Triumphs, trivia and laughs

Pakuranga Rotary Club is holding a ‘Triumphs and Trivia’ event on Saturday, July 22 at Edgewater College. Teams can compete for prizes, and are encouraged...

NZ Press Council dismisses complaint

A reader lodged a complaint to the Press Council in May following a report by the Times about the discovery of the body of...

Funky marketing style wins the day

At the New Zealand Bookkeepers Association conference, Number Nurses won the innovative marketing award for its quirky branding that shakes off dull images of administration work.

Local teacher crowned Miss Auckland

There's a new Miss Auckland -- and she's one of our very own. Natasha Unkovich, 23, was crowned the winner at a ceremony held at...

Time to take a stand on hearing loss

In a social experiment, Member of Parliament for Botany Jami-Lee Ross experienced what it was to be hard of hearing when the Times conducted an interview with him on Monday evening with him wearing hearing protectors.

Lions provided true test

Unlike droll All Blacks coach Steve Hansen I can think of far worse fates than kissing my sister, which was his reaction to the...

‘ABs had their chances’

Beachlands pro golfer Ryan Fox, who has just earned a start at the British Open, had other things on his mind on Saturday night. Fox,...

Frances shares 100 years of wonderful stories

Being born in the last year of World War I and being a young bride throughout World War II appears to have created an incredibly positive and resilient a centenarian.

Racism: ‘I was shocked and sick to my stomach’

It was something he always wanted to talk about but never really had the right words to say it. Mortaza Sahar finally plucked up the...

Review: The Great Gatsby enraptures audience

1920s New York has always fascinated me. As America began to recover from the horrors of World War I, the lifestyles of the rich and famous seemed so glamorous.