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Christmas lunch on Jesus

If you want to give back this Christmas you can help All Saints Church, Howick, put together Christmas boxes that will...

Countdown to Howick’s Santa Parade

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

Good deals and plenty of fun at Midnight Madness

This year Midnight Madness had a record crowd, due to the local advertising and out of area promotion. The village had a variety of entertainment...

Charity begins with Christmas Op shop

The ramshackle shed wears a cheerful look as Crystal Steel has transformed it into a cheerful and vibrant Christmas speciality shop that sits next...

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...

Busy summer season for Coastguard volunteers

Coastguard volunteers have had one of their busiest summer periods in recent years with more people requiring Coastguard’s help around New Zealand’s coastline, lakes...

Enjoy Christmas and your summer

It’s that time of the year again – summer is officially here! With warmer weather comes a chance for everyone to enjoy a classic...

Sun shines on Santa’s show

The sun once again shone bright for the annual Howick Santa Parade on Sunday. More than 50 floats took part in the community event of...

Over 3500 participants at the biggest Santa Parade

Howick local Pam Glaser will be organising the Farmer's Santa Parade for the 26th year in a row. In its 84th year, the Farmers Santa...

Sending Love: Christmas cards for lonely elderly

Christmas is a time for family - but for many living among us, particularly the elderly, loneliness can run rampant. It's a time of year...