Helping those struggling with dyslexia

Fifteen year old Solana Carpenter is researching dyslexia-friendly fonts that can assist students to access learning materials. Times photo Wayne Martin

BBI spreads kindness in the community

BBI students were part of an initiative called OAK - Organised Acts of Kindness. Photo supplied On Thursday...

Run Santa Run

In a sea of cheerful red, around 150 Santas young and old participated in the Great New...

Howick’s 65th Santa Parade was just so lovely

By Bo BurnsOur day started bright and early - 6am with all the set-up preparations - with...

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...

Communities celebrate first day of summer

A rain forecast didn’t deter locals from turning up to celebrate the first day of summer at the Ormiston Activity Centre at Barry Curtis...

Minister opens well integrated Pakuranga Medical Centre

The formal ribbon-cutting of the $20m Pakuranga Medical Centre was done by Minister of Health Dr David Clark on Monday evening. The two-storied, state-of-the-art, people-centred...

Cookie seller standing up for children

A little bit of Christmas cheer this year is thanks to one local cookie seller. Rebecca Johnson is one of 131 Christmas Cookie sellers...

Local bars rewarding sober drivers this silly season

Some of our favourite local bars are stepping up to reward sober drivers this summer. Basalt Bar, Goode Brothers Botany, Doolan Brothers Botany and the...

Howick local a heartfelt hero

Last Tuesday morning one of our own was named a local hero. Howick local Emma MacDonald was presented with a medal at Kiwibank's Local Hero...

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