PlaceMakers offering free water for drought-affected residents

Building materials supplier PlaceMakers Pakuranga is offering free water to those whose water tanks have run dry. Many residents in Whitford, Beachlands, Maraetai and Clevedon are...

Cockle doodle don’t: Poachers anger local residents

A local woman has persuaded a group of alleged cockle poachers, to return the molluscs to the ocean after confronting them on Cockle Bay...

Pavement problems: Sharon Stewart trips and falls flat on her nose

By Farida Master For someone who has advocated for safer footpaths for years, it’s unfortunate that Councillor Sharon Stewart tripped on the Pakuranga Rotary walkway...

Historic church to undergo major expansion

The new facility purpose-designed by BSM Group Architects includes a new Church auditorium with state-of-the art acoustics and will accommodate up to 184 in...

Brit-Euro show: Alvis hasn’t left the building

By Nick Krause Clive Butler moves about his East Tamaki workshop with purpose. There’s always a project, always something to fix or manufacture or rebuild. Even...

Artist seeks inspiration for climbing mountains

By Farida Master Dean Buchanan says he could feel the mountains calling. Scaling mountains inspired the internationally known artist to look at art with greater confidence. Talking...

Rotary: Rallying around to make a difference

Thirty two Rotarians who have had a blast criss-crossing the rugged landscape of Nepal and Bhutan are soon going to venture out on a...

Coronavirus: Not a single face mask available at local pharmacies

By Farida Master Medical facemasks have sold out in some local retail outlets as fears mount over the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has...

Water crisis: Tanks run dry in east Auckland

Tank water owners are under the pump as the ongoing drought has seen many run dry. The warm, dry conditions to start the year have...

Footpath feedback: Locals not happy

The Times has had an avalanche of responses to our story on a mother with a newborn falling on Whitford Road in the Times...


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