International food festival a huge success

More than $2500 was raised at Howick College’s annual international food festival. Hundreds of students came together last week to prepare food, sell tickets and...

St Kents student to perform in Cats the musical

It’s one of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway and has been performed in around 30 countries and seen by more than...

Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Association on the roll

They started with 10 members in March this year and now have a membership of 450. The Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Association, to promote...

Unitary plan “destroying” Struan Place

The residents of Struan Place are protesting a possible housing development which will leave their small street over-crowded. Residents have already had to contend with...

Celebrating 101 years in style

It’s not every day you see a centenarian on a motorbike. But Stanley Hilliam was made a promise by his doctor that if he reached...

End of an era for Pakuranga Madrigal Choir

After 43 years together, the Pakuranga Madrigal Choir is coming to an end. They are disbanding and will embark on their own journey’s following the...

Park maintenance a constant battle

Local Board member Garry Boles says the last 12 months with Auckland Council have been an ongoing challenge. “The last 12 months have become a...

Maintenance and project delays frustrate board members

Some local board members are fed up as community maintenance and funded projects continue to fall by the wayside. Long standing board member Adele White...

Tenants sour over Highland Park plans

At least two retailers at Highland Park Shopping Centre are seeking legal advice over redevelopment plans which will likely see them surrender their leases...

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...

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