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Club celebrates 25 years

western springs football

Western Springs Football Club is celebrating their 25th jubilee as the club goes from strength to strength.

Brighter future for Myers Park

Tina and Jasmine

Parents are "chuffed" to see construction under way on a new playground in historic Myers Park.

New policy quashes unique rodeo ban


Revelations that a ban of rodeos on public land has been "wiped overnight'' upsets councillor.

Milestone at Anglican church

church members

Forty years of Tongan services are being celebrated at the St Columba Church in Grey Lynn.

Director wins by a Whisker


A story of a homeless drifter trying to feed his dog won judges over at the Palm Springs International ShortFest.

High hopes for Greys Ave garden

family day

Residents hope a vegetable plot will mark the start of a new, positive era for a neighbourhood plagued by crime.

Ministry says kindy to stay

pt chev school

It's a case of kindy versus primary in one Auckland suburb where growing roll numbers are causing headaches.

Setting the scene with zines

Rachel Croft

The Auckland Zinefest kicks off on July 11 and will run over two weekends beginning with the 24-hour Zine Challenge.

Musicians help West Papua


A diverse line-up of local musicians will be playing at The Wine Cellar and Whammy Bar on Friday in a show of solidarity with West Papua's struggle.

Parking meters 'sensible'

kingsland parking

Paid parking is coming to Kingsland and with any luck it will free up parking spaces, business society manager says.

Arts plan looks to boost industry


Reviving the heart of Auckland's film and television industry is being championed in a new arts plan.

Slow cars means more bikes


Car speeds of 30kmh or less in communities are essential to encourage more people to cycle, advocates say.

Tiny houses Auckland's answer?


What do you do if you can't afford a house in Auckland? Build a miniature one, tiny house advocates say.

How we breed covered in Seed


The play Seed follows four women as they try to get pregnant, stay pregnant or become un-pregnant.

Old suits get charitable makeover


Students will be taking old suits and creating something fabulous not in the name of fashion, but charity instead.

Bringing grassroots voices to the public

David Robie

Veteran journalist Dr David Robie spent his career promoting issues pertinent to the Asia-Pacific region.

Drive for parking changes


Can changes to parking make for a more liveable city? Auckland Transport's draft parking document outlines its plans.

Samoan plays head to Fringe

Fasitua Amosa,

A play about sexuality and culture is off to the Fringe Festival with The Factory, another Samoan work.

Unitec's historic block up for sale


An ambitious new proposal could breathe fresh life into the former Carrington Psychiatric Hospital now owned by Unitec.

Disabled fear they will lose home

Allyson Hamblett

Disabled state home tenants are concerned over lack of suitable accommodation leading up to tenancy reviews.

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