A very happy 45th birthday to Times

Former Times reporter Marianne Kelly offers her personal recollections. Regional immigrants to Auckland, as I was in the early 70s, will remember their first visit...

Times Botany by-election debate: A match of words

Everyone likes a good debate. The Times Botany by-election debate, held at Botany Library on Friday evening at 6.30pm, served its purpose. It provided a perfect...

‘Local board should be reaching out to students’

He turned up to the Times Botany by-election debate on Friday night, ready to listen, and too young to vote. Dressed in his Pakuranga College...

Two locals win Lotto Second Division

Nine Lotto players – including two locals – will be celebrating today after each winning $15,282 with Lotto Second Division in Wednesday’s live Lotto...

Collings files electoral returns weeks late for second election in a row

Howick Local Board chairman David Collings has narrowly avoided having his name sent to police by Election Services after he was seven weeks late...

Miscreants set recycling bin on fire

Twenty-year-old Katie Lin, who was returning home on a Saturday night last month, remembers seeing a strange glow down her road. She wasn’t quite...

Occupants unharmed in Cockle Bay house fire

Occupants of a Cockle Bay house that caught fire this morning are lucky to be safe, a firefighter at the scene told the Times. Three...

My father was my mentor says Li

Six local figures were recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Olympian and World Champion shot-putter Valerie Adams was made a Dame. Triathlete Cameron Brown,...

Baker: I had to close

Bayan Khadem is so angry he has been forced to close down his Bakers Delight store, he left town to calm his nerves. After four...

Govt. increases investment in police force

Prime Minister Bill English has announced a greater investment into New Zealand Police in the next four years. The new $503 million Safer Communities package...

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