Akira Ioane chalks up 50th cap for Blues

While just 23 years of age, outstanding No 8 Akira Ioane will celebrate his 50th game for the Blues in Saturday’s Investec Super Rugby opener...

Sensational week for Howick Pakuranga Cricket Club

Natasha Van Tilburg By Jim Allnatt The Marie Raos Ray White Premier Men defeated a...

Howick’s 65th Santa Parade was just so lovely

By Bo BurnsOur day started bright and early - 6am with all the set-up preparations - with...

Countdown to the big parade

There’s just 10 sleeps until Howick Santa Parade and organisers Bo and Pip Burns are putting the final frantic touches to the very full...

All Blacks have Midas Touch

That the All Blacks could beat Argentina 46-24 in the Nelson rugby test despite losing second half possession and territory by a huge margin...

Bioengineers create virtual 3D heart

A team at the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute headed by a local senior research fellow have created a virtual 3D heart that could...

Bo & Pip take Santa’s reins

Pip and daughter Bo Burns and a talented volunteer group of locals are driving the 65th Howick Santa Parade this year. “They are taking over...

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...

One of the best in concert series

From rock n’ roll love triangles to soulful music and parodies, the Shake Rattle & Roll Operatunity Daytime Concert at St Columba Church  on...

Agnew’s Angle: Dazzle outshines controversy

It was a shame two controversial decisons by English referee Luke Pearce clouded what was a magnificent second half recovery from the All Blacks...