Auckland City Harbour News

Non-binary artist to perform at Laneway

NlKOLAI will open the Auckland Laneway Festival on the Thunderdome stage.

Ponsonby artist Nikolai, who does not identify as male of female, will perform at the Auckland Laneway Festival this month.

Grey Lynn gets ready to pump

Paul Wacker's dreams of transforming a boggy area in Grey Lynn park into a pump track are nearly a reality.

Construction is about to begin on a Grey Lynn pump track.

Central Leader

Archery war comes to Auckland

Henry Chueh started Archery War after he saw it in the United States and realised it wasn't available in Auckland.

A new sport where people fire arrows at each other is turning heads in the Auckland Domain.

Cornwall back on top

Cornwall Cricket are back on top of Auckland's premier one-day competition after an impressive victory over Auckland ...

A victory over Auckland University has ensured Cornwall the top playoff spot in the Jeff Crowe Cup.

Eastern Courier

Candidate has down-to-earth approach gallery

Julie Patterson is one of the seven candidates confirmed for the Botany subdivision by-election for the vacant seat on ...

Botany by-election candidate Julie Patterson is a see something, do something kind of person.

Training generates immediate results

Fiona He, Chantelle Venter, Joy Chen and Stephen Rutledge-Manning at Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre, in ...

Warm-ups and stretching are important for runners to avoid injuries and improve flexibility, says fitness instructor.

East & Bays Courier

Dotterels face 'dire' situation

Dotterel's nest on the ground, making them vulnerable to predators.

A planned housing development at an Auckland reserve is bad news for resident endangered dotterels.

Non-binary artist to perform at Laneway

NlKOLAI will open the Auckland Laneway Festival on the Thunderdome stage.

Ponsonby artist Nikolai, who does not identify as male of female, will perform at the Auckland Laneway Festival this month.

Manukau Courier

A robbery every week

The Otahuhu Subway store has been hit by a repeat robber.

An Auckland Subway store has a regular customer they don't want - a man who robs them each week.

Mad Butcher: Good to be back gallery

Fans enjoying the atmosphere during the NRL Auckland Nines.

Crikey it seems like five minutes since I got a few weeks off from doing this column, and here we are back in another year.

North Harbour News

Police urge theft deterrence

Valuables like laptops should not be left in view in a car, Albany community Constable Tane Dyer says.

Police admit safe neighbourhood leads to lax security.

City living proves popular with tui

Tui are finding more foods they can eat in city gardens.

Tui numbers have definitely increased in Auckland's urban area, the Bird Lady says.

North Shore Times

Police urge theft deterrence

Valuables like laptops should not be left in view in a car, Albany community Constable Tane Dyer says.

Police admit safe neighbourhood leads to lax security.

Tracking devices key to finding dementia sufferers, says Dementia Auckland

GPS tracking devices are a huge help, Rod Perkins, chief executive of Dementia Auckland, said.

It's not uncommon for dementia sufferers to go missing, but tracking devices makes it easier to find them.

Nor-west News

Helensville celebrates agriculture

It's the 115th Helensville A&P Show and the second to organise for show manager David van Dam.

The 2017 Helensville A&P Show will take place on February 25 at the Helensville Showgrounds.

Club member becomes namesake

Colin Calder has been a member of Waimauku Bowling Club since 1985.

Long-serving president Colin Calder gets new green named after him.

Papakura Courier

Concern over 'dangerous trees'

The shallow roots ripped up the grass berm when it fell.

A resident's warning after a toppled tree misses her home by "centimetres" in high winds.

Supermarket superhero

A fellow shopper snapped Aarron Nichols after he paid for an elderly woman's groceries.

To him it was just a small gesture, but paying for groceries saved the day for one elderly Kiwi.

Rodney Times

A hero in five days

Jack Robertson and Laura Wilkinson are thrilled to hear the drowning man is now safe.

Laura Wilkinson sprung into action to save a drowning man. But she'd only learned how a few days prior.

Solar powered vessel rescue

SeaCharger is launched at Hawaii, bound for New Zealand.

The DIY solar powered vessel SeaCharger has finally made it to New Zealand, but not in the way it was planned.

Western Leader

'Housing crisis in a nutshell'

ACT leader David Seymour says Auckland's rural-urban boundary is pushing up land prices.

David Seymour's solution to the housing problem includes subdividing within a protected heritage area.

West actor tackles Oscar Wilde

The play will be performed at Te Pou Theatre, February 21-25.

Te Pou play explores human rights and gay history.

Waiheke marketplace

Aucklanders take top three places in 25km race

Tom Moyes, from Auckland's Glendowie, was Fuller's Wharf2Wharf overall winner.

Around 760 people entered the Waiheke Fuller's Wharf2Wharf race but Aucklanders took top honours.

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

Northland

Kaikohe team takes on Coast to Coast

Frank Haimona, Kona-Ariki Hippolite, Marea Timoko during their 1700km trek to Greymouth.

A Kaikohe team is completing 1700km on bikes before attemping the 234km Coast to Coast event.

Kids at sea pizza delivery raises $100 for kiwi protection

A unique pizza delivery service.

Two of Whangarei's newest residents fundraised to help protect kiwi as they waited out bad weather on a yacht bound for NZ.

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