Struggles of refugee in children’s book

  Refugees are vulnerable. Unlike immigrants they are “forcibly displaced” to another country, says Millard Rashidi, A Year 13 student at Ormiston Senior College. Millard arrived...

Betty celebrates her 90th at the school she studied at

You would think it was the Queen of England coming out to lunch, quips Evelyn Elizabeth Robertson with a twinkle in her eyes. Betty, as...

UPDATE: Man arrested outside mosque

The police arrest of a wanted man outside a Pakuranga mosque last Friday initially caused alarm about a possible shooter. Media initially reported shots had...

Photographic group after new members

When life gets blurry, adjust your focus For those ‘easties’ who have always wanted to try their hand at photography or those amateur shutterbugs who...

Development potential for old library mooted

Development could be coming for the old Howick Library after all. In the latest agenda from the Howick Local Board, the site of the former...

Art brings colour, history to Fencible Drive

The Fencible Drive paintings are four paintings from a small collection of fund-raising greetings cards used by the Howick Village Association depicting scenes of...

School gets behind Lion King show

Lion King Jr was a Howick Intermediate School musical production that involved all 484 students. Year 8 student Annabelle Harrison writes about the exciting...

Bridges won’t do deal with Greens

National Party leader Simon Bridges has slapped down a potential alliance with the Greens and derided the growing number of people on unemployment benefit....

Big turnout for last supper at Cambodian Restaurant

The appetising food served over the years by Sopheara Cambodian restaurant in Flat Bush must have made a lip-smacking impact for its loyal customers...

Ashton finds place in Geneva

When Saint Kentigern College year 13 student and aspiring actor Sam Ashton stumbled online across a young artist programme in Geneva, Switzerland, run by...


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