Times takes swag of awards

Times Media has been rewarded with a number of accolades at the New Zealand Community Newspapers awards. Its flagship newspaper Howick and Pakuranga Times won...

Teens killed in Pakuranga crash named

The teenagers who died in a devastating car crash on Friday morning have since been named as 17-year-old Nathaniel (Nathan) Quist and 13-year-old Ella...

Of cherry blossoms, art and creativity

It was a celebration of art, creativity, culture and diversity. The incessant rain didn’t stop the opening of the Cherry Blossom Art Salon Festival held...

Quirky calendar raises funds for mental health

Local ladies are stepping up to raise awareness and funds for mental health with a cheeky calendar. The Howick Hoo Hoops are a powerhooping movement...

Fighting for a litter-free Lloyd Elsmore

Two youngsters are on a mission to make Lloyd Elsmore park litter-free. At a recent local board meeting the Farm Cove Intermediate School students appealed...

60 years of the Howick Volunteer Coastguard

The Howick Volunteer Coastguard is celebrating six decades of service. On Saturday, the parking lot of the Howick Beach reserve will be abuzz with excitement...

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...

Pillars cherishes royal wedding gift

The timing couldn’t have been better. A phone call from the Prime Minister’s office asking if Pillars, a charity for children of prisoners, would accept...

Park maintenance a constant battle

Local Board member Garry Boles says the last 12 months with Auckland Council have been an ongoing challenge. “The last 12 months have become a...

End of an era for Pakuranga Madrigal Choir

After 43 years together, the Pakuranga Madrigal Choir is coming to an end. They are disbanding and will embark on their own journey’s following the...

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