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Film-maker Rebecca Tansley used the Emily Place Reserve as a set in her film Crossing Rachmaninoff.

Film-making is a stressful, time consuming gig but for Rebecca Tansley it has been worth the effort.

From Westside to Shakespeare

Liam Ferguson, 19, plays a young Wolf West in Westside, the six-part prequel to Outrageous Fortune.

Actor goes from playing a young Wolf West in Westside to the Globe Theatre.

Central Leader

From Westside to Shakespeare

Liam Ferguson, 19, plays a young Wolf West in Westside, the six-part prequel to Outrageous Fortune.

Actor goes from playing a young Wolf West in Westside to the Globe Theatre.

The transformation of Renes Bashota

Club Physical manager Richard Hala, Renes Bashota and CCS Disability Action trainer James Quintal.

Renes Bashota is showing up able-bodied gym buffs with his against-the-odds change.

Eastern Courier

Rhymes help readers learn te reo gallery

Rhyme & Reo uses short, fun rhymes to help readers learn Te reo.

Books helps people learn Maori.

Housing package on display gallery

Housing Minister Nick Smith at the KiwiSaver HomeStart roadshow at Ormiston Senior College.

Housing out of reach for many first time buyers in Auckland

East & Bays Courier

Coming to a screen near you

Film-maker Rebecca Tansley used the Emily Place Reserve as a set in her film Crossing Rachmaninoff.

Film-making is a stressful, time consuming gig but for Rebecca Tansley it has been worth the effort.

Dancing in the Dark

Dancing like crazy in pitch black will be a weekly occurrence in Kohimarama.

Going crazy to loud music in a dark room with a bunch of strangers - it's dancing but without the nightclub.

Manukau Courier

Hero praised by police

Harman Singh: "I'm a shy guy, but it's nice. I'm so happy."

A Sikh man who removed his turban to save a child's life has been honoured for his efforts.

South Auckland schools pitch in for All Black banner gallery

Muna Kaloni (9) of Bairds Mainfreight Primary School in Otara high fives All Blacks, Hika Elliot, right, Adny Ellis and Jerome Kaino.

 The All Blacks need only look to the sidelines for encouragement when they play Samoa on July 8.

North Harbour News

Police hunting gang member

Ivan Carr is on the run, police say.

Auckland police are looking for a violent gang member who has cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet.

Artist helping children's charities video

Dave Sotogi will be at the exhibition with masterpieces such as this one.

Artist Dave Sotogi is preparing for his third solo art exhibition this July.

North Shore Times

A case of bad Inglis for sign

People living in this street are keen to know why their new sign is spelt incorrectly.

Residents put up with no street sign for a month. When it arrived, it appeared they had been given a new name altogether.

SkyPath approval 'phenomenal'

Skypath head Bevan Woodward under Auckland Harbour Bridge, Northcote Point, Auckland.

After months of heated debate, a $33m public-private partnership to build SkyPath can go ahead.

Nor-west News

Wanted: New faces for Christmas favourite

Cherie Mathieson is looking for fresh new talent to entertain crowds at this year's Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park shows

Calling all budding entertainers - here is your chance for a moment in the spotlight.

Mental game is 'huge' for golf

Jake Meenhorst is the 21st-ranked amateur male golfer in the country, and only 17 years old.

Massey High School's male golfers are secondary school champions. Sports reporter Simon Smith sits down with one member of the team, Jake Meenhorst, to talk about the sport he loves.

Papakura Courier

Feedback shapes project decisions

Papakura Local Board chairman Bill McEntee.

A master plan for Papakura town centre, cycleways and community gardens are among projects that have been given the green light under Auckland Council's Long Term Plan.

SPORT: Sea Eagles slay the Pirates gallery

Papakura Sea Eagles captain Roman Hifo drags a pair of Pt Chevalier Pirates with him.

The Papakura Sea Eagles put rugby league's Roop Rooster on the line against the Mt Albert Lions on July 4.

Rodney Times

Old air force house sells for $1.6m

The first 1930s refurbished air force bungalow at 2 Sunderland Ave sold for $1.6 million.

The first of 10 refurbished 1930s Hobsonville air force houses has sold for a whopping $1.6 million.

Collection for flood afflicted Whanganui

Taupo Quay in Whanganui after the Whanganui River burst its banks

Watching images of flood ravaged people in Whanganui and South Taranaki on television last week spurred Lleon Downes to action.

Western Leader

The circus is coming to Glen Eden

Jugglers Mark Williams, left, and Paul Klaassen created The Blingling Bros in 2007. They are going to this year's International Jugglers' Association (IJA) Juggling Festival.

Mark Williams, left, and Paul Klaassen created the Blingling Bros in 2007, after going into business together in 2002.

Paintball rush lasts longer than skydiving video

Playing among the pine trees of Riverhead Forest can lead to a more sneaky game than playing in an arena.

Tag, also known as paintball, is a game that requires strategy and communication. For this week's Good Sport, reporter Simon Smith asks Kyn Jackson what it's like out there on the battlefield.

Waiheke marketplace

Helicopter-heavy winery charged

Helicopters are a popular form of transport on Waiheke Island for the rich.

One of Auckland's swankiest wineries has been charged for over-using its helicopter pad.

Busting a move for Bronx youth

Eighteen members of the Hip Op-eration Crew intend to share their magic with school children in the South Bronx later this year.

The Hip Op-eration Crew sets its sights on the Big Apple.

Northland

Fundraising with a twist gallery

Laura Torres, right, "went blind" for the Pompallier Catholic College's inaugural Challenge Week. Here she is aided by her friends Nikita Cleto-Olsen, left, and Elena O'Sullivan.

The words sweat it, move it, live it, stop it became the mantra at Pompallier Catholic College recently as the school ran its inaugural Challenge Week.

New ambulance station worth the wait

Mangawhai now has its own ambulance station ready for emergencies.

It's taken five years for a new ambulance station to be built in Mangawhai

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