Auckland City Harbour News

School gets a shot of colour

Fergus Salmond, Stella Woodman, Emmanuel Song and Grace Merriot-Haddon are proud of the new mural at their school.

Colour has been restored to an Auckland primary school that is still getting back on its feet after a fire

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.

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

Fencibles stay focused in victory

A double from Alex Saniel helped Fencibles United to a 3-0 win in their Northern Region Football League division two clash with AFC Fury.

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.

East & Bays Courier

Wastewater pipe delayed

The pipeline is being delayed so events like Round The Bays are not disrupted.

A new wastewater pipe in the Auckland suburb of St Heliers is being delayed to avoid disruption to traffic, events and local businesses over the peak summer period.

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

Manukau Courier

Look Who's Talking: Andrew (Stretch) Miller gallery

Andrew "Stretch" Miller.

 

SPORT: Counties Manukau teams come up short

Papakura Sea Eagles coach Richie Blackmore is weighing up his options for next season.

Coaches Richie Blackmore and Songi Tupou want another crack at the Fox Memorial Trophy and the Sharman Cup.

North Harbour News

Ferry saved from sinking

The ferry began sinking at Hobsonville Marina after taking on water during maintenance work.

A ferry undergoing maintenance at Hobsonville Marina came close to sinking.

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.

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

SPORT: Counties Manukau teams come up short

Papakura Sea Eagles coach Richie Blackmore is weighing up his options for next season.

Coaches Richie Blackmore and Songi Tupou want another crack at the Fox Memorial Trophy and the Sharman Cup.

SPORT: Steelers face two games in four days gallery

Steelers' winger Sione Fifita tears into Hawke's Bay defenders Richard Buckman, left, and Zac Guildford.

The damage to the Steelers' morale is the unknown factor ahead of their match against Taranaki on September 2.

Rodney Times

Four-wheel-drivers dish up the dirt gallery video

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

A health and safety snag cancels mud-lovers' 4x4 competition but they still manage to dish up the dirt on a fun day.

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

Tiberius mousing about four decades on

Illustrator Edith Diggle, left, and author Patricia Ross hold freshly printed copies of their children's book Tiberius The Titirangi Mouse Has More Adventures.

A little mouse with a big following has returned to Titirangi for fresh adventures.

Kokako release in time for breeding season

The kokako bird gets measured before it is released.

Six kokako birds have been released into the Waitakere Ranges just in time for spring breeding.

Waiheke marketplace

Help hospice at glamourous event

Stonyridge Vineyard will host A Fundraiser for Hospice Waiheke Homecare. From left: Stonyridge owner Stephen White, international wine consultant Danny Schuster and Stonyridge manager David Jackson at last year's event.

People will be donning their glad rags to raise funds for Hospice Waiheke Homecare on September 5.

Artists grow as gallery flourishes

Artist Lyndsay Meager, one of the founding members of the Waiheke Community Art Gallery, created an intervention made of headland Sculpture on the Gulf images specially for the gallery's 20th anniversary.

Waiheke Island continues to be a mecca for artists thanks to its gallery, says member Lyndsay Meager.

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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