A boy and his horse win big award

When William Gauld is with his horse, Theo, he feels calm and happy. And by writing about it, the Clevedon School student nabbed first place...

Queen’s Birthday Weekend road warning: Heavy traffic and changeable weather conditions

One of the busiest weekends on New Zealand roads is upon us. With thousands of Kiwis heading out on long road journeys, Police, the NZ...

MP: Wellbeing Budget contains nothing to improve the lives of Pakuranga...

The Labour/NZ First/Green Government’s so-called “Wellbeing” Budget is anything but and is simply another example of a government with no plan to improve the...

Howick Local Board celebrates unsung citizens

Acknowledging unsung heroes for their service to the community was the Howick Celebrated Citizens Awards held on Sunday at the Howick Club. Hosted by the...

Kiwi photographer capturing a world in crisis

When Helen Manson started working as a humanitarian photographer, she found herself thinking the people she photographed were somehow fundamentally different from her. The 33-year...

Women’s Institute honours outstanding member

A woman described as an outstanding member of Maraetai Women’s Institute has been recognised for her leadership and contribution. Marilyn Boucher has been awarded the...

From witch doctors to treating Howickians

It is a tad tricky to diagnose an ailment when a patient says he has a snake in his stomach and it gets even...

Help Lions stuff a campervan with jammies

Bucklands Beach Lions Club needs the community's help filling a motorhome with pyjamas for kids who really need them this winter. The club's Roger Robinson...

Howick’s blue artwork removed for repairs

Crawford Reserve’s controversial blue artwork ‘Kid Justice’ has been temporarily removed for repairs. Vandals recently damaged the feet of the $55,000 artwork, which was erected...

Preserving food in a Fencible village

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