Auckland City Harbour News

Trains on track for restoration

Mainline Steam Heritage Trust's South African steam engines are to be relocated from the tracks near Tamaki Dr to Mercer ...

Three steam train engines saved from being scrapped in South Africa are destined for restoration in Auckland.

Artist of the week: Anthonie Tonnon

Auckland songwriter Anthonie Tonnon says he manages to live a fairly conventional life as an almost fulltime musician.

Silver Scroll nominated songwriter Anthonie Tonnon loves to convey narrative through his songwriting.

Central Leader

Massive oak tree uprooted

A fallen oak tree on Mt Smart Rd, Onehunga.

Wild winds in Auckland uproot massive oak tree in Onehunga.

Trains on track for restoration

Mainline Steam Heritage Trust's South African steam engines are to be relocated from the tracks near Tamaki Dr to Mercer ...

Three steam train engines saved from being scrapped in South Africa are destined for restoration in Auckland.

Eastern Courier

Christmas fire claims fourth victim

Kailesh Thanabalasingham was a long-time advocate for refugees in New Zealand.

$80,000 raised for Auckland dad Kailesh Thanabalasingham will go into a trust for his 11-year-old daughter, Krishah.

Community service is all about action

Ailian Su, a Botany subdivison by-election candidate for the vacant seat on the Howick Local Board, is stating her case ...

A nurse and Justice of the Peace believes she has the appropriate experience to represent Botany.

East & Bays Courier

Trains on track for restoration

Mainline Steam Heritage Trust's South African steam engines are to be relocated from the tracks near Tamaki Dr to Mercer ...

Three steam train engines saved from being scrapped in South Africa are destined for restoration in Auckland.

Artist of the week: Anthonie Tonnon

Auckland songwriter Anthonie Tonnon says he manages to live a fairly conventional life as an almost fulltime musician.

Silver Scroll nominated songwriter Anthonie Tonnon loves to convey narrative through his songwriting.

Manukau Courier

SH1 traffic chaos at Manukau

A crash on the Reagan Road overbridge on Saturday morning is causing major delays.

 An early morning crash on State Highway 1 is still causing traffic delays in Manukau.

Swim pants for swim safety

Lucas Forsman and daughter Riley Forsman take part in a swim class.

Some babies under 18 months old will be given a valuable tool before their first swim this summer. 

North Harbour News

Simple prostate cancer check life-saving

Kevin Brailey encourages men to have life-saving prostate cancer checks.

Poster boy for new treatment encourages checks.

Businesses getting on their bikes

Massey University Albany campus staff Andrea Davies and Louise Vallant are taking part in the Auckland Bike Challenge.

Auckland businesses are encouraging staff on their bikes for the Auckland Bike Challenge.

North Shore Times

Hopes dim for missing woman

Patricia Wearn, 73, has now been missing for seven days.

The chances of finding a missing Auckland woman alive are diminishing as search enters seventh day.

Boring tui song due to city living video

A boring two-tone tui has been annoying city dwellers.

For tui living in cities, the daily grind means they have more monotonous tunes than their forest cousins.

Nor-west News

Gorgeous Georgian

Angela Spooner's Mincher gardens in Coatesville.

Angela and Bruce Spooner purchased 20 acres of land in 1992. In 2008, their garden was endorsed as having national significance.

Gear up for the Kumeu Car Show

Expect to see over 4000 more cars like this 1930 Studebaker at The 23rd Kumeu Classic Car and Hot Rod Festival this weekend.

Looking for something to do this weekend? The 23rd Kumeu Classic Car and Hot Rod Festival will be full throttle.

Papakura Courier

Swim pants for swim safety

Lucas Forsman and daughter Riley Forsman take part in a swim class.

Some babies under 18 months old will be given a valuable tool before their first swim this summer. 

Opportunities to contribute

Age Concern Counties Manukau chief executive Wendy Bremner and accredited visiting service co-ordinator Anastasia Bouman ...

Community-motivated volunteers are needed to help care for the elderly.

Rodney Times

Mission: photograph every sunrise and sunset gallery

The 'blue hour' captured at Whatipu.

Auckland photographer spends 10 hours a day photographing every sunrise and sunset of January.

Sea with a view

Sit back and relax on New Zealand's brand new Clearyaks.

See what lies beneath the deep blue sea, without getting wet.

Western Leader

Cemetery rabbits to be shot

There are too many rabbits at Waikumete Cemetery.

The game is up for hundreds of rabbits running rampant in the country's biggest cemetery.

'Hellhole of a town'

Teri Standen says she will live in a caravan if it gets her back to Auckland.

Teri Standen says she'd rather live in a caravan in Auckland than stay in Hamilton.

Waiheke marketplace

Surprise for one at fun run finish line

Maurice presented Leah with a sapphire ring at the finish line after he completed the 5km run.

When breast cancer sufferer Leah Nelson went to see husband Maurice finish a race, she didn't expect romance

Waiheke gallery visitor numbers exceed expectations

Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Artworks, Oneroa is attracting more visitors than ever.

As Waiheke prepares for its headland Sculpture on the Gulf event, the gallery is doing rather well too.

Northland

Waka ama champs wrap up

There were about 3300 paddlers racing at the 2017 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals.

Haka, hairpin turns and first time wins were part of the 2017 waka ama nationals.

Meth 'easier to get than pot'

A Whangarei lawyer says the Class A drug methamphetamine is in more demand and easier to get than cannabis.

People can't find cannabis in Northland, "but they know where to get meth from a tinnie house".

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