Special guest at Polyfest today

  The world’s largest Maori and Pacific Island festival, the ASB Polyfest got underway yesterday at the Manukau Sports Bowl in Auckland. The four-day festival started...

Peace poster success for Mackenzie

Mackenzie Alley has seen her entry in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest go global. Howick Lions Club past president Ian Packwood said Mackenzie, now...

World-class Elvis tribute artists to perform

The 10th Anniversary of Elvis in the Gardens will be held on Sunday March 3 at the Auckland Botanic Gardens from 10am --6.30 pm...

Art explores cultural identity and sexuality

Bildungsroman is a rather unusual title for a first solo exhibition at Uxbridge, Malcolm Smith Gallery. Areez Katki says he likes the sound of it. “I’ve...

Howick’s blue artwork makes a stand

Something big, bright and blue has popped up in a popular Howick reserve and has received mixed reactions from the community. Just before Christmas, Howick’s...

Santa Claus is coming along riding on his sleigh

With only 15 sleeps to the Howick Santa Parade on Sunday December 9, the excitement is mounting. As Bo Burns - who has taken over...

An energetic and foot-tapping musical

The vibrant energy and deep passion for theatre comes across as the talented actors in the musical West-End and Broadway kept the audience thoroughly...

Rocking Diwali celebration

From tongue-tingling South Indian cuisine to henna tattoos, fancy footwork with some cool Bollywood and hip hop moves, more than 100 people had a...

Jaye’s Dance Troupes take home gold

A local dance troupe is revelling in the success of their recent trip to compete in the Aussie Gold International Championships. Jaye’s Dance Senior Troupe...

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...


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