Comforting traumatised kids

Helping society’s forgotten women is something a committed pair of Howick and Botany residents have in the bag – the pikau bag. Mary Ann France...

A shot at international fame

How does a young, local artist get commissioned to do a series of artworks for the 50th anniversary of the Chicago Bulls of the National...

Man charged over motorcyclist’s death

A man has been charged in relation to the death of Josh Martin, the Year 13 Pakuranga College student killed on his motorbike in...

Bomb threat hits Howick

Howick Primary School is the latest to be targeted in a series of bomb threats that has been happening throughout the country. Police were called...

Difficult for him to let go

IT HAS been five weeks since he resigned, but it’s difficult for Ken McKay, the former principal of Our Lady Star of the Sea School...

Graceful old girl rises from ashes

A MAN who lived in the historic Guy Homestead in Ti Rakau Drive for the first five years of his life was visibly overcome...

Push for tighter controls

A HOWICK resident who publicly campaigned to have Guy Homestead restored is calling for changes to legislation involving foreign ownership of heritage homes. Nick Neben,...

Home to relive rural past

A COUNTRY-inspired rustic theme providing urban children with tactile activities, such as growing their own organic veggies, will be the aim of the operators...

Guy Homestead’s new life

The old lady of the landscape, 116-year-old Guy Homestead, has new owners who want to give it a new lease of life, with the...

Fire raises heritage issues

A BLAZE at an historic homestead has left its owners and civic officials working out how the property, protected by two covenants, can still...


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