Auckland City Harbour News

Love Letter to Mt Hobson

Ten minutes above busy Remuera Rd the Mt Hobson summit offers a place to stop, rest, and take in 360 degree views of the ...

The top of a volcanic cone in Remuera is the perfect zen escape from the neighbourhood's preoccupation with being busy.

Blind dog caregivers wanted

Around 17 puppies from the Blind Foundation are needing temporary homes from 12 to 18 months.

The Blind Foundation is looking for Auckland homes to temporarily house potential guide dogs.

Women wanted for menopause study

Postgraduate students from left, Jenna Houston-Tupou, Joshua Wong and Mandy Lardenoye hope to present the results of the ...

A group of experts need volunteers for a study about the effects of exercise on menopause.

Comedian follows in Clarke's footsteps

Comedian Rhys Mathewson says he has learned to "harness" the anxieties of being a comedian.

At just 26 it's still early days for comedian Rhys Mathewson.

Black Stacks on a high

Ashley Foster from the Black Stacks returned from the 2017 World Sport Stacking Championships in Taiwan with a fifth ...

New Zealand's cup stacking team has had a successful trip to the world champs in Taiwan.

Art theft in suburbia

Jimmy James Kouratoras' van was stolen with $30,000 worth of paintings inside.

An internationally renowned artist has had $30,000 worth of paintings stolen from his van in Auckland.

Edible bouquet business growing

Genia Kholmanskikh uses fresh fruit and vegetables from markets to create bouquets.

An Auckland woman is turning the floral bouquet concept on its head by using fresh fruit and vegetables.

Welsh mayor moves to Auckland

Former lord mayor of Cardiff Margaret Jones says one of the first things she unpacked in Auckland was the portrait of ...

Watch out Phil Goff, there's a new mayor in town.

Artists' fascination with bells

Composer and sound designer Thomas Press is interested in the role bells play in civic and religious history.

Composer and sound-designer Thomas Press has crafted an interactive light and sound experience in Aotea Square.

Twins claim monkey bar victory

Jaya and Ila Patel want the monkey bars to be added onto the existing playground in Grey Lynn park.

A petition launched by 8-year-old twins Ila and Jaya Patel has won back the monkey bars for Grey Lynn Park.

'Nobody needs to know'

Juan Carlos Brione is facing one charge of indecent assault in a trial at the Auckland District Court.

Auckland man in court over indecent assault charge allegedly told disabled victim to keep it quiet.

Auckland's green link in jeopardy

Generation Zero spokesperson Leroy Beckett says Auckland needs space for pedestrians to be able to walk east to west.

A green pedestrian link between Victoria Park and Albert Park may be derailed by Auckland Transport.

101-yo sprinter after NZ gold video

Man Kaur, at 101 years old, will compete in the 100m, 200m, shot put, and javelin at the World Masters Games in Auckland.

She may not beat Usain Bolt for time, but she's got every chance of winning a world title in Auckland.

Auckland Council shows off new websites

CCT's digital head Wendy Beban says the existing council website left users confused.

Auckland Council and Auckland Libraries have spent $5.75 million overhauling their websites.

121 operations by age 13

Kate Chandulal was born with Crouzon syndrome, a genetic condition which her mum Bridget also has.

A rare genetic condition means Kate Chandulal looks different. She's written a book to help others understand.

E-bike pilot proposed for Auckland

The Bewegen e-bike gets taken for a ride at a launch in Baltimore, United States.

Parts of Auckland could resemble Amsterdam if an e-bike proposal for the CBD gets off the ground.

Silent vegan speaks out

In 2014 James Aspey took a vow of silence as he travelled around Australia raising awareness about animal cruelty.

James Aspey didn't talk for a year - now he won't stop talking about animal rights.

Youths wanted for council

Puketapapa Local Board member Shail Kaushal says the youth panel could be a launching pad.

Young Aucklanders show strong interest in Auckland Council Youth Advisory Panel.

Swimmer missing in Auckland

Police will continue their search for the man in Westhaven Marina on Sunday.

A man went for an early morning dip with another person at Westhaven Marina in Auckland and hasn't been seen since.

New park for Ponsonby Rd

The urban canopy would provide shade and a focal point on Ponsonby Rd.

The battle over 254 Ponsonby Rd has been won and the community has voted on a green space.

Storm set to disrupt Auckland traffic

Localised downpours across Auckland were causing surface flooding.

Aucklanders have been warned the region could experience "extreme" weather conditions on Thursday.

Rifles shoot down Eden

College Rifles have got their season off to a strong start after beating Eden Rugby in the opening match of Auckland's ...

Eden Rugby wanted to christen their new $850,000 pitch with a win, but it wasn't to be.

Kiwi remembers Korean disaster from afar

Remembering the Sewol Ferry sinking in 2014 is the Korean New Zealanders for a Better Future group, along with some ...

Rebekah Jaung is calling on Kiwis to stand with Koreans in remembering a major disaster on its anniversary.

Restaurant's big shoes to fill

Restauranteur Ramiz Malik and head chef James Kenny are excited about joining Parnell's restaurant scene.

A Greek restaurant is opening in an Auckland site that used to house iconic restaurant Iguacu.

D-day for Auckland Libraries

Auckland Libraries has revealed its "Fit for the Future" programme, which involves staff having to reapply for their jobs.

More than 700 Auckland Libraries staff will need to reapply for jobs in restructure.

School donates rugby boots

Blues players Declan O'Donnell, Sam Nock, and Kara Pryor pick up pre-loved rugby boots from Remuera intermediate student ...

Blues players made a quick stop at Remuera intermediate to pick up 110 pairs of rugby boots.

Pt Chev win Stormont again

The Pt Chevalier Pirates claimed Auckland Rugby League's Stormont Shield after defeating last year's Fox Memorial ...

For the fourth consecutive year, the Pt Chevalier Pirates are the holders of the Stormont Shield.

Former inmates hired

Waste Management has 800 trucks is struggling to find drivers, says CEO Tom Nickels, seen here with Jeanette Burns of ...

"If we don't give these people an opportunity, what options have they got?" asks Waste Management boss.

Firefighters put out Cook St blaze

Police, fire and ambulance attended an apartment fire on Cook Street Auckland

Firefighters have put out an apartment fire in Central Auckland.

Concerns over flooded cemetery video

Ngati Whatua Orakei representative Sharon Hawke says the cemetery is an active burial site and flooding is unacceptable.

Calls for council to act after Maori burial ground floods again.

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