Bayly: Get ready for the 2017 general election

As you may all know, this year’s general election will take place on September 23, which is less than four months away. It is...

‘… It is as if he has killed all of humanity’

Fifty people died in an act of terror at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Masjid Mosque in Christchurch last Friday. Abubakar Nazif...

A Tribute to Dick Quax

Instead of my usual column today, I wanted to give a few thoughts and reflections on our local Councillor Dick Quax, who passed away...

Languages for the future

As the new school term starts, thousands of students up and down the country will have packed their bags and headed off to start...

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...

Lions roar into final

The Johannesburg-based Lions have restored pride in South African rugby upon roaring to a stunning 44-29 Super Rugby semi-final home triumph against the defending...

Youth beats experience

My stepfather often told me when I was a teenager that, “You can’t put an old head on a young pair of shoulders”. Which left...

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...

Opinion: Accept that we are all Kiwis

It's the elephant in the room - racism towards ethnic Chinese. What does it take for us to embrace all New Zealand citizens as...

Irish expose All Blacks’ weaknesses

Ireland have done the All Blacks a favour in inflicting upon them their second defeat in their last three clashes under the expert guidance...

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