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Playwright makes a flying visit

Ron Blicq

A Canadian great-grandfather has made a long trip to see his play performed at Auckland's Dolphin Theatre.

Old, wise, worthy of celebrating

Lena Dsouza, Sheshadri Setlur and Mani Rajan

As International Day of Older Persons rolls by it's timely to pause and say thanks to those who paved the way.

Auckland ferry plan floated

Onehunga wharf

Ferries might be the key to unlocking the Manukau Harbour but will Ports of Auckland come to the party?

'Sisterhood' nabs sevens trophy

Rugby team

Move over Sonny Bill, the halls of Wesley Intermediate now belong to a new group of sporting superstars.

Final report due on flight paths

News on the controversial SMART flight trial is due later this year.

Apartments to be built

apartments

A site currently used as a car park in Mt Eden has been earmarked as an SHA area for apartments.

Development plans for fragile mountain

house belvedere

Auckland Council is planning to subdivide a Mt St John site where a derelict house has stood for years.

A+ score for Grammar girls' season

soccer

The Mt Albert Grammar girls first XI season has been nothing short of perfect.

Big cheese shares secrets

Juliet Harbutt

The first time Juliet Harbutt sampled top quality European cheese was a life-changing moment.

Women to march on Parliament

Shakti

Shakti NZ is joining a Women's Refuge-led domestic violence protest march in Wellington.

Out-of-zone boundaries set

zone

Two controversial new high school zones are now in place in Auckland.

Leanne's marathon effort

Leanne Byers

Leanne Byers tried to lose weight but nothing seemed to work. Then her niece simply said: "I don't want you to die."

Community day brings art to all

Ella Kumar

The third annual Pah Homestead Community Day is set for September 27.

Number cruncher's hard hitups

Saimon Lomaloma

Meet Saimon Lomaloma. Wellington accountant during the week, Auckland rugby league powerhouse on the weekend.

Mega crew flips out in Vegas

Id hip hop crew

Thirty dancers might sound like a logistical nightmare but an in-sync Auckland crew have walked away with second place on the world stage.

Prolific graffiti a sign of the times

Hoardings

Vandalism of election hoardings is nothing new but candidates say they're being hit harder this time around.

Loving Auckland's coastline

Rebecca Wadey

Rebecca Wadey is the founder of The Centre in Kingsland. She shares what she loves about Auckland.

Bright ideas unite Roskill Together

Joseph Rebello and board chair Brenda Vui-Talitu

Roskill Together is a Community Development Scheme pilot aiming to give communities access to funding for activities.

Refugee kids need wheels

stolen van

A stolen van means more than just the loss of transport for one man. It could affect an entire homework group.

Pocket park coming to Kingsland

pocket park

A design competition for Unitec landscape architecture students looks to redevelop a lawn area on New North Rd.

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