Time to bin the bags

Residents in the former Manukau City Council area will say goodbye to rubbish bags this year as Auckland Council introduces rubbish wheelie bins for...

Dame Valerie steps up for Q&A

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,...

Local children’s book reaches the Big Apple

A children’s book printed locally in Pakuranga has been featured in the Australasian National Geographic Kids magazine, distributed throughout primary schools in New York...

The Times is turning 45: Farmland gives way to progress

Times Newspapers’ owner and managing director Reay Neben has seen a good deal of change since founding the Howick & Pakuranga Times 45 years...

One stop voting shop in Botany

Electoral officials will be showing the love on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14, with a One Stop Shop at Botany Library from 10.30am to...

HRRA: Thanks Howick!

This week’s appeal has reached $30,000! Thank you Howick! We still need more donations as the fight is still ongoing and we must win! Please...

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...


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