Internet restored on Waiheke

Internet services have been restored on Waiheke Island. Lines company Chorus has confirmed repairs were concluded in the early hours of Tuesday morning, some 12...

National Erebus Memorial design selected

A design that includes a walkway projecting outward to the horizon has been selected for the new National Erebus Memorial after recommendation by a...

Anzac parade called off but service still on

Howick's Anzac Day parades have been cancelled following police requests however "static services" will still go ahead. Howick RSA has advised that the NZ Police...

Resident: ‘Someone may just die’

There was a loud bang and a crunch of tyres as an out-of-control car crashed into Ajay Walia’s property. That was at 90 Pakuranga Road...

Pam retires after three decades as secretary

Pamela Taylor remembers the very first building that was plonked at the site of what is now the Howick Historical Village. "I think it was...

Botany student master chefs win big

Two Botany students have won a cooking competition in grand style. On Saturday March 30, the Manukau Beautification Trust held its annual Eye on Nature...

Applications open for Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Howick Rotary is seeking candidates for its annual RYLA leadership course. Rotary has a long history of working with our nation's forward-thinking businesses, cultural organisations...

OPINION: The peculiar ages of man (and woman)

Below is a guide describing what you are allowed to do as you attain different ages: At 5 you can enrol in a state school. At...

Poppy Day volunteers needed

The run-up to the annual Anzac Poppy Day is in full swing at Howick RSA and, as is the case every year, more volunteers...

Sunnyhills School gets a defibrillator

Half Moon Bay Rotary Club has donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to Sunnyhills School. An AED is a safe and easy-to-use machine which is...


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