Wassenaar’s Unplugged wins Estuary prize

The winners of the 2018 Estuary Art and Ecology Prize have been selected by judge Paul Brobbel and are currently on display in Malcolm...

Board throws Uxbridge $35,000 lifeline

Three months after the Uxbridge Arts and Culture Centre made a desperate plea for help to stay afloat, the Howick Local Board has agreed...

Blaise takes the stage in Shortland Street the Musical

When born and bred Howickian, Blaise Clotworthy was 10-years-old, he told his grandmother he one day wanted to be paid to tap dance. Now 15...

No Ordinary Man- The untold tale of Arthur Purchas

‘Smales Trail’ author’s latest offering chronicles the extraordinary Arthur Purchas Arthur Purchas was said to be perhaps the most gifted person ever to come to...

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...

Local author tells the salty tale of Des Townson

In 1954, Eastern beach local Brian Peet’s father was the first person to buy a boat from legendary yacht designer and boat builder, the...

Home Show pipped to be best yet

The Auckland Home Show returns this week at ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane and runs through till Sunday, with more than 50,000 visitors expected to visit...

Botany playgroup welcomes all

There’s a new playgroup in town and parents and caregivers are invited to bring their little ones to join the fun. East City Wesleyan Church...

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...

The Nukes pioneer ukulele affection

Of all musical instruments, the ukulele is the one that makes everyone happy. Even grumps crack a smile. The high and bright string sound hits...

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