Black Ferns invincible

Despite crippling injuries that have sidelined stars Portia Woodman and Kelly Brazier, the Black Ferns Sevens continue their invincible march on the world stage...

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....

Government funding 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....

Blomfield Cartoon

  The inspiration behind the cartoon: http://www.times.co.nz/news/local-schools-risk-overcrowding/

Decider should be a thriller

Well done Steve Hansen for taking the All Blacks 24-21 loss to the British and Irish Lions at Wellington's Cake Tin on the chin...

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...

A letter to China

We are a group of students from Macleans College. We are working on a business project and hoping to take the opportunity of Premier...

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...

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...

Help crack down on synthetic drugs

A few weeks ago, my Members Bill was drawn from the ballot to go before the House of Representatives. This Bill is called the Psychoactive...