Students first for problem solving

Find a problem in the community, come up with a solution, and give it your best shot. Those were the instructions given to four Howick...

China beckons for environmental entrepreneur

The founder of the Unmask Palm Oil campaign and recent University of Auckland Business graduate Ben Dowdle has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship...

Big dope bust in East Tamaki

Counties Manukau Police have busted a major cannabis-growing operation in East Tamaki overnight. The Times received a report today of armed police on Smales Rd...

Entrepreneur encourages youth to step up, create their own success

Local resident Chloe Brown wants youth to know it’s possible to do what you love and love what you do. With no financial help from...

Help avoid delays on the road by planning your travel times

Planning ahead to choose the best time to travel could help you avoid frustrating delays on the road this holiday season. The NZ Transport Agency...

UPDATE: Flat Bush fire claims three lives

Police are continuing a scene examination of an address in Flat Bush following a fatal house fire overnight. Police do not believe the fire was...

Pair awarded $4000 study grants

Two local Year 13 students have won large study grants from the Howick RSA. Katelyn Ross, 17, from Botany Downs Secondary College and Renee Page,...

Farewell to a special educator, who has left his mark on Macleans

There would be very few Macleans College students over the past 33 years who wouldn’t remember Mr Lonergan. Deep-voiced with silver hair (at least in...

Pakuranga bar robbed at gunpoint

Two men, one armed with a double barrelled sawn-off shotgun, robbed a bar in Pakuranga this week. Metro Bar on Ti Rakau Drive was the...

Gas station raids linked?

Police say they cannot rule out a link between the four service station burglaries in Pakuranga last week. The three stolen cars used in the...


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