Obesity – a killer epidemic

What is Obesity? Obesity is defined as excess accumulation of fat in the body. It is a very serious health issue for individuals, communities and countries.

Best trained in the world

New Zealand’s plastic surgeons are among the finest in the world. Local people are fortunate to have one of the most experienced plastic surgeons,...

Helping you turn your life around with naturopathy

Nearly 20 years in the business, Tracy Henderson is as passionate about practising naturopathy as she was when she first decided she wanted to...

Fighting breast cancer one breakfast at a time

Last year she raised almost $1400 for the Breast Cancer Foundation, but this year Arishma Singh has her sights set even higher. The Botany local...

Plastic and reconstructive surgery that instils confidence

It’s a well-established fact that New Zealand’s plastic surgeons are among the finest in the world both in the past and present. Local people are...

O’Sullivan sets sights high

Talk about great expectations. Big things are expected of Dr Lance O’ Sullivan. Described as a passionate public health campaigner, the New Zealander of the...

Your local: Les Mills

Summer bodies are made in the winter  - or so the saying goes – so as the weather gets colder, now is the perfect...

Innovation award for local business

A local personal training business has received the Innovation of the Year award at the recent New Zealand Exercise Awards. Busy Body Personal Training received...

Smooth-sailing smiles all round for Cup win

The team from PDP Denture Studio at Edgewater Drive were celebrating the America’s Cup win when the Times photographer walked into the studio, on...

Minister opens well integrated Pakuranga Medical Centre

The formal ribbon-cutting of the $20m Pakuranga Medical Centre was done by Minister of Health Dr David Clark on Monday evening. The two-storied, state-of-the-art, people-centred...