Auckland City Harbour News

Port move will cost billions

Ports of Auckland dominates Auckland CBD's waterfront.

Location for Auckland's new port is narrowed down, but a controversial expansion is still likely.

Toddler found wandering on road

Constable James Montgomery says it was by chance that he saw the toddler.

Constable James Montgomery was in the right place at the right time - which meant he saved a toddler's life.

Central Leader

Liquor store hit with second ban

Donovan Liquor in Mt Roskill will be banned for selling alcohol for seven days.

An Auckland liquor store has been slapped with a ban after serving a drunken customer.

Elderly man missing

Robert was last seen leaving his Mt Wellington home at 9am on Thursday.

Concerns for a man on a red mobility scooter who has not been seen since Thursday morning.

Eastern Courier

Sheep attacks outrage

Jim Duckworth's sheep were killed in two separate dog attacks.

Jim Duckworth is devastated after 13 sheep were killed in two separate dog attacks in rural Auckland.

Who's your New Zealander of the Year?

Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was named the 2016 New Zealander of the Year.

A three-month search to find the next New Zealander of the Year has begun.

East & Bays Courier

Proposed development worries residents

Karaka Bay resident Helen Momota in front of her home's accessway and park signage. Both will need to be moved if ...

Residents of Auckland's historic Karaka Bay are concerned proposed developments could damage the environment and threaten their tranquility.

Ellerlie family's BMX obsession

Sacha Earnest with her title at the UCI BMX World Championships in Colombia.

The Earnest family have a BMX triple world champion in their midst.

Manukau Courier

Southern kids at finance festival

Southern Cross Campus Year 7 and 8 students won the Project Fundway competition for their 'Money Man' design. From left, ...

South Auckland school students at Massey University's annual Finance Festival

Who's your New Zealander of the Year?

Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was named the 2016 New Zealander of the Year.

A three-month search to find the next New Zealander of the Year has begun.

North Harbour News

Fundraising for the fourth

Yvonne Quinn, left, McKenzie Joyce, 8, and Donna Quinn - profound hearing loss has impacted four generations of their family.

McKenzie Joyce is the fourth generation in her family to suffer from progressive hearing loss.

Confused customers pay for free parking

Ballentynes manager Cherry Whitfield says some of her customers have paid for parking when it is free for them for 180 ...

Retailers say the new policy of charging staff $5 per day for parking at Westgate shopping centre is having the opposite of the intended effect.

North Shore Times

Injured cat reunited with owners

An example of a gin trap. This one was found in the Redwoods forest in Rotorua.

Simba was trapped, lost three toes and his owners couldn't be traced, until they heard the story on the radio.

Cat 'mutilated' by trap

A member of the public found this cat stuck in a trap in Rothesay Bay.

An elderly cat has suffered an "horrific" injury after being caught in an illegally-set trap, SPCA Auckland says.

Nor-west News

Bittersweet exit for principal

Taupaki School principal Stephen Lethbridge is leaving the school after more than 10 years.

"He has put his heart and soul into the school unconditionally for the last ten years."

New builds attract burglars

New subdivisions in Huapai are wide open for burglars.

Police are warning builders, contractors and residents to take precautions with burglars targeting construction sites.

Papakura Courier

Southern kids at finance festival

Southern Cross Campus Year 7 and 8 students won the Project Fundway competition for their 'Money Man' design. From left, ...

South Auckland school students at Massey University's annual Finance Festival

Who's your New Zealander of the Year?

Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was named the 2016 New Zealander of the Year.

A three-month search to find the next New Zealander of the Year has begun.

Rodney Times

Worker dead at flooring factory

Ambulance and police staff were at the scene in Silverdale, Auckland.

WorkSafe New Zealand investigating after a man in his 50s died.

Fatal Kaipara crash

Kaipara Flats Rd was blocked until 3.30am on Friday after a fatal crash.

One man was killed and another person was flown to hospital after their car drove off the road in Kaipara Flats, north of Auckland.

Western Leader

Putting an end to pulling out my hair

Monique Turner will be shaving her hair to try to stop her pulling it out. She is raising money for the Mental Health ...

When the urge hits Monique Turner to pull out her hair she can't resist the temptation.

Sick of exploding sewage

Homeowners puts up with sewage on his section every time it rains heavily.

Man's house becomes a cesspit in heavy rain. Now he's kicking up a stink with the council.

Waiheke marketplace

Sculpture on Gulf kicks off

Pavilion Structure: Gregor Kregar's interactive sculpture won the $20,000 Lexus premier award at headland Sculpture on ...

Thirty-four artists have just been chosen to show their work at New Zealand's foremost sculpture exhibition on Waiheke Island.

King of the Orcs plays idiot at theatre

Actor John Rawls is enjoying his time on Waiheke preparing for his role as comic character Sir Andrew Aguecheek in ...

Waiheke audiences will get the chance to see Hobbit movie actor John Rawls in Twelfth Night this July.

Northland

Fears for safety of fleeing driver

Dunedin police are seeking information about a "serious sexual attack" where a man dressed as a woman allegedly ...

A fleeing driver who evaded police by jumping into a river is still missing.

Kiwifruit grower takes a hit

Kerry Farrand among the Golden Kiwifruit crop that was unable to be sold due to foul play.

A kiwifruit grower is offering a $50,000 reward for help finding the person responsible for damage to his crop.

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