Auckland City Harbour News

New home for kindergarten

Staff, kids, and parents celebrating Pt Chevalier Kindergarten's 75th anniversary in 2013.

After a long wait, the Pt Chevalier Kindergarten community has a new home.

Art school offers best of both worlds

Matthew Browne aims to make art a way of life for his students.

A Grey Lynn art school allows creatives to study without having to compromise on work or family.

Central Leader

Artist's ironic approach to flag designs

Artist Katharine Maude with two of her flag designs.

An artist is expressing her political views through alternative flag designs.

Art school offers best of both worlds

Matthew Browne aims to make art a way of life for his students.

A Grey Lynn art school allows creatives to study without having to compromise on work or family.

Eastern Courier

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.

Young runners unbeaten

Two young athletes have blitzed their cross-country competition

East & Bays Courier

Liver disease disrupts refugee family's plans

Fitim Rudi suffers from chronic liver disease and had a liver transplant in 2012.

Fitim Rudi has been battling chronic liver disease for most of his life. His family came to New Zealand as refugees from Kosovo and would love to take him back there for a family reunion.

Family helps school in deep south

Daniel and Browen Simpson and their children Adam, 8, Alice, 3, and Katy, 8.

An Auckland family took a special trip to Stewart Island to help Halfmoon Bay School.

Manukau Courier

Man with 'faded' face scars sought

Police want to identify man in indecent assault.

Police in South Auckland need help identifying a man involved in an indecent assault.

Police numbers in Counties Manukau up slightly

Police Minister Michael Woohouse.

There are just 16 more police on Counties Manukau's frontline than six years ago.

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

Worker threatened with knife

This is the moment an Auckland liquor store worker was confronted with a knife.

The "frightening" aggravated robbery of a Glenfield liquor store has been captured on CCTV.

Reserve result a 'Texan chainsaw massacre' gallery

Takapuna Beach Holiday Park is the Auckand metropolitan area's last beach side camp ground.

Takapuna Beach Holiday Park supporters show up in force to remind the local board of the public's "overwhelming" choice to save it.

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

SPCA still closed to cats

An influx of cats, all picked up from one property, has meant the Auckland SPCA is still unable to accept new arrivals.

SPCA Auckland still closed to incoming cats after more than 180 cats were rescued from an alleged animal hoarder.

Property price in Papakura skyrockets

Two units on Butterworth Ave in Opaheke sold for $320,000 above valuation.

A fierce bidding war has pushed a Papakura property to sell for $320,000 above its valuation.

Rodney Times

Bubbles, cake and quips - Ruth Crossley celebrates a century

Ruth Crossley gets 100th birthday wishes from son Kevin and his partner France Komoroske of Coatesville.

Happy Birthday, copyright issues not withstanding, was the theme tune for Ruth Crossley's 100th birthday gathering in Orewa on Thursday.

Second arrest made following axe attack

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A man believed to involved in an axe attack on two Korean fishermen in North Auckland who has been on the run since Easter has been arrested in Taumaranui.

Western Leader

Girl slapped in attempted abduction

A 13-year-old girl was the target of an attempted abduction in West Auckland.

A 13-year-old girl was slapped in the face during a prolonged abduction attempt in West Auckland.

$50,000 reward offered over killing video

Brett Fraser (pictured) died after a suspected cannabis robbery last year.

Police investigating an unsolved killing hope $50,000 could help people "rethink their loyalites".

Waiheke marketplace

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.

Men's choir warms up vocal chords for hospice

V12 choir's concerts on 15 and 16 August will feature songs from the movies.

A capella choir V12 is 'going to the movies' for Hospice Waiheke Homecare.

Northland

Winston to boost NZ First, or resign

Winston Peters at a meeting in Rotorua.

Winston Peters vows to quit if NZ First doesn't triple in size. Sort of.

Whangarei mums Latch On

Te Puawai Ora was packed with mums breastfeeding simultaneously to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week.

Breastfeeding mums in Whangarei celebrated World Breastfeeding Week 2015 with a bumper Big Latch On event.

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