Beachlands local sails on Endeavour

By Jim Birchall Beachlands local Steve Lucas is on-board the Endeavour replica as it navigates its way around New Zealand as part of the TUIA250...

Pitch perfect-big summer ahead for Howick softball

By Jim Birchall Howick Softball Club is an institution in east Auckland. Many people will have a family connection to the club which was formed...

Ready to hop on a celebrity train?

Rotary in Auckland and a host of celebrities are coming together to fight polio. `Ride a Train to Enable Others to Walk Challenge’ is on...

School kids cover the distance at marathon

After collectively covering the equivalent of the 1600km length of New Zealand in training since April, 38 Pigeon Mountain Primary School runners headed to...

Mystery thriller: Holmes for the holidays

THEATRE  American playwright Ken Ludwig has written around 30 highly successful plays – among them The Beaux Stratagem, Lend Me a Tenor, and Shakespeare in...

Work begins on Ormiston Medical Centre

DEVELOPMENT  Work has begun on a new medical centre at Ormiston Town Centre. Developer Todd Property has broken ground on a 3000 sqm, three-level medical centre at 211...

All the fun of the Fair

All Souls Church, 49 North Road Clevedon, will be holding their Parish Fair on Saturday November 16, from 9.30am – 1.30pm. There will be plenty...

Local schools on a cultural exchange to China

EDUCATION  Students from four local schools are returning to normality after a once-in-a-lifetime trip to visit sister schools in China at the end of Term...

Sell calendars for your fundraiser

Everyone loves calendars as gifts, particularly if the calendar’s content is local. Times Media has produced two calendars this year (just in time for Christmas)....

Legalising recreational cannabis the wrong move

When voters go to the polls at next year’s General Election, they won’t just be asked who they think will be their best champion...


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