Ardern opens social housing development

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has officially opened a new social housing development built in east Auckland by Christian charity the Salvation Army. Ardern and Housing...

Rugby club looks to East

John East has a lot on his plate. That was not the plan. At 62, he was already looking to buying a boat and heading...

Community shares concerns over future of Howick Police Station

Last week Botany MP Christopher Luxon and I held a public meeting to discuss the future of the Howick Police Station which was attended...

Community demands continued police presence

Police have delivered a strong public commitment to maintain a physical presence in Howick despite uncertainty surrounding the future of the community’s local station. About...

School finally getting pedestrian bridge

An east Auckland school principal says an enraged motorist picked up and threw orange traffic cones at her in reaction to the traffic management...

Local board identifies priorities

Upgrading rural roads, restoring local beaches, and tackling climate change are at the forefront of the Howick Local Board's future priorities. The board has agreed...

Questions asked over rough road resealing

"Disgusting" is the word Graham Grace uses to describe how part of his east Auckland road looks after it was recently resealed. Grace, who lives...

Dams near half full, but water supply stable

More dry weather means Auckland's dams may again drop below half full, but Council controlled organisation Watercare says the city's water supply is in...

Critical pathway in jeopardy

A critical pathway link between Beachlands South East residential area and Pine Harbour Marina has been placed in peril by a proposed housing development...

Plans to sell police station land progressing

Police are tight-lipped about contingency plans should they have to vacate the site of the current Howick station. As the Times reported in April, Auckland Council...

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