Come on down to Cockle Bay Beach today for our Water Safety Picnic. We've got kayak hire, a treasure hunt and of course our famous hot chips. Watch the local scouts' raft races. Proceeds go to Howick Volunteer Coastguard.
Meet the man who has considered Auckland Airport his second home for over 20 years.
Twice a week, 86-year-old Les Featherstone takes a taxi to the International Terminal where he volunteers for four-and-a-half hours as an airport ambassador, or Bluecoat.
Twenty-four years is a long time to hold down one job, especially as a volunteer, but Featherstone says signing up was the best thing he's ever done.
In recent times, the airport has taken on a new meaning for him following the death of his wife last month.
Do you plan to volunteer once you retire? What would be your dream role?
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Welcome to the Rangitoto Meringue Puff in the making...key component for the #foodography dinner where you get to shape and style an evolving Auckland dessert.