A brand new animal shelter has already rescued over 50-plus puppies in the midst of the Auckland floods this year.
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South Auckland bike club turns stigma into opportunity for local youth
Photo: Rider Taniela Nelson, gold division winner.
'Where we need to be is at that decision-making table'- Alf Filipaina
Alf Filipaina has been an Auckland councillor for the past 12 years and has put his name forward for one last term.
Ōtara community lashes Luxon for calling high school ‘Botany’
National Party leader Christopher Luxon is in hot water with a south Auckland community after claiming a local sports team was “out of Botany” when it was really from Ōtara.
South Auckland communities celebrate Ōtara sports centre dream come true
The Ngāti Ōtara Park Multi-Sport Centre gives codes such as rugby league, kilikiti, and netball a place to call home.
Ngāti Pikiao Nurse on a mission to improve Māori well-being
A young Ngāti Pikiao woman is looking to improve health outcomes for her iwi. Almost 400 students from the Manukau Institute of Technology graduated this week, amongst them was Ebony Komene who is wanting to challenge the health and well-being statistics for Māori.
NZ needs to invest more into the nation’s youth- Ōtara youth advocate
Otara youth advocate Caleb Va'a is calling for New Zealand to put more focus and resources into youth initiatives. This comes after the death of South Auckland teenager Morocco Tai who died in a police chase.
Dawson Primary School use poetry, rap and dance to improve language skills
A form of teaching called Jill.E Poetry has students of Dawson Primary School excited because it uses poetry, rap and dance to enhance their language skills, reading and drawing.
Tigers defeat Scorpions in Round 14 for Fox Memorial
The two teams at the bottom of the ladder went head-to-head over the weekend for Round 14 of the Appliance Shed Fox Memorial competition. Both Ōtara Scorpions and Northcote Tigers fought valiantly at the Northcote home ground to avoid being relegated back a grade in 2016.
Proud to be Brown themed-art on showcase in Auckland
Being proud to be Brown is the theme of the newest art exhibition C.H.O.L.A at Auckland's Fresh Gallery. It's a collaboration between three talented Auckland-based artists who explore what it means to have brown pride.