Columns

Thu 3 Mar 2016
| Columns

The weekend just gone saw another successful Howick in the Park and Military Tattoo, superbly organised by our local councillor Sharon Stewart and the Howick Lions. A big congratulations to them. 

A noticeable addition to the event was the number of mayoral candidates running around.  

Thu 18 Feb 2016
| Columns

It was great to see so many people at the Botany Summer BBQ this weekend.

Thu 12 Nov 2015
| Columns

It has been a busy seven years, focused on delivering practical results in the areas that are important to Kiwis – the economy, law and order, education and health.  

Sat 16 Jul 2016
| Columns

Blurred vision and a constant tremor of the hands would discourage most from taking up the highest form of Chinese art, calligraphy.

Mon 9 May 2016
| Columns

Howick’s local MPs are pushing Transport Minister Simon Bridges to designate the locally owned South Eastern Arterial as a state highway.

Mon 18 Apr 2016
| Columns

Even as Prime Minister John Key leads a high-level business delegation to China, to meet President Xi Jinping to discuss an upgrade of the China New Zealand Free Trade Agreement, (signed eight years ago, this week) closer home, Deputy Prime Minister Bill English travelled to GMP Pharmaceuticals in East Tamaki.

Fri 4 Mar 2016
| Columns

A publicly funded job scheme is benefitting an East Tamaki business that is growing as quickly as it can find suitable staff.

Wed 11 May 2016
| Columns

The new Armstrong Motor Group development on Ti Rakau Drive is believed to be the genesis of a new vehicle precinct in Botany.

Wed 6 Jul 2016
| Columns

Reports of school children being attacked by window washers in Auckland this week are alarming and unacceptable, says Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross.

Thu 15 Sep 2016
| Columns

Confirmation by the Minister of Transport today that the Reeves Road Flyover is a priority project for Auckland has been welcomed by the MP for Botany, Jami-Lee Ross.