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Cycleway a worry for business

Lachlan Trembath

A cycleway in Auckland's Wynyard Quarter would reduce the number of car parks, concerning some business people.

No such thing as waste

compost

Hold on to that rotten tomato or manky mandarin. You may soon be able to swap them for delectable goods.

Cochlear implants open up the world

Lydia O’Connor and Finley Tutaka-Brown

About 93 per cent of deaf children who graduate from The Hearing House end up in mainstream schools.

Youth advisers pick their priority issues

youth advisors

Promoting sustainability, transport solutions and positive social behaviour are just a few of the important issues for under 25-year-olds, Youth Advisory Panel members say.

Fears for historic Grafton

development

A looming development spells the end for historic Grafton, residents say.

Swap your treasure for a stranger's

Claire Digneau

Departing backpacker Claire Digneau has organised an object-swap exhibition to help rid herself of some loot.

Local lager on the brew

Andrew Peacocke

Tucked away in an unassuming Auckland warehouse, brewer Andrew Peacocke is working his magic.

Raising funds wholeheartedly

Samara McKenzie,

Born with more than 12 holes in her heart, Samara McKenzie was affectionately dubbed the "Swiss cheese girl."

Puppetry and masks feature in witty storytelling

Jacob Rajan

Indian Ink, the theatre company known for its use of masks, has a production at Q Theatre later this month.

Parents 'angry and fed up'

Gordon Ikin

Building delays have angered parents at an Auckland college which currently sits on restored landfill.

Neighbours object to coffee shop

Little Grocer

Concerned residents are saying a big "no" to a proposed cafe at The Little Grocer site.

Celebrating iconic boatie's book

Ngataki

Sir Bob Harvey and Andrew Fagan were among attendees at the relaunch of the book South Sea Vagabonds.

Western Springs home to Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden

The Fukuoka Friendship Garden controversially removed from Auckland Zoo will be reinstated at a cost of just over $1 million at Western Springs Park.

Significance of historic building recognised

Joan McKenzie

The earliest known surviving building on Queen St has made it to the heritage list.

Station halt gets mixed reactions

city rail

Several business owners on Upper Symonds St are critical of plans to take a City Rail Link station out of the area.

Stutter is no 'life sentence'

Sam Brooks and cast

A speech impediment may inhibit your ability to get a sentence out but it's no life sentence, playwright says.

Auckland's youth encouraged to vote

Enrol to vote

Rock Enrol is a non-partisan campaign designed to encourage more under-30 year-olds to vote.

Feathers fly over unholy mess

pigeon

Pigeons and their poo are threatening to destroy the stonework of a historic Auckland church.

Pimp my meals on wheels

food truck

There's a revolution of sorts going on in Auckland's dining scene and food trucks are in the middle of it.

Exhibition shines light on animal activism

Hen

Images of piglets taking their first steps outside are part of the Animal Exploitation and Liberation art exhibition.

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