Splash pad in Pakuranga reopened

The new splash pad at Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre in Pakuranga is open for the summer holidays. The splash pad was temporarily...

Buddha’s Day at Flat Bush attracts thousands

All roads in east Auckland led to the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple in Flat Bush on April 7 and 8. The popular two-day event...

Local student selected for overseas science programme

Mortaza Sahar from Pakuranga College along with Shalin Shah (Mount Albert Grammar) AND Fateh Singh (Manurewa High School)  have been selected by Royal Society TeAparangi to attend the Future Experiences in Agriculture, Science and...

Final hearing to save Stockade Hill views

“The Fencible Hall was filled to overflowing on Monday 16th  with Howickians  determined to make the community feeling clear on preserving  Stockade Hill’s 360 degree views...

NCEA Level 1: will they dump it or not?

The opinion is divided. While most principals of local schools agree that the current assessment for the first level of the National Certificate of Educational...

Flatmate: ‘Nutter’ set own room alight

The fire which gutted most of a Somerville Road home last week was allegedly caused by a disgruntled 24-year-old flatmate who torched his own...

OPINION: Communities matter

The Times greeted news that Aussie-owned Stuff will radically cut its staff numbers on its community papers with trepidation. However Times’ managing director Reay...

Five named in New Year Honours

Five locals have been named in the New Year’s Honours list including Bucklands Beach-raised Olympian Barbara Kendall who was made a Companion of the...

Police and Facebook launch Amber Alerts system

Police and Facebook have this morning launched the Amber Alerts system in New Zealand at Police National Headquarters. The Amber Alerts system assists by quickly...

Show your love in a different way this Valentines Day

Wednesday February 14th is international CHD Day, or as we like to call it in New Zealand, “Little Heart Day”.  12 babies are born...

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