Times takes swag of awards

Times Media has been rewarded with a number of accolades at the New Zealand Community Newspapers awards. Its flagship newspaper Howick and Pakuranga Times won...

Local man stops attempted ‘carjacking’

Police are praising the quick thinking of a man who intervened in what witnesses say was an attempted carjacking. On Wednesday June 13, a man...

Peter, Robin turn 108 together

  Plenty of shared food and a definite sense of community marked the Mid-Winter Festival hosted by the newly formed Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic...

Many hands make green work

  Talk about digging up dirt. With gum boots and spades in hand, groups of Rotarians and the Chinese community got their hands dirty, planting saplings...

Pakuranga Premiers support Heart Kids NZ

This year the Pakuranga Premiers are supporting Heart Kids New Zealand and they need your help.   On Saturday June 23 the Premiers will be...

Local student selected for overseas science programme

Mortaza Sahar from Pakuranga College along with Shalin Shah (Mount Albert Grammar) AND Fateh Singh (Manurewa High School)  have been selected by Royal Society TeAparangi to attend the Future Experiences in Agriculture, Science and...

New coastal retirement village coming to Beachlands

  Metlifecare Limited has announced an investment of around $180 million for a new retirement village in Beachlands. They will be purchasing three adjoining properties for...

Botany Crime Watch gets a brand new Kia Sportage

It was a moment they have all been waiting for. Long time, dedicated volunteers of the Botany Crime Watch Patrol were pleased to see Matthew...

International food festival a huge success

More than $2500 was raised at Howick College’s annual international food festival. Hundreds of students came together last week to prepare food, sell tickets and...

St Kents student to perform in Cats the musical

It’s one of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway and has been performed in around 30 countries and seen by more than...


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