After a lot preparation, the spotlight occasions for our Howick 175 anniversary are quick approaching.
A tremendous quantity of voluntary work has been achieved by many community-minded individuals and organisations who’re very dedicated to the well-being of East Auckland.
All of us desire a neighborhood that’s caring, respectful, protected and with good facilities. The 175 anniversary occasions assist us recognize all we get pleasure from right here.
Please do go to our web site at www.Howick175.co.nz and see the various assets together with tales of people that have come to this space, correspondence from Ngai Tai, details about the beginnings of our native settler historical past, and the all-important occasions calendar.
We’re lucky to have the assets of the Howick & Districts Historic Society to assist us in our understanding of the early Fencible households’ immigration and the Howick Historic Village is considered one of our cherished sights, loved by native residents of all ages and lots of guests.
Few communities in New Zealand have a neighborhood historian of the stature of Alan La Roche MBE.
Alan has given a lifetime of service and is extensively revered for his neighborhood dedication and historic experience.
As a broadcast historian I vastly admire all he has achieved for Howick and districts.
Do purchase and browse Alan’s books and now you can view a just lately produced 5-part video sequence about his life and native work (entry by way of the 175 web site or the historic village web site).
The Howick & Districts Historic Society has just lately elected a brand new president, John Osborne, and a brand new board.
We affirm and encourage them of their good work and particularly thank retiring president Marin Burgess for her glorious service.
A particular upcoming occasion this week is a ‘Uncover Howick Village’ 3-hour group tour, and do name into the Artwork Lounge at 39 Picton Avenue to view the gorgeous heritage quilts.
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