‘Seniors worried for future of their grandchildren’

“Election time is akin to a job interview for us,” laughs seasoned politician Ruth Dyson. “We get a bit insecure.” A Member of Parliament since...

Times has good night at awards

The Howick and Pakuranga Times took third place as best all-round newspaper in the annual New Zealand Community Newspapers Association awards at the weekend. It...

Jennifer’s tortoise tale a true story

She’s one of two local authors nominated in the 2017 Children and Young Adults Book Awards, and Jennifer Beck is taking it all in...

Pakuranga Prems to play in pink

Pakuranga United Rugby Club’s premier team will be playing in pink for their home game against Grammar TEC on July 1. It’s all for a...

Winston a winner with Grey Power

Winston Peters gave an impassioned speech at the Grey Power Annual General Meeting held at Pakuranga Bowling Club on Friday morning. A large crowd gathered...

Burswood man charged in relation to scam

A 29-year-old Burswood man appeared in Auckland District Court this afternoon on a charge of obtaining by deception. It is alleged the man impersonated an...

Z install recycling facilities

Z Energy is installing new forecourt recycling facilities at 117 of its retail sites with a grant of $218,000 from the Government’s Waste Minimisation...

Board throws Uxbridge $35,000 lifeline

Three months after the Uxbridge Arts and Culture Centre made a desperate plea for help to stay afloat, the Howick Local Board has agreed...

Finals frenzy

Bucklands Beach Yacht Club members have been watching the Americas Cup 2017 finals very closely with many supporters coming down to the club watching...

Veisinia makes youth panel

Veisinia Maka has a few things she would change about the world, but for now, she’s starting in Howick.