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Marking three generations

This year marks the 175th anniversary of Howick and Pakuranga and districts which presents a wonderful opportunity to feature people from the area and...

Knowles first with the news

Gerald Hinton Knowles arrived in New Zealand with his wife Rosina in 1913 on the ship Ballarat. Almost 40 years later he would start Howick's...

Burgess finishes term with flourish

The new president of the Howick & Districts Historical Society has paid tribute to his outgoing predecessor Marin Burgess who endured during the Howick...

Young pupils go old-school

Local students donned their best early Howick era costumes at an event celebrating their learning in the past term, dedicated to the region's upcoming...

Howick 175th Anniversary events

October 1 to November 5 Howick’s Heritage Quilts On Display Art Lounge, 39 Picton St, Howick These quilt panels depict the unique geographic, historic and ethnic mix...

School entries for 175 impressive

The 175th Trust has been impressed with the number of entries from local primary schools for a competition which required pupils to either draw...

Countdown to 175th anniversary

The countdown is now down to 66 days marking the 175th anniversary of the settlers' landing at Howick Beach on Saturday, November 12. This week...

Father’s Day ‘Blokes & Cars/Bikes’ event

Young motoring enthusiasts Daniel and Cameron Clarke and their cars will be a feature this year at the Father's Day community event at East...

How we celebrate in Howick

A tradition of reunions By Marin Burgess In the 175 years since the Fencible families arrived at Owairoa beach and built the village of Howick,...

Village visitors in for baked treats

A small opening ceremony at last Sunday's Meet the Villagers open day at the Howick Historical Village marked the culmination of a project led...