The Rawiri Community House helps hundreds of families with food and other essential services each week, and it’s kept going thanks to the efforts of two women.
A South Auckland charity makes close to half a million a year from running a flea market on a publicly owned carpark but distributes less than a third of its income in grants, which has some locals wondering whether the trust could be doing more to support the community, given the pressing needs in the area.
While most of council is slashing budgets, one department is continuing to attract funding for its initiatives focused on South and West Aucklanders.
Businesses and community organisations in South Auckland are already finding themselves stretched thin – and warn the worst is yet to come. Māngere businesswoman Toni Helleur employs up to nine people â€¦
Much has been made of digital divide, but as Justin Latif has observed in his role as a board of trustee member of Māngere Central School, schools in the area â€¦
With the extension of alert level three set to put pressure on already struggling South Auckland families, organisations are gearing up to help feed those in need.
One of Labour's most devout MPs has become passionately pro-choice, while another key candidate remains implacably opposed.
There are no incumbents in this south Auckland seat. We meet some of the voters, and the fascinating bunch desperate for their support.
South Auckland's five local boards all face similar challenges when it comes to supporting its local residents with jobs, transport and providing places to have fun. So what are their â€¦
South Auckland’s multimillion-dollar bike paths set a new gold standard, but getting locals on track has proved an uphill battle.