Jami-Lee’s column: Protecting Sandspit Road

I applaud the continued resilience of locals fighting the Sandspit Road development proposals. More than 70 apartments, sitting between three schools on an already congested...

Khaos Cakery wins $12,000 biz marketing giveaway

Kylie Harvey could feel the tears well up the moment Khaos Cakery was announced as the winner of the $12,000 biz marketing giveaway at...

Volunteers plant 6000 trees at Mangemangeroa

Around 40 volunteers attended a community planting morning at Mangemangeroa Reserve on Saturday. Organised by South Auckland Forest & Bird with Friends of Mangemangeroa (FOM),...

Community news awards:We’ve done it again

The Times is celebrating after a successful showing at the recent NZ Community Newspaper Awards. The competition accepts entries in various categories from independent newspaper...

AMETI Eastern busway: drone photos highlight progress

Construction on Stage 1 of the AMETI Eastern Busway between Panmure and Pakuranga has been progressing well and is on schedule for completion next...

Exterminator:Pest trapping hero on a mission

On the last count Shelly Park resident Karyn Gradon has trapped 56 ship rats, five Norway rats, 10 possums, nine hedgehogs and 23 mice. Karyn...

Cockle Bay dispute: Sandspit Rd development fight continues

An on-going dispute between the developer of a proposed controversial residential development in Cockle Bay has again reared its head. The developer has submitted a...

Counties Manukau DHB visiting policy ‘uncaring’-Brown

The decision by Counties Manukau DHB (CMBDHB) to extend strict Covid-19 Level 2 restrictions on visitors at Middlemore Hospital until Monday 15 June, and...

Howick info centre staying closed for now says AK Council

Local people have expressed concern that the Howick Information Service has not re-opened following the lifting of lockdown restrictions. The centre is used by many...

Get a complimentary flat white today from Robert Harris

Robert Harris is shouting the nation a free coffee today to recognise the efforts of all New Zealanders over the past few months, which...


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