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Migrants feel upbeat about Good Vibrations

migrants

When words fail music speaks. This is the basis of a new programme helping migrants settle into the community.

Heave ho, charity pull is all go

bus pull

Good advice from a group of strongmen helped four people pull a 9000kg bus for a Leprosy Mission fundraiser.

Healed by love of horses

horses

Horses saved her life a long time ago so now Liana Goodall is saving theirs.

Rhinos' fate in focus

Rhino

Anna Chambers is taking part in the inaugural International Youth Rhino Summit in South Africa.

Brando's back from wild adventure

Brando Yelavich

Last weekend Brando Yelavich finished his 8000 kilometre solo trek around New Zealand's coast.

Lets talk about desexing

Dog

An initiative offering free desexing services for Auckland dogs has won praise from the council.

Gothic skull takes the cake

cake

Michelle Tubby had a skull in her freezer for three weeks. Thankfully it was made of red velvet cake.

Working to get Maddy to US

Maddy

The plight of cerebral palsy sufferer Maddy struck a chord with one dad who is now fundraising towards her life-changing op.

Kiwi quartet spreads musical wings in France

Korutet

A homegrown quartet is jetting off to France to bring a Kiwi twist to classical music.

Facing the apocalypse

burrows

There's a zombie among us. His name is John Burrows and he usually lives in Redvale.

Spotlight on health crisis

Dr Heather Hendrickson

A Massey University lecturer is helping people understand the danger of antibiotic resistance.

Call for captioning fund increase

Danielle Cooper

Watching the Commonwealth Games is a lesson in frustration for deaf 12-year-old Danielle Cooper.

Going a Step Beyond

One step beyond

The One Step Beyond dance company are back from Glasgow and feeling more confident in their dancing than ever.

Here today thanks to helmet

horse and rider

Rebecca Watson only knows what others describe about the moment her horse slipped and landed on top of her.

Issues over Bible head to commission

bible

A dispute over The Bible being used to teach children values is heading to the Human Rights Commission.

Hard workers nominated

Ben Sykes

The hard work and kindness of Hibiscus Coast and North Shore residents is being recognised with nominations for the Pride of New Zealand awards.

Doubt over loud bangs

explosion

A number of Hibiscus Coast residents remain doubtful about the reason given for loud bangs last week which rocked houses there.

Dancing worth every blister

Harry Bartlett

He donned his first pair of Irish dancing shoes at 4-years-old, now 12 years later Harry Bartlett is dancing on a world stage.

We need more 'heroes'

Fire fighter

Volunteering and donating are trending downwards, according to an Internal Affairs Department report. June 15 to 21 is National Volunteer Week.

Music lies beyond the veil

Pauline Grogan

An ex-nun, who re-entered the secular world after sexual abuse by a priest, has lofty hopes of a career in music.

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