East & Bays Courier

From America's Cup to Masters Games

Seven-time America's Cup sailor Tony Rae, right, and father Murray will compete as a father-son duo in the upcoming ...

As far as father-son sailing duos go, it doesn't get much more prolific than Murray and Tony Rae.

101-yo sprinter after NZ gold video

Man Kaur, at 101 years old, will compete in the 100m, 200m, shot put, and javelin at the World Masters Games in Auckland.

She may not beat Usain Bolt for time, but she's got every chance of winning a world title in Auckland.

Auckland Council shows off new websites

CCT's digital head Wendy Beban says the existing council website left users confused.

Auckland Council and Auckland Libraries have spent $5.75 million overhauling their websites.

121 operations by age 13

Kate Chandulal was born with Crouzon syndrome, a genetic condition which her mum Bridget also has.

A rare genetic condition means Kate Chandulal looks different. She's written a book to help others understand.

Concerns over dumped rubbish

A Flexi Bin full of rubbish has been dumped at the end of Rika Rd in Pt England.

Illegally dumped rubbish near an Auckland reserve may contain asbestos.

E-bike pilot proposed for Auckland

The Bewegen e-bike gets taken for a ride at a launch in Baltimore, United States.

Parts of Auckland could resemble Amsterdam if an e-bike proposal for the CBD gets off the ground.

Unpacking her new art show

Pakuranga artist Toni Mosley with some of her beautiful screen-prints on show at Newmarket's Railway Studios.

Artist Toni Mosley unloads a new collection of works that interpret people's emotional baggage.  

Youths wanted for council

Puketapapa Local Board member Shail Kaushal says the youth panel could be a launching pad.

Young Aucklanders show strong interest in Auckland Council Youth Advisory Panel.

Opposition to massive road project

Onehunga locals are concerned the current East West Link plans will severe their connection to the coast.

Huge opposition to New Zealand's most expensive roading project.

Fines for windscreen washers?

Windscreen washers could be issued a $150 instant fine if a bill is passed in Parliament.

A bill to ban intersection windscreen washers will be debated for the first time in Parliament today.

Storm set to disrupt Auckland traffic

Localised downpours across Auckland were causing surface flooding.

Aucklanders have been warned the region could experience "extreme" weather conditions on Thursday.

Rifles shoot down Eden

College Rifles have got their season off to a strong start after beating Eden Rugby in the opening match of Auckland's ...

Eden Rugby wanted to christen their new $850,000 pitch with a win, but it wasn't to be.

Restaurant's big shoes to fill

Restauranteur Ramiz Malik and head chef James Kenny are excited about joining Parnell's restaurant scene.

A Greek restaurant is opening in an Auckland site that used to house iconic restaurant Iguacu.

School donates rugby boots

Blues players Declan O'Donnell, Sam Nock, and Kara Pryor pick up pre-loved rugby boots from Remuera intermediate student ...

Blues players made a quick stop at Remuera intermediate to pick up 110 pairs of rugby boots.

Chunn back at music school

Mike Chunn inside one of the studios of Sacred Heart College's new School of Imagination.

Former Split Enz bassist helps to open new music block at his old school, Sacred Heart College.

5 rescued after boat flips

A four-metre vessel overturned in Okahu Bay, Auckland early on Saturday morning.

Boaties pulled from water in Auckland's Okahu Bay after four-metre vessel capsizes.

Dio dominates Maadi

Auckland's Diocesan School for Girls' under-18 eight rowing crew won back-to-back national titles at Maadi on the weekend.

Auckland Dio become first female North Island crew in 27 years to win back to back under-18 eight Maadi final.

Concerns over flooded cemetery video

Ngati Whatua Orakei representative Sharon Hawke says the cemetery is an active burial site and flooding is unacceptable.

Calls for council to act after Maori burial ground floods again.

Auckland clean-up continues video

The owners of the slip-stricken San Remo apartments have engaged their own contractors to manage the clean-up.

Aucklanders warned about harbour water quality following torrential rains.

Phil Goff surveys landslip video

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Orakei councillor Desley Simpson got up close with the Kohimarama Rd slip damage.

Auckland's mayor said landslips like the one at Kohimarama are bad but could have been much worse.

Footpaths making us fat

Walking around Auckland's CBD has been described as "murder" by an overseas public design expert.

Poorly designed footpaths and time consuming pedestrian crossings are making us unhealthy, experts say.

Multisports facility proposed for Mission Bay

Mission Bay Tennis Club committee member Ed Ouwens says the site of the old Mission Bay Bowling Club should be turned ...

East Auckland club calls for 4000sqm bowling green to be developed in to a community sports facility.

Mums offered free baby care

Rosie Payne with baby Tobia Mele Gray and his mum Alex in the background. Payne says raising a newborn can be demanding ...

Rosie Payne takes workloads off tired mums' plates by offering baby care for free.

Debbie swamps Kelly Tarlton's

Cyclone Debbie caused surface flooding at Kelly Tarlton's.

Heavy rain from the tail end of Cyclone Debbie flooded Auckland's popular underground aquarium.

Shag colony in decline

Corina Hooper has been monitoring the Panmure Basin pied shag colony since 2010. In the last six months half of the ...

Over-fishing and line tangles are to blame for the dramatic decline in Panmure Basin's pied shag colony, a resident says.

Auckland slip forces evacuations video

A Fire Service spokesman said all residents of the apartment block were accounted for.

Auckland residents evacuated after slip swept into block of flats told to leave with only essential items.

Free Aotea Square concerts return

Jordan Luck performing onstage in 2014.

Kiwi-music legends performing Aotea Square concert on Saturday.

Parnell Cricket coach rues loss

Parnell Cricket Club lost the Hedley Howarth competition on Saturday in a dramatic final day for the second year in a row.

Coach can't handle a third year of defeat after losing the Hedley Howarth competition again on Saturday.

Art heist suspect pics released video

The International Art Centre in Parnell was ram-raided in the early hours of April 1.

 Police have released descriptions and images of men thought to have stolen two valuable paintings.

Cycle commute becomes reality

Stuff reporter Mary Fitzgerald has reviewed and rated eight of Auckland's urban cycleways .

A two month review of Auckland cycleways has shown cycling is a great alternative to driving to work.

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