Auckland City Harbour News

More beds, showers for homeless

The number of homeless in the Auckland CBD is rapidly increasing, the Auckland City Mission says.

$2 million council boost for emergency accommodation in Auckland city centre.

Remuera native to play Billy Elliot

Harry Sills plays Billy Elliot in the upcoming musical at the new ASB Theatre.

Harry Sills will appear as Billy Elliot in the premiere show at the new ASB Waterfront Theatre.

Central Leader

Kitchen fire destroys Auckland house

Fire crews were called to house firm at 9.30pm.

Fire crews were called to the Mt Roskill house where all people were accounted for.

Migrants get 'job ready'

Diversity Job Fair is back for 2016.

"They are often not shortlisted for jobs" - a job fair aims to get migrants "job ready".

Eastern Courier

Children cast votes in mock local polls gallery

Howick Intermediate Schools students celebrate casting their ballots in the Kids Voting programme held by the Auckland ...

The votes have been cast, as kids from across Auckland have made their choices on who they would pick in the local elections. More than 11,700 students from 56 schools participated in the Kids Voting programme run by the Auckland Council.

Cool cat jazz pianist, age 10

The very talented Callum Morriss on the keys as Morrin Cooper watches on, during their radio show recording session.

He's 10 years old and well beyond his age in musical maturity, talking and understanding his subject as accomplished as how he can play jazz's sophisticated and challenging tempos, rhythms and melody lines.

East & Bays Courier

Silver Ferns pass on their elite skills

Silver Ferns on training duties at Saint Kentigern College, from left, Grace Rasmussen, Maria Tutaia, Leana de Bruin and ...

Silver Ferns stars have taken time out to train the next generation of netballers, at Saint Kentigern College in East Auckland.

Remuera native to play Billy Elliot

Harry Sills plays Billy Elliot in the upcoming musical at the new ASB Theatre.

Harry Sills will appear as Billy Elliot in the premiere show at the new ASB Waterfront Theatre.

Manukau Courier

Man on the run

Jessie Arthur Heke-Gray has not been seen since Thursday.

Police are on the hunt for a man missing for two days who may be armed with a knife.

Toddler's death: Murder charge laid

A woman has been charged over the death of a toddler in December 2015.

Woman, 65, charged with murder of 2-year-old boy in south Auckland.

North Harbour News

From intern to worker

BNZ Browns Bay store manager Nicky Lukar, left, and customer service consultant Shaka Jamuna Ravishankar, who got the ...

A business student has a summer work internship programme to thank for her new job in banking.

Unitary planned appealed on conservation grounds

Shoal Bay's tidal estuary could lose its protection as an environmentally special place, if it is polluted by man-made ...

Auckland Unitary plan is unlawful, says Forest & Bird.

North Shore Times

Person trapped after crash

Fire crews responded to the crash on Birkenhead Ave.

Fire crews worked to free a driver from wreckage of a car after a crash with a truck.

School voids level one maths exam

Long Bay College principal Russell Brooke says the level one maths exam will not be used as a pre-requisite at the school

Long Bay College on Auckland's North Shore has revealed the exam which left some in tears won't be used as a prerequisite for 2017 courses at the school.

Nor-west News

Roll up, roll up, to the Fun Palace

Danielle Hart with two local knights who will be among many sharing their skills with the community at Muriwai's Fun ...

North west residents will have a chance to take part in an international day of creativity and learning at Muriwai's version of the global "Fun Palace" event.

Helensville loses its grand dame at 106

Annie Narbey, known as Jean passed away on September 4 2016 aged 106.

Helensville lost a valued part of its living history last week after Anne "Jean" Narbey passed away at the age of 106.

Papakura Courier

Classics displayed at open day

Canine Attendant Abbie with Ember, who is still available for adoption.

Cruise around more than 160 hot rods and classic cars at the SPCA Auckland village on October 25.

Down tools for mental health

Mental Health Foundation is holding a national Lockout on World Mental Health Day October 10 from 12pm - 1pm.

The Mental Health Foundation is asking Kiwis to connect with nature for good mental health and wellbeing.

Rodney Times

Service recognised

Orewa lifeguards will be among those honoured at the 2016 Surf Life Saving Awards.

Mark 'Doc' Johnston and Tom Burgess of Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club have been recognised nationally for their service helping to save Kiwi lives.

Best brunch in our area

Rodney readers take their brunch seriously.

We asked, you voted. We present the best brunch cafes in the neighbourhood.

Western Leader

Goff talks up Swarbrick video

Mayoral candidate Phil Goff at Kings Plant Barn Cafe in Henderson.

Phil Goff says he'd vote for Chloe Swarbrick – if he wasn't voting for himself.

Running in Waitakere bush at night video

The Waitakere Snails Night Trail Runners, from left: Steph Mackie, Frances Colgan, Kerry Dawson, Simon Wickham, Cameron ...

Being out in a forest at night is scary for some, but these Aucklanders are taking it in their stride.

Waiheke marketplace

Waiheke football's Cinderella story video

The Waiheke United Fullers Football Team wins Senior Men's Conference.

They can't even train after dark but this small island's football team have defied the odds.

Weather warning for Auckland video

Heavy rain with a chance of thunderstorms on the way for Auckland and the Coromandel

Batten down the hatches, Auckland and the Coromandel.

Northland

Man dies after car hits tree

The crash occurred on State Highway 1 in Towai early on Sunday morning, police said.

A passenger has died after the car he was in left the road and hit a tree in Northland.

One dead in crash

Police, the Fire Service and St John Ambulance were all called to the scene.

A man has drowned after a van plunged into a river in Northland.

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