Auckland City Harbour News

Tourists' luggage stolen from Mt Albert

Amit Anjara is desperate to recover two suitcases stolen from outside his apartment.

A Mt Albert man is desperate to recover two stolen suitcases containing valuable family heirlooms.

$170pw for a bunk bed

The bottom bunk in this room is $170 per week, advertised on Trade Me in a Queen St apartment in central Auckland.

Renting in central Auckland can be expensive - but $170 to share a bunk bed?

Central Leader

Tourists' luggage stolen from Mt Albert

Amit Anjara is desperate to recover two suitcases stolen from outside his apartment.

A Mt Albert man is desperate to recover two stolen suitcases containing valuable family heirlooms.

Te reo funds schooling

Royal Oak Intermediate associate principal Michael Webber is preparing his pupils Teresa Feaomoengalu, Miyah Reynolds-Sinel, Karlos Huch and Fritz Jahnke-Tavana for the Te Reo-athon.

Te Reo Maori is helping pupils get a fair shot at education.

Eastern Courier

Singing stars wanted for charity choir

Variety - The Children's Charity is calling for singing stars aged 7-18  to step up and audition for Variety Voices,  the charity's performance choir group.

Wanted: Singing stars aged 7-18.

Free shuttle service between hospital sites

The new shuttle service will take patients from Manukau SuperClinic to Middlemore Hospital and back.

A new shuttle bus is being be trialled between South Auckland hospital sites.

East & Bays Courier

Gas rupture in East Auckland

Area of Auckland's St John suburb is closed after a gas rupture.

A gas main rupture has closed streets in the Auckland suburb of St John.

Playground revitalizes school

Glen Innes School principal Jonathan Hendricks and Creating Communites development manager Franswa Janssen have worked hard on the playground redevelopment.

Glen Innes School principal Jonathan Hendricks didn't let a lack of funding stop his play ground plans. 

Manukau Courier

Large house fire in Auckland

Firefighters battles a blaze at a derelict property in Auckland.

Huge blaze at derelict house in Flat Bush sparks high number of 111 calls.

Portage Crossing a success video

The Portage crossing celebrates an ancient Waka passage between the Waitemata and Manukau Harbours.

High spirits, rather than high seas, dominated Saturday's demanding Portage Crossing in Auckland.

North Harbour News

The Parent Project helps families be cyber safe

Phil and Lynette Petry from Albany have joined with Vodafone for The Parent Project.

An Albany family are sharing their experiences to help New Zealand families stay safe on the internet.

Kayakers stuck in mud

The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter winches two kayakers stuck in the mud to safety.

Kayaking pair were winched from mud after their boat got stuck.

North Shore Times

Romantic show gets debut gallery

Cindy of Samoa, left, is the narrator of transgender musical, People Like Us, directed by Borni te Rongopai Tukiwaho, and written by Joanna Jayne St John.

A writer is hoping audiences will be able to identify with her show about transgender romance.

Long walk for hospice gallery

Colliers Coastal Challenge is an annual event for runners and walkers to support Hospice North Shore.

Staff from a funeral home are getting ready for a fundraising coastal walk for hospice.

Nor-west News

Life precious for pin-up girl

Hanna Wain.

Pin-up girl Hanna Wain takes nothing for granted.

Pursuit crash driver banned: police

Police said the 22-year-old driver of this car was seen speeding at 124kmh. He initially pulled over but sped away when police approached his vehicle.

Police lay blame for Auckland crash which seriously injured infant squarely on the 22-year-old fleeing driver.

Papakura Courier

Man falls 15m from digger

Emergency services are working on a man who has fallen from a digger bucket in Cleavdon.

The man fell from a digger bucket in Clevedon, south of Auckland.

Papakura car death not suspicious

Police on Alma Crescent, Papakura, where a woman's body was found inside a car.

An autopsy has confirmed the death of a woman found in a car on Thursday was not suspicious.

Rodney Times

Trapped in a lift overnight

A man visiting the building heard screams coming from the elevator and called emergency services.

A woman in Auckland was stuck in a lift for 14 hours before someone heard her screams for help.

Hitting the halfway mark

Olga Martinez is inviting others to join her for a run around Gulf Harbour Marina wiith personal trainer son Aitor and her daughter Amaia.

Olga Martinez has hit the halfway mark in her training for the 8.4 kilometre Ports of Auckland Round the Bays and is looking for people to come and run with her to keep her motivated.

Western Leader

Own your own luxury resort gallery

The multi-million dollar home in the Waitakere ranges comes with a pool, jetty and tennis courts.

Luxury home sale offers buyers their own resort in Laingholm, Auckland.

Cemetery welcomes the living

Guided walks of the grounds will demystify parts of the cemetery.

Death is often a taboo subject.

Waiheke marketplace

Business titan dies

The Spencer family are the biggest landowners on Waiheke Island, with holdings including the Man O' War vineyard.

John Spencer, who topped the Rich List for many years, has reportedly died in London.

Matiatia court costs a record

(Back from left) Direction Matiatia barrister Kitt Littlejohn, DMI member John Hawkesby, QC Matt Casey, and DMI members Christine Gisby and Merran Lawler (front) won the battle to prevent a marina being built at Matiatia.

Battlers against a marina proposed for Waiheke Island have won record costs but will they get them?


When a kiwi comes calling

A kiwi paid a late-night visit to Northland woman Laura Jerome's Doves Bay home, where it hunted around on her deck for about an hour.

Laura Jerome suspected a burglar - but her late-night visitor turned out to be a kiwi.

Sick woman's house sold for $100,000 less than value

Brenda Keats outside her Waimamaku home that was sold for $100,000 less than its rateable value in a mortgagee sale.

An elderly mother and daughter are outraged their house was sold for less than half the rateable value at a mortgagee sale last month.

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