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Charges that Dunn’s con- viction refected adversely on his ftness to practise as a pharmacist were laid by a professional con- duct committee appointed by the Pharmacy Council. HOWICK poet Riemke Ens- ■ ing received the biennial Lauris Edmond Memorial Award for Poetry at the Press Christchurch Writers’ Festival. October SENIOR policeman Dave ■ Glossop left for Central Asia to begin a six-month stint with three colleagues mentoring members of Afghanistan’s national police force. The 47-year-old would be based in Bamiyan province and tasked with teaching cadets how to carry out serious criminal in- vestigations. Since June, the de- tective senior sergeant had run Counties Manukau Police’s child protection team, and for two years before that headed Coun- ties Manukau East Police’s crimi- nal investigation branch. PRECIOUS Victorian gar- ■ ments dating back as far as 1810 came to the big screen after Ho- wick flm-makers Nicole van Heerden and Karalisa Dantas read in the Times about the work of women at Howick Historical Village who catalogue and store the garments for posterity. They made a 24-minute documentary, Forgotten Dresses, featuring Pam Taylor, Judy Wilson and Janette Claridge, along with Debra Kane, the village’s collections team leader. MOIRA Macpherson cel- ■ ebrated 35 years at Edgewater College. MACLEANS College sing- ■ ing group Dolce won the an- nual Young Women In Harmony Barbershop Quartet Auckland regional competition. Dolce con- sisted of 16-year-olds Krishna Sudhir, Shaanil Senarath-Dassa- nayake and Persis Darukhana- walla, and Nishaa Senarath-Das- sanayake, 14. TRIBUTES from former beau- ■ ty queens fowed for pageant stal- wart of 25 years Val Lott as Miss Howick 2012 was crowned. Bot- any’s Natasha Ornik, a 20-year- old fnancial services customer service consultant, won the title. The event also belonged to Mrs Lott, who confrmed she would hand over the pageant’s reins to her second-in-command, chore- ographer Sarah McIntyre. HOWICK Baptist Church cel- ■ ebrated its 60th anniversary after developing a burgeoning congre- gation, one of the largest Boys’ Brigade companies in Auckland, and a thriving kindergarten. One of its biggest steps of faith was also the creation of Howick Baptist Healthcare’s retirement complex. RETIRED Air Commodore ■ John McDowell, known for a daily sojourn to Howick with his wife Leah in his silver VW Bee- tle car, died a few days before his 95th birthday. Contingents from the Royal New Zealand Air Force and 40 Squadron (Howick) Air Training Corps, of which he was patron, lined the route as he was farewelled from Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. THEODORE Derrick-Hardie, ■ 18, of Howick, was sentenced to serve at least 11 years in prison for the murder of 18-year-old War- ren Rosillo. Derrick-Hardie was 17 when he attacked his victim with a knife outside a property in Greenhill Crescent, Pakuranga, in July 2011. The former Edge- water College pupil died after being stabbed four times in the head, chest and abdomen. Looking back at 2012 OCTOBER: Edgewater College deputy principal Moira Macpherson. SEPTEMBER: Saint Kentigern College First XV celebrate winning the Barbarian Cup for the NZ secondary schools Top 4 championship.
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