Success story for Shakespeare students

Stage blood, ominous scenes and dangerous witches – it’s all in a day’s work for the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare team from Howick College. The team...
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Get to know: Jami-Lee Ross

Get to know your local candidates ahead of the general election! Here at the Times, we're taking a slightly different approach to our election coverage...

Are we looking after our youth?

By Brett Jones Cession Community is running this event as part of our wider commitment to serving youth and families in the Howick community. A growing concern that...

Diwali about fighting for good over evil

  The victory of good over evil is what the festival of Diwali symbolises, "and it is exactly the same thing, fighting for good over...

What to do with moth plant?

It’s the plant nobody wants in their garden – an unwelcome house guest, to say the least. Moth plant, otherwise known as ‘cruel plant’, has...

Arrests follow dairy robbery

Two men - aged 26 and 43 – and a 35-year-old female have been arrested following the aggravated robbery of Big Johns Dairy in...

Body found in Whitford

A body has been found in Whitford. Police are at an address in Whitford where they say a "sudden death" has taken place. Formal identification procedures...

A tale of two gardens at a Bucklands Beach home

A garden should have an element of mystery. You should never be able to look at a garden in two minutes flat and walk away....

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...

A fond farewell at RSA for Paulette

Paulette Trotter has been to Welfare Officer of the Howick RSA for almost quarter of a century. It's a job she has made her...