Olympians join search for buried treasure

Olympic champions Eric Murray and Bucklands Beach-raised Barbara Kendall have been announced as the final celebrities to join TVNZ 2’s rebooted Celebrity Treasure Island. The...

Road to respect deservedly earned

By PJ TAYLOR One of New Zealand’s great roots musicians plays to a Howick audience soon, sure to light the stage with his masterclass songwriting...

Full volume: challenge of living in a noisy world

The beeping and buzzing of technology, noisy traffic, the incessant shouting of social media – it never shuts up. Caught in this constant babble,...

Uxbridge centre comedy night a roaring success

If you’re considering a comedy night at Uxbridge Arts Centre in Howick, don’t think twice about it. Last Friday’s session began as most comedy shows...

Comedy stars on the scene

He’s been on the Australian, UK and New Zealand comedy circuits for years, and now the talented Jesse Griffin is bringing his expertise to...

East Auckland schools to perform in Bandquest

Six east Auckland bands will battle it out at this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. They will be...

Miss Auckland taking on the world

After a whirlwind year of charity events and fundraisers, our very own Miss Auckland is ready to take on the world. Last week Howick local...

Quilters step up for a worthy cause

On August 25 and 26 the Fencible Quilters of Howick will be hosting a Triennial Show at the Howick Bowling Club, Sale St, Howick. Every...

Fun-filled events on at Uxbridge

Hopetoun Brown Friday May 10, 8pm Three of the country's finest musicians stomp and parp across a musical landscape of blues, roots, soul and...

Struggles of refugee in children’s book

  Refugees are vulnerable. Unlike immigrants they are “forcibly displaced” to another country, says Millard Rashidi, A Year 13 student at Ormiston Senior College. Millard arrived...


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