Howick local board inauguration- New Chairperson installed

The inauguration of the recently elected Howick Local board was held on Tuesday 4 November at Uxbridge in Howick. Incumbents, Katrina Bungard& David Collings, have...

Anchorage Park School eco warriors hard at work

From bug hotels to edible gardens, it’s been a rewarding journey for Anchorage Park School as they recounted their  journey at the Enviroschools Bronze...

East FM leading non-commercial Auckland listening market

By Jim Birchall East FM, Howick’s local station has moved to 5th place in New Zealand (up from 13th) all-hours concurrent listening according to non-commercial...

Beach protection unites Nash & Ross

Keen observers of New Zealand politics may know how unusual it is for an opposition Member of Parliament to work on a policy matter...

Bellbird: film deals with loss, love and hope

By Farida Master It was while he was watching movies as a little boy at the Monterey Cinema in Howick that Orlando Stewart first discovered...

Retiring principal going out with a splash

Will it be a watery wetsuit or a soggy suit and tie? Wakaraanga Primary School students are looking forward to seeing Principal Brent Jenkin and...

Police celebrate Diwali with gusto

The New Zealand Police Diwali celebration that started off a few years ago, with around 40-50 guests had over 250 invitees this year with...

Supernatural justice to prevail in statue theft

CRIME By Jim Birchall In a brazen act, a heavy statue has been stolen from the front porch of an elderly resident in Kilkenny Drive Botany....

Inorganic collection: Mary’s rubbish story just the tipping point

By Jim Birchall The Times had quite a response to last week’s inorganic collection story, in which 79-year-old Mary Wilton aired her grievance with council’s...

Paradise lost? Big stink at Formosa

By Jim Birchall Embattled golf resort Formosa, has been in the news in the past year over accusations raw sewage has been pumped out of...


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