Kids gives back to community

Local children stepped it up over the school holidays in an effort to do some good in the community. Auckland Council’s pools and leisure division...

Want to play the guitar?

If you've been trying to teach yourself to play the guitar and are not getting the results you hoped for, Auckland Guitar School can...

Teens killed in Pakuranga crash named

The teenagers who died in a devastating car crash on Friday morning have since been named as 17-year-old Nathaniel (Nathan) Quist and 13-year-old Ella...

Choral Society delivers music from the Great War

Pakuranga Choral Society commemorates the end of World War I in a concert on August 26 devoted to music of the period, and some...

The star of all op shops

The Cancer Society Pre-Loved Boutique in Howick’s Rice’s Mall is the crème-de-la-crème of op shops. And as its relatively new shop manager Gabrielle Brcic will...

Final hearing to save Stockade Hill views

“The Fencible Hall was filled to overflowing on Monday 16th  with Howickians  determined to make the community feeling clear on preserving  Stockade Hill’s 360 degree views...

Gymnast fights kidney failure on her way to Worlds

Katherine Paton is much like any other 24-year-old. She is a sister, a daughter, a qualified vet nurse and a dedicated gymnast who dreams of...

Six step up for council seat

In May the community suffered a tragic loss with the passing of beloved Howick Ward Councillor Dick Quax. His passing left a vacancy on...

Change of guard in Rotary

The first of July marks the beginning of a new year  in Rotary and celebrates the changeover of presidents in Rotary Clubs all over...

Winning bird stars

“We nearly doubled attendance from last year. We put this down to the support we get from the media such as the Howick and...


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