Orchid society show set to dazzle

Orchid lovers are excited about the return of the Howick Orchid Society Spring Show that is set to dazzle on Saturday at the Fencible...

Wise women of Howick!

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of...

Cookie seller standing up for children

A little bit of Christmas cheer this year is thanks to one local cookie seller. Rebecca Johnson is one of 131 Christmas Cookie sellers...

Pitch perfect-big summer ahead for Howick softball

By Jim Birchall Howick Softball Club is an institution in east Auckland. Many people will have a family connection to the club which was formed...

Servant problems?

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the district’s 170th anniversary last year and the countdown to the 175th celebrations. When the first...

Local ‘Ten Pound Pom’ publishes book to help migrants

Long-term Howick resident Clifford Owler arrived in New Zealand from Glasgow in 1956 on the HMS Captain Cook to work as a baker. Owler had...

Family want police to admit fault in crash

A teenage girl has been left battered and bruised after crashing into a marked police car that was allegedly parked in the middle of...

Half Moon Bay ferry pier wins award

Auckland Transport’s (AT) Half Moon Bay ferry pier has won an Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) New Zealand Excellence Awards – Best...

Murphy’s the law on this track

Editor Nick Krause has tumbled from a plane in a static parachute jump, been white water rafting, skied some dodgy terrain, scuba dived and...

Tarnica Park lights up to counter crime

Northpark residents will get the solar-powered light the Howick Local Board promised for Tarnica Park.  The board has allocated up to $5000 to install...


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