Were Fencibles settlers or soldiers?

Historian Alan la Roche continues the series marking the area’s 170th anniversary this year After 20 years as front-line soldiers for the British Army in...

Foran is Warriors saviour

The lifeline offered to Kieran Foran by NZ Warriors chief executive Jim Doyle looks set to pay a rich dividend after his well-documented troubles...

Jami-Lee Ross: Next generation education

This week thousands of children in our local area went back to school for 2017. I hope they all enjoy themselves and the new opportunities...

A Tribute to Dick Quax

Instead of my usual column today, I wanted to give a few thoughts and reflections on our local Councillor Dick Quax, who passed away...

Fees-free policy a shambles

The new government's policy to provide the first year of tertiary education for free is a missed opportunity to make a real difference in...

Unnecessary raid on our wallets

The Auckland Council has now voted to open their final stage of consultation on the proposed Regional Fuel Tax for Auckland. If this is...

Decider should be a thriller

Well done Steve Hansen for taking the All Blacks 24-21 loss to the British and Irish Lions at Wellington's Cake Tin on the chin...

Feedback March 1

Half Moon Bay Boat ramp In early January the boat ramp in Half Moon Bay suffered damage thanks to a storm coupled with a king...

OPINION: Time to deal with window washers

We are in the midst of the voting period for local government elections. The people we choose to serve as our Mayor, councillors and local board members have a big task ahead of them.

Opinion: Accept that we are all Kiwis

It's the elephant in the room - racism towards ethnic Chinese. What does it take for us to embrace all New Zealand citizens as...

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