A new initiative hopes to see at-risk youngsters benefit from experiencing the great outdoors, even going fishing to catch dinner for their families.
Counties Manukau Health's new clinical laboratory will be open by the end of the year.
Sixty Catholic primary schools recently held mufti days to raise funds for the Solomon Islands, including St Mark's, of Pakuranga.
Five East Auckland school students have been recognised for their leadership qualities with a Sir Peter Blake Young Leader Award.
OPINION: Police held a parade recently in the Counties Manukau East area celebrating 75 years of women in policing. This fantastic spectacle was run by the Counties Manukau East area commander, Inspector Wendy Spiller. She was joined by a procession of three police horses and about 30 operational policewomen.
The SPCA has launched an education programme to shape how the next generation of New Zealanders treats animals.
The Ministry of Education is undertaking a series of overseas recruitment drives to alleviate the teacher shortage in Auckland.
Counties Manukau Health is helping to improve medical outcomes for Pacific people by video.
It has been 75 years since the first intake of women into Police training at the Newtown depot, Wellington, in June 1941. A nationwide torch relay has been travelling the country to celebrate the achievements of women in the New Zealand Police.
Max Wang never thought he would have the chance to participate in a prestigious hospitality competition.
Young leaders from East Auckland secondary schools were the guests at businesses and organisations involved in a mentoring programme.
An announcement is on its way regarding the much-wanted footpaths in the new areas of Flat Bush and Ormiston.
The Manukau Concert Band will be warming up the audience in the opening show for the Thursdays @ Seven winter music concert series.
The Steel Blacks, New Zealand's national gridiron team, played a one-off friendly match against American Samoa in what was the side's first international in more than a decade. Despite going down 30-10, the game was about more than winning for the Kiwis.
Cyclists from East Auckland's leading sports college claimed individual and team titles at the recent North Island secondary school championships.
Tukuteihu and Huriwaka Repia are Japan-bound after the brothers both secured a spot in the New Zealand under-15 baseball squad for the upcoming world cup.
The Auckland Art Gallery are on the hunt for Maori and pakeha portraits by Gottfried Lindauer.
OPINION: Police are solving crime problems in partnerships with communities. It's an ongoing process of building strong relationships and confidence with members of the public.
An innovative sheep milk product developed by students has won the first Massey Innovator's Award.