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Film-maker Rebecca Tansley used the Emily Place Reserve as a set in her film Crossing Rachmaninoff.

Film-making is a stressful, time consuming gig but for Rebecca Tansley it has been worth the effort.

From Westside to Shakespeare

Liam Ferguson, 19, plays a young Wolf West in Westside, the six-part prequel to Outrageous Fortune.

Actor goes from playing a young Wolf West in Westside to the Globe Theatre.

Kiwi dancers going for gold

Identity Dance Crew leaders Riley Bourne, Celia Hext, William Tuarae and Joshua Cesan are ready to take their crews to the World Hip-Hop Championships.

Identity Company is gearing up for the 2015 Hip-Hop World Championships.

Around the grounds with Jeremy Ruane

Allan Pearce was one of two players to score a hat-trick for Three Kings United.

The Chatham Cup has found its final 16 from the northern region while we head deeper into the NRFL competition.

Massive concrete linings complete

The last segment of Waterview's concrete tunnel lining is ready to be put in place.

The final concrete piece for the Waterview tunnel has been cast, ready for the final part of Alice's journey.

Commute no hassle for Ponies duo

Ponsonby Ponies premier players Luke Maoate, left, and Ryan Walton go the extra mile to play for their club

 By car or by boat, Luke Maoate and Ryan Walton will be on the field come Saturday.

Historic homestead for sale

Mt Albert Guest House was built in the 1870s.

One of Auckland's most historic houses is up for sale.

Roof repairs 'insufficient' gallery

30062015 news photo, 95-113 Greys Ave (aka lower reys ave, HNZ housing. water damage caused by inadequate roofing and down pipes. Photo: Tom Carnegie.

Tenants of Housing New Zealand apartments in Auckland's CBD are fed up with living in water-damaged properties.

Consecutive losses put Pirates on back foot

Pt Chev's Pierre Pili makes a run. Auckland Rugby League, Fox Memorial Premier, Pt Chevalier Pirates v Papakura Sea Eagles, Walker Park, Auckland, Saturday 27th June 2015. Photo: David Joseph /

ARL Fox Memorial results round 11

Grey Lynn goes plastic bag-free

Grey Lynn 2030 chairwoman Colinda Rowe is encouraging people to use reusable bags when shopping in Grey Lynn on July 3 to support Plastic Bag Free Day.

Plastic bags will be hard to find in Grey Lynn on July 3.

Call for donations gets huge response

Dream Centre director Moira Brown and volunteer Claire Anderson have been inundated with donations.

It began with blankets. Now there's food, clothes and even couches flooding in to the Auckland Dream Centre.

Get involved with natural history

Auckland War Memorial Museum youth outreach programmer Amiria Puia-Taylor and guest educator Charlotte Milne.

Learn about creepy crawlies and the plant world at a natural history workshop being run by Auckland Museum.

Accelerating cycling projects

Additional funding for the Urban Cycleway Programme will improve east and west cycling connections.

An additional $25 million will be spent on the Auckland Cycle Network over the next three years.

Doggy Ditties proves a favourite

Author Jo van Dam is a finalist in the Children's Choice category.

Jo van Dam's first book could also lead to her first award.

Wanted: New faces for Christmas favourite

Cherie Mathieson is looking for fresh new talent to entertain crowds at this year's Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park shows

Calling all budding entertainers - here is your chance for a moment in the spotlight.

Putting to the world champs

Black Swings putters Mary Jaynes, Rory Sullivan and Lucy Giesen.

Meet the minigolfers representing New Zealand on the world stage for the very first time.

Police search for missing 12-year-old

Khan Uruama has been missing for more than two months

South Auckland police are trying to find a 12-year-old missing for two months.

Kids can help struggling families

Ellerslie School pupils Shawn Sharma, Erin Sigley and Dallas Carter have been collected hundreds of cans along with their schoolmates.

Schools around Auckland are stacking up the cans to help those in need.

Modern and Kiwi design for city cycleway

Feedback on the Nelson St cycleway has called for a distinctively New Zealand design.

Aucklanders want a colourful and distinctly New Zealand design for the Nelson St cycleway.

Western Springs outclassed by Rood

Springs' Evie Millynn tangles with Glenfield's Emily Oosterhof.

A slip in the standings may just be the wake up call Western Springs needs.

10 years nurturing young talent

Scarlett Jacques, Lucy Taylor and Beanie Bartlett are all getting the chance to perform as the Cat in the Hat.

A love of theatre has seen James Doy passing on his knowledge for 10 years.

For the love of transport

Volunteer Denis O'Ryan has been driving trams at Motat for five years.

Denis O'Ryan is spending his retirement indulging his boyhood obsession with New Zealand railways at Motat.

Roughing it for Rainbow Youth

Duncan Matthews is taking part in this year's Big Sleepout.

Duncan Matthews will ditch the comforts of home to raise awareness of homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and gender-diverse youth.

Creative teens' chance to shine

Sipa Deidoe, William Rakena  and Todd Williams.

Marginalised teens paired with art mentors in a recent collaborative project will have their hard work on display for all to see.

Furious film makers in NZ final

48hours Furious Filmmaking Auckland winners Barnaby Fredric, Sam Bunkall, James Kupa, Paul Harrop and Tomas Cottle.

A weekend's dedication to the 48 Hours Furious Filmmaking makes for strong coffee and little sleep.

Making music for Vanuatu

Rowena Baines and Tomas Brescacin are working on a project to send ukuleles and other instruments to Vanuatu.

Momentum is picking up for an initiative to send instruments to cyclone stuck Vanuatu.

See the doc, stay the night?

Gwyn Bedford and Dr Sarah Stewart from Four Kauri Family Medical Centre outside the surgery's new temporary home at Mt Albert Motor Inn.

An Auckland medical centre severely damaged in a fire has set up a temporary home at the nearby motor inn.

Maori art book defies convention

Dr Rangihiroa Panoho has written a 352-page book on Maori art.

A new book examines the place of Maori art in both a New Zealand and international context.

Teacher back after 'attack' on principal

Parents of Richmond Road School students protest issues with the school's Maori immersion unit on the first day of school, 2015.

An Auckland primary school must reinstate a teacher dumped for allegedly attacking the principal on social media.

Matariki celebrates heritage

Ed Waaka is looking forward to the Matariki on the Move showcase.

The Matariki festival kicks off on June 20 with a line-up of events to bring in the Maori New Year.

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