Auckland City Harbour News

Springs prepare for big match

Western Spring's Dayna Manak is congratulated on her goal against Lynn-Avon Utd.

Can the team continue to break the eight-year drought?

Going shoeless for the homeless

Brodie Hoare is going barefoot this winter.

Brodie Hoare is going shoeless this winter in an effort to raise awareness of homelessness in Auckland.

Band hope to get to the ball on time

Western Springs College rockers Host Club. From left: guitarist Frankie Busfield, bassist Jeremy MacDonnell, guitar/vocalist Finn Dalbeth and drummer Seb Rice-Walsh.

For these budding musicians, RockQuest takes precedence over the school ball.

City fringe suburbs next residential hot spots

Mt Wellington, Glen Innes and Three Kings are among those at the top of the list for up-and-coming suburbs.

Auckland's property boom is creating a domino effect, with city-fringe suburbs pegged to become the next big thing.

Oliver's keeping the Kiwi goal safe

New Zealand U-20's goalkeeper Oliver Sail in action for the Wellington Phoenix Reserves in 2014.

The past few years have been a whirlwind for budding footballer Oliver Sail.

CAB needs your help

Laurie Guy says no two days have been the same volunteering at the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Citizen Advice Bureaus in Mt Roskill, Eden/Albert, Glen Innes, Panmure, Sylvia Park and Remuera are all in need of help.

A right royal celebration

Expect all things British to hit Queens Warf this Queens Birthday weekend.

A royal celebration is set to get under way this weekend at Queens Wharf.

Around the grounds with Jeremy Ruane

Western Spring's Dayna Manak is congratulated on her goal against Lynn Avon Utd.

The Northern Region Football League takes a break as the Chatham Cup heats up.

Mt Albert rockers through to next round

Mount Albert Grammar rockers Apollo. From left: guitarist James Venkatrao, drummer Connor Stockman, guitarist/vocalist Biku Adhikari and bassist James Luff.

Even high school bands can't escape the drama that comes with rock 'n' roll.

Art invites anyone to jam

There's always a bit of time to goof off for Haere Mai Taiko drummers Helen Au and Fumiko Goodhue

The sound of drums is something to wake people up on their way to work.

Lions get well-earned rest

Mt Albert's Dion Snell is caught in the Mangere East tackle.

Opposition proving lambs to the slaughter for Mt Albert's top rugby league side

Exhibition challenges perceptions

Photographer Stephanie O'Connor.

Photography exhibition comes to a head after almost two years in the making.

Murder charge after stabbing

Police vehicles near the scene of the stabbing.

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder after allegedly fatally stabbing a woman in Auckland on Friday.

"I don't want to be a hero."

From left, Edward Tsang and police minister Michael Woodhouse with Andrew Tsang, who was presented with a certificate from police for his actions helping victims of a crash.

Andrew Tsang was among four awardees the Auckland District police commander presented with a certificate of appreciation for their lifesaving actions.

An uneven playing field

Eastern Suburbs AFC chairman Chris Ruffell is wondering why some clubs get charged and others don't

Are central Auckland sports clubs being unfairly charged?

Kiwi musicians perform for music therapy fundraiser

Troy Kingi performs with Stan Walker on back-up vocals at last weekends WAIATA showcase.

Kiwi musicians are performing to help the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre.

Clubs to sort out parents' behaviour issues

Auckland Rugby is addressing a junior rugby incident involving parents.

Auckland Rugby is addressing a junior rugby incident involving parents.

Recreating musical history

Amelia Eads from Recreate in Epsom shows her Madonna side.

One group is using legendary musicians to change perceptions of young people with disabilities.

Ratepayers Alliance reaches 5000 members

Rate rises

A recently formed group challenging Auckland Council's rate hikes and transport levy has reached more than 5000 members.

Large mountain to climb for Ponsonby

Ponsonby's Aleki Soonafai tries to break the Pakuranga defence

Where do the Ponsonby Ponies go from here?

"Moral support" not enough to fund the arts

Documentary Edge Film Festival organiser Dan Shanan wants more money invested into the arts.

It's a tough time for the Documentary Edge Film Festival.

Restoration a mammoth task

St James restoration artist Keron Smith has put in some long hours but there is still plenty more work to be done.

More than 640 hours of work have gone into restoring the St James and that's merely the tip of the theatre curtain.

St James edges closer to former glory

Steve Bielby, from the The Auckland Notable Properties Trust, has been tasked with investigating how much restoration work the St James Theatre needs.

Details of the St James Theatre restoration plan are likely to be released in a matter of weeks.

Three-try blitz secures Ponsonby win

Ponsonby's Natahlia Moors runs into Ardmore's Te Kura Aerenga-Mate.

Nineteen unanswered points saves Ponsonby Fillies from catastrophe

Doing their part for Nepal

Ananda Marga Grey Lynn members Da'da' Shuddha' Tma'nanda and Victor Filbry are raising funds for Nepal.

A Grey Lynn group is helping Nepal any way they can.

Lynn-Avon triumph

Ellerslie's Conor Tracey takes a goal kick.

Around the football grounds with Jeremy Ruane.

Big Sing requires big practice

St Mary's conductor Carmel Carrol is excited to get her two choirs on stage at the Big Sing secondary schools choirs festival in June.

With just over a month of rehearsals left, Auckland's secondary school choirs are practicing hard for the annual Big Sing competition.

Auckland councillor rethinking support of rates rise

Councillor Cathy Casey

An unpopular rate rise has left Albert-Eden residents angry and an Auckland councillor doubting her vote of support.

Rates hikes rile Waitemata residents

Waitemata households are facing an average 7.7 per cent rates increase to help pay for Auckland transport improvements.

Ratepayers digging deeper into their pockets want to see results from the latest rates hikes.

Veteran still lightning fast

Table tennis master Alan Tomlinson is ready to hit hard at the 2017 Auckland World Masters Games.

New Zealand table tennis great Alan Tomlison has had a career spanning 65 years and there's no sign of him slowing down.

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