and Students...

Pakuranga Rotary Club – Triumphs & Trivia

Pakuranga Rotary Club’s ‘Triumphs & Trivia’ event kept a ‘sporty’ crowd guessing and laughing when they gathered at Edgewater College recently to raise funds...

Sewtec fashion showcase

If anyone knows how to sew a fine seam it’s the students from Sewtec Fashion Academy whose designer efforts were recently applauded at the...
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