Blomfield cartoon

The inspiration behind the cartoon: http://www.times.co.nz/news/treecycle-your-christmas-tree.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuSgyYBZlyg

The Times is turning 45: Farmland gives way to progress

Times Newspapers’ owner and managing director Reay Neben has seen a good deal of change since founding the Howick & Pakuranga Times 45 years...

Jami-Lee Ross: We’re building on 2016’s progress

I would like to wish Times readers a very Happy New Year. I hope you have all enjoyed the festive period with family, friends...

Jami-Lee Ross: Next generation education

This week thousands of children in our local area went back to school for 2017. I hope they all enjoy themselves and the new opportunities...

OPINION: $300m boost to emergency housing

Housing availability and affordability continues to be a challenge that we must tackle. It remains a high priority to relieve pressure on the housing market....

OPINION: Accounts are in surplus, jobs on the rise

Last month the Minister of Finance, Hon Bill English, presented the Crown accounts which highlighted a surplus of $1.8 billion for the year to...

OPINION: Stability at the top

Our Party and our country have been through a lot this past week. We have lost an amazing man, National Party Leader, and Prime Minister,...

OPINION: Tackling the P problem

New Zealand has seen a scourge of methamphetamine in recent years. This has impacted the lives of drug users, their families and the wider community,...

Thursday September 1, 8 2016

Let’s fix Hobsonville Blenheim, which has a population of 30,600, has built an airport now capable of taking international flights and soon will be. The North...

OPINION: Time to up our voting game, Auckland

I remember how the smallest mention of “chores” could send our household into a frenzy. Firstly, the chore would be announced. Moments later, the voting would...

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