Opinion: Tribute to a broken dream

I’ve often wondered about road names. More specifically, I’ve often wondered how to get my name on a road name, and the magnificent depth of...

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...

There will be a reckoning for the passing of this Abortion...

A deep darkness can be felt emerging within our beautiful country of NZ. It is not the Covid19 pandemic that is causing the darkness but...

Tanks run dry in our rural communities

Blomfield’s (Darren Blomfield) latest cartoon which follows our stories on water tanks running dry out around Beachlands, Maraetai, Whitford and Clevedon due to the...

OPINION: Chiefs scrape in

  Having scraped into the Super Rugby last eight playoffs in seventh spot, the Chiefs once again showed the courage that has characterised their game. Written...

OPINION: Locals tackling local crime

Community safety has improved a lot over the years, mostly as a testament to the professionalism of our local police, but also to the...

Cricket-Pack your bags, Gary

BlackCap’s coach Gary Stead has been much maligned by media and cricket fans alike for taking a pre-planned leave of absence in the middle...

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...

Inorganic collection: Mary’s rubbish story just the tipping point

By Jim Birchall The Times had quite a response to last week’s inorganic collection story, in which 79-year-old Mary Wilton aired her grievance with council’s...

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...

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