Community stepping up for our environment

By Adele White, chairperson Howick Local Board Kia ora! Every three years the Howick Local Board refreshes its focus so we can continue to make...

Rotary cleans up foreshore

During a recent weekend members of the Rotary Club of Auckland Airport Area organised a team to clean a large area of the foreshore. The...

Bin filled with rubbish removed from creek

Volunteers were left shocked by what they discovered during a major clean-up at an east Auckland waterway. About 40 people turned out recently for a...

Eco Day success

Howick Village Association (HVA) hosted their third Eco Day event in the Howick War Memorial/Information Centre on Saturday to large crowds. A number of local...

2000 plants dug in

There have been two very successful planting days at the Mangemangeroa Reserve. The first was with Forest and Bird on June 11 which was at...

Record-breaking moth plant results

The record-breaking results are in for east Auckland's finest moth pod hunting competition. Students, teachers and parents from a variety of Howick Ward schools attended...

Vote moves public reserves closer to sale

By Chris Harrowell and Laura Kvigstad, Auckland Council reporter, Funded by New Zealand on Air Auckland Council has moved one step closer to being...

3500 plants go in

Staff, students and community members from Mission Heights Junior College, Mission Heights Primary School and KiNZ Mission Heights showed up at the community planting...

19,000 plants going in

Local school students, staff and community members will be planting more than 19,000 native plants around a bike track to complement the surrounding forest...

Illegal rubbish dumping still an eyesore

People living in a rapidly developing part of east Auckland are still being plagued by the ugly sight of piles of illegally dumped rubbish. Elevation...

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