All Saints Civic Service

Civic Service Saturday 12th November Held at All Saints Anglican Church, Howick Sermon & the reading aloud of the Fencible Surnames Before the sermon, three young children from Star of the Sea Catholic Church, read aloud all the surnames of the Fencibles who arrived between 1847-1850 Father Kevin Murphy, from Star of the Sea Catholic […]

Lord Howick’s 175th Birthday Greetings

In his speech at the most successful 175th luncheon held on 5th November, Morrin Cooper introduced Lord Howick from England, who sent his very warm greetings and birthday wishes on this significant and historic occasion.

Celebration at St John’s

Bishop Selwyn’s welcome picnic for the Fencible Families was recalled in a 175th Trust event on Saturday with a picnic at St John’s Theological College in Meadowbank. Some of the original buildings that hosted the 300 newly arrived families from the Minerva and the Sir Robert Sale were made available to the group. Addressed by […]

175 Howick School Competition Display

Entries received from local primary schools for a 175 Howick competition that asked students to either draw or write a story, poem, diary, letter telling or artwork how life may have been in Howick 175 years ago. Students from year 1 through to year 12 took part and the majority of entries were from years […]

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

Daniel and Cameron Clarke will be displaying a New Zealand-assembled 1978 Mini LE 1000 and 2013 Toyota 86. Photo Winston Penn 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 City Wesleyan Church Centre in Botany. Aged 21 and 19, […]

INVITATION TO LOCAL SCHOOLS- Artwork or writing to be submitted by 31 August 2022

HOWICK 175th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INVITATION TO SCHOOLS   ” The Trust invites students from local schools to submit a piece of writing or an artwork that explores a journey of immigration to Howick, similar to what the Fencibles took 1n 1847, 175 years ago. The submission can depict life in Howick 175 years ago OR […]