Local woodcarver wins awards

Local woodcarver Daniel Strekier, known for his unique bike made entirely from wood, has carved a niche for himself as he scored first place...

Young dancers head to Disneyland and New York

DANCE The students of Ruske Performing Arts in East Tamaki are undertaking the trip of a lifetime with 15 dancers heading to Disneyland and New...

Gone with the wind !

Thanks to the cold blustery winds the sales were excellent, as a crew of Howick Lions were cooking sausages outside the Warehouse, at the...

No Ordinary Man- The untold tale of Arthur Purchas

‘Smales Trail’ author’s latest offering chronicles the extraordinary Arthur Purchas Arthur Purchas was said to be perhaps the most gifted person ever to come to...

Cash no longer king

By Jim Birchall On a recent (and too frequent) visit to the drive-thru of a certain restaurant that boasts a Southern Colonel as a spokesman,...

Where have voters gone?

ELECTIONS 2019 By Nick Krause Voters seemed to have turned their backs on this year’s local elections. Voting returns for Local Elections 2019 in the Howick Ward’s...

Wotton named top male rider

Elim Christian College’s snowboarding team made its mark at the Secondary School Championships last week. The school has a proud track record in the sport. Noah...

Chemical spill on Cryers Rd

Emergency services were called to a chemical spill on Cryers Road, East Tamaki at 12:49 on 1 October. According to a Fire and Emergency spokesperson, four...

Howick History- a new podcast series

In association with times.co.nz reporter Jim Birchall presents a new podcast detailing the history of the settlement known as "perhaps Auckland's most historically conscious...

Howick Youth Council putting democracy in action

Howick Youth Council hosted local election debates in the three Howick Local Board Subdivisions. JUSTIN HU, from Macleans College, reports Anachronistic eyesores. That's how a lot...


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