Early settlers weather prediction

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it used...

OPINION: Crusaders hone champions

No Super Rugby team can match the Crusaders for identifying player talent and honing it to All Black status. That’s why they’ve got about a...

OPINION: Free speech must be carefully and firmly protected

The Government's Minister of Justice Andrew Little has recently announced the Government will be reviewing our hate speech legislation in the wake of the...

OPINION: The might of the minority

As the Easter and Anzac weeks are almost at an end, the Prime Minister’s dumping of a capital gains tax proposal already seems like...

OPINION: Silver Ferns – the greatest all-star team

Picking the best all-time Silver Ferns netball team is an intriguing exercise which is bound to be fiercely debated. Although I don't claim expertise...

Anzac Day – an opportunity to reflect

Next Thursday April 25,  New Zealanders will come together as we do every year for Anzac Day, to remember and thank those who have...

Tiger’s mojo returns

Tigermania returned to golf with the amazing Tiger Woods winning his first major since the 2008 US Open and his first Masters in 14...

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,...

Dalton signs until 2022

Blomfield (Darren Blomfield) latest cartoon following news the Blues and New Zealand Rugby have landed two key player signatures with All Blacks Dalton Papalii...

OPINION: The peculiar ages of man (and woman)

Below is a guide describing what you are allowed to do as you attain different ages: At 5 you can enrol in a state school. At...