Many hands make green work

  Talk about digging up dirt. With gum boots and spades in hand, groups of Rotarians and the Chinese community got their hands dirty, planting saplings...

Choral Society delivers music from the Great War

Pakuranga Choral Society commemorates the end of World War I in a concert on August 26 devoted to music of the period, and some...

Launch of small business consultation

This week the National Party launched its 2020 election policy development process, beginning with the 'Have your say' listening campaign for small businesses. We want...

Freedom camping – the community speaks up

Since the Auckland Council announced seven proposed sites for freedom camping in the Howick ward -  Barry Curtis Park, Eastern Beach, Howick Beach, Lloyd...

Diwali festivities at early learning centre

For KiNZ Mission Heights Early Learning Centre, cultural celebrations are a time of close connection between people, where children, teachers, families and whanau come...

Summer Snaps

Whether road tripping around the country or enjoying the parks and beaches in our own backyard, locals spent the Christmas break soaking up the...

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...