Cuppa with a cop

In a unique move, the Asian Council of Reducing Crime has come up with an idea of people approaching the police without an element...

Paddling towards life after cancer

Cancer survivors are being encouraged to pick up a paddle and get out on the water in a new initiative. PaddleOn, a four week stand...

Show your love in a different way this Valentines Day

Wednesday February 14th is international CHD Day, or as we like to call it in New Zealand, “Little Heart Day”.  12 babies are born...

Car show celebrate 20 years of VW new Beetle

Don Noble knows almost every Volksvagen ‘new Beetle’ in the Howick area. As he starts firing off a few of the number plates of Beetle’s...

Asbestos contaminated property could become daycare

There are concerns over plans to turn a Howick residence contaminated with asbestos into an early childhood education centre. A neighbour who goes by the...

To Uganda with love

This summer holidays were a little different for one local family who travelled halfway across the world and met their sponsor children for the...

Councillors take charge of Howick ward upkeep

Local councillors are taking charge to fix up the streets of east Auckland. Councillors Sharon Stewart and Dick Quax have ventured out into the Howick...

Petition to save Mill Road corridor project launched

Andrew Bayly, MP for Hunua and Judith Collins, MP for Papakura have both launched petitions to save the Mill Road corridor project from Flat...

Readaway Books in its final chapter

For decades Readaway Books on Picton Street has been the home away from home for Howick’s bookworms and bibliophiles. Now, the literary hideaway, crammed full...

Robbed golfer calling for law change

A golfer is calling for a law change after learning police couldn’t retrieve his stolen items – despite being able to track their exact...

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