Botany student master chefs win big

Two Botany students have won a cooking competition in grand style. On Saturday March 30, the Manukau Beautification Trust held its annual Eye on Nature...

MP gives voice to mental health message

Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross has begun the next chapter of his mission to help reduce the number of Kiwis who take their own lives...

Major surgery no match for 104-year-old

While the thought of major surgery would be daunting for many, the operating table was no big deal for 104-year-old Len Darr. Just three week’s...

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...

Cuppa with a cop

In a unique move, the Asian Council of Reducing Crime has come up with an idea of people approaching the police without an element...

Local MP’s weigh in on new budget

The Government’s first Budget came out yesterday and the Times reached out to our local MP's Simeon Brown and Jami-Lee Ross to see what...

Howick Youth Council calls for greater transparency on transport

A recent meeting between the Howick Youth Council and Auckland Transport (AT) has sparked hope among east Auckland youth of greater transparency around transport...

New address for Flat Bush Corps Plant

Flat Bush Corps Plant has just moved to a new office at 18 Fusion Road, near Botany Junction. To make their presence felt, Salvation...

Government ramps up taxes, leaves projects in limbo

The Government's confirmed plan for transport is bad news for Auckland. Hard-working taxpayers in our city are already facing the highest fuel prices many of...

Taiwan Day promises a lot of fun

Centred around the theme of ‘Fun, Flavours and Friendship’, Taiwan Day on October 27 and 28 at the Aotea Square will include live music,...