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Waugh bids farewell after nearly 30 years

By Richard Waugh Last year National Party leader Christopher Luxon described local personality Rev Dr Richard Waugh as “Quite possibly the most interesting man...

Local history captured in video series

Ethan McCormick, a Howick 175 anniversary ambassador last year, has produced a four-part video series exploring the history of east Auckland which is designed...

The Big 175 Week is here!

By Rev Dr Richard Waugh 175 years ago this coming week, our Howick/East Auckland community had its settler beginnings with the arrival of the...

Zonta recognises women in the community

The Zonta Club of East Auckland has recognised women and girls in the community at the annual awards. Award winners were joined at the Howick...

Chairman’s report – we’ve got 24 days to go!

After much preparation, the highlight times for our Howick 175 anniversary are fast approaching. An amazing amount of voluntary work has been done by many...

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...

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...

Historian’s legacy on video

The Howick & Districts Historical Society has sponsored a series of videos by Howick Historian Alan La Roche in recognition of his expertise and...

Do you know WP Payne?

The Howick & Districts Historical Society was recently handed a copy of 'The Book of Howick' published to mark Howick's centennial in 1947 - a somewhat...