Local News

For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.

April 26, 2018

Volunteer helps Dream Centre provide for needy communities

A call for blankets has been met with an avalanche of warm fuzzies.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

Life just doesn’t care about our aspirations, or sadness. It’s often random, and it’s often stupid and it’s often completely unexpected, and the closures and the epiphanies and revelations we end up receiving from life, begrudgingly, rarely turn out to be the ones we thought.

January 23, 2018

Identity Company off to World Hip-Hop Championships

Good things come in threes for one Kiwi dance company.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

I actually think that the most efficacious way of making a difference is to lead by example, and doing random acts of kindness is setting a very good example of how to behave in the world.

January 23, 2018

Faces of Auckland: Mexican mum loves NZ

Auckland is one of the most multicultural cities in the world with more than a third of its citizens born overseas and boasting more than 200 nationalities living here.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

In all natural disasters through time, man needs to attach meaning to tragedy, no matter how random and inexplicable the event is.

January 23, 2018

Mark Lockett, On The Road Again Tour

NYC based drummer/composer Mark Lockett will be on the road again in July for a brief tour down under.

January 23, 2018

Snow in the Park is coming to Massey

Get your winter woollies out – snow is coming to Massey next month.

January 23, 2018

Crazy Facts

The courts in New Zealand allowed a child to be named ‘Number 16 Bus Shelter’.

January 23, 2018

Raw Comedy – Winter Season

A brand new Winter season of Raw Comedy – the Open Mic for new comedians at NZ’s home of live comedy.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

The Internet is a big place where a lot of people can voice their opinions, and my mother chooses to pick fights with random people from all over the world who don’t have the nicest things to say about me.

January 23, 2018

Auckland Domain, a 360 degree view

See the Auckland Domain, in a perfect panorama.

January 23, 2018

Learning To Drive

Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley star in this feel-good, coming of (middle) age comedy about a mismatched pair who help each other overcome life’s road blocks.

January 23, 2018

Crazy Fact

In the year 2006, an Australian tried to sell New Zealand on eBay

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

A lot of people do talk about the demise of the album, but I still believe that if an artist tries hard to make a great album, people will buy it and listen to it as an album, rather than just a collection of random songs.

January 23, 2018

Hebron Christian College students return from Tanzania trip

Eighteen Auckland teenagers have a new perspective on life after a trip to Africa.

January 23, 2018

Paul Nairn’s Phantom Quartet

After playing as sideman with many other bands over the years, sax man Paul Nairn – also revered for his highly detailed saxophone repair work (Roger’s favourite), stands in the spotlight tonight with his own quartet at CJC.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

The human brain has evolved the capacity to impose a narrative, complete with chronology and cause-and-effect logic, on whatever it encounters, no matter how apparently random.

January 23, 2018

Beginners Yoga

This 8 week beginners Yoga course offers a glimpse into the 8 limbs of yoga as prescribed by the ancient sage Patanjali in the Yoga Sutra.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

Our time on Earth is so random.

January 23, 2018

Wild weather eases in Auckland

Bursts of rain, strong gusts of wind and thunderstorms hit Auckland around lunchtime on Friday, following a stormy morning in Northland.

January 23, 2018

Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago

Spain’s 1200 year-old Camino de Santiago has attracted millions of people from all around the world to embark on an epic 500-mile pilgrimage famous for its profoundly enlightening, spiritually nourishing, and physically challenging rewards.

January 23, 2018

Missing dog rescued from Watercare pit

Paw-deep in mulch, in a concrete pit surrounded by dense bush, that’s how one pet was found, a month after she disappeared.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

I have a Woody Allen Jewish attitude to life: that it’s all going to be disastrous. That it hasn’t all been that way is simply down to some random quirk of fate.

January 23, 2018

Biosecurity staff discover deadly poison in souvenir maracas at Auckland Airport

It could be a scene from James Bond: a couple arriving from Cuba with a deadly poison in a pair of maracas.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.”

January 23, 2018

SteelCon Careers Update 2015

An invitation to tertiary-aged students, careers advisors, parents and educators.

January 23, 2018

Auckland house prices fall in August, says agent Barfoot & Thompson, but direction unclear

After five months of repeatedly breaking record prices, Auckland house prices may have paused for breath.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

“It is necessary to fall in love… if only to provide an alibi for all the random despair you are going to feel anyway.”

January 23, 2018

How Apple is preparing for the end of the iPhone affair

“There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share,” said former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer during an interview in 2007. “No chance.”

January 23, 2018

Quote o the Day

I watched some serious ’80s television. ‘Alice,’ ‘Good Times,’ ‘The Jeffersons,’ ‘Family Ties,’ ‘Cheers’… every night it was eat dinner, watch ‘Cheers.’ I was actually on ‘Jeopardy’ with Rebecca Lobo and Dot Richardson, and we were laughing because I was just nailing every random ’80s trivia question – sitcom, theme music, movie, you name it.

January 23, 2018

NZ Hitch – Dating Mastery Workshop

Question: Are you tired of being single? Going home after a night out alone or, worse yet, spending Saturday night at home with nothing better to do? Do you go to bed wishing a gorgeous lady or a man was waiting for you there?

January 23, 2018

Charities to benefit from $20 million property sale

A Christchurch couple who own a $20 million-plus property will sell it and give away all the proceeds.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

My lyrics are generated by various peculiar processes. Very random and similar to automatic writing.

January 23, 2018

Auckland Young Professionals Cocktail Party

Same time of year, same price, and same awesome people!
The Auckland Young Professionals Annual Cocktail Party is Back!

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

Just pick a political story at random and read the comments. There is no logic or reason on either side – only hypocrisy and hate.

January 23, 2018

Rents rise in Auckland ahead of expected influx of international students

Auckland rental properties with an asking-rent of less than $400 a week have all but dried up, even for a unit or a small one-bedroom home, according to Trade Me.

January 23, 2018

National Boys Choir of Australia

After an introduction from Auckland’s Orlando Singers the National Boys Choir of Australia will present a concert and then a Benjamin Britten operetta.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

When I travel overseas on many occasions, I get pulled out because I may be buying a one-way ticket, I may be traveling with my sister and we have different last names. That’s smart profiling. Just pulling people out one at a time when we have millions of passengers in random screenings I’m not sure is the best way to do it.

January 23, 2018

Shoppers flock to Auckland’s new NorthWest mall

The sun may be shining in Auckland, but that has not stopped hoards of shoppers from descending on the city’s newest shopping mall.

January 23, 2018

The Room – 5th Anniversary Show

5 Years on New Zealand Screens!
See the cult hit of the century at this iconic theatre, The Crystal Palace Theatre in Mt. Eden Auckland.

January 23, 2018

Growing pine cone trend in Stillwater

Unusual cones have been appearing on pine trees around Auckland.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

January 23, 2018

The Revue – Ocean’s 15

Danny Ocean is a man on a mission. Faced with a substantial student loan, a graduate salary and no chance of making it big until he’s too old to enjoy his riches, he sets out to orchestrate the perfect heist.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

January 23, 2018

Pulse October Networking Event

For those who work in the wider Victoria Quarter Area – PULSE is your local networking group that is committed to growing a vibrant and connected business community. We are passionate about local business and would like to give you the opportunity to be a part of it.

January 23, 2018

Fears for elderly man missing from rest home

A 73-year-old man with dementia has gone missing from his south Auckland rest home.

January 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

January 23, 2018

Mayor Len Brown says Auckland Transport needs to calm down on berm ban

Auckland Mayor Len Brown will tell the city’s transport agency to “dial it back” on its proposed crackdown on berm gardens.

January 23, 2018