Ronald McDonald House Charities’ emergency appeal to help support critically ill...

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) New Zealand has been recognised as an essential social service by the Ministry of Social Development and partnering District...

A day of netball in memory of Belinda-Jane Burns

Around 600 eager netballers arrived at the Howick and Pakuranga Netball Courts on Sunday for a very special tournament. Organised by Bo Burns for her...

School buses cut

Panic is mounting among the parents of east Auckland school children as 16 schools will be losing some of their school buses next year. As...

Bed & Breakfast :when goodwill is decimated

There is a lot of goodwill within the small businesses of Bed & Breakfast Association New Zealand. What happens when that goodwill is challenged...

Throwing a lifeline: Ben and Nick’s sailing challenge

Next month, former Howick college student and Beachlands resident Ben Beasley (19) and friend Nick Gardiner (20) will be sailing 1271 nautical miles around...

Mayor calls for harsher penalties on illegal dumpers

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed Auckland Council’s second successful prosecution of an illegal dumper in two weeks but says the penalties should be much...

Overcoming adversity to serve others

Ratepayer advocate Gayleen Mackereth has been presented with the Dawn Johnston Koru Award, given in recognition of someone in the community who has overcome...

Creative journey: Clevedon Art Trail photos

Art lovers had the fantastic opportunity to visit art studios, meet artists, participate in workshops and take off on a creative journey at the...

Residents urged to speak up on freedom camping

The recent proposal announced by the Auckland Council would allow freedom campers to stay at seven sites around the Howick Ward. Howick ward Councillor Sharon...

Champion Club looking to go one better in 2019/20 season.

By Jim Birchall Premier cricket gets underway in just under three weeks’ time with the Jeff Crowe Cup kicking things off. Looking to get their hands...


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