Splash Pad shut down

Six days after its official opening, Pakuranga’s new splash pad is now closed. The temporary closure at Lloyd Elsmore Pools and Leisure Centre follows safety...

Get a Taste of Uxbridge

Music, crafts and magic -- it's all happening at Uxbridge Arts & Culture next week as part of the Taste of Uxbridge next week. From...

Happy birthday Howick

Howick is this month celebrating its 170th birthday – and it is inviting the community to join in. It is a prelude to massive 175th...

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...

Residents still unhappy with state of parks

Locals remain frustrated over the state of the reserves in the Howick ward. Some residents are still wading through unruly grass of up to a...

Retirement village lift a ‘danger’ to residents

Residents of a local retirement village are frustrated as their demands to replace a dangerous elevator fall on deaf ears. The 19-year-old lift at MetlifeCare...

Sun shines on Santa’s show

The sun once again shone bright for the annual Howick Santa Parade on Sunday. More than 50 floats took part in the community event of...

Victim of crash named

Police have confirmed that that the victim of the fatal crash on Botany Road earlier this month was a Howick man. Robert Ivan Phillips, 74,...

Travelling the world to study interfaith initiatives

They are on an epic InterFaith Tour spanning 20 countries and five continents. I met four French students at Jamaliyeh’s and Stephen Drake’s home in...

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...

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