Native tongue: responses to English petition

By Jim Birchall The Times has been overwhelmed by responses to Gayleen Mackareth’s petition to make English an official language of New Zealand (December 19). The...

Metlifecare receives consent for golf course village

Earthworks are underway for 'Fairway Gardens', Metlifecare's newest retirement village development in Botany Downs. The resource consent covers all stages of the $180 million development,...

Luxon: NZ faces unprecedented challenges

There’s a General Election towards the end of the year and Christopher Luxon has been selected to stand for National in the Botany seat....

Local Iraqis call for peace

Two Kiwi-Iraqis living in east Auckland are working to raise awareness of violence in their Middle Eastern homeland that’s resulted in the deaths of...

Local Board to host Year of the Rat celebration

  Enjoy an afternoon of fun, food, culture, music and other performances to celebrate the Lunar New Year - the Year of the Rat Howick Local...

Warbirds on Parade–an airshow to look out for

NZ Warbirds at Ardmore will open their hangar doors for a display this year that will thrill and impress, with their stable of WWII...

300+ objections to proposed electorates

The Representation Commission has received 332 objections to the proposed electorate boundaries and names for the next two general elections. A total of 450 people...

The Anglo-South African War or Boer War of 1899 to 1902

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

Times delivery day to change

What a difference a day makes. Our Times titles (Howick and Pakuranga Times & Botany and Ormiston Times) are changing their publication dates from Thursdays...

Plenty to consider at first local board meeting

Deputations pertaining to a new two-metre water polo pool at the aquatic and leisure centre at Barry Curtis Park, a petition for permanent cameras...

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