Parade organiser bids farewell

The long-time organiser of the iconic Howick Santa Parade is leaving the position she has held for more than a decade. Emma Smith, the circulation...

Owairoa saddles up

More than 1000 cowboys, cowgirls and Indians cut a striking picture at Owairoa Primary this week. Students, staff and parents gathered on the school field...

Frustrated boaties want new pontoons

Frustration is mounting as boaties spend another week without the pontoons down at Half Moon Bay. The pontoons were damaged beyond repair during the January...

A flood of questions need answers

Some hard questions were asked at a public meeting hosted by Howick ward Councillor Sharon Stewart to discuss the ongoing concerns due to the...

360 degree views are out

Howick Ratepayers and Residents Association’s (HRRA) call for 360 degree views from Stockade Hill has been rejected. Last week the long-awaited decision on Plan Change 3...

All go for Moon Festival

  The Moon Festival will feature a range of cultural performances while also celebrating the full moon. The Howick Local Board is partnering with the Pakuranga...

Armistice Day, 100 years on – Stockade Hill this Sunday

Armistice Day on Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. At 11am on November 11 this...

Bicentennial celebration for local Baha’i community

There were around a 100 get-togethers hosted during the Labour Weekend as the Baha’i community welcomed people into their homes to mark the 200th...

Farewell to a lifetime of dancing

For 81 years, dancing has been her life, but the time has come for Zenda Smith to hang up her dancing shoes for good. From...

Knitting for the homeless

Audrey Gustard believes that with a lot of yarn and a little effort she can make a difference. The soon-to-be 90-year-old is preparing for winter...

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