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...

Historian Alan La Roche to step down

Alan La Roche, who is responsible for the creation of the Howick Historical Village, is taking a back seat at the village. La Roche was...

Community crimebusters need new blood

A highly valued community crime-prevention group may be forced to shut down if it can't find new volunteers. That's a scenario the police hope doesn't...

Bumper number of voting places open this weekend

The Electoral Commission is urging people to take advantage of a big increase in advance voting places open this weekend to get out and...

By George! 89-year-old reckons it’s time to retire

George Mann says he has been a drug runner for the last 20 years and had lots of fun doing it. From being the only...


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