At the Oscars in Beachlands

      It was the night when glamorous stars descended on Beachlands. Guests arrived in their best ensembles for ‘A night in Hollywood’ and were photographed by paparazzi...

Here come the Christmas cookies

The Cookie Time Christmas cookie sellers hit the streets this week and Eastern Beach resident Sarah Accorsi is with them, cookie buckets in tow. The...

Murder at Howick Historical Village

There's a murder mystery at Howick Historical Village - a fictional one at least - and The Brokenwood Mysteries team is here to figure...

Excitement builds for Jungle Book

It's almost 11 years since Pakuranga Heights Primary School has hosted a major school production. And students are counting days for the drama to unfold...

REVIEW: Sheila’s story really is extraordinary

Writer, historian, illustrator, naturalist, sailor, cyclist and nonagenarian. There's no shortage of words to choose from when it comes to describing Sheila Natusch. There is, however,...

Feet tapping to rhythmic beats

She was just three-years-old when Isabelle Fox first put on her tap dancing shoes, and she hasn't stopped dancing since. Winning around 40 dance trophies...

New mobile app tell stories of Howick’s past

Howick Local Board is bringing the area’s history in to the 21st Century with the launch of the Howick’s Heritage mobile app. The interactive walking...

Local playwright heads to Basement Theatre

"Sheer terror" is how the cast of Finding Temeraire describe their feelings about their upcoming performance. Written by Half Moon Bay resident Stanley Makuwe and...

Food truck trend rolling out east

Food trucks have been rolling around Auckland for a while now, but they’ve recently been making their way out east and causing debate around...

Review: Dial M for Murder at HLT

When director Alex Gleed described Howick Little Theatre's latest play as a psychological thriller with lots of subtext, I wondered if I'd be able...


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