North Harbour News

Archer on Target

Harrison Gee, 16, is shooting for the world championships.

Harrison Gee's life changed forever after a bow was found tucked away in his garage.

'We have lift off'

Project 42: From left Kristin students Finley Campbell, Oliver Denny, William Baker, Scott Hayson along with Mechatronics Engineering student Ben Chang and software development engineer Will Leizerowicz with the electron rocket and command panel. Alex Heffer absent

Their rocket launch sees four Kristin School friends came out winners in the International Space Apps Challenge.

New school for Scott Point

A new primary school is coming to new suburb Scott Point - but not until 2018. 

Female rock climbers

Vanisha Patel, from Whenuapai, climbing Aliens at Kawakawa Bay.

Massey resident Natalie Bunker climbing Daddy Long Legs at Froggatt Edge Crag in the Wharepapa area.

Ideas keep coming from diverse students for Whenuapai art teacher Amber Emm

Watercolour paintings are just some of the techniques Amber Emm teaches at Kumeu Arts Centre.

A nonchalant suggestion to teach art 15 years ago is still swirling up learning curves for Amber Emm.

Giving blood a 'donation to society'

Bob Dawson gives his 468th blood donation. He's planning on giving blood for as long as possible.

Bob Dawson may be New Zealand's most dedicated blood donor - he has just given for the 468th time.

Win a luxury escape to Waiheke

WIN: A luxury escape to Waiheke.

Exclusive to North Harbour News readers, we are giving away one luxury escape to Waiheke Island for two people.

Shoebox appeal impeccably timed

HELPING HANDS: Pinehurst School students are doing what they can for Vanuatu by filling shoeboxes with gifts.

A school's shoebox appeal had been a year in the making and then Cyclone Pam hit.

'Little Lydia' has a bright future

NEW GOAL: Bohyun wants to be ranked in the top 10 or 20 amateur golfers in the world.

Schoolgirl plays nine holes of golf everyday after school in a bid to achieve her amateur golfing goal.

Hey T Rex, 'Eat Mr Tyler' video

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A baby T-Rex from Walking with Dinosaurs surveys the crowd of Kristin School students sitting before him.
Albany, Auckland.

A baby Tyrannosaurus Rex made a guest appearance at two Auckland schools today.

Lulu's a youtube star

FAMILY PHOTO: Micki Fox with Lulu, left, and Meeko.

Super cute shiba inu Lulu is a natural in front of the camera and she's gaining fans by the day.

Brutus busts in for lunch video

If you're in Gulf Harbour between 3 and 4pm you may find yourself sharing lunch with a friendly stingray.

Scammers target Auckland, Waikato

SCAM ARTISTS: Katrina Laffey took these pictures surreptiously with her phone in the Bunnings Warehouse carpark.

Beware the man in a van trying to flog off cheap stereos. He could be in a car park near you.

Baiting the big biter

FISHING FIN-ACTIC: Michael Cooper was shocked when he realised it wasn't a stingray on his line.

Michael Cooper has a pretty tall fishing tale.

Bella tames Kaimanawa horse

MANE PAL: Bella Lockie with her Kaimanawa, Kea Bronte.

Most girls can only dream of wild horses but for Bella Lockie, there's one right outside her room.

Implants will 'change summer'

13-year-old Danielle can enjoy all the sounds of Christmas this year, thanks to her second cochlear implant.

'Get a neck brace and live' video

CRASH LANDING: Josh Burrell of Arkles Bay with mum Joanne shows the neck brace which he says saved his life .

An injured teen mountain biker's mum says they are overwhelmed by people's generosity.

Documenting dating battlefield

GETTING READY: Bex Argar is sharing her quest to find love.

Bex Argar is sharing her quest for find a boyfriend with everyone through her web series #TheOne.

Setting sights on Hollywood

GREAT TALENT: Ben Sanders was given the award for Excellence in Arts and the Supreme Award.

Wining the Supreme Award at the annual AIMES Awards allows Ben Sanders to pursue his Hollywood dream.

Belinda wants to ride her bicycle

BRAKES ON: Belinda Edwards has found the perfect bike to suit her, but first she needs to get it here.

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