Viewshaft tweaks called for

The Howick Ratepayers and Residents Association (HRRA) is seeking adjustments to the viewshaft protection around Stockade Hill. By putting in place a viewshaft, Auckland Council...

Spring festival packed with power

Sitting in the front row and swaying to the rhythm of the beat at the Koanga Festival hosted on Saturday at Somerville Intermediate School...

MP hopefuls put to the test

With the General Election just over two weeks away, the Times joined a big crowd at a local church listening to candidates standing in...

Dogs poisoned at Macleans park

A devastated dog owner is warning others to be careful after her dogs were poisoned at Eastern Beach’s Macleans Park. Shirley McNaught rushed her two...

Immigration Minister on the campaign trail

While party hoardings are no surprise close to a general election, it’s not often you see New Zealand’s Immigration Minister as a human billboard. Michael...

Minimal Silence celebrate Rockquest win

Howick College’s Minimal Silence took out first place at the 2017 SmokeFree Rockquest on Saturday. As winners they join the likes of Bic Runga, Opshop,...

St Kents make top 4

The Saint Kentigern College 1st XV is through to the top 4 New Zealand finals after beating Rosmini 46-21 at Rosmini in the Blues region play-off at the weekend.

‘It’s about the bigger picture’

Working full time and having a three-month-old daughter would be enough to keep most people fairly busy. Throw in a bit of General Election campaigning...

Tackling youth offenders head on

As this is my final column pre-election, can I say thank you to the Botany Electorate for the opportunity to be your MP for...

Burglars hit Whitford petrol station, steal ice cream, snacks

Police are investigating a burglary at the Whitford BP petrol station early this morning. The business was closed at the time. Police were called at...


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