The new Parakai Recreation Reserve Board is looking for plenty of feedback on possible future activities and services.
A busy time for the NZ Epilepsy Assist Dog Trust means a volunteer is needed. The trust is currently training puppies to assist people with severe epilepsy.
Police have launched a major operation to break the ongoing tradition of increased crime this month.
Elderly residents will net a new nursing home in Kumeu. Construction of the secure aged care facility has begun at 507 State Highway 16.
A group of unknown heroes saved the life of a man suffering a heart attack at Westgate Shopping Centre.
There were a few "little incidents" when Georgina Whitmore introduced her daughter Madeline to solid food.
Two men who murdered Woodhill resident Lee McMurdo have been jailed for life.
Muriwai farmers Rob and Sandra Faulkner, and Bruce and Jo Graham have been voted supreme winners of the East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
It’s taken more than 20 years to get a new footbridge over the river at Kumeu's southern entrance.
A veteran who specialised in explosives may have averted tragedy again at the Kaipara Memorial RSA.
An apple grower has donated 20 kilograms of apples to kids who had their apple tree stripped bare.
Children's day is on this Sunday March 2, we've compiled a list of things to do to celebrate our kids.
A handsome Kiwi soldier stirring a bowl of porridge catches a pretty Italian girl's attention. It's not your usual romantic meeting.
Work on extending Watercare's water supply to Kumeu, Huapai and Riverhead is about to pass another milestone.
Apple theft cheats kids out of pocket money
Heartless thieves have cheated children out of potential pocket money by stripping their apple trees.
John Long is hoping some of his McWhirter Block houses on Westgate Drive will be snapped up by first-home buyers.
Tens of thousands of people have been wrongly ticketed by police, who are apologising for a "temporary" error.
World War II veteran Arthur "Artie" Campbell Jonkers has died at home aged 91.
A veteran who specialised in explosives may have saved the lives of fellow servicemen.
Do you have any stories, photos to share for a book being written about the history of the Muriwai Volunteer Lifeguard Service?
Strong questions were put to the project planning head at a meeting about proposed housing in Huapai.
Cycling trip marred by hit and run
A Spanish tourist visiting New Zealand for the first time has been knocked off his bike by a car which failed to stop.
The next stage of the western ring route project is under way with the contract awarded to an Australian company.
A proposal to cram 10 speed bumps into a 1.2km stretch of Totara Rd is causing ripples in Whenuapai.
A former gang member has been jailed for five and a half years after a vicious attack on a Riverhead woman who thought he was her father.
New regulations on hand-held high-power laser pointers will come into force on March 1.
Residents and business people will get the chance to meet face-to-face with Rodney Local Board members and Auckland Council staff during the Rodney in the Spotlight Expo.
Community members now have a bigger say when it comes to healthcare in Helensville. They own half of the Kaipara Medical Centre.
A tribute to commemorate the centenary of World War 1 opens the established Helensville A&P Show.
It's been nearly six months since Michael Steedman entered a singing contest in memory of his late wife.
Drivers are being warned about the risk of flooding on the city's motorway network.
Boaties are experiencing long waits to get in and out of the water at the region's boat ramps, including Shelly Beach, South Head.
Brothers Scott and Ryan Baker of Waimauku won gold and bronze in the North Island TQ Midget Championship.
Toast yourself if you get your ticket quickly for the second Music at Matua festival on February 8.
Classic coin operated ride-ons are back in action thanks to the genorosity of people from all over New Zealand.
People are being encouraged to have their say on proposed Special Housing Area in Huapai.
Surf and hopefully sun combine to shine on an outdoor celebration for all at the Waitangi Day Festival surging into Muriwai.
Working in countries enduring conflict, poverty and natural disasters has been rewarding and challenging for Kirsten Reid.
Visitor numbers were down about 10,000 at the two-day Kumeu hot rod show and the heat is being blamed..
Drop in sessions will be hosted by the North West District Business Association for businesses to tap into the proposed Business Improvement District (BID).
Pointless act of theft ruins kids' fun
A mean-spirited thief has pinched a bunch of old 50c coins used by children for novelty rides in Kumeu.
KiwiRail and police have renewed their calls for vigilance around level crossings this summer after a spate of crashes in the nor-west.
Independent commissioners are deciding whether to grant resource consent for a cleanfill tip on Attwood Farm in Pioneer Lane, Kumeu.
A stolen photo of a fallen soldier has been returned to his son.
Fascinated year 5 pupils at Parakai School have been learning to understand others during a year of monthly visits from a mother and her baby.
Tired of headlines like "dog attacks toddler", one couple decided to start teaching kids about dog safety.
Who do you call when a stray horse gets stuck in a stream? Kumeu volunteer firefighter Bex Lawrence.
A favourite piece of sports equipment at Waimauku School has been the target of vandals.
Students at Waitakere Primary School have toiled for 12 months so they can play.
The fate of a clean fill dump proposed for Kumeu is poised in limbo.
Should we raise the retirement age?