Asbestos contaminated property could become daycare

There are concerns over plans to turn a Howick residence contaminated with asbestos into an early childhood education centre. A neighbour who goes by the...

To Uganda with love

This summer holidays were a little different for one local family who travelled halfway across the world and met their sponsor children for the...

Councillors take charge of Howick ward upkeep

Local councillors are taking charge to fix up the streets of east Auckland. Councillors Sharon Stewart and Dick Quax have ventured out into the Howick...

Petition to save Mill Road corridor project launched

Andrew Bayly, MP for Hunua and Judith Collins, MP for Papakura have both launched petitions to save the Mill Road corridor project from Flat...

Readaway Books in its final chapter

For decades Readaway Books on Picton Street has been the home away from home for Howick’s bookworms and bibliophiles. Now, the literary hideaway, crammed full...

Robbed golfer calling for law change

A golfer is calling for a law change after learning police couldn’t retrieve his stolen items – despite being able to track their exact...

Farewell to a lifetime of dancing

For 81 years, dancing has been her life, but the time has come for Zenda Smith to hang up her dancing shoes for good. From...

The Year That Was 2017

Join us as we look back at 2017.

Santa visits Howick Club

The Howick Club recently held its annual Children's Christmas party where 800 or so families enjoyed a fantastic day of fun in the sun. There...

Splash pad in Pakuranga reopened

The new splash pad at Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre in Pakuranga is open for the summer holidays. The splash pad was temporarily...


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