Residents still unhappy with state of parks

Locals remain frustrated over the state of the reserves in the Howick ward. Some residents are still wading through unruly grass of up to a...

Parents outraged over bus cuts

Monday night’s Howick Local Board meeting was met with an outpouring of concern from parents over the proposed changes to school bus routes. About two...

AT back down on school bus cuts

Auckland Transport (AT) is backing down on school bus cuts after a backlash from parents. Earlier this month it was announced 16 east Auckland schools...

Local woman celebrated for work with children

Caylee Brown, a Botany local, has received the Field Manager 500K and under award at this years Westpac Franchise Awards. Brown, the eldest of five...

Howick’s 170th Birthday Celebrations

Local Howick historian Alan LaRoche recalls moments of Howick's heritage to an audience attending Howick's 170th birthday celebrations at Howick Club Inc.

60 years of the Howick Volunteer Coastguard

The Howick Volunteer Coastguard is celebrating six decades of service. On Saturday, the parking lot of the Howick Beach reserve will be abuzz with excitement...

School buses cut

Panic is mounting among the parents of east Auckland school children as 16 schools will be losing some of their school buses next year. As...

Iconic Howick fun run is back

A 7.5km run has never sounded so good, with the promise of a cold beer readily available at the finish line. Howick’s annual Point to...

Police and Facebook launch Amber Alerts system

Police and Facebook have this morning launched the Amber Alerts system in New Zealand at Police National Headquarters. The Amber Alerts system assists by quickly...

Woman bashed at home in Dannemora

A woman has been assaulted in her Dannemora home after she walked in on a burglar. The victim, who wishes only to be known as...


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