Great turnout for Hot Rod show

Southside Streeter’s Hot Rod in Howick at the weekend was a great success. It’s been seven years since the club, established in Howick 48 years...

Auckland Cavy Club Pet and Pedigree Show

Children were enthralled as more than 50 pure bred guinea pigs competed for best in show awards at the Auckland Cavy Club Pet and...

Brown: a mix of fresh and experienced faces

Last Saturday was the Local Government election, where we saw two Auckland Councillors and nine Howick Local Board members elected to represent our east...

Checkmate! Macleans Chess team national champs

The Macleans College chess team has been crowned National Chess Champions for the second year in a row. At the end of September the team...

Holey moley – Don’t fall into the asphalt abyss

By Jim Birchall Potholes continue to plague the carpark adjacent to the Warehouse and Pak'nSave at Botany Town Centre. The area, which is owned by Foodstuffs,...

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...

Double heartbreak for Heimgartner at supercars

Dannemora’s Andre Heimgartner in the closing stages of the race. The 24-year old Melbourne-based Kiwi was sharing the #7 Plus Fitness Nissan Altima for Kelly...

Op-portunity lost- Cancer shop closing

The pre-loved clothing boutique operated by the Cancer Society in Rices Mall Howick, is set to close. The store is popular with op-shoppers and forms...

Battle of Botany-Lyon roars in face of Luxon

Former Air New Zealand chief executive Chris Luxon entering the Botany candidate selection for the National Party does not faze local nominee Stephen Lyon...

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...


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