Auckland City Harbour News

Bicultural roots laid out in library exhibition

Auckland Libraries Sir George Grey Special Collections manager Georgia Prince.

The early years of Maori and European interactions are revealed in a new Auckland Libraries exhibition.

Public loos get makeover

The Sandringham Public Toilet block is one of 10 Auckland heritage toilets the council is offering up for lease.

Like the idea of a cafe in a 1930s heritage building? What if the building used to be a public loo?

Sports fields behind the scenes

Local and Sports Park Central ranger Phil Gedge and City Parks Services turf division operations manager Richard Crook.

There's a little more to looking after sports fields than just a bit of mowing and painting.

Women keen to banish IT stereotypes

Unitec computing systems student Libby Jennings and senior lecturer Mahsa Mohaghegh are turning the tide of a male-dominated profession.

Not every computer engineer is a guy in a Star Trek T-shirt banging away on a keyboard.

POP funding will be reduced next year

Waitemata Local Board deputy chairwoman Pippa Coom.

The POP temporary art project cost ratepayers $100,000. Was it worth the money?

Around the Grounds with Jeremy Ruane

Onehunga's Andrew Milne scored twice against Three Kings.

Central United and Three Kings United go into their last 16 tie in contrasting form.

Lions show Pakuranga who's boss

Mt Albert's Dillon Rota in the tackle.  Auckland Rugby League, Fox Memorial Premier, Papakura Sea Eagles v Mt Albert Lions, Prince Edward Park, Auckland, Saturday 4th July 2015. Photo: David Joseph /

Central Auckland ARL results July 4

Decision time on where to shoot

Maia Wilson has a tough decision to make.

MAGS student and Tall Fern Maia Wilson has a tough call to make - netball or basketball?

Web Rangers coming to TAPAC

Liam Waverider (Liam Martin) and Caito Potatoe (Caitlin Davidson) speak at a high school.

Two Kiwi teens that made names for themselves online are fronting a campaign to combat online bullying.  

Young author fulfills childhood dream

Sam Blood recently published his first novel, Shadows.

After 14 years of crafting and refining, Auckland author Sam Blood has released his first novel.

Coming to a screen near you

Film-maker Rebecca Tansley used the Emily Place Reserve as a set in her film Crossing Rachmaninoff.

Film-making is a stressful, time consuming gig but for Rebecca Tansley it has been worth the effort.

From Westside to Shakespeare

Liam Ferguson, 19, plays a young Wolf West in Westside, the six-part prequel to Outrageous Fortune.

Actor goes from playing a young Wolf West in Westside to the Globe Theatre.

Kiwi dancers going for gold

Identity Dance Crew leaders Riley Bourne, Celia Hext, William Tuarae and Joshua Cesan are ready to take their crews to the World Hip-Hop Championships.

Identity Company is gearing up for the 2015 Hip-Hop World Championships.

Around the grounds with Jeremy Ruane

Allan Pearce was one of two players to score a hat-trick for Three Kings United.

The Chatham Cup has found its final 16 from the northern region while we head deeper into the NRFL competition.

Massive concrete linings complete

The last segment of Waterview's concrete tunnel lining is ready to be put in place.

The final concrete piece for the Waterview tunnel has been cast, ready for the final part of Alice's journey.

Commute no hassle for Ponies duo

Ponsonby Ponies premier players Luke Maoate, left, and Ryan Walton go the extra mile to play for their club

 By car or by boat, Luke Maoate and Ryan Walton will be on the field come Saturday.

Historic homestead for sale

Mt Albert Guest House was built in the 1870s.

One of Auckland's most historic houses is up for sale.

Roof repairs 'insufficient' gallery

30062015 news photo, 95-113 Greys Ave (aka lower reys ave, HNZ housing. water damage caused by inadequate roofing and down pipes. Photo: Tom Carnegie.

Tenants of Housing New Zealand apartments in Auckland's CBD are fed up with living in water-damaged properties.

Consecutive losses put Pirates on back foot

Pt Chev's Pierre Pili makes a run. Auckland Rugby League, Fox Memorial Premier, Pt Chevalier Pirates v Papakura Sea Eagles, Walker Park, Auckland, Saturday 27th June 2015. Photo: David Joseph /

ARL Fox Memorial results round 11

Grey Lynn goes plastic bag-free

Grey Lynn 2030 chairwoman Colinda Rowe is encouraging people to use reusable bags when shopping in Grey Lynn on July 3 to support Plastic Bag Free Day.

Plastic bags will be hard to find in Grey Lynn on July 3.

Call for donations gets huge response

Dream Centre director Moira Brown and volunteer Claire Anderson have been inundated with donations.

It began with blankets. Now there's food, clothes and even couches flooding in to the Auckland Dream Centre.

Get involved with natural history

Auckland War Memorial Museum youth outreach programmer Amiria Puia-Taylor and guest educator Charlotte Milne.

Learn about creepy crawlies and the plant world at a natural history workshop being run by Auckland Museum.

Accelerating cycling projects

Additional funding for the Urban Cycleway Programme will improve east and west cycling connections.

An additional $25 million will be spent on the Auckland Cycle Network over the next three years.

Doggy Ditties proves a favourite

Author Jo van Dam is a finalist in the Children's Choice category.

Jo van Dam's first book could also lead to her first award.

Wanted: New faces for Christmas favourite

Cherie Mathieson is looking for fresh new talent to entertain crowds at this year's Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park shows

Calling all budding entertainers - here is your chance for a moment in the spotlight.

Putting to the world champs

Black Swings putters Mary Jaynes, Rory Sullivan and Lucy Giesen.

Meet the minigolfers representing New Zealand on the world stage for the very first time.

Police search for missing 12-year-old

Khan Uruama has been missing for more than two months

South Auckland police are trying to find a 12-year-old missing for two months.

Kids can help struggling families

Ellerslie School pupils Shawn Sharma, Erin Sigley and Dallas Carter have been collected hundreds of cans along with their schoolmates.

Schools around Auckland are stacking up the cans to help those in need.

Modern and Kiwi design for city cycleway

Feedback on the Nelson St cycleway has called for a distinctively New Zealand design.

Aucklanders want a colourful and distinctly New Zealand design for the Nelson St cycleway.

Western Springs outclassed by Rood

Springs' Evie Millynn tangles with Glenfield's Emily Oosterhof.

A slip in the standings may just be the wake up call Western Springs needs.

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