Auckland City Harbour News

Kingsland residential development planned

An impression of how the 2875 square metre development will look from Nixon Park.

One of Auckland's most populous suburbs is about to get its first major residential development in more than 10 years.

Accommodation woes solved

Advertising executive Matt Shirtcliffe and Aparna Chauhan are strangers no more after he opened up his home when it was ...

Aparna Chauhan was preparing for major surgery and trying to find accommodation for her parents when a stranger saved the day.

Parking costs to triple

Parking charges on some Auckland streets will go up from $16 to as much as $63 a day.

Auckland commuters are set to pay three times as much to park on city fringe streets.

Migrant women find their voice

General practitioner Himali McInnes, with dog Zoe, knows the social benefits migrant women can gain from writing.

 Migrants have a chance to speak out in the New Kiwi Women writers workshop.

Around the grounds with Jeremy Ruane

Three Kings' Hannah Robert tangles with Claudelands Rovers' Tiana Hill.

Some big wins have sent a few warning shots across the divisions in the early stages of the NRFL football season.

Real estate agent throws some punches

Helen Kay is preparing for her first ever boxing fight after having only picked up the sport in February.

Helen Kay is preparing to take some bruises in the name of a cause close to home.

Auckland bunnies culled in night shoot

The night shoots at Western Springs Park in Auckland to cull the booming rabbit population were deemed successful.

Nearly 300 rabbits were culled over two night shoots at Western Springs Park in Auckland.

Ecuador volunteers on the ground

Volunteer Gabrielle Kerridge-Temm and nine other young New Zealanders are helping distribute aid in Ecuador.

In the wake of city rattling earthquakes, 10 young Kiwi volunteers are doing all they can to get aid to the hardest hit regions of Ecuador.

Welcome aboard: Pacific Hope

Volunteers Rachael Caspers from the US and Abi Lycett from the UK say there has been a large interest in the boat since ...

A medical ship will be moored at an Auckland's Princess Wharf before heading to Vanuatu to offer free healthcare to isolated communities.

Spend a day in their shoes

WISE Collective catering team member Ester Taithul.

Auckland refugees are sharing their stories at a community event on April 29.

The sound of silence

Noise-cancelling technology developed by Unitec senior lecturer Iman Ardekani will be developed into the next generation ...

 Noise-cancelling technology will help babies in intensive care.

Dairy held up at gunpoint - again

Sunil Patel says he's been left shaken after an armed robber held up his Sandringham dairy.

Dairy owner struggling to find ways to keep safe after second attack in two months.

Beware Dangerman and Awkward Boy

"Outgoing introverts" Matthew Harvey and Scott W Long.

Scott W Long and Matthew Harvey present a collaborative comedy show about awkwardly stumbling through life.

Auckland Hospital gets patients moving

Therapy assistant Trilok Raval, centre, tests out the new equipment on Ward 62 with Rebecca Tapper and Jacob Munro.

Auckland City Hospital is decreasing the stay for patients with joint replacements.

Lonely walks for fearful city mums

Arno and Elizabeth Busch want to meet more parents and children in the city.

Inner city mums wander the streets, worried their crying babies will get them evicted.

1960 Olympian headed for Rio

Murray Rae with Rio 2016 para-sailors Andrew May, Rick Dodson and Chris Sharp.

Murray Rae is passing a lifetime's knowledge of yachting onto three para-sailors for the sport's biggest setting.

Chats with Cops

Police are holding an informal forum for international students at Auckland City Library every Thursday.

Cop Chat is a new weekly forum where international students can talk freely with Auckland Police.

Auckland bunnies to be culled by shooting

A night shoot at Western Springs Park in Auckland is expected to cull the booming rabbit population.

A night shoot at Western Springs Park is expected to help decrease the growing bunny population problem.

Soldiers not forgotten on Anzac Day

The Grey Lynn RSC will hold a service for Anzac Day.

Vietnam veteran Howard Dawson holds his own significant memories of his time in service.

Kestrel ferry back from the deep

The Kestrel being raised on Thursday.

It took all day to salvage but the historic Kestrel ferry that sank to the ocean floor was lifted back onto an Auckland slipway just after 1am Friday.

Phone scam targets elderly

The scam caller attempts to organise an appointment to inspect the property.

Auckland Council have issued warning of a scam caller claiming to be a council worker.

Young women want in on tech boom

Marist College students Tiara Rico, Molina Vincent and Emily Steiner want to forge their careers through Information ...

Budding IT students want more exposure to a growing Information Technology sector.

Housing Summit examines Govt policy

A new social house beside an old state house on Sunnymead Rd in Glen Innes.

A bill of rights for tenants, a rental warrant of fitness and an end to 90 day evictions will be just some of the topics covered.

Donation's in the Spirit of memorial legacy

The Spirit of Adventure Trust Board chairman Stephen Fisher (left) with Mary Craig and John Wylie, the trustees of the ...

The Gavin Wylie Memorial Trust is winding down - but its spirit lives on in a new scholarship.

Recalculating park costs

The path running through the centre of the park will be removed and stairs will be added down to the off-leash dog area.

The Albert-Eden Local Board has refused to approve costs of an estimated million-dollar upgrade of a Waterview park.

If it’s broken, fix it

Nini Spook, Xing Xing and Transition Town member Pt Chevalier Yolanda Van den Bemd inspect a broken lamp stand.

A group of Pt Chevalier residents have come together to fix broken appliances that would have otherwise been thrown away.

Volunteering in Africa

Britney Hazeldine is hoping to travel to Tanzania to volunteer.

Grey Lynn resident Britney Hazeldine is one of the finalists up for an international volunteer scholarship.

Special Housing Areas announced

The Northern Tamaki Special Housing Area where 50 homes out of a planned 394 have so far been built.

"Good progress is being made but we still need more homes to accommodate local people," Maungakiekie MP Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says.

Full tummies keeps kids at school

Te Papapa School pupils Kele Otuhouma, Aqueliah Milina, Agnes Lawson and Paula Masima munch into the healthy food ...

More than 135,000 lunches have been delivered to Auckland schools and it's having a profound effect.

Te reo Maori 'on life support'

AUT history professor Paul Moon says the preservation of te reo Maori will come down to a societal shift.

Paul Moon has traced the tracks that lead to the decline of te reo Maori, unfortunately that decline is not over yet.

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