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: Capital Gains Tax of great concern for hard-working Kiwis

Pakuranga is an area full of hard-working Kiwis. Business owners, entrepreneurs, and people who just want to get ahead call this place home, and sadly...

OPINION: Has Nonu stepped into World Cup contention?

If there were any doubts soon to be 37-year-old Ma’a Nonu was too old to play in this year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan,...

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...

OPINION: Why I’m voting “’No” to Euthanasia

Shortly, Parliament will debate and vote on the second reading of the End of Life Choice Bill, which is being sponsored by David Seymour,...

Sonny Bill lifts his game

Having been promoted to captain, Sonny Bill Williams lifted his game to help inspire the Blues’ first Super Rugby victory of the season with...

Helping fund Howick public transport

I’m very happy to be writing about our community’s new ferry pier at Half Moon Bay that opened last week with significant Government funding....

Investing in kids’ wellbeing is the key

Ensuring our vulnerable children and young people have a safe, stable and loving home so they can go on to lead successful lives is...

Gatland stars blast Irish

In completing a record third Six Nations Grand Slam as Wales rugby coach with an overwhelming 25-7 victory against defending champions Ireland in Cardiff...

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...