24.9 C
Franklin, Auckland
Saturday 22nd July 2017

Interiors.etc – for ‘in’ things

Located just 5km from the Drury off-ramp, the historic Old Karaka Church is home to...

A charm-ing story

Her designs have been worn by Prime Ministers, heads of industry and overseas celebrities but now...
Manukau Heads - Lighthouse

Making light work

Ask Big Bay’s Bruce Russell about the history of one of our most famous local...

Noshing on the Nashi

Asian in origin, nashi may have come from east of Eden, but they’re little sweeties...

Congestion fair game?

Congestion charging is on the drawing board for Auckland with the Government and Auckland Council...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR – July 2017

Animal antics Cat Show Annual All Breeds Championship Show July 2, 10am-4pm, Hamilton Gardens, Hungerford Cres,...

Mid winter spring thoughts

Well, the shortest day has come and gone and we are now heading for spring – yes we are! At this stage we haven’t had...

NZ sports exciting time

Once again I’ll start my monthly column by mentioning the weather. So far, this winter, it’s been mild but we have actually seen a...

From the editor… July 2017

These past weeks my mind has been in a spin – so many issues sparking concerns, so much happening on the homefront and plenty...

Over the Gate – with Keith Gardner (Forest & Bird)

You could say a bird in the bush is worth two in the hand when talking to Keith Gardner, secretary of Forest & Bird,...

Q&A

SPORT

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...

Nichol spares his time

NZ rugby may have a bob or two to rub together but that doesn’t mean they can afford to spare a certain Nichol. Since...

MOTORING

Franklin, Auckland
scattered clouds
24.9 ° C
28 °
23 °
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1.5kmh
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