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Coastal erosion a work in progress Coastal erosion a work in progress

Seawall upgrades have been completed at Howick Beach and near completion at Mellons Bay in an ongoing Howick Local Board mission to protect local beaches from erosion.

Filmmakers document eye doctors’ journeyFriday, 09 October 2015
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Two former school friends at Bucklands Beach Primary and Macleans College in 2003 are collaborating to make a documentary about a group of optometrists who want to bring basic eye care to earthquak...

Academic programme underwayFriday, 09 October 2015
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Ten former Pakuranga College students have returned to their old school to tutor those facing this year’s NCEA scholarship examinations.

Sports News

Is all the media hype clouding our judgment?Friday, 09 October 2015

Times reporter Rumer-Grace Archer – a newbie to sports writing –shares her thoughts on the Rugby World Cup with a fresh perspective.

Shag has bird’s eye viewThursday, 08 October 2015
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I’m glad coach Steve ‘Shag’ Hansen isn’t worried about the All Blacks mediocre form in the World Cup because I suspect most of their fans most certainly are.

Arts & Entertainment

Howick reunion for rock n’ roll royaltyFriday, 09 October 2015

Royalty hits Howick soon when New Zealand’s undisputed kings of rock n’ roll reunite for a concert of majestic proportions.

Lifestyle & Leisure

Celebrate locallyThursday, 08 October 2015
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With just 10 more weeks till Christmas, it’s time to think about the perfect venue for hosting end of year celebrations. To this end, we’ve rounded up a selection of local restaurants, ...