Auckland City Harbour News

Tanzania makes lasting imprint

Hebron Christian College students Joshua Scott, Brittany Collecutt, Brittany Denyer, Zac Turner, Lafi Aso and Aimee Halstead.

A group of 18 Auckland teenagers have just returned from a trip to an orphanage.

Around the football grounds with Jeremy Ruane

This tackle from Springs Rebecca O'Neill on Suburbs Jacqueline Hand earned Suburbs a penalty and subsequent goal.

Springs advance in the ASB Women's Knockout Cup while central Auckland teams taste success in the men's division.

Central Leader

Tanzania makes lasting imprint

Hebron Christian College students Joshua Scott, Brittany Collecutt, Brittany Denyer, Zac Turner, Lafi Aso and Aimee Halstead.

A group of 18 Auckland teenagers have just returned from a trip to an orphanage.

Playoff spot sealed for Marist

Marist's Corey Seator looks for the offload opportunity.

The Marist Saints are hoping to create some big upsets as we get closer to the pointy end of the ARL season.

Eastern Courier

Hip hopping on to international stage

Lil Leaguez are preparing for an international competition in Brisbane. From left back, Paige DeBreche, Tatyana Toma and Brianna Ochi, front from left Liam Miller, Mischa Inglis and Tate Miller.

Lil Leaguez have been selected as one of the hip hop crews to represent NZ at the biggest and most prestigious international street dance competition in the Southern Hemisphere.

Ko Lane pops up in East Auckland

Lydia Ko is to be honoured with a road named after her in Auckland.

A street has been named after golf superstar Lydia Ko in East Auckland.

East & Bays Courier

Rates invoices coming

Keith Sharp says his rates have gone up 50 per cent since the creation of the super-city.

Got your rates notice yet? They're being delivered between August 1 and 8.

Around the football grounds with Jeremy Ruane

This tackle from Springs Rebecca O'Neill on Suburbs Jacqueline Hand earned Suburbs a penalty and subsequent goal.

Springs advance in the ASB Women's Knockout Cup while central Auckland teams taste success in the men's division.

Manukau Courier

Loki knows just when to speak

Loki looks on to the page as student Sariah Pukeroa reads to him.

Loki the Leonberger has been helping students read.

Hip hopping on to international stage

Lil Leaguez are preparing for an international competition in Brisbane. From left back, Paige DeBreche, Tatyana Toma and Brianna Ochi, front from left Liam Miller, Mischa Inglis and Tate Miller.

Lil Leaguez have been selected as one of the hip hop crews to represent NZ at the biggest and most prestigious international street dance competition in the Southern Hemisphere.

North Harbour News

Historic hangar lives on

Gus Clelland, Kane Tipene, Amy Seo and Bradleigh Good (absent) made key holders, plant holders and chopping boards from wood saved from the demolished Hangar 3.

The historic Hangar 3 at Hobsonville Point will live on despite being demolished.

Awards night for volunteer firefighters

Station officer Rob Richards with his family at the Greenhithe Volunteer Fire Brigade mid-year honours night.

fire awards

North Shore Times

North Harbour Rugby marks 30 years gallery

There is a long standing rivalry between North Harbour and Auckland rugby teams

Rugby was the first sport to use the North Harbour name when the union was formed in 1985.

Stay out of politician-free study says politician

A public backlash followed by Environment Court action halted consented Ports of Auckland extensions.

A local board wanting in on a group discussing Ports of Auckland's future meets opposition.

Nor-west News

WDHB fundraising arm celebrates first birthday

From left: Waitemata DHB Chief Medical Officer Dr Andrew Brant, Well Foundation CEO Andrew Young and Waitemata DHB Chief Executive Dr Dale Bramley celebrate the foundation's 1st birthday.

Remote and poorer suburbs from west Auckland to Helensville and Kaukapakapa will benefit from a planned new mobile health service initiative.

Two trucks collide near Kumeu

A two-truck crash has closed parts of SH16 in Kumeu.

Two trucks have collided north of Auckland, blocking State Highway 16.

Papakura Courier

Herbicide closes Cosseys Dam

A herbicide has led to the closure of Cosseys Dam in the Hunua Ranges.

A herbicide has caused the closure of Cosseys Dam in the Hunua Ranges.

Book explores forgotten treasures

Bridget Bayly, left, and Loren-Crystal Pitt are among 18 writers whose work features in a new book exploring Papakura Museum's historical artefacts.

A wooden sea chest and an old sewing machine are among historical artefacts being brought to life.

Rodney Times

Police disappointed with rural drink drivers

Rodney area commander Mark Fergus leads staff on a drink driver crackdown at Little Manly.

A team of police officers set up checkpoints at Whangaparaoa, Warkworth, Wellsford, Mangawhai, Helensville and Kumeu. Over three nights 3040 people were breath tested and 36 were caught above the limit.

Silverdale Pony Club approaches another season

Vice president Jaimee Cook rides her horse Jin. Cook has been a member of the Silverdale Pony Club since 1999.

First established in 1968 the Silverdale Pony Club is still going strong as it nears its 50th year.

Western Leader

Dolphins spotted at the Whau River video

dolphins

A large pod of dolphins were spotted swimming in a West Auckland river.

Mediterranean-styled HighRidge Estate for sale

HighRidge Estate.

The luxurious 512 square metre, five-bedroom Henderson Valley home has hosted wedding guests and television shows including Shortland Street.

Waiheke marketplace

Hard sales push on elderly sick

Waiheke Health Trust manager Megan Yates is advising anyone who gets a phone call from someone they don't know to insist they call back, preferably the following week so they can be checked out.

 Waiheke Island's elderly are the latest to be getting calls from vitamin salespeople pretending to be health workers.

Pick up new skills for free at Artworks

Bea Lorimer, pictured with community education co-ordinator Jo Nuttall, will be showing people how to make an upcycled cushion at one of the Learning Centre's free workshops this month.

Sign up for self improvement at a series of free workshops this August.

Northland

Paid parking at hospital is working

The paid parking system at Whangarei Hospital was introduced to increase the number of available car parks.

Northland District Health Board is happy with the new paid parking system at Whangarei Hospital, but some users are calling for more information.

Fish dumping incident investigated

A "slick of snapper" was spotted floating on the surface near Hen and Chicken Islands.

Reports of a slick of fish floating on the surface near Hen and Chicken Islands are being investigated by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

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