Police issue Halloween safety advice

Police are encouraging parents and caregivers to ensure their children are well looked after while they’re out trick-or-treating on Halloween, held each year on...

Pakuranga United Rugby GM to leave the club

Pakuranga United Rugby Club general manager Stephen Hackett has been at the club for a decade. Times photo Wayne Martin. It was as busy as...

Calling on Aucklanders to support Pink Ribbon Street Appeal

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is asking Aucklanders to donate generously to its Pink Ribbon Street Appeal this week. Collectors will be shaking pink buckets at...

From a 12-year-old surviving bullets to world class New Zealander

What are the chances of a flight attendant who flew in a group of beleaguered refugees from Indonesia, introducing  Mitchell Pham (a 12-year-old Vietnamese...

Probus Day: seniors just wanna have fun!

After the uncertainty and the anxiety that seniors have gone through during lockdown, the  Probus Day celebration hosted on Tuesday by  Howick East Combined...

Salvation Army East City marks 25th Christmas Appeal

By Melissa Coward This year sees The Salvation Army East City reach a milestone of running its 25th Christmas Appeal - helping those in our...

Board battle over Howick Santa Parade funding

Several members of the Howick Local Board have argued in favour of cutting the funding it provides toward east Auckland’s most popular annual community...

Ride a train or ferry to enable others to walk

Watch out for a sea of red at the Half Moon Bay Ferry on Friday, October 23 at 8am. After last year's success of `Ride...

Spiller calls time on Howick’s oldest business

“No one will regret the time dedicated to chess, as it will help in any profession.” It seems the most fitting of quotes - from...

HISTORY: Royal visit to Howick by second son of Queen Victoria

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary in 2022, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a...


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