Back to the future – celebrating Howick and Districts

The Times - with support from Howick historian Alan La Roche - has once again produced the much sought-after historical calendar. This coming year is...

Sailing club rebuilds after storm

It's taken a huge amount of money and work to repair the damage left behind when a storm smashed into the Howick Sailing Club's...

Losing a leg in a volcanic eruption hasn’t stopped him

With a tenacious passion for life, William Pike is known to inspire and shock audiences with his collection of remarkable stories including surviving a...

Fitness and well-being activities in Botany

Looks like all service and cultural organisations have let out a collective sigh of relief as life quickly moved from a pause mode to...

Get set for a scenic coastal run

One of the most scenic Fun Run in Auckland, the third Rotary Allfit Coastal Run will take place this Sunday, November 8. The run/walk has...

Yes…..Cockle Bay School carnival is here

With most school carnivals being cancelled due to Covid-19, Cockle Bay School is probably one of the few that will be going ahead with...

History in the making with H & E’s first electric bus

It was a historic moment as the first, three-axle electric bus was launched at the Howick Historical Village. The choice of venue was interesting as...

$1/2m for Howick Historical Village

The Howick Historical Village has won a $500,000 grant. Marin Burgess, the president of the Howick & Districts Historical Society, told the Times the first...

Masons mark major milestone

The leader of New Zealand's Freemasons was on hand to help the Howick Masonic Lodge and its members mark a significant milestone. Grand Master Graham...

Call for working bee help

McLeay Reserve in Mellons Bay - which was first tended to in the 1970s by residents Doug and Elena McLeay - is to get...


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