Sewage overflow nightmare

Imagine waking up to the pungent smell of the neighbourhood’s sewage overflowing into your backyard. This was the reality for one Pakuranga family who woke...

More CCTV for Howick Village

Village retailers have won the fight to get more CCTV cameras in Howick Village. Howick Local Board has recently granted the Howick Village Business Association...

Brown: ‘If AT won’t consult our community, I will’

Pakuranga MP Simeon Brown is taking it upon himself to consult the public on Auckland Transport's (AT) plans to introduce a T2/Bus Lane on Pakuranga...

$100 million contract for Eastern Busway construction signed

The contract for the next $100million construction stage of the Eastern Busway has officially been signed. Today Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff joined...

T2/Bus Lane for Pakuranga Highway

With construction of the AMETI Eastern Busway looming, Auckland Transport (AT) plan to introduce a T2/Bus Lane during peak hour on Pakuranga Road. The temporary...

Trig disappears – and we know why

UPDATED Howickians have been in a flap over the disappearance of the trig station from Stockade Hill. There has been much speculation, frustration and angst shared...

Protecting Stockade Hill views a priority

The Howick Community has been fighting for years to have Stockade Hill recognised for its history and also for the vital role it plays...

Howick’s blue artwork makes a stand

Something big, bright and blue has popped up in a popular Howick reserve and has received mixed reactions from the community. Just before Christmas, Howick’s...

Summer Snaps

Whether road tripping around the country or enjoying the parks and beaches in our own backyard, locals spent the Christmas break soaking up the...

Retailer H&M confirmed for Botany

International fashion giant H&M is coming to Botany Town Centre which is currently undergoing a $78 million development. Botany Centre Management Team yesterday confirmed H&M...