Howick History: The “Old Age” Pension

Having served in the British Army for 20 years or more, the Fencibles of Howick, worn out, infirm and poor, collected their paltry pensions...

Aladdin: A whole new world of dance and theatre

Nearly 300 students aged 3-18 will be dancing their way through the production Aladdin on Sunday. Aladdin will be an entertaining and colourful production of...

Huge crowd at Cherry Blossom Festival

Not many are aware that Sir Barry Curtis, former mayor of Manukau for 24 years, had a big role to play in the building...

Cinderella: Isabella takes lead role in ballet

Howick’s Isabella Guyan,15, will be dancing the lead role of Cinderella in the end of year ballet production for Philippa Campbell School of Ballet,...

Polish museum: From Howick to Warsaw

The Polish Museum in Howick was part of an official exhibition, ‘Journey of Hope 75 Years Pahiatua Children in New Zealand’, which was open on Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street in...

Off to play the Wizard: Building confidence through dramatic art

THEATRE By Farida Master Unbelievable is how Dannemora resident Ethan Korewha describes the moment he heard that he’d been cast as the lead in the National...

History comes alive: Baverstock Parihaka Day

Students at Baverstock Oaks School students wore Maori headbands and white feathers on Friday, symbolising peace to commemorate the invasion of Parihaka in 1881. Lindy...

Sunday is Farm day at Howick club

The Howick Club is hosting its annual farm day, this coming Sunday. The event, for members and their guests, is running from 12 noon through...

East FM leading non-commercial Auckland listening market

By Jim Birchall East FM, Howick’s local station has moved to 5th place in New Zealand (up from 13th) all-hours concurrent listening according to non-commercial...

Bellbird: film deals with loss, love and hope

By Farida Master It was while he was watching movies as a little boy at the Monterey Cinema in Howick that Orlando Stewart first discovered...

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