Auckland City Harbour News

Intermediate students hit the catwalk

Eni Laupa, Valeria Cucciniello, visual arts teacher Sue Elliot, Harriet Hannah-Wickes and Hazel Burgess show off their jean designs.

Pasadena Intermediate is putting on its own fashion show.

New music festival for K Rd

The Others Way festival organisers Ben Howe and Matthew Davis.

More than 30 musical acts will hit the stages of K Rd to kick off the weekend.

Central Leader

App solves parking problems

Parkable co-founders Warwick Beauchamp, Brody Nelson and Toby Litton hope they have found a solution to Auckland's parking woes.

A new app helps Aucklanders solve their parking woes

Drivers flout cycle lane rules

Some drivers jump into St Lukes Rd cycle lane to get onto the northwestern motorway faster.

Cyclists are fed up with drivers using the St Lukes Rd cycle lane.

Eastern Courier

Police educate shop owners

Ormiston CIB's Detective Sergeant Glenn Wilkinson presents to business owners at a prevention workshop.

A spike in aggravated robberies across East Auckland has brought police and business owners to work together.

Awards recognise East's best

Rosa Chow wants East Aucklanders to nominate people who are making a difference in the community.

Award nominations are open for the Howick Local Board's Celebrated Citizens Awards.

East & Bays Courier

App solves parking problems

Parkable co-founders Warwick Beauchamp, Brody Nelson and Toby Litton hope they have found a solution to Auckland's parking woes.

A new app helps Aucklanders solve their parking woes

Special housing areas announced

The site at 99 College Hill, one of the 11 new special housing areas announced by the Government.

Up to 1600 houses will be built in eleven new special housing areas to help Auckland's overheated property market

Manukau Courier

Alfriston College compete in two national finals

Reciprocate lead singer Pauline Tuia.

Alfriston College band Reciprocate are rehearsing for the national Rockquest and Pacifica Beats finals.

Thanks a Bunch

Lisa Gunanayagam and her husband Terrence treat all their friends as family.

This week's Thanks a Bunch goes to Lisa Gunanayagam and her husband Terrence.

North Harbour News

Motorists and businesses need patience with Westgate roadworks

Delays are expected until next month with the $4.6 million Fred Taylor Dr widening roadworks stage as part of the North West Transformation project.

Patience is needed with major roadworks around Westgate expected to finish by next month.

Cost blamed for no footpath fix gallery video

Albany councillors John Watson and Wayne Walker take their chances on footpath free Gills Rd. Photo: Supplied

Housing development is putting added pressure on the need for a solution for an Albany road, councillors say.

North Shore Times

Devonport landmark celebrates milestone gallery

Devonport's 103-year-old Victoria Theatre is believed to be New Zealand's oldest purpose-built theatre still standing.

In 2010 yet to be popstar Lorde wasn't the only Devonport personality with stars in their eyes.

Playground fight continues gallery

Jackie Kerridge says she and partner Chris Reeve will "personally guarantee" any cost overuns on their charitable trust's playground.

Accusations of playground bullying are keeping tensions simmering between supporters and skeptics of a playground charitable trust.

Nor-west News

Yellow theme for Kumeu Combined Probus Club

Janice Chandler shows traditional costumes during her illustrated talk about ancient Persia and modern Iran.

A yellow blur of celebration is memorable for the Kumeu Combined Probus Club.

Motorists and businesses need patience with Westgate roadworks

Delays are expected until next month with the $4.6 million Fred Taylor Dr widening roadworks stage as part of the North West Transformation project.

Patience is needed with major roadworks around Westgate expected to finish by next month.

Papakura Courier

Fighting an invisible disease every day

Julie Foster was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 33 years old.

Julie Foster described herself as a prime candidate for the silent disease.

Old schools pals meet for milestone

Former Waiau Pa School student Graham Coles holds a booklet from the school's 1950 diamond jubilee which he attended as a teenager.

Old schoolyard tales are being brought to life in a reunion celebrating 125 years.

Rodney Times

Four-wheel-drivers dish up the dirt

Four wheel driver making the most of the Mosh Pit on Saturday at Woodhill Forest.

Big engines, noisy exhaust and mud were all part of an open day at Polaris 4WD Park at Woodhill, North Auckland.

TRYathlon moves to Manly

The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathalon will be at Manly next year on April 3, with entries opening on September 21.

The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon has moved from Narrowneck on the North Shore to Manly Beach on April 3.

Western Leader

Know your neighbours

Titirangi Community Constable William Flapper.

Meet Titirangi's new community constable, William Flapper.

Pack swimming is a physical challenge

Phillip Ryan is second in the country for 10km and 5km open water swimming.

Sports reporter Simon Smith asks swimmer Phillip Ryan about competing in the open water and his plans to be the first in the sport to represent New Zealand at the Olympics.

Waiheke marketplace

Boat passengers injured

Broken bones are reported to have been suffered by some of the passengers on the Explore ferry from Auckland to Matiatia on Waiheke Island.

Passengers were injured after a boat in Auckland was smashed by wild weather.

Santa's coming back to town

Waiheke Youth Voice wants to recapture the fun of Christmas by bringing back the Waiheke Santa Parade to Oneroa Village. Pictured are Zumba instructor Rahman Saleh and dancers at the 2010 parade.

Waiheke families can look forward to a traditional Santa Parade this year – thanks to the kids.

Northland

Hora Hora School building for the future

Pupils in Room 19 at Hora Hora Primary School are excited about their school getting a new two storey building.

A Whangarei Primary school is getting 10 new classrooms as part of a $6.5 million project at the school.

From Whangarei to Las Vegas

Whangarei Hair stylist Daniel Matene will represent NZ in Las Vegas.

Hair stylist Daniel Matene is heading to the US to take on the world's best.

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