Eastern Courier

From Howick to Tokyo: not so lost in translation

Howick's Michelle Isemonger has been crowned Miss International New Zealand 2017 and enters the Miss International ...

Michelle Isemonger, last year's Miss Auckland, has been crowned Miss International NZ and competes in the global contest in November.

Housesit and save $20k

For newlywed couple on a budget, the Wongs, house-sitting provides a welcome holiday away from their compact and ...

Here's a golden opportunity - you could save $20,000 a year minding someone else's home and pets.

City to manage its first island park

The view from Browns Island Motukorea, in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf, which is becoming a council-managed park and needs ...

Friends of public parks group supports council move to declare Browns Island Motukorea its newest regional reserve.

It's a privilege to hold a licence

Sergeant Brett Meale spells out the conditions and rules regarding young people holding their driver's licences.

ON THE BEAT: Young people mainly come to police attention for driving offences, in particular, breaching licence conditions.

Life-saving gift for riverside centre gallery

Chairman of the Farm Cove Maritime Trust Paul Boswell, with Peter Armstrong and Chris Ward of the Rotary Club of ...

An East Auckland Rotary Club worked hard to be able to donate a defibrillator to Pakuranga Sailing Centre.

Country renovation is a win-win

All the better to see through - the glass walls of the living pavilion allow the owners to see the view when they come ...

How a glass-walled extension captures a view and heats the rest of the house.

Sport: Rakai Kirkwood steps out

Rakai Kirkwood with his namesake and father Rakai.

Rakai Kirkwood's bid for the Commonwealth Youth Games welterweight gold begins in sunny Nassau, the Bahamian capital tomorrow morning.

Trans-Tasman rivalry at Maths Olympiad gallery

Keiran James Lewellen, Stacey Wenting Tian, Yiannis Fam, Xutong Wang, William Han and Andrew Yian Chen make up the New ...

Six of the nation's top secondary-school mathematicians are crunching numbers at the International Mathematical Olympiad.

Could a new hospital ease pressure?

Middlemore Hospital's emergency department has been at capacity since June.

Auckland's hospitals are feeling the pinch of winter illnesses and a growing population - could a new hospital fix it?

Robbery was a waste of time gallery video

The Z service station, on the corner of Pakuranga Road and Fortunes Road, in East Auckland, was the target of a violent ...

A robbery at a Z service station in East Auckland has highlighted the success of new anti-theft technology.

In contention for four championships

Fencibles United goalkeeper Cameron Leader punches clear from a Mangere Utd attacker in the NRFL division two match at ...

Fencibles shoot closer to the crown, Hornets buzzing to playoffs, and Pakuranga battle for Jubilee Trophy.

Thrilled to make TV cooking comp finals

The presenter of TVNZ 2's The Adam and Eve Show, Saale Ilaua, with Bucklands Beach Intermediate School students and ...

Two skilled East Auckland students and chefs have qualified for the semi-finals of a cuisine showdown.

Fourteenth birthday on 14th

Owners Sanjay and Mika Rajani marked the 14th anniversary of their Cafe Paris on July 14, Bastille Day in France.

East Auckland's bustling Cafe Paris celebrated its 14th anniversary on Bastille Day, July 14.

Winter series music to audiences' ears

Katherine Watts is the soprano singer for the performance of Perlogesi's Stabat Mater in the Thursdays @ Seven concert ...

An always popular programme of classical concerts in Howick gets under way again soon.

Car smashes through Subway

A red Volkswagen crashed through the doors of the East Tamaki Subway restaurant on Monday night.

Car launches through glass doors of restaurant, injuring man's foot.

Promising athletes win cross country titles

Ainsley Thorpe, Dion and Vinnie Wallwork, and Trent Dodds of the Pakuranga Athletic Club all won their respective ...

Pakuranga Athletic Club collected medals at the North Island champs with four young runners victorious.

Bennett signals her campaign style

At the Greater East Tamaki Business Association meeting on July 14, Counties Manukau East Police commander Inspector ...

In a glowing report, Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett says "it's pretty exciting to be a New Zealander at the moment".

Robbery at East Auckland fuel station gallery

A robbery took place at a Z service station in Pakuranga early this morning.

Police are investigating a robbery that struck a Z service station in Pakuranga early on Friday morning.

Charity-minded teacher crowned Miss Auckland

Natasha Unkovich, centre, of Howick, has been crowned Miss Auckland 2017.

A Howick woman has lifted the coveted Miss Auckland beauty pageant title for the second year in a row.

Working together to stay safe

Howick Sergeant Brett Meale is commending East Auckland residents for contacting the police when they spot suspicious ...

ON THE BEAT: People should call police on 111 if noticing suspicious persons and behaviour in their neighbourhoods.

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