East & Bays Courier

School stretched at seams gets relief

Ellerslie School is one of the oldest schools in Auckland - it was opened in 1877.

Rapid roll growth is the reason behind a $10.4 million upgrade to an Auckland school.

From failure to stand-out video

Stage one of Richmond consists of 99 terraced houses.

Despite failing under its previous owner, an Auckland subdivision is now back on track.

How To Dad set for book release

Jordan Watson is How To Dad.

Jordan Watson was just giving a mate some advice. Now he's an internet sensation.

Don Juan to appear at Q

The cast of Don Juan will attempt to make you feel "sexy and alive".

The play is set to make audience members feel confident, sexy and alive.

Junior Disability Sports Day set to attract close to 100 athletes

Phillip Collins-Sraha playing adapted cricket at last year's sports day.

Held in Remuera next month, the sports day will offer a chance for participants to represent Team Auckland at nationals.

Leo runs from MasterChef to marathon

Last year's TV MasterChef runner-up, Flat Bush resident Leo Fernandez, proudly show his medals from marathons he's completed.

TV's MasterChef NZ runner-up Leo Fernandez has a lot on his plate - a restaurant opening and the Auckland Marathon.

Mt Eden artist returns to NKB

The largest piece in Neal Palmer's Horsing Around gallery.

Neal Palmer has put some hooves into his latest exhibition at the NKB Gallery.

Artists bring colour to GI

Artists paint a wall in Glen Innes as part of the 2016 Bradley Lane event.

Some of the country's best urban artists have taken to the walls of Glen Innes.

Being a gay Christian in New Zealand

Craig Watson recently opened up about his sexuality, being homosexual after having kept it surpressed for so many years.

A conference will be held in Auckland this Labour Weekend for Christian members of the LGBTI community.

ACG Senior College has a new principal

Tracey Dykstra has been appointed as the new principal for ACG Senior College in Auckland.

ACG Senior College in Auckland has a new leader.

Police warn of man approaching young boys

The man has been described as European, 65 years old with short grey hair and wearing glasses.

There have been reports of an older man approaching boys in Glen Innes.

Overachieving Edekar aims for Black Caps

Edekar has featured in Auckland grade teams and is part of the Development Future Aces programme.

At 18-years old, Aditya Edekar has already set his sight on becoming a successful international cricketer.

Glen Innes School to host regional chess for five years

Glen Innes School year 8 students Sete Falekaono and Pareata Eli created history for the school at the Auckland East ...

The success of two year 8 students at the regional chess tournament has encouraged Glen Innes school to grow the sport in the community.

True Colours opens up conversations about suicide

Tamati Patuwai of Mad Ave Community Group in Glen Innes.

Mad Ave, a community group in Glen Innes, is taking suicide prevention into their own hands by organizing a fun run event on October 29.

Banner charges to stay

A cross street banner across Remuera Rd, Remuera.

Businesses gearing up for the Christmas rush will still need to go through Auckland Transport to erect banner signage.

Safety plea for boaties

Deputy harbourmaster Christiaan Moss wants boaties to get prepared for summer.

As summer approaches boaties are encouraged to make sure they are safe on the water.

No more plastic lunch wrap

Honewrap has teamed up with Kiwi contemporary artist Flox to create limited edition wraps.

Three Kiwi mums on a mission to reduce waste come up with an alternative made of beeswax to wrap their kids' lunches.

ADHB has a new board

The Auckland District Health Board has two new members.

Not much has changed at the Auckland District Health Board following election results.

K' Rd's upgrade out for consultation

The planned upgrade includes a separated cycleway on both sides of the road.

The planned upgrade for one of Auckland's most famous streets is out for public consultation to accommodate the growth in the area.

Keys eyes fourth Lacrosse World Cup outing

NZ Blax player Sian Keys in action.

She just gave birth a year ago and is already eyeing her forth outing at the 2017 Women's Lacrosse World Cup in England.

Timetable changes could leave some behind

From October 30 new network changes in South Auckland will affect the eastern bays,

Public transport users in Auckland's east are unhappy with the short notice of bus timetable rescheduling.

Chief's dog bit child

Glen Fisiiahi of the Chiefs has been sentenced after his pit bull bit a young girl.

Glen Fisiiahi had been warned after his dog snapped at a passing child. Then a girl, 8, put her arm through the gate.

'I need to be true to myself'

Denise Lee will serve her second term as Maungakiekie-Tamaki Councillor.

A change in name and a determination to work even harder for Maungakiekie-Tamaki Councillor Denise Lee.

New live music venue for Auckland

Tom Young and Jaden Parkes of Auckland band Leisure.

An intimate new live music venue is set to see its opening weekend.

Drink drive victim fights back

Leah Abrams has started a charity to help other drink driving victims.

Leah Abrams was hit by a drink driver a year ago, almost to the day. But something positive has come out of it.

GirlGuiding lifts the lid on domestic violence

GirlGuiding NZ's Helen Gurley wants to help empower people to speak out against violence.

GirlGuiding New Zealand is taking a stand against domestic violence and calling for safety for girls and women.

Kidney Kids NZ has a new ambassador

Sticky TV presenter Walter Neilands has been announced as the new ambassador for Kidney Kids NZ.

Sticky TV's Walter Neilands picks up the reins following the death of former patron and rugby legend Jonah Lomu.

Calls to test more estuary sites

Patrick O'Meara says Panmure Wharf should be tested for water quality due to its use for marine activities.

An environmental group wants more Tamaki Estuary bathing areas to be tested following an Auckland Council marine report card error.

Busy transport corridor comes under surveillance

Traffic cameras are now in effect on Tamaki Drive.

The Tamaki Drive traffic corridor is being monitored as part of the existing network for traffic monitoring.

Beating breast cancer

If New Zealand had better access to medicines, it would mean Rochell Adams would be able to be around for her ...

Women with breast cancer are campaigning to the Government to increase funding for new medicines.

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