The HVA are proud to work with the local community.

Here are a few of the events and activities we provide:

  • The iconic Saturday morning Howick Village Markets and entertainment
  • 28 CCTV security cameras (with partial funding from Howick Local Board) providing increased safety and security for the community
  • Close working relationship with the NZ Police to maintain a safe and family friendly Village
  • Public events including the Christmas Fair, Howick Village Hop & Pedal Car Parade, Eco-Day, Fun in the Sun Day and the new World Street Eats Festival
  • ANZAC commemorations and displays each year in the Village
  • Competitions for our community including regular Shop and Win promotions, Easter Bunny Hunts, Jazz Festival and Door Art Competition
  • Support to our local charities including The Salvation Army, Jammies in June and Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Recycling projects including Uplift NZ, SwapKit and e-waste collections
  • Projects with Rotary Club of NZ, local community and school groups – eg knitters for our recent Village Christmas Tree
  • Howick Village street banner flags
  • Howick Village murals and art projects
  • Howick Village outdoor fairy lights on trees
  • Beautification days around Howick Village with volunteers painting and cleaning the Village with support from the Beautification Trust
  • Reporting of maintenance, graffiti and ongoing issues to Auckland Council, Auckland Transport and other agencies
  • Santa’s caravan/grotto for the children at Christmas time (cancelled last year due to Covid-19 restrictions)
  • Santa’s mailbox for children to deliver their wish lists each Christmas
  • Promotion and marketing of the Village, creating a vibrant shopping environment to support our local businesses.

We are grateful to our volunteers and thank them and the residents of Howick and surrounding areas for their ongoing support.

We look forward to providing additional activities and facilities in 2022.