Arts Out East champions creativity

This year, Arts Out East have been busy empowering and supporting creative arts in east Auckland. The arts brokering team works with creatives to support...

Sampson: New Zealand is not a democracy

Most people have the mistaken belief that New Zealand is a democratic country. New Zealand has not been a democracy since the 1930s, particularly after...

Brown: Economy and Kiwis’ future key focus

2020 has been one of the toughest years in living memory for many of us as the Covid-19 pandemic has ravaged the world and...

1 new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation

Ministry of Health Covid-19 update September 30, 2020   There is one new case of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today and no...

Have-a-go night and bbq at Paparoa Park

The three summer sporting codes which share the use of Paparoa Park, home ground of the Howick Hornets Rugby League Club, during winter; are...

History: The old Pakuranga pre-European highway

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary in 2022, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a...

Mixed martial arts: Adesanya a class above

A much as I fear for the long-term mental health of UFC fighters, I admire the confidence and class of New Zealand’s Nigerian-born world...

Aucklanders urged to keep saving water

With the return of daylight savings at weekend, Aucklanders may be tempted to unleash their hoses and get cracking on spring cleaning. But Watercare would...

Damien Smith: ‘Gap between doers and talkers’

Damien Smith, the Act Party's candidate in the Botany electorate at this year's general election, says he wanted to stand in Botany because this...

Appeal dismissed in Masala restaurant court case

A co-owner of the Masala Restaurant chain jailed in February for hiding millions of dollars in cash sales and laundering large amounts of it...


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