Crowds turn out in rain to mark Armistice Day

An estimated 600 people turned out on a rainy Sunday for a special commemorative service on Stockade Hill to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice...

Diwali festivities at early learning centre

For KiNZ Mission Heights Early Learning Centre, cultural celebrations are a time of close connection between people, where children, teachers, families and whanau come...

Clevedon School sculpture trail brightens up the community

Clevedon School got a little brighter last week with the official launch of its sculpture trail. Students, parents and community members gathered to celebrate the...

OPINION: Communities matter

The Times greeted news that Aussie-owned Stuff will radically cut its staff numbers on its community papers with trepidation. However Times’ managing director Reay...

Rocking Diwali celebration

From tongue-tingling South Indian cuisine to henna tattoos, fancy footwork with some cool Bollywood and hip hop moves, more than 100 people had a...

Clothes Swap to stop sex trafficking

When 19-year-old Jessica Drummond walked the streets of Thailand and Cambodia last year, she realised how lucky she was to have grown up the...

Flying fox back in action

Eight-year-old Millie Stuart, a student at Mellons Bay School, is less than pleased the flying fox at Macleans Park up on the hill above Macleans...

Speech contest highlights ethical standards

Howick Rotary held its annual Brian Hanlon Howick College 4 – Way Test Speech Contest for year 9 and 10 students last Tuesday evening. Finalists...

Remembering the fallen

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the Howick district's 170th anniversary. He focuses on some of those who served in World...

Join the Roaring Chorus for peace!

This Sunday at 11.02am, All Saints Anglican Church will be ringing the bell of the historic Selwyn Church after two minutes of silence to...

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