Auckland City Harbour News

Get a prostate check this month

David Hartnell says men should not be embarrassed to get checked for prostate cancer.

Blue September is taking a light hearted approach to encourage men to go and get checked for prostate cancer

Track gives kids vital skills

Freemans Bay School pupils Junior Vaiaku, Morgan Penrice, Amber Pereira and Viola Aicelia are making the most of their new bike track.

A new bike track is giving pupils a freedom they have never known before.

Mt Albert and Pt Chevalier head to war

Pt Chevalier fullback Siua Otonuku with coach Grant Pocklington after they took the title off Mt Albert in 2013.

Defending champions Pt Chevalier will face off against the Mt Albert Lions in their third straight Fox Memorial final.

School gets a shot of colour

Fergus Salmond, Stella Woodman, Emmanuel Song and Grace Merriot-Haddon are proud of the new mural at their school.

Colour has been restored to an Auckland primary school that is still getting back on its feet after a fire

Intermediate students hit the catwalk

Eni Laupa, Valeria Cucciniello, visual arts teacher Sue Elliot, Harriet Hannah-Wickes and Hazel Burgess show off their jean designs.

Pasadena Intermediate is putting on its own fashion show.

New music festival for K Rd

The Others Way festival organisers Ben Howe and Matthew Davis.

More than 30 musical acts will hit the stages of K Rd to kick off the weekend.

App solves parking problems

Parkable co-founders Warwick Beauchamp, Brody Nelson and Toby Litton hope they have found a solution to Auckland's parking woes.

A new app helps Aucklanders solve their parking woes

Drivers flout cycle lane rules

Some drivers jump into St Lukes Rd cycle lane to get onto the northwestern motorway faster.

Cyclists are fed up with drivers using the St Lukes Rd cycle lane.

Special housing areas announced

The site at 99 College Hill, one of the 11 new special housing areas announced by the Government.

Up to 1600 houses will be built in eleven new special housing areas to help Auckland's overheated property market

Win or bust for Lynn Avon

Lynn Avon's Hanjaar Kidiwala scored a hat-trick to keep his side alive in the second division.

Relegation woes trouble clubs as season draws to a close

School's plastic pool plan video

Willem Cahil-Chiaroni helps classmates with the massive clean up effort.

An Auckland school filled its 200,000 litre pool with plastic bags in a bid to raise awareness about the state of waterways.

MAGS dominates winter sports

Maddison Wyllie-Papali'i, Holly Fowler and Rebekah van Dort of Mount Albert Grammar School.

Grabbing four titles in a month completes a bumper sporting season for MAGS.

New controversial flight path begins

A new northern SMART Approach flight path will commence on September 1 and continue for up to 12 months.

A new SMART Approach flight path trial is set to begin.

Focus on workplace diversity

Chen Palmer managing partner Mai Chen, St Matthew-in-the-City vicar Dr Helen Jacobi and Beca advisory services business director Matt Ensor.

Diversity is the focus of the second annual Business Leaders' Breakfast event at St Matthew-in-the-City.

Female voice growing in comic world

Indira Neville wants to see more recognition of the number of women working as comic artists in New Zealand.

New Zealand's female comic community is growing and three artists are helping the profile.

New look for Westmere School

Westmere School principal Carolyn Marino lets associate minister of education Nikki Kaye and Mt Albert MP David Shearer officially open the school's new buildings.

Westmere School has some new buildings, just in time for it's 101st birthday.

Getting ready for Daffodil Day

After 15 years service this may be Bob Hawkeswood's last collecting for Daffodil Day

This year could be Bob Hawkeswood's last collection for Daffodil Day after 15 years of rattling buckets.

St Paul's tops ARL schools

St Paul's Asalemo Usumanu is tackled.

St Paul's College beat Kelston to at Birkenhead War Memorial Park and are back on top of secondary school rugby league.

Glenfield advance to Women's KO Cup final

Springs' Evie Millynn controls the ball.

Western Springs' cup hopes were shattered on the North Shore.

Actors living out fish tank realities

Actors Hweiling Ow and Benjamin Teh are bringing the inside of a fish tank to the stage.

Life inside of a fish tank is being performed at the Basement Theatre

First XV final ends in nail-biter

St Kentigern`s Carlos Price jumps for joy at the final whistle.

St Kentigern takes the Auckland 1A final in a dramatic match at Eden Park.

Crash victim educating students

Kelly Munford thinks there should be more awareness around driver fatigue

Kelly Munford is educating students about the risk of driver fatigue after her own accident.

Schools charged to use parks

Pt Chevalier School principal Sandra Aitken is surprised schools now have to pay for the privilege of public space.

A user-pays system for parks is adding to school costs in Auckland.

Bridge added to Nelson St Cycleway

One of eight steel sections which will make up central Auckland's Canada St Bridge.

Part of the southern motorway will be temporarily closed while Auckland's Canada St Bridge is lifted into place.

Girls gather for chess champs

Organiser Melissa Tsoi from Diocesan School for Girls.

Intense concentration and strategic play created the perfect atmosphere for hundreds of young chess players in central Auckland.

New home for Laneway

Fans at the Laneway Festival held at Silo Park.

Laneway organisers were planning on Auckland Domain being the festival's new home, but the Lantern Festival took that spot.

New technology just the ticket

Roving ticket issuing number plate recognition cameras could be coming to a street near you.

Motorists, you'd better watch out, you'd better not try... Auckland Transport is trialling mobile parking ticket cameras.

Backlogged sport fees waived

Red card given to sports fees

Balance has been restored as Auckland's sport club fees are scrapped.

Hip-hop crews win big

It's nothing but gold for The Bradas crew members Joshua Faleatua, Gabriel Sutton, Connor Muller and Jackson Tuarae.

Two New Zealand hip-hop crews have placed at the Hip-Hop World Championships in San Diego

Graduate cop snares hair thief

Constable Trish Fatu graduated from police college earlier this year.

Just two days into her new job, police college graduate Trish Fatu made her first arrest.

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