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Local board dispenses $32k of funding

The Howick Local Board has voted to provide more than $30,000 of funding to community organisations in east Auckland. At its final business meeting of...

Howick Sailing Club celebrates 90 years of service to community 

The Howick Sailing Club has celebrated 90 years of service to the local community with a weekend of festivities. The club has played an important...

Howickian Laurie Hamlet is hitting 100 and still going strong

For someone mad on cars, having a driver licence is gold. For Howick’s Laurie Hamlet, who is about to turn 100, it’s not a problem. As...

Sailing youngsters embark on golden opportunity 

Two local sailors are set to embark on the opportunity of a lifetime, racing alongside their sailing idols at the SailGP event in Christchurch...

Laurie Hamlet: WWII veteran, avionics engineer, and life-long Howickian

The Times is interviewing local residents with good yarns as part of Howick 175, the 175th anniversary of settler landings at Howick What was defined...

Selfless water safety advocate retires

The driving force behind an invaluable east Auckland water safety programme is hanging up his lifejacket. Local man Ken Nicholls' involvement with Howick Waterwise lessons...

Sailing club rebuilds after storm

It's taken a huge amount of money and work to repair the damage left behind when a storm smashed into the Howick Sailing Club's...

Local teen sailors selected for Blake programme

Three talented young sailors have been selected to represent their sailing clubs at Blake Inspire for Sailors, a six-day environmental leadership development adventure developed by...

Hinsley wins 2019 Tanner Cup

Cockle Bay teen Blake Hinsley has joined the ranks of some of this country’s elite sailors. The Botany Downs Secondary College student just won the...