North Harbour News

Police hunting gang member

Ivan Carr is on the run, police say.

Auckland police are looking for a violent gang member who has cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet.

Artist helping children's charities video

Dave Sotogi will be at the exhibition with masterpieces such as this one.

Artist Dave Sotogi is preparing for his third solo art exhibition this July.

World champion Li eyes 2019 prize

The world rugby U20 Championship final between England and New Zealand was a euphoric moment for Tevita Li.

Tevita Li has only been back in the country a matter of weeks but is already focusing on the ITM Cup.

Roughing it for Rainbow Youth

Duncan Matthews is taking part in this year's Big Sleepout.

Duncan Matthews will ditch the comforts of home to raise awareness of homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and gender-diverse youth.

Heavy rain forecast for Saturday football finals

Serbian goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic of celebrates victory over Mali at North Harbour Stadium last night and entry into the FIFA U-20 World Cup final against Brazil.

It could be a cold, wet finals day for Fifa Under-20 World Cup players and some spectators at North Harbour Stadium on Saturday with the MetService predicting heavy rain and northerlies.

Students build shipping container kitchen

Kristin School deputy head prefects Declan Weir and Amelia Vincent dressed up for a fundraising night.

Kristin prefects are turning a shipping container into a state of the art kitchen for a south Auckland school.

Dawn at kids' football

Ross Frisby and Ben McQuay in the gear room at Birkenhead United.

Behind the scenes of a junior soccer club.

Progress continues at Westgate

The new industrial subdivision being developed by The Neil Group at Northside Drive, Westgate, takes shape.

Expanding businesses are the main purchasers of sites at an industrial subdivision near the new Westgate town centre.  

Poly-Emp Employment helps those with learning disabilities

Amber Rimmer at Head Start Child Care in Westgate says it's important to have fun in your job.

With the help of Poly-Emp Employment and Advisory Service, Amber Rimmer was able to find a job she loves.

100-year-old woman finally accepts medals

Inga Heaton-Bow with her unclaimed WWII service medals and a picture of herself as a Tui.

Centenarian Inga Heaton-Bow refused her war medals for years, claiming "she didn't earn them".

Heritage homes

The first 1930s heritage home to be refurbished and sold is 2 Sunderland Ave.

Ten homes are being restored as part of Willis Bond's Sunderland precinct before going up for sale.

Vintage car in pride of place

Ken Williams and Stuart Cheeseman in the 1934 Austin 7 Opal which Williams built and Summerset purchased.

"Great honour" for award winning Flying Officer

Royal New Zealand Air Force Engineering Officer FGOFF Andre Budel in a maintenance hanger at Whenuapai.

A Flying Officer at the New Zealand Defence Force has won the New Zealand Aeronautical Trust's prestigious Ian Diamond Award.

Water care brought to life

Kristin School students Sehaj Sapra and Claire Bachmann, both 8, display the water filter they made for the Watercare programme.

A Watercare education programme is showing students the importance of clean water.

Hot designs in Hobsonville Pt

Looking into the reception building of Hobsonville Point Primary School.

Some of the city's best designed buildings can be seen in our very own backyard.

Environmentally friendly concrete gallery

Andy Dwen's Albany concrete recycling yard recycles more than 50,000 tons of concrete per year.

Home owners are saving money from at a recycling centre that stops concrete from being dumped.

Songs of a life well lived

Pauline Grogan is launching her album with a special concert on her 70th birthday.

She's an ex-nun, teacher, author, celebrant, motivational speaker, actress in a one woman play, and now Pauline Grogan is grabbing a microphone.

Westgate to get park and ride

Aucklanders understand that there is a price to congestion, mayor Len Brown says.

The mayor wants Aucklanders to understand what they are getting for his transport levy.

Road closure over long weekend

Detours are in place for the motorway road closures over Queen's Birthday weekend.

Motorists driving the northwestern motorway during Queen's Birthday weekend will experience detours from road closures.

Cooking for love gallery

Eileen McIntosh, 79, with granddaughter Lauren Freeman, 30, supplied her recipes for shortbread and apricot titbits for a new cookbook.

Eileen McIntosh and her granddaughter Lauren Freeman couldn't be more different when it comes to cooking.

Defence Force families gain support through new online resource kit

Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, addresses families at Whenuapai during the Force 4 Families launch.

There’s now an extra tool supporting defence families while their loved ones are deployed.

'We pay more for more of nothing'

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Paremoremo and Greenhithe residents are furious as they face paying an extra $99 a year to cover Auckland services they won't get.

Musician supports Mercy Ships

Greenhithe musician Peter Woolston is about to release his latest album release, Hope On My Horizon.

Peter Woolston is about to release his latest album and will be donating 50 per cent EP, CD and iTunes profits from the song Hope On My Horizon to the floating hospital.

Ambulance fits into plane for Ebola trial gallery

The Royal New Zealand Air Force have successfully loaded a St John ambulance into a C-130 Hercules aircraft in Whenuapai as part of an Ebola response trial.

It's not everyday you see an ambulance parked in a plane. 

Catalina's 'comfy homes'

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Adriaan Vlok, project director of AVJennings, standing in front of some of their open homes at Hobsonville Point.

Hobsonville Point homes are going up quickly.

Shed would fit six indoor playing courts gallery

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Upper Harbour Local Board chairman Brian Neeson in front of the former Sovereign Yachts shed at Hobsonville Point.

It would be cheap to turn the massive boat-building shed at Hobsonville Point into a sports centre.

From planes to producers

Brendan Donovan and his crew on the set of The Hopes and Dreams of Gazza Snell which was filmed at the Hobsonville Point hangars.

Film-makers applaud an idea to turn old Auckland Air Force hangars into film studio space.

Reader gives generously

Babies at North Shore and Waitakere hospitals will no longer have to travel to Auckland Hospital for heart scans thanks to generous donations from Suburban Newspapers readers and a large sum from Pami Gill and Gill Singh.

The Waitemata District Health Board can now purchase a heart scanner for babies thanks to generous support from a Waitoki couple and Suburban Newspapers readers.

Two turtles, one road, one month apart

One of the lost red ear slider turtles found in Albany.

Why did the turtle cross the road?

Aussie Rules for Kiwi kids gallery

Te Auraki Kapa-Kaaka, 12, centre, outruns his classmates Javena Lakatani, 11, left, and Nathan Tait, 11, right.

A new generation of footballers are starting early and preparing to move up the ranks. 

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