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Racy in red – classic car show draws largest crowds yet

This year's Auckland Brit and Euro Classic Car Show was a massive hit with the public. Rev Dr Richard Waugh, chairman of the show's committee,...

Thank you to all!

Howick and districts 175th anniversary highlight events have been a great success. The community luncheon was a full house, with a wonderful cross section of...

Final 175 pop-up next month

The final Howick 175 pop-up classic car display is on December 10 It will feature about 20 classic Jaguar cars, many of which are from...

175th anniversary plaque unveiled

Opposition leader and Botany MP Christopher Luxon, left, and Pakuranga MP Simeon Brown unveiled the Howick 175th plaque at Fencible Walk Park on Picton...

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...

Chairman’s report – Only 10 days to go!

By Rev Dr Richard Waugh After so much community preparation and voluntary work, our exciting 175 highlight community events are now here. Last weekend we...

Chairman’s report – we’ve got 31 days to go!

The countdown is now down to 31 days marking the 175th anniversary of the settlers' landing at Howick Beach on Saturday, November 12. Each of...

Chair report – 45 days to go!

The countdown is now down to 45 days marking the 175th anniversary of the settlers’ landing at Howick Beach on Saturday, November 12. The recent...

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...

Countdown to landing

By Rev Dr Richard Waugh It is exciting to begin the final countdown to our fast-approaching Howick & Districts 175 anniversary events. It was in...

Waugh launches Jaguar book

Howick identity, aviation historian and author and classic car lover Rev Dr Richard Waugh will this weekend launch his new book 'Classic Jaguars in...

Automotive nostalgia draws the crowds

Heavy rain the day before didn't damper the spirits of the thousands of people who turned out to enjoy a spectacular display of motoring...

Egg-cellent celebration for Easter

A free community event for children and families to celebrate the meaning of Easter and its relevance today will be held at the East...

Waugh awarded for aviation work

Aviation chaplain, historian and author Howick's Rev Dr Richard Waugh has been recognised by the Royal Aeronautical Society. Waugh, a long-time east Auckland church leader...

Easter Sunday sunrise service is back

The combined churches Easter Sunrise Service is back for another year. The Easter Sunrise Service has been held every year since 1996 starting off with...

$3m funding for Erebus memorial

After three years of advocacy work, led by Howick’s Rev Dr Richard Waugh, the Erebus National Memorial group commends the announcement this week that...

War time vehicle on display at Brit & Euro car show

There are only two 1942 Volkswagen Kubelwagens in New Zealand. One belongs to movie mogul Sir Peter Jackson. The other, belongs to Northpark's Michael Chong. The...

Car show celebrate 20 years of VW new Beetle

Don Noble knows almost every Volksvagen ‘new Beetle’ in the Howick area. As he starts firing off a few of the number plates of Beetle’s...

New director for LifeGrowth trust ready, raring to go

They’ve travelled more than 12,000 kilometres to New Zealand, and now Rev Josh Bowlin’s family is settled in their Bucklands Beach home, ready to...

Special reunion celebrates history of Queenstown aviation pioneers

An enthusiastic group of aviation pioneers and their families will gather in Queenstown from April 7-9 for a special reunion organised by local aviation...