Cool grant from Pub Charity

Posted 30 September 2015

Many thanks to Pub Charity for the generous grant of $1599 that HLT has received to replace the obsolete office heat pump, which also provides essential cooling over summer.

Five stars for "Mary's Wedding"

Posted 18 September 2015

HLT has done it again! Congratulations to the Mary's Wedding team on achieving a five-star review from the Howick and Pakuranga Times reviewer.

Lion Foundation funds new computers

Posted 12 August 2015

Thanks to the generosity of the Lion Foundation, HLT has received a grant of $2500 to replace the ageing office computers, which had become increasingly slow and unreliable. This has made a huge difference to the smooth running of the office.

Script sets for sale

Posted 31 July 2015

Howick Little Theatre has a number of production sets of play scripts for sale at much reduced prices. All scripts are as new. For more details or to make an offer, contact Available sets of scripts are: Kevin's Bed A comedy by Bernard Farrell/Ireland. Cast: M5, F7 Nine copies (as new). Sale price $90. A sell-out for HLT. Kevin's Bed is a play of nostalgia, expectations and broken dreams. The setting is the celebration of the golden wedding anniversary of Dan and... more...

Rooms for hire

Posted 30 July 2015

Howick Little Theatre has spacious and comfortable rooms for hire, particularly during the day, in a convenient purpose-built theatre located off the Pakuranga Highway in Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga. There is air-conditioning or opening windows, modern kitchen and toilet facilities and a whiteboard if required. We offer reasonable rates for casual or regular hires. The park also has a public swimming pool nearby. Some evening hires may also be available, depending on the date. For more... more...

Gift Vouchers and Subscriptions

Posted 28 July 2015

Give the gift of theatre. A Howick Little Theatre subscription or a gift voucher is an ideal present for the theatre lover in your life. An original and imaginative idea for Christmas, birthdays, thank-yous or any occasion, subscriptions and gift vouchers can be purchased online or from the theatre. Call 534-1406 or email

Five stars for "Birthrights"

Posted 14 July 2015

Howick & Pakuranga Times reviewer Marianne Kelly has given HLT's latest production, Birthrights, a five-star review. Here's what she said: "Take a dose of family rivalry, long-held resentments and throw in one of the most bittersweet human conundrums of all, child surrogacy, and the stage is set for high drama. It takes the Australian social comedy writer David Williamson to turn on the blender and produce a powerful piece of work that combines these human conditions with commentary on social... more...

Lighting Design Workshop

Posted 9 July 2015

Have you always wanted to have a crack at lighting design? Be in quick to register for our latest workshop and take the opportunity to learn from leading NZ designer Nik Janiurek. Thanks to Creative Communities/Auckland Council funding, we can offer 12 people the chance to learn lighting design and work on the design for an actual production to open at HLT later in the year. The cost? Just $60. Download the registration form and send it to us asap.

Costume Hire

Posted 4 July 2015

Need something to wear to a fancy-dress party or period event? For information on costume hire, click here or phone 534-1401 for further assistance.

Marking 50 Years of Membership

Posted 4 June 2015

Congratulations to HLT patron, former president and long-standing committee member, director and actress Irene Fryer on achieving 50 years as a member of Howick Little Theatre. Irene and her late husband, Ronald, formerly Howick's town cryer, joined the theatre in 1965. The theatre recently staged a special event to honour Irene's contribution to the theatre over so many years. She now lives in Turangi.

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