OPINION: Time to deal with window washers

We are in the midst of the voting period for local government elections. The people we choose to serve as our Mayor, councillors and local board members have a big task ahead of them.

Powerhooping: So much more than a hula hoop

I'll be honest with you. I've never been an overly athletic person. Or even moderately athletic. When they were handing out co-ordination skills up there,...

Winston a winner with Grey Power

Winston Peters gave an impassioned speech at the Grey Power Annual General Meeting held at Pakuranga Bowling Club on Friday morning. A large crowd gathered...

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...

Laumape the toughest

Surely the toughest back in world rugby to tackle is juggernaut Ngani Laumape who scored four stunning tries in the Hurricanes 42-24 triumph against...

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...

Blomfield illustrates dodgey fibre installs

Darren Blomfield's cartoon takes a look at the Mellons Bay infrastructure. Locals were this week venting about sub-standard broadband installations by infrastructure provider Chorus in...

Sevens magic wows the fans

When it comes to World Series sevens magic, Fiji and South Africa provide the skills and thrills that leave opponents grasping thin air and...

Time to step up for Uxbridge

By Jami-Lee Ross One of my proudest moments last year was seeing the opening of the newly redeveloped Uxbridge Arts Centre. It was a long haul...

July 1 initiatives deliver for Kiwis

On the July 1, a number of initiatives came into effect which will benefit the Botany community. These are initiatives that deliver for New Zealanders...

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