Family want police to admit fault in crash

A teenage girl has been left battered and bruised after crashing into a marked police car that was allegedly parked in the middle of...

Howick – The Village that Cares

By Ken Scott, President Howick Village Association Howickians, pat yourselves on the back. What a great turnout in Howick Village on Saturday 29th June to celebrate...

Where is the giant?

The students of Owairoa Primary School are on the alert for a giant that has enrolled for Year 0 and still hasn’t showed. When contacted,...

Get ready for the local elections

The local elections are on their way and New Zealanders are being asked to check they’re enrolled and ready to vote. Some 3.3m enrolment update...

Mid-winter festival celebrates diversity

There was singing, dancing and cake at a Mid-Winter Festival celebrating the ethnic diversity of Botany and Flat Bush. About 100 people turned out for...

More protection for Stockade Hill?

Howick Local Board is investigating more protection for Stockade Hill. The hill’s Hauraki Gulf views have been protected by the Stockade Hill Viewshaft Overlay, which...

The art of storytelling

By Hannah Williams Bringing a person’s story to life through art, Mark Stevenson has taken his passion for all things creative and made a name...

Cheerful re-enactment of a dark tale

The Howick Children’s and Youth Theatre is excited about the production of  The Pied Piper - a colourful and cheerful re-enactment of the very...

Measles reported at two east Auckland schools

Two cases of the highly contagious disease measles have been reported at two local schools. Dr Julia Peters, clinical director at the Auckland Regional Public...

Orchestra brings beats to Howick

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) musicians are heading to All Saints Church in Howick on Monday  July 1 to showcase the incredibly versatile side of...