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Ormiston Town Centre opening looms closer

Ormiston Town Centre’s grand unveiling is just months away. “After two years of construction, we are almost done,” said Sean Leonard, Todd Property Development Manager...

Community news awards:We’ve done it again

The Times is celebrating after a successful showing at the recent NZ Community Newspaper Awards. The competition accepts entries in various categories from independent newspaper...

Young mum shares birthday treats with school kids

Students of Riverina School were treated to sandwiches, apples, bananas, chips and cookies last week. It was Howick resident Ferzeen Dadabhoy’s birthday and the young...

Selwyn House celebrates 15 years

By Sean Rouse Guests and volunteers past and present of the Howick Selwyn Centre came together recently to celebrate the Centre’s 15-year anniversary. The milestone celebration...

It’s a circus out there

Everyone loves a good Samaritan. However they’re not always thanked for all their selfless work in the community. This time it was different as Mike Turinsky...

Good news for birds, bad news for pests

It’s now easier for the community to join the fight to protect native bird species. Howick ward residents can now borrow pest traps from a...

Eco Day: A day for the environment

  Protecting the environment is no easy feat. But Howick’s very own Eco-Day on Saturday June 29 will give you all the tips and tricks to...

Temporary or permanent? Plans for bridge still up in the...

The Howick Local Board has a big decision to make on improving the safety conditions for Te Uho o Te Nikau Primary School students. The...

All the colours of the rainbow

By Jess Storey, Liesl Tye The sun was shining and the colour stations were set for the first ever Botany Downs Primary Colour Fun Run...

Jacinda Ardern meets war veteran John Sato

Jacinda Ardern visited Howick over the weekend for one very special reason. The Prime Minister was here to meet John Sato, the 95-year old Howick...


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