Who mows the berms?

LOOKING AFTER OUR TREES Council's arborists have been busy over recent weeks. Two large dead/declining trees overhanging the road at Shepherds Lane in Flat Bush,...

East Care overnight service critical for east Auckland

It was gutting to learn early last week that East Care has been forced into a position where they will be discontinuing their overnight...

Bring on the new year

It's nearly over this year of 2020. What a year it has been and, certainly for us in Auckland, the second lockdown was really hard...

COMMENT: Conway deserves test berth

Having scored a splendid century for New Zealand A against the touring West Indies, opening batsman Will Young deserves a second chance despite his...

Challenges lay ahead

Two weeks ago it was very humbling to be officially sworn in as a Member of the 53rd New Zealand Parliament, representing the Pakuranga...

‘Thanks for your trust’

In my first official column in the Times as the new MP for Botany, let me firstly say a big thank you for putting...

Enough of this illegal rubbish dumping!

Blomfield’s (Darren Blomfield) latest cartoon which follows a column last week by Howick Local Board chair Adele White regarding, amongst other things, illegal rubbish...

COMMENT: All Blacks need to play smart

The All Blacks need both brains and brawn if they are to avenge their 15-25 historic first rugby test loss to Argentina in Australia. Brains...

An influx of rubbish dumping

Comment Illegal rubbish dumping It has been disappointing to see an influx of rubbish dumping in both urban and rural parts of Howick. Illegal rubbish dumping refers...

COMMENT: All Blacks downed by magnificent Argies

Inept. That was the first thing to spring to my mind after the All Blacks were flogged 25-15 by a magnificent Argentina display in their...


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