MP launches T2/Bus lane removal petition

It has now been over a month since Auckland Transport (AT) implemented its T2/Bus lane experiment down Pakuranga Road, and it is clear it...

Rotary Fun Walk and Run all set to go

Dust off your running shoes and break out the – possibly green – active wear because the Howick Rotary Fun Walk and Run is...

Armistice Day, 100 years on – Stockade Hill this Sunday

Armistice Day on Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. At 11am on November 11 this...

Green veges, sherry the secret to a century

Green vegetables, sherry and lots of exercise are the key to a long life, says one local centenarian. Mrs Winifred Farrell, who turns 100 next...

Easter Sunday sunrise service is back

The combined churches Easter Sunrise Service is back for another year. The Easter Sunrise Service has been held every year since 1996 starting off with...

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...

Battle of Botany-Lyon roars in face of Luxon

Former Air New Zealand chief executive Chris Luxon entering the Botany candidate selection for the National Party does not faze local nominee Stephen Lyon...

Champion Club looking to go one better in 2019/20 season.

By Jim Birchall Premier cricket gets underway in just under three weeks’ time with the Jeff Crowe Cup kicking things off. Looking to get their hands...

To Uganda with love

This summer holidays were a little different for one local family who travelled halfway across the world and met their sponsor children for the...

Frank and Ailsa to celebrate 60 years of togetherness

  The first time Frank Morris set eyes on Ailsa Hilliam, it was at a dance at Eden Roskill RSA, in the summer of 1955. A...


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