Anzac fighting for freedom and democracy

May 4, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Poignant memories were shared on Anzac Day in Onehunga, with the war in Ukraine uppermost in people’s minds. The Onehunga RSA held its annual Remembrance Service upstairs at the World War I memorial, and while numbers were slightly down from pre-Covid services, it was standing room only, with a few hundred people attending, including many ...

Auckland Studio Potters welcome Duncan

May 4, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Duncan and Barry are two of the most important members of Auckland Studio Potters, helping potters complete their pieces and take them home; but get too close to them and you’ll get burned.   They’re both wood-fired kilns, with Duncan the second kiln of this kind to be built on the studio site at Waikaraka ...

Be a toa kaiwhakataka

May 4, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes An activity programme encouraging children to get outdoors and explore their local area is proving to be a great success. The Toyota Kiwi Guardians is a Department of Conservation programme where children can connect with nature, go on self-guided adventures and earn rewards. There’s over 110 Kiwi Guardians Adventures across New Zealand, and over 15 ...

Granny’s Bay – serenity in the heart of Hillsborough

May 4, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tucked between Taylor’s Bay and the stunning Waikōwhai Beach, Granny’s Bay is a well-kept secret. Quiet, peaceful and rarely used, it feels private and secluded in comparison to its more popular neighbours. It’s the perfect place to relax after a long and stressful day – the cool air and sounds of water lapping gently against ...

Warrior gardeners empower others

May 4, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kelly Francis had always dreamed of creating self-sufficient food systems in her community that would be easily accessible to all, so she started off by planting edible organic gardens in people’s backyards to help empower those impacted by food insecurity.   With the support of friends who shared her love for people, she went on ...