Ladies, hammer and workshop humour

Grab your gal pals and make sure you get yourself along to the Howick Little Theatre for ‘The Pink Hammer’, directed by Patricia Wichman. The...

Bring on the Petal Heads, Rastafairies

Howick Children’s and Youth Theatre has a line-up of two fabulous new productions taking place next week – Patch and Badjelly the Witch. The outdoor...

Local footpaths need fixing, says Botany resident

Botany resident Mark Hanson has appealed to the Howick Local Board to help fix the state of Botany footpaths and the unsatisfactory repair of...

Man questioned after handbag snatch

A man has been arrested following a brazen handbag snatch on Michael Jones Drive at Botany Junction yesterday afternoon. Senior sergeant Mike Schmidt confirmed to...

Meet the Times’ new reporters

The Times’ newsroom is undergoing a little change. We have two relatively new journalists, one of whom replaces mid-grade reporter Scott Yeoman who has...

Heavy haulage trucks have to go, say residents

Residents of Armoy Drive are calling for the prompt removal of heavy haulage trucks parked along their street. For the past six weeks, the parked...

Beloved teacher retires after 43 years at Pakuranga College

She entered the portals of Pakuranga College as a newly married, 21-year-old. After spending more than four decades at the college, Kay Davies retired last...

New national news website launched

The nation's independent publishers -- including Times Media which produces the Howick and Pakuranga Times and Botany and Ormiston Times - are banding together,...

AMETI Eastern Busway submissions meeting

Auckland Transport has organised another public information session for the AMETI Eastern Busway (Panmure to Pakuranga section) at the Panmure Community Hall on Monday. Members...

Scholarship ‘a chance to change my life’

Receiving a health scholarship was the final kick one Cockle Bay resident needed to turn his life around. A streak of bad health issues had...


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