Grandmaster takes honours in memorial chess tournament

English chess player and Grandmaster (GM) Gawain Jones has won the inaugural Howick chess tournament honouring legendary New Zealand chess player, the late Bob...

Automotive nostalgia draws the crowds

Heavy rain the day before didn't damper the spirits of the thousands of people who turned out to enjoy a spectacular display of motoring...

Times boss recognised by Zonta

Each year in March, Zonta East Auckland celebrates International Women's Day recognising a woman who has made a significant contribution in the community with...

Community protectors on a mission

An east Auckland crime-prevention group is back on its feet and looking to the future six months after fears were raised it may be...

Fire service awards gold stars

Two firefighters out of Howick Fire Station have been recognised for long service. Station Officer (SO) Graham Grace was awarded the 50-Year Gold Star and...

Elim Christian College sports day fun

Year 11-13 students from Elim Christian College were out in force in their annual Athletics Day at Lloyd Elsmore on Tuesday March 23.

Campbells Toys co-owner dies

Local retailing icon Peter Campbell died "very suddenly but peacefully" on Friday. He was 89. Peter and Margaret Campbell owned Campbells Toys in Moore St...

Pakuranga College Athletics Day a great day out

The weather could not have been more perfect for Pakuranga College's annual inter-house Athletics Day on March 24. The event was held at Lloyd...

Easter Art exhibition: No longer locked down

Howick artists are celebrating the return of Easter Art to The Depot in Lloyd Elsmore Park this Easter weekend. Artists from around the Howick and...

Howick Rotary Club Fun Walk and Run draws record numbers

Howick Rotary Club has celebrated its 10th year Fun Walk and Run with a record number of entrants and local schools participating. Thirteen primary and intermediate...


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