Cancer survivor gives hope

It’s hard to tell that Taffy Muyambo, a vibrant bundle of energy, suffered from depression and tried to end her life twice Now she shares...

Paddle boarding positive for cancer survivors

Anne McLean was never big on exercise. She is a busy mother and preferred leisurely walking with a friend to high impact sport. But when she...

Everybody can sing

The Choir in Howick, a local community initiative, is performing its first concert on Saturday, May 19. What makes the choir so special is that...

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...

Divided opinions on regional fuel tax

Dozens of locals say the Auckland Council’s Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) will be detrimental to those in lower income brackets. A public consultation was held...

Local poet hits the stage

Local poet John Carr is heading back to where his poetry career began. The Bucklands Beach resident has been chosen as one of five to...

My kind of bookshop

Poppies Bookstore feels more like your own personal library. There is minimal clutter, cosy couches and every book is beautifully handpicked by the owner himself. It’s...

Unkovich crowned Miss International NZ

One of our very own is heading to Tokyo to represent New Zealand on the international stage. After three months of intense rehearsals and charity...

Petition to save east Auckland bus routes

Commuters are struggling and more frustrated than ever as Auckland Transport’s new Eastern bus network proves it’s not faster and more convenient for everyone. One...

Is Howick Beach a hazard?

Local author and historian Alan La Roche continues his column marking Howick's 170th anniversary. Since the Howick Coastguard was established at Waipaparoa-Howick Beach there have...


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