Officially on September 4, a Long Service and Good Conduct Award was bestowed upon Senior Constable Graham Gough having been with the police for 42 years.
The milestone means that Graham, or ‘Goughy’ as he is more affectionately known, has earned his fourth star. This clasp is awarded to constabulary staff who have completed a total of 42 years continuous service with NZ Police and, in the opinion of the commissioner, have been of good character and conduct..........................READ MORE
Coastal gift will protect Te Arai coast
A conservation reserve, similar in size to Auckland’s Cornwall Park and located on prime coastal land at Te Arai, has been gifted to Auckland Council as part of a development plan by Te Uri o Hau and Te Arai Coastal Lands which has the green light to establish 46 house sites on adjacent land.
The gifted land will protect the coastline at Te Arai, as well as the most sensitive ecological areas, while the limited development will be set back from the beach area in an existing pine forest that will gradually be restored to..............READ MORE
Cape breton music to drift through Kaiwaka
Celtic music all the way from Canada features in a concert to be given by the Boxwood Trio in Kaiwaka next month........READ MORE
Tavern full of laughs
Coming up May 10, the Mangawhai Tavern will host quality acts featuring in the NZ International comedy festival in Auckland. The cast includes headliner .........READ MORE
Tribute show simply the best
Performer Cindy Of Samoa features in an energetic and mind-blowing portrayal of Tina Turner and all......READ MORE
GARDENING & ENVIRONMENT
T.Rex getting attention
Children today are very familiar with the monstrous dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex having seen him in TV documentaries, story .......READ MORE