No rain: Auckland water supply at ‘critical’ status

The latest long-range weather forecast predicting a very dry second half of 2020 has elevated Auckland’s water supply situation to a critical level. Watercare’s total...

Sacred items laid in foundation of new church

It was a poignant moment as parishioners picked up rosary beads, prayer cards and other sacred memorabilia of sentimental value and placed them in...

Midnight Madness: new twist

Midnight Madness, the long-running annual promotion in which Howick retailers stay open late into the evening, has been canned. The Howick Village Association’s manager Jane...

Covid scare: Gym owner looks to Givealittle for help

A Highland Park gym owner who has unwittingly been caught up in last week’s Covid-19 outbreaks has confirmed she and her family are in...

MOH: No new cases of Covid-19

There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today. Yesterday our laboratories completed 6,273 tests, bringing the total number of tests...

In limbo: ASB Howick remains closed after Covid

The future of the ASB branch on Picton St Howick, is in doubt. The Times asked ASB to clarify whether or not the branch will...

Consumer NZ survey reveals best and worst power companies

Trustpower rated as the worst performer in Consumer NZ’s latest survey of satisfaction with power companies. Consumer NZ chief executive Jon Duffy said its annual survey found...

Auckland drought: Watercare invokes emergency powers

From today, Watercare will draw 15 million litres of water a day more from the Waikato River, using emergency powers under section 330 of...

‘This is not the site for 54 units’-Luxon on Sandspit Rd

Opinion  Christopher Luxon, the National Party candidate contesting the Botany seat in September’s General Election, shares his thoughts on the controversial proposed development on the...

Howick history: communications in the 19th century

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of...


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