Young family says new home is life-changing

Getting mortgage-ready has helped the Moala family achieve their dream of buying a brand-new home. Former Pakuranga residents Boaz and Angela Moala, along with their...

Ellie’s life-changing experience as an au pair

Being an au pair in the east of France has been a transformational experience for Ellie Bambury and she wants to share it with...

Otara Creek restoration: sowing the seeds of a greener future

The rain didn’t stop 380 students from getting their hands dirty to work on the Santa Maria School-Otara Creek restoration. Students of Sancta Maria Catholic...

Final hearing to save Stockade Hill views

“The Fencible Hall was filled to overflowing on Monday 16th  with Howickians  determined to make the community feeling clear on preserving  Stockade Hill’s 360 degree views...

Paddle boarding positive for cancer survivors

Anne McLean was never big on exercise. She is a busy mother and preferred leisurely walking with a friend to high impact sport. But when she...

A double celebration for Rosa Chow

What do a policeman, politician, priest, principal, lawyer, educator, specialist advisor to council and chair of Howick Local Board have in common? They have all...

Local derby action packed

Football in east Auckland came to a new level of excitement on Saturday when the men’s first teams from Fencibles and Bucklands Beach took...

Two named in New Year Honours

George Chan of Sunnyhills and Harjit Singh of Flat Bush have been recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours. Mr Chan, of Fisher Parade, has...

Barbara Haszard – A Tribute

Former Howick Community Board chairperson, Barbara Haszard (nee Hanan), recently died in her 92nd year. Barbara, with husband Tony, came to Howick in the late...

Huge crowd at Cherry Blossom Festival

Not many are aware that Sir Barry Curtis, former mayor of Manukau for 24 years, had a big role to play in the building...


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