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The Onehunga Community News’ office is at 149 Onehunga Mall, the block of businesses between Church Street and Princes Street – the premises are shared with the Onehunga Business Association.

For general enquiries email

Our postal address is PO Box 24549 Royal Oak, Auckland 1345.

Lara Fagan

Lara Fagan has been involved with community newspapers since she started working as a junior reporter in South Africa. She climbed the ranks to become editor of two community newspapers at a well-known media group, and has won awards for her writing and photography skills. Lara moved to New Zealand in 2019 with her husband and two sons, and she makes sure her pen is always full of ink as she continues her journey with the Onehunga COMMUNITY News.


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Amanda Peart
Amanda got her first writing job at The Aucklander in 2003, after graduating from AUT with a journalism qualification.  After a stint living in London and a career in public sector communications and stakeholder engagement, she has returned to community journalism with the Onehunga Community News and is enjoying gaining a deeper understanding of Onehunga and the community.  Amanda has lived locally with her family since 2012, and she has loved being involved in kindergarten and school parent groups during that time. 
Tim Plant

Tim Plant is a graduate of AUT’s Bachelor of Communication Studies, Tim has been with Onehunga Community News since 2006. He has worked on TV documentaries and can also be seen occasionally in the background of shows like Shortland St. He is also Secretary of the Onehunga Cricket Association and the Onehunga Combined Sports Trust.