East & Bays Courier
Auckland Council is planning a new public art work at the entrance to the Bastion Point steps in Mission Bay.
People with hearing loss are suffering years in silence on waiting lists for cochlear implants.
A series of impending state house developments has put an Auckland school on edge.
When parrot Cherie spread her wings, it lead to a two-month adventure and a miraculous return.
It's been on the cards for over two decades now finally the countdown is on for the opening of a long-awaited arts facility.
Joelle Kusimweray was 5 years old when her family had to flee their home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Lily-Grace's condition trisomy 9 mosaicism makes her one in 100 million.
Artist's colourful knitted blankets are a comment on the throwaway nature of consumer culture.
It would be easy to forget that Newmarket Park once hosted some of the biggest football teams on the planet.
It was the 70th birthday celebration that turned into an engagement and ended in a wedding.
Mother-of-two evicted from her Auckland state house after her sick mum was moved into a rest home.
An Auckland man woke to smoke and the sound of an alarm this morning as fire spread through his house.
It is only a matter of time until a "For Sale" sign goes up on a multi-million dollar pocket of university land.
Oxfam challenge looks to raise funds for water and sanitation projects in Papua New Guinea.
A controversial Auckland development is moving forward with hopes construction will start in April.
State tenant Ioela Rauti has been fighting Housing New Zealand since she was given her 90-day notice in May.
The presence of asbestos has forced an Auckland BMX track to temporarily close.
Money is being pumped into Alexandra Park which will soon house the Blues' training base and headquarters.
A decade-long build will triple the size of a retirement village and neighbours are keen to have their say.
Opponents are rallying against plans to cram more state houses into Meadowbank.
Animal advocates question the blanket ban on dogs put in place by Housing New Zealand.
Peter Fa'afiu has gone from "the hood to the boardroom" in a few short years.
Seeds of change are being sown in a humble vegetable plot in an Auckland suburb.
Friendly competition with her big brother has helped 8-year-old Sacha on her way to two BMX titles.
A major storm has pummeled California, killing one man and injuring a child hit by falling tree at school.
The cost of demolishing state houses in Glen Innes has reached almost $200,000.
An Auckland teen's award-winning film Quinn's Quest takes something negative and shows the positive side.
$5.3 million will be put towards building apartments targeting low-income elderly Asian residents.
With less than a week's notice, boxer Will "The Rock" Quarrie will fight on the undercard of the Super 8 Fight Night.
Owners of a pit bull terrier which attacked a 4-year-old Auckland girl have been allowed to remain in their state house.
A camera at an Auckland swimming pool shows how busy the facility is, but it makes some uncomfortable.
American author Jeffrey Masson is giving up most of his 14,000-piece book collection so he can travel.
The demolition of a Scout hall after a suspicious fire spells the end of an era.
Champ Daria Smith was determined to prove her husband wrong when he said she wouldn't like fighting.
A 25 night stay at hospital gave Simone Colwill the idea to write a book to help kids cope with an ill parent.
A break-in, peeling paint and water in the wall made moving house a miserable experience for Tiana.
A pocket of Panmure land with one of the richest histories in Auckland has sold at auction for $862,000.
Drus Dyden's concept for Art in the Dark this year involves an illuminated helium balloon and a dancing astronaut.
Sea Shepherd are offering people a free tour of their boat before they head off to combat toothfish piracy.
Family concerned as Auckland rest home residents were left cold and without hot food and drink during a power cut.
When Carli Dillen was told taekwondo would put her in a wheelchair, she turned her attention to a different sport instead.
Dylan Mandow will be hoping for a present of a different kind when his mum steps into the boxing ring to take part in a fight night for CanTeen.
A dog attack in Auckland which sent a young girl to hospital has brought state tenancy rules into the spotlight.
After a tough season last year Ellerslie Cricket Club has enlisted some help from a future star of the game.
A store caught selling liquor to a 15-year-old has been shut down - but only for three days.
A man assaulted metres from home is calling for a security clamp-down at an Auckland reserve.
Mina Holder is on a journey to become one of the few to run the entire length of the country.
More liquor off-licences are caught selling to underage buyers in central Auckland than any other part of NZ.
A gardening project is beginning to take shape on a patch of council land in Orakei.
Being a woman in the police force means "doing things 150% better" than male counterparts, constable says.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?