Free pools for all – but we’ll sting you for more rates

Howick Local Board is considering the possibility of introducing a local targeted rate so that Howick ward residents of all ages have free entry...

Lions play war games

The All Blacks can expect a brutal aerial bombardment and bone-crunching tackles to combat their superior running game against the British and Irish Lions...

Plan for Howick’s future approved

Preserving the character that is Howick Village’s point of difference and improving links to local attractions are among key actions outlined in the new...

Battling it out on world stage

They smashed out the moves with precision and went on to win the Battleground New Zealand Hip Hop competition in Hamilton recently. The two hip...

Howick woman first female chair of dam industry body

Ex-Pakuranga College Head Girl Rebecca Knott (nee Nicholson) has recently become the first female chair of the New Zealand Society on Large Dams (NZSOLD). Knott,...

Representing New Zealand at problem solving

A lot of perseverance is needed to solve some of the toughest problems. Macleans College student William Han equates perseverance to resolutely spending hours on...

Showing off their plumage, song and gait

It took Dave Nicholson more than 50 years before he bred show winners. Yet there hasn't been a day he hasn't enjoyed their splendid colours,...

A student fights his sweet tooth for the earth

Elias Worrall-Bader is only 17, but his passion for the environment has him doing the unthinkable-giving up sugar for a week.

Pakuranga clobbered by Eden

Pakuranga United Rugby Club is reeling after the premiers suffered a massive defeat at the weekend. The prems went down 51-12 to Eden after trailing...

Special mission to Beachlands

Crew of the Auckland & Coromandel Westpac Rescue Helicopter were tasked to a very special mission in Beachlands yesterday morning. The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust...