Auckland City Harbour News

Unitary Plan changes prompt public meeting

Residents from across the eastern suburbs attend a meeting to hear what the changes to the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan could mean for them.

Residents are concerned about Auckland Council's proposed zoning changes in their Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan submission.

Waterview's shared cycle path underway

An artist's impression of one of the bridges along the new Waterview shared pathway.

A new shared pathway is under construction, as part of the Waterview Connections project.

Central Leader

Unitary Plan changes prompt public meeting

Residents from across the eastern suburbs attend a meeting to hear what the changes to the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan could mean for them.

Residents are concerned about Auckland Council's proposed zoning changes in their Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan submission.

Fake ad spreads fire safety message

The Trade Me ad included pictures of a burnt down house.

An Onehunga house listed for rent on the Trade Me doubles as a safety ad for the New Zealand Fire Service.

Eastern Courier

Ironman test in Taupo gallery

Quentin Fogarty during the cycle leg of the 2015 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

Ironman New Zealand is a true test of mental will and determination, but for many athletes it is the pinnacle of their year.

Residents and ratepayers association advocates on Unitary Plan

Laurie Slee of the Cockle Bay Residents and Ratepayers Association

The fight to maintain the character of Howick continues for two residents and ratepayers associations.

East & Bays Courier

Lantern Festival gets bike friendly

More than 800 lanterns will adorn Auckland Domain to celebrate the Year of the Monkey.

The council wants people to bring their bikes, not their cars, to the annual Chinese festival.

Unitary Plan changes prompt public meeting

Residents from across the eastern suburbs attend a meeting to hear what the changes to the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan could mean for them.

Residents are concerned about Auckland Council's proposed zoning changes in their Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan submission.

Manukau Courier

Cow poo causes airport stink

MPI staff said the passenger did the right thing by declaring the cow pat.

"Commercially packaged dung" intercepted at Auckland Airport, but traveller praised for declaring item.

Good Bloke Award: Eddie Kennedy

Eddie Kennedy volunteers for events like the Hospice Long Lunch which raised more than $36,000.

This week's Good Bloke Award goes to Eddie Kennedy of Mangere, who volunteers for Totara Hospice.

North Harbour News

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.

Hearts and kites a flutter

Large 3D kites will take to the sky at the third annual Come Fly with Me event at Hobsonville Point.

Hearts will be a flutter on Valentines Day and so will kites.

North Shore Times

Helping women feel safer

Women's self-defence classes teach practical techniques to help people defend themselves in a variety of situations.

Free self-defence taster course are being offered around Auckland.

Chasing new clubrooms

East Coast Bays Rugby League Club president Bryce Swainson on the site he wants the new clubrooms to stand.

Tackling vandalism and rubbish are a constant struggle for an Auckland league club which desperately wants new clubrooms.

Nor-west News

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.

More young performers at Auckland Folk Festival in Kumeu

Jack Bramah and son Ollie Bramah from the North Shore have folk music in the blood.

An impressive number of young people performing at this year's Auckland Folk Festival bodes well for the future.

Papakura Courier

Helping women feel safer

Women's self-defence classes teach practical techniques to help people defend themselves in a variety of situations.

Free self-defence taster course are being offered around Auckland.

Lovers get life

Amandeep Kaur (L) and Gurjinder Singh (R) were sentenced at the High Court at Auckland on Wednesday.

After their affair was exposed, two lovers nearly decapitated the woman's husband.

Rodney Times

Hibiscus Coast AFC launches four corners programme

Hibiscus Coast AFC technical director Mauricio Rojas is excited at the holistic approach the club is introducing for its players with the new four corners programme.

Football on the Coast is about to become a whole lot more sophisticated as Hibiscus Coast AFC launches its new "four corners" football development programme.

Cowboys welcome at Raiders

Gideon Gela-Mosby sign's Logan Brown's shirt while Cowboy's players Michael Morgan and Jason Taumalolo wait their turn.

The North Queensland Cowboys enjoyed a warm welcome when they dropped in at the Hibiscus Coast Raiders.

Western Leader

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.

Helping women feel safer

Women's self-defence classes teach practical techniques to help people defend themselves in a variety of situations.

Free self-defence taster course are being offered around Auckland.

Waiheke marketplace

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?

Come together for tuwhera preparations

The fully dressed wharenui (meeting house) at Piritahi Marae will be revealed at the tuwhera (opening) on June 5.

A lot of preparation is needed for an island marae to host thousands of people at its tuwhera in June.

Northland

Kiwi found dead in Cambodia

The deceased Kiwi man was found in a Cambodian resort four days ago.

A 72-year-old man was found dead of a suspected heart attack in a Cambodian resort.

All about completing not competing

The victorious 2014 Ironmahue finishers.

Getting hot and sweaty is the name of the game at the third annual Ironmahue this year.

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