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Look before you launch

Kiwis love the water and summer is the time when anyone who has a boat, heads for the nearest boat ramp.    But,... read more

15:01 Tue, 16 Oct


Retreat for Reptiles

Hauturu-o-Toi (Little Barrier Island) has proved to be a haven for native reptiles as well as birds, plants and insects. There are... read more

Keep informed

Daylight saving has started and we look forward to some bright sunny and warmer days. The new bus services for the North Shore and... read more

3.99% on home loans?

The one-year rates advertised by big banks like ANZ have dropped again and are sitting on 4.15% as I write this article and drink my... read more

Beating the bloat

Losing weight can be a frustrating journey of ups and downs on the scale. You can make an effort with nutrition, cut back on sugary... read more

Beating the heat

Previous columns will have prepared you for summer gardening. Soil nutrients should be in place, mulch has been sourced, pests have... read more

Multiple callouts

Our crew got an early wake-up call on Tuesday October 2 at 5.46 am to attend an urgent callout on the south side of Tiritiri Matangi... read more

Cemetery runs out of room

Warkworth residents hoping to be buried at the Auckland Council-run cemetery in McKinney Road are out of luck. Only about 17 body... read more

Seeking solutions

There's a saying that politics is finding a room full of angry people and agreeing with them, and certainly some politicians make an... read more

The venerable Mr Binsted

In May 1910, Mr Henry Binsted was appointed headmaster of Puhoi Public School. He immediately became involved in all aspects of community... read more