Stories from the place where people dream big

Meet six of our incredible local heroes who by dreaming big have made it big. From mechanical genius Burt Munro and businessman Bill Richardson to sport stars like Eddie Dawkins and Wendy Frew, plus songstress Suzanne Prentice and good Kiwi bloke, Mayor Tim Shadbolt - they are our local heroes and we are proud of them.

Stories from the place where people dream big

Meet six of our incredible local heroes who by dreaming big have made it big. From mechanical genius Burt Munro and businessman Bill Richardson to sport stars like Eddie Dawkins and Wendy Frew, plus songstress Suzanne Prentice and good Kiwi bloke, Mayor Tim Shadbolt - they are our local heroes and we are proud of them.