Splash Pad shut down

Six days after its official opening, Pakuranga’s new splash pad is now closed. The temporary closure at Lloyd Elsmore Pools and Leisure Centre follows safety...

Get a Taste of Uxbridge

Music, crafts and magic -- it's all happening at Uxbridge Arts & Culture next week as part of the Taste of Uxbridge next week. From...

Four make Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Four locals have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Kirsten Hellier, a sports coach, of Howick has been made an Officer of the New...

Winning bird stars

“We nearly doubled attendance from last year. We put this down to the support we get from the media such as the Howick and...

Counties Manukau District to benefit from additional Police

District Commander Jill Rogers has welcomed the 137 officers allocated to Counties Manukau District this week by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. The new staff were...

Hunua Ranges 1080 drop to go ahead

Auckland Council is pleased with the decision by the Environment Court released on 21 September confirming that it can go ahead with its planned...

Remembering the fallen

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the Howick district's 170th anniversary. He focuses on some of those who served in World...

Christmas lunch on Jesus

If you want to give back this Christmas you can help All Saints Church, Howick, put together Christmas boxes that will...

PAK’nSAVE getting closer to reality for Highland Park

With a resource consent now lodged with Auckland Council, PAK'nSAVE Highland Park is edging closer to becoming a reality. Lindsay Rowles, GM property & membership...

Students catch a glimpse into the life of a war hero

More than 40 wide-eyed students sat quietly listening to the tales of war heroes on Monday afternoon. They were gathered at the Howick RSA for...