10 C
Franklin, Auckland
Thursday 17th August 2017

Natural outlook – can’t see the walls for the trees?

The wallpaper craze deepens with a myriad of colours, textures and images bringing new encounters to...

The beautiful house of Payne…

With green living concepts attracting increasing interest, so, too, is the Living Building Challenge, a...

Bless this House

When the Broomhall family moved to a former rectory in the Franklin countryside they had...
Canterbury Bells to ‘ring’ again?

Canterbury Bells to ‘ring’ again?

As the fate of one of New Zealand’s most iconic buildings is finally being decided...

Now and then and back again

Much like the winding river which runs through it – or near enough! – Tuakau...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR – August 2017

Whether you know this timeless tale thanks to Lou Reed or Dire Straits, Leo DiCaprio or Leo Bernstein

Women’s world can be a corporate world!

What a difference a phone call makes. After the past week being freezing cold, to receive a phone call

Down Tuakau’s memory lane

I read recently how the ‘powers that be’ predict Tuakau will become the area’s biggest town before too long. This made me recall growing...

Over the gate with Barbara Raos Survivor NZ finalist

When two tribes went to war earlier this year, rather than head to Hollywood, lifestyler Barbara (Barb – aka Queen B) Raos was in...

From the editor August 2017

I’d planned to mention a whole lot of little issues this month. Then the Green Party released its plan to levy a 10 cent...

OUR TOWN

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    SPORT

    A code of their own

    From playing and coaching Auckland’s women to victory, claiming two World Cups with the Black Ferns and, last season, the Farah Palmer Cup for...

    Pest control opportunities, game bird season

    The 2017 game bird shooting season started on May 2 and even those not normally interested in bird shooting, should note that the formal...

    Driving ambition on fast track

    Making it big in the male-dominated sport of motor racing is Franklin’s Alexandra Whitley. The 22-year-old is one of the country’s most successful drivers...

    MOTORING

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