Howick History- a new podcast series

In association with reporter Jim Birchall presents a new podcast detailing the history of the settlement known as “perhaps Auckland’s most historically conscious place”- Howick & surrounding districts. Joined by local historians, the inaugural episodes delve into east Auckland’s past, exploring the original inhabitants of Owairoa, and their interaction with European settlers in the 19th Century.

Jim Birchall is joined by East Auckland Historian’s to discuss the original inhabitants of Tamaki Makaurau, (Auckland), and their interaction with European settlers in the 19th century.
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The creation of Howick and its transformation from an agricultural service town to busy commercial hub, coupled with its strategic value during the Land Wars is discussed in further episodes, as is the area’s proud Fencibles pioneer heritage. The first episode can be found via  The Times website


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