Bill to prioritise vehicles responding to electrical emergencies

A Members Bill to allow lines companies to use flashing lights that require traffic to give them priority when responding to Electrical Emergencies has...

Throwing a lifeline: Ben and Nick’s sailing challenge

Next month, former Howick college student and Beachlands resident Ben Beasley (19) and friend Nick Gardiner (20) will be sailing 1271 nautical miles around...

Police: Alleged car thief nabbed

Counties Manukau Police on night shift staff caught an offender who was breaking into a car in Howick on Monday. “Our officers who were on...

Pest free: Huge effort to get rid of rats, possums and...

Environment  It’s a mammoth project that needs huge effort but looks like many service organisations and groups, including schools, have joined hands with the Local...

Positive student wellbeing: Kicking for the surface

Education Schools in the Farm Cove cluster have joined forces to promote positive student wellbeing. Farm Cove Intermediate, Wakaaranga School, Sunnyhills Primary School. Elm Park Primary...

Dollars for schools: Shelly Park School wins big

The Good Home in Howick has given out thousands of dollars again to local schools. Good Home Proprietor Barry O'Shaughnessy has been running his Dollars for...

Derelict building : AT has no use for old library

The future of the site occupied by the old Howick library is uncertain after Auckland Transport (AT) advised they have no plans for the...

Living history: Howick Historical village turns 40

The Howick Historical Village is turning 40. The Howick and Districts Historical Society will celebrate four decades since the opening of the Howick Historical Village...

Metlifecare receives consent for golf course village

Earthworks are underway for ‘Fairway Gardens’, Metlifecare’s newest retirement village development in Botany Downs. The resource consent covers all stages of the $180 million development,...

Dog bite: Child attacked on Eastern Beach

A local father is furious after his daughter was bitten by a Staffordshire bull terrier on Eastern Beach on January 21. According to Neal Holt,...


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