Selwyn House celebrates 15 years

By Sean Rouse Guests and volunteers past and present of the Howick Selwyn Centre came together recently to celebrate the Centre’s 15-year anniversary. The milestone celebration...

Guide dogs need you

There are many ingredients needed to breed and train a Blind Foundation guide dog. Next Friday, the most important one is you. Bakers across the country...

C&R reveals team for Botany subdivision

It is an interesting mix that represents diverse communities in Botany subdivision for the upcoming Auckland Local  Elections on October 8. Current Howick Local Board...

Mini Mt Everest to celebrate Sir Ed’s centenary

A mini Mount Everest of snow will be dumped at the Auckland home of Sir Edmund Hillary to celebrate his birth centenary on Saturday. The...

Punt or bridge the Tamaki River?

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

Overcoming adversity to serve others

Ratepayer advocate Gayleen Mackereth has been presented with the Dawn Johnston Koru Award, given in recognition of someone in the community who has overcome...

A priceless jewel in Timmermans crown

At 87, Joan Rutherford is on her toes eight hours a day. Its 10am at the newly-refurbished family jewellery store Timmermans at Botany Town Centre...

Making amends and moving on

At one time they were political rivals. And now they have hugged and made up. Jami-Lee Ross’s Facebook post about former Labour Party candidate Tofik...

Brownlee: ‘Growing angst about policies’

With elections looming next year, more influential politicians have been making the rounds familiarising people about the opposition’s policies. Visiting last week was Gerry Brownlee,...

Fight against Sandspit Rd apartments continues

Every submission put to a two-day hearing concerning a proposed large-scale apartment development in Cockle Bay has been against the project. Three hearings commissioners last...


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