Auckland City Harbour News

Man in tunnel causes train delays

Auckland trains were briefly delayed after a disoriented man blocked the Britomart tunnel.

Auckland trains were briefly delayed after a disoriented man blocked the Britomart tunnel.

Waterfront bus for Auckland

None of NZ Bus' Auckland services will operate during the strike.

New tourist-oriented "Blue Link" along Tamaki Drive added to Auckland's bus network.

Jones praises 'blokey' captain

Dylan Hartley at England training in Sydney.

England rugby coach says his skipper builds good relationships with people when he's not biting them.

Hidden clocks to tick again

The clocks from the Bruce Wilkinson Collection will be taking the trip up to their new home at the Claphams National ...

A vast collection of forgotten clocks has been relinquished by the Waitemata Local Board for viewing.

The tunnel in our backyard

Author Malcolm Paterson is a qualified doctor who now represents Ngati Whatua o Kaipara in heritage and environmental issues.

 Hidden under Auckland is a network of volcanic tunnels which were once used as escape routes for warring tribes.

Questions for God

Greenlane Christian Centre's senior pastor Jonathan Dove is asking for the tough questions.

A Greenlane church is striving to answer our deepest questions about God.

Bystanders watch as music gear stolen

Musician Will Scott had returned from a recording session with his band Fungi when realised his gear had been stolen.

Musician Will Scott's car park was broken into and kit worth $30,000 was taken.

Calling all conservationists

Volunteer pest control is a crucial tool to help support our native bird population.

Got some spare time on your hands? Why not help protect our native birds?

Blue Coat volunteer recognised

Geraldine Donovan is a welcoming face to patients and visitors at Auckland City Hospital.

A retired nurse has been awarded for her services as a Blue Coat hospital volunteer by the Minister of Health.

Kelmarna Gardens awarded funding

Nature Baby teamed up with the Kelmarna Gardens to raise awareness as a place for mums to bring their children and ...

 The Kelmarna Gardens has received $20,000 from the Waitemata Local Board to assist in operational cost and further development.

Central Auckland ice rink opens video

School kids enjoy the fun at the ice rink now set up in Auckland's Aotea Square.

Auckland's Aotea Square has frozen over for some winter fun.

Panthers commemorate anniversary

The plaque unveiled outside the original Polynesian Panther Party headquarters.

The radical Polynesian Panther Party has commemorated its 45 year anniversary with an unveiling of a plaque outside its original headquarters.

The great parking swindle?

09062016 Newsphoto. SIMON MAUDE / FAIRFAX NZ. Parking Enforcement Services ticket for Wilson Parking carpark, car park, ...

Two sisters were given $65 "breach notices" for staying 35 minutes too long at pre-paid park. They say it's time for a change.

Auckland flasher still at large

Western Springs College advised parents on that students should walk home in groups.

Students have been given advice to help 'eliminate a deviant from society'.

Evita's children shine

Olivia Bowes, 10, Sophia Robinson, 8, Lucy Brewer, 10 and Lukas Maher, 9 are all in the children's chorus for Evita.

The children in Auckland Music Theatre's production of Evita are having a blast.

Silence of the spit

Constable Todd Martin models a "spitting hood" used on unruly offenders.

Spitting hoods are available to all police staff to minimise the risk of being spat on or at.

Truant-free zones roll out

Auckland City Education Services attendance advisor Trish Janssen and co-ordinator Keith Morris are teaming up with Glen ...

 Safe havens for truant students are running out as local businesses get on board with an Auckland-wide scheme.

Gamers create virtual refugee camp

HungerDrive founder and World Vision Youth Ambassador Jay Adams organised the event after travelling to Jordan earlier ...

Gamers based themselves at Motat for 40 hours in a bid to construct a virtual refugee camp to raise funds for World Vision.

Haunting photos of houses in ruins

An abandoned house in Awanui, taken by Kelly Stacey in 2015. The photograph is part of an exhibition showing at Alberton.

These haunting photos take you inside the abandoned, dilapidated houses of New Zealand.

Town banners costly

Mayoral candidate Victoria Crone is critical of the extra charges business associations are facing.

Marketing costs are rising for struggling business associations under Auckland's new signage bylaw.

Observing Ramadan as a new family

Muslims gather to eat together which will bring an end to the Ramadan fast.

Muslims around New Zealand are fasting and praying for Ramadan and one Auckland mother is continuing to breastfeed during the holy month.

Cuddles are good for babies

Andrew Methven enjoys his hugs with baby Rose.

Plunket wants parents to make more time to hug their babies, being a vital component for their development.

Biscuit bakers donate dough

The average working life of a guide dog is eight to 10 years.

The Blind Foundation's annual Red Puppy Bikkie Day will raise funds for the breeding and training of guide dogs.

Dangers of hyperconnectivity

University of Auckland criminology lecturer Dr Claire Meehan says clear strategies must be put in place to deal with ...

Sexting, pornography and cyber bullying are all common place in the online world children can access.

Autistic teen bullied in park

Auckland Council is encouraging park visitors to report similar experiences.

Family of autistic teen posts leaflets around Auckland park addressed to the woman they say criticised him for "swinging too high".

Unregistered dog owners in firing line

The early-bird period for registration runs until July 31.

Council officers will be targeting the bottom 10 per cent who "take a free ride at the expense of other dog owners".

Teen's heroic rescue video

Auckland City District Commander Superintendent Richard Chambers said Kody was the youngest person he could remember ...

Kody Rowe pulled a drowning man from the sea - now he has been commended for his bravery.

Ponsonby premiers create top eight pressure

Ponsonby's Leo Ngahe attempts to push off the Eden defence on April 30.

Ponsonby have taken their first win in the top eight round of Auckland premier rugby.

A touch of gold in Parnell

Riccardo Scott, Carolina Izzo and Olivia Jackson-Mee have worked on gilding the roof of the new chapel at Holy Trinity ...

The new Bishop Selwyn Chapel in Holy Trinity Cathedral is almost ready to be revealed to the public.

City gets a sanctuary

Great Barrier Island, located 100km north-east of the Auckland CBD.

Aucklanders 'love their parks' - now they have a new one.

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