Nature-focused kindergarten to turn children’s orchard dream into reality

There will be a buzz of excitement and activity in front of Pakuranga Baptist Kindergarten as the children, families and community of the kindergarten...

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...

Love BBQs? Meatstock is back

Meatstock, the carnival for carnivores, will return to Auckland on February 24, 25. The protein-packed festival will be hosting two of the meatiest names in...

Top tips for choosing your heaters

Choosing a heater can be confusing, with a multitude of choices and offers to consumers. Eeca Energywise says how you use a room will help...

Inspirational Source Cafe

Visiting Source Café is a special experience. It’s not just about the great coffee, food and friendly service, but it’s about the stories around...

Fact: housing crisis definitely real

Statistics produced by Auckland Council show that in the 12 months to June 2017 we completed only 6827 new houses. This is far short of...

Will Howick be Auckland’s first pest free suburb?

Farm Cove Intermediate School has taken the lead in getting rats to leave town. They are not playing the Piped Piper of Hamelin but are...

Time for kids to get their hands dirty

Entries this week officially opened to the Young Gardener of the Year Awards and Kiwi kids nationwide, along with their primary schools, are encouraged...

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...

It’s a new year for new goals

With the New Year upon us, the Times spoke with Howick nutritionist Danijela Unkovich on how to achieve a healthier lifestyle and mindset in...