East & Bays Courier

Non-binary artist to perform at Laneway

NlKOLAI will open the Auckland Laneway Festival on the Thunderdome stage.

Ponsonby artist Nikolai, who does not identify as male of female, will perform at the Auckland Laneway Festival this month.

Mitzi mauled in Mission Bay

Mitzi the cat was gifted to the 99-year-old woman by her granddaughter after her husband died.

Big black dog pulls away from owner, charges onto 99-year-old woman's property and mauls her cat to death.

Suburbs' face fierce challenge

Eastern Suburbs Henry Chikere celebrates his first Stirling Sports Premiership goal with teammates.

Things are back on track for Eastern Suburbs, but they now face the in-form competition leaders.

Feminine artworks take spotlight

People from Ruapotaka Marae in Glen Innes learn Chinese fan dance during last year's Chinese Maori Culture Day.

An exhibition of Chinese and Maori women's art opens in East Auckland next month.

'Win' for beneficiary

It has now been six days since Niki's 90 day eviction notice expired.

Supporters of an Auckland beneficiary are claiming a small victory after a court hearing to evict her from her state home is adjourned.

$800m highway cost 'inflation'

A map of the proposed East West link highway connecting together State Highway's 1 and 20.

Chief economist says $200-800 million cost increase in East West link due to inflation "seems implausible".

Brutal margin punishes Parnell

Parnell's Tim McIntosh returned to the side after injury in the final round of the Jeff Crowe Cup on Saturday.

A run rate difference of just 0.259 has resulted in Parnell Cricket Club missing out on the playoffs of the Jeff Crowe Cup.

Trains on track for restoration

Mainline Steam Heritage Trust's South African steam engines are to be relocated from the tracks near Tamaki Dr to Mercer ...

Three steam train engines saved from being scrapped in South Africa are destined for restoration in Auckland.

Artist of the week: Anthonie Tonnon

Auckland songwriter Anthonie Tonnon says he manages to live a fairly conventional life as an almost fulltime musician.

Silver Scroll nominated songwriter Anthonie Tonnon loves to convey narrative through his songwriting.

Team Brexit fueling up

Tepid Baths gym instructor Joshua Samuela puts Simon Collins, Sinead Loughnane and Ian Benet through their paces.

Team Brexit's training is well underway for Ports of Auckland Round the Bays.

Squash courts for landmarks

Squash Auckland is setting up its portable mini-court at beach locations throughout the city during February in a bid to ...

Playing a game of squash, with the Rangitoto Island as a backdrop is about to become reality.

Iwi rejects petition concerns

Pt England Reserve beach underwent a $1.1 million redevelopment in 2011.

Iwi developing hundreds of houses on east Auckland reserve pours cold water over residents' concerns.

Growing up Christian, and gay

Wez van der Linde talks frankly about wrestling with homosexuality while being a Christian in his book Space for the ...

"I'm a perfectionist, I want things to be right, I want things to be perfect. And for me, perfect was not being gay."

NZ lacking in defibrillators

Heart attack survivor Geoff Brogan at the Western Springs Football Club where he suffered a heart attack and was saved ...

Some codes are better than others when it comes to installing defibrillators in sports clubs.

Sit in at Glen Innes

Rauti, who has a heart condition, said the protest to keep her home is exhausting but she refuses to give up.

Protesters are taking turns conducting a sit in at a beneficiary's Glen Innes home earmarked for demolition.

Orakei named club of the year

Orakei Tennis Club members Bernie Walsh, Julie Taylor, Mark Hutton, Sue Wesley, Mary Gardiner, and Zaria Keys accepting ...

The Orakei Tennis Club capped off a stellar 2016, receiving Tennis NZ's highest club honour.

Pest trapping volunteers wanted

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand regional manager Claire Hobi is calling on volunteers to "adopt" a forest and help ...

Adopt your own forest and help native birds, lizards and insects thrive in the war against pests.

Zoo keepers turn water ballerinas

Auckland zookeepers Helen Watson and Ellie Stringer have found a new pastime in water ballet.

Auckland Zoo's carnivore carers Helen Watson and Ellie Stringer have joined a water ballet troupe.

Beneficiary faces legal action video

Ioela Ana Rauti is refusing to leave her home of over 30 years.

Legal proceedings have been filed to evict an Auckland woman from her home of more than 30 years.

Roosters auctioned for Chinese New Year

Erin Simpson said it was great being able to support Starship and Parnell's upcoming  Chinese New Year exhibition.

Life-sized rooster art will feature in Parnell for upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations.

Beneficiary refuses eviction video

Ioela Ana Rauti Niki's 90-day eviction notice expires on Wednesday but she has no plans to leave her Glenn Innes home.

Auckland woman won't leave her home of over 30 years without a fight.

Hockey hero humbled by honours

Katie Glynn played 134 matches for the Black Sticks, scoring 77 goals throughout her international career.

Katie Glynn was forced to retire from hockey at just 26 years of age, but her legacy will last much longer.

Auckland girls go to nationals unbeaten

The Auckland U15 Hearts, who won the Cricket Express Nationals in Whanganui last week with an undefeated record.

Auckland women's cricket team head to nationals on unbeaten run.

Auckland councillor eyes MP's seat

Denise Lee says the last local board election results proves that she is a good representative of the people.

Winning the majority vote for her second term as Maungakiekie-Tamaki Councillor has made Denise Lee confident of an MP nomination.

New entrance for Britomart

An artist's image of the new temporary Britomart Station entrance on Commerce St opening on Tuesday.

Britomart Station's Queen St entrances will close for three years as the City Rail Link project gets underway.

Festive day ushers in Chinese New Year

The dragon dance in the opening ceremony of the Chinese New Year Festival and Market Day is always a spectacular sight.

The Chinese New Year Festival and Market Day welcomes in the Year of the Rooster.

Public pool bans chilly bins

The Parnell Baths are a popular summer time destination for families.

Picnics are off the table at Auckland's Parnell Baths with chilly bins banned and strict food rules imposed.

Short film shows democracy in action

Beautiful Democracy producer Sandy Wijetunge and director Rose Archer were concerned about a lack of democratic ...

Beautiful Democracy explores the art and activism around a pro-democracy movement in New Zealand.

Meet team Brexit

Team Brexit is made up of Sinead Loughnane, Ian Benet, Simon Collins and Ester Laverick (absent). Tepid Baths trainer ...

A group of friends from the UK are hoping to use Ports of Auckland Round the Bays as a way to lure friends and family to New Zealand.

Tieku boosts Eastern Suburbs

Eastern Suburbs celebrate Derek Tieku's goal against Hawkes Bay United in Round 2 of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Former Crystal Palace pro Derek Tieku could be the spark Auckland football team Eastern Suburbs need.

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