Hair studio fighting the war on waste

Howick hair salon, Off the Fringe, has been awarded the Certificate of Positive Impact by Sustainable Salons for its commitment to sustainability. Since joining the...

Collective offer for primary school principals

  In view of the primary and intermediate school principals threatening to go on strike with regards to better working conditions and pay parity with...

WWII veteran Ben Smith remembered

World War II veteran Benjamin Alfred Smith passed away peacefully on August 10 in his 99th year. A service to celebrate Ben's life was held...

Sculpture vandalism far from ‘armless

By Jim Birchall Contentious artwork ‘Kid Justice’ defaced again A controversial sculpture erected to mark the 125th anniversary of Women's suffrage has been defaced for the...

First Asian commodore at Bucklands Beach Yacht Club

For the first time in its 70 year history, Bucklands Beach Yacht Club has welcomed a member of Asian descent onto its management board. Wayne...

Community Patrollers wanted

  Howick Pakuranga community patrol is celebrating 25 years of helping to keep the local community safe. You may have seen their marked patrol cars in...

Tamihere denounces Goff as a disgrace

    By Farida Master Going by the applause at every jab he took at Phil Goff, it looked like mayoral candidate John Tamihere was the winner...

A good education for Howick students?

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of...

Is local government delivering for Aucklanders?

East Auckland residents will no doubt have noticed the Auckland Council elections are in full swing with numerous candidate billboards in place across town. As...

Koteka to represent Cook Islands

By Roisin Lamb Jordan Koteka is a very busy young woman. The Year 11 student plays for Counties Manukau Basketball and is also a key part...


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