Auckland City Harbour News

Mourning, one pet at a time

Qualified pet chaplain Susan Leaver offers services and counselling for people who have lost their pets.

Susan Leaver is a qualified pet chaplain who offers funeral-like services and counselling for those who have lost a beloved pet.

Bringing back the weekend

Youth worker Nicole Stormer is starting up a free tutoring program for high school students.

A new tutoring program is ready to help students along the road to success.

Gen survives 'the bear pit'

Youth Parliament Mt Albert MP Gennevieve White could get used to the perks of the office.

Youth Parliament opens doors the the inner workings of the New Zealand Government.

Council gives St James $15 million

Steve Bielby in the as yet unrefurbished auditorium of St James theatre, Queen Street, Auckland.

Auckland's St James Theatre gets a $15 million funding boost from the council to help restore the historical beauty.

SkyPath gets a 'yes' vote video

The design for SkyPath sees a tube-like structure suspended beneath the Harbour Bridge.

Auckland Councillors have pushed the walking and cycling path a step closer to reality.

'I just want the basics for Dad'

Danielle Howard with her dad Lee.

All Danielle Howard wants is to give her dad a home for the time he has left.

Call for MPs to back SkyPath

SkyPath opponents have claimed too few and too many people will use Skypath.

Friends and foes of the SkyPath proposal are seeking more support, from MPs or cash donations.

Airspace shut down for US VP visit

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and his wife Jill disembark from a plane upon landing at Ben Gurion International ...

It could be quiet in the skies above Auckland central as a very important person touches down.

Classroom testing is in the past

World-renowned education specialist Yong Zhao has been speaking with Auckland educators.

A world-renowned education specialist wants testing in our education system thrown out the window.

Cleverley's Rio dream materialises

Daisy Cleverley playing for Eastern Suburbs on May 29.

The Eastern Suburbs footballer has arrived at the 2016 Olympics with the Football Ferns.

The battle to be Siren King video

The Farm Boy Sirens are back at school and will leave their loudspeaker battles until they're on holiday again.

Auckland speaker teens are battling for the title and reputation of "Siren King".

Black market for blaring bikers

The loudspeakers battles consist of two opponents each picking a song and playing them side by side through their sirens.

Schools and train stations are left vulnerable as sirens are being stolen for sound system battles.

School sirens silenced

Constable Donald Allan and Onehunga Primary School principal Viki Holley.

Schools left without fire alarms and with huge bills after teens steal siren speakers to attach to handlebars of their bikes.

At odds over cycleway bill

Orakei local board member Desley Simpson and Minister for Transport Simon Bridges at the sod turning ceremony for the ...

Local Boards are at odds over fronting up with cash for a major Auckland infrastructure project.

Lower Khartoum Place to be renamed

Lower Khartoum Place is home to the Women's Suffrage memorial and will soon be renamed.

A decision on the naming of Lower Khartoum Place in Auckalnd's city centre is expected soon.

Harbour Bridge wind warning

Speed restrictions are in place on the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

Auckland motorists urged to drive cautiously or use other routes.

Children get diabetes too

Penny Valentine (right) has learnt to live with type 1 diabetes after she was diagnosed as a toddler, she is pictured ...

Posters will be sent out to households on July 18 so parents can recognise the symptoms of type 1 diabetes in their children.

No give to give way sign

Vikki Walton is concerned about recent changes to the intersection at the top of the westbound St Lukes off-ramp.

A new give way sign at the St Lukes off-ramp is causing traffic on Auckland's north-western motorway to back up for nearly 2km.

Green light for ADHB falls prevention

Nikki Kaye and Maggie Barry help patient Mary Mellor adjust the weight bands she uses as part of her physiotherapy after ...

ACC is investing $30.5 million to support initiatives aimed at preventing falls and resulting.

Program supports at-risk youth

Universtiy of Auckland senior lecturer Pat Bullen hopes to change the future of at risk youth.

Alternative Education providers will have an ace up their sleeves with a new mentoring program.

Matariki light show to screen on St James

Janine Williams with husband Charles.

The Tūrama Matariki Light show features a 3D projection designed by Ngāti Pāoa artist Janine Williams.

Gender gap remains at unis

Research shows little change in the gender gap for universities top jobs.

All wrapped up

Zachary Monk won a place in Team New Zealand through the Young Enterprise Trust after starting up a company with Natalia ...

An inventive alternative to plastic food wrap has provided one student a trip of a lifetime.

Rough sleepers get an extra layer

A homeless man walks through downtown Auckland wearing a blanket.

100 coats were donated to the Auckland Catholic Church to distribute to rough sleepers around the city.

Hunting for bunting

Suzanne Kendrick is on a mission to find her lost bunting.

An Auckland woman wants to find her bunting that was accidentally sold at the Green Living Expo.

International education booming

Tertiary, Skills and Employment minister Steven Joyce says tighter restrictions will protect students from fraudulent agents.

Latest figures show Auckland is still dominating international student numbers across the country.

Creating a happier city

A visiting expert on urbanisation says Auckland needs to be more accommodating to cyclists, pedestrians and public transport.

A visiting expert on urbanisation says Auckland needs to become more accommodating towards cyclists, pedestrians and public transport.

Fighting the fever

Eligible young people can access free sore throat clinics across Auckland. Pictured Public health nurse Dianne Murdoch ...

More than 80 Auckland secondary school students came together for HYPE, an initiative for young sufferers of rheumatic fever.

Artist curates Matariki exhibition

Studio One artist Selwyn Vercoe with one of his original pieces in The Seven Stars of Matariki.

Four years after discovering art in rehab, Selwyn Vercoe is curating The Seven Stars of Matariki.

Animal abuse education

Hay Park School pupils Vonairay Pulepule, Nikolai Rasmussen and Hulita Taufa design a board game to teach younger pupils ...

The SPCA launched its new nationwide education program in primary and intermediate schools aiming to reshape how the next generation treats animals.

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