Needles, wig, condoms found in Orangewood park

A resident stumbled upon a bag containing needles, a wig, condoms and mail addressed to several different people, when walking a dog on a...

Education: St Mark’s school head retiring

Leaving was a hard decision to make for Catherine Rivers. The St Mark’s Catholic School principal admits she still gets a little teary-eyed when she...

Diwali event to add light to our communities

After the phenomenal success of the Diwali Fundraiser hosted by the Rotary Club of Somerville, two years ago the Festival of Lights fundraiser is...

Cricket: Howick Pakuranga facing stern test

By Jim Allnat The Marie Raos Ray White HPCC Premier Men had a real struggle on their hands against a determined University side in the...

Nature threatened: Fire at Mangemangeroa Reserve

By Jim Birchall A scrub fire broke out in Somerville at the Mangemangeroa Reserve on Monday in the early afternoon. Alan Riley, the chair of Friends...

Jami-Lee : Local people deserve a strong local voice

OPINION These columns are usually a welcome chance to raise a local issue, or a question under debate and offer some local thoughts. While it’s...

All about love and Police

Police are embracing love and peace. Counties Manukau District commander superintendent Jill Rogers spoke at the Embracing Love and Peace concert at the Fo Guang Shan...

Luxon: `I’ll be fighting hard to earn Botany’s trust’

By Farida Master After months of speculation, former Air New Zealand Chief executive Christopher Luxon was officially elected on Monday evening as the National Party...

Crabtree the greatest showman

TRIBUTE Robert Kelvin (Rob) Crabtree, a former senior Rotarian in Howick, has died. Rob passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 30. He...

Sunday is Farm day at Howick club

The Howick Club is hosting its annual farm day, this coming Sunday. The event, for members and their guests, is running from 12 noon through...


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