A blast for the past: 40th celebrations at HHV

More than 100 guests gathered to mark the 40th anniversary of the Howick Historical Village on Sunday March 8. Unveiling of the Plaque at the...

Houstoun plays The Egyptian for the final time

  Please Note: The Houston plays 'The Egyptian' concert has been postponed. It will now take place on Sunday September 6, 5pm at the Vodafone...

Review: I’ve become quite Fawn’d of Stag and Doe

STAG AND DOE A comedy by Mark Crawford/Canada/2014 Directed by Jake La Jeunesse Reviewer: Jim Birchall On a sultry night at the end of summer, I went along...

Photography at Uxbridge : Sharp focus on Africa

Auckland’s cultural arena includes at least one show that’s likely to grab some attention this summer – a striking collection of monochrome prints of...

Artist seeks inspiration for climbing mountains

By Farida Master Dean Buchanan says he could feel the mountains calling. Scaling mountains inspired the internationally known artist to look at art with greater confidence. Talking...

Bumps in the night: Local paranormal investigator on the case

We all love a good ghost story, but what does it take to turn curiosity into a hobby? 37-year old Pakuranga native Sam Collier looks...

Tapped to be a Dancer of the Year

Botany Downs Secondary College student Jessica Wang has been declared an overall winner of the Showcase Dance Competition national finals and is particularly proud...

Dare to Explore party: from Jurassic Land to Tomorrow Land

Around 1650 children enrolled across the Howick Local Board for the finale of Kia Maia te Whai- Dare to Explore adventure hosted at the...

Creative journey: Clevedon Art Trail photos

Art lovers had the fantastic opportunity to visit art studios, meet artists, participate in workshops and take off on a creative journey at the...

Chiefs ready to unleash against Crusaders

Expect plenty of Super Rugby fireworks when coach Warren Gatland’s Chiefs host Scott ‘Razor’ Robertson’s Crusaders in Hamilton on Saturday night. That’s the mouth-watering prospect...


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