Serving with goodwill

Jim Donald (Independent)Standing for Howick Local Board, Howick Subdivision Jim lives and works in the Howick Subdivision, where he serves “With Goodwill” - the words...

A new generation of leadership

Ashleigh Harding: Standing for Howick Local Board, Botany Subdivision I’m bringing new energy to the table. My name is Ashleigh Harding. I am a graduate, a...

Newest reporter ex Investigator

Jim Birchall joins the Times as a print journalist after a varied and interesting career in investigative work for both private and legal entities. He has...

Who took the pitcher?

THEATRE By Allan Shi Who took the picture? Whilst rehearsing for the Cockle Bay School production The Mystery of Magpie Manor, the main prop, the pitcher, disappeared...

Go Pink for a day!

CHARITY Businesses and workplaces around New Zealand are turning Pink for a Day in October, raising much-needed funds for breast cancer research, education and patient...

Equestrian teacher retires after 70 years in the saddle

By Farida Master Ninety-one-year-old Marie Morgan is a reluctant retiree, about to give up the reins to her riding school after teaching horse riding to...

Saint Kentigern College wins NZ Co-ED title

Saint Kentigern College has won the National Co-Ed Schools 1st XV final in Palmerston North on Sunday. St Kents beat St Andrew’s in the play-off...

Golden Girl- local Triathlete amongst the medals at ITU events

By Jim Birchall  Howick local Ainsley Thorpe has picked up gold and bronze medals in Europe and Canada as part of the New Zealand Triathlon...

Sideline abuse never okay

LETTER Over the weekend during the finals of a kids’ soccer tournament, my nine-year-old son Cailean was subjected to verbal abuse from two parents of...

All Blacks are near perfect

The All Blacks were near perfection in their 92-7 thrashing of under-strength Tonga at Hamilton last Saturday - but South Africa will pose a...


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