Easter colouring-in winners

The Rices Mall Colouring-in Competition, run in Howick over the school holidays, attracted a substantial number of quality entries from local children in two...

It takes a village to raise an exhibition

Under the inspirational guidance of the exhibition curator, Ros Palmer, the team of volunteers and staff at the Howick Historical Village have worked together...

It’s a circus out there

Everyone loves a good Samaritan. However they’re not always thanked for all their selfless work in the community. This time it was different as Mike Turinsky...

Val and her beauty pageant girls

Val Lott can’t walk too far anywhere in the Howick, Pakuranga or Botany shopping districts without being accosted for a chat and a catch-up. At...

Sculpture vandalism far from ‘armless

By Jim Birchall Contentious artwork ‘Kid Justice’ defaced again A controversial sculpture erected to mark the 125th anniversary of Women's suffrage has been defaced for the...

Something for nothing? How about a Give & Take Second Hand...

We all love garage sales! What if you could go to a giant garage sale and everything was free? Cession Community Trust has come up...

Enrol and vote and the same time with One Stop Shops

Night markets, marae and local malls are just some of the places Aucklanders will be able to enrol and vote at the same time,...

Minister and Mascot visit Cockle Bay Primary

By Jim Birchall Eugenie Sage, the Minister of Conservation and Land Information, has been spreading the message of conservation with a local school. She recently visited...

Everybody was Kung Fu fighting

By Jim Birchall Students from a Howick dojo will be competing in the New Zealand National Kung-fu Wushu Championships next month. They will be competing in...

Howick town centre clean up

By Paula Unger Wow, what a brilliant day we all had on Saturday morning, 5th October, working towards beautifying the Howick Village. It was great to...


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