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From planes to producers for hangars

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

An idea to turn old Auckland Air Force hangars into film studio space is being applauded by film-makers.

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?

Former Hobsonville Pt Air Force hangars good for filming

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

An idea to turn old Air Force hangars into film studio space is being applauded by film-makers.

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. 

Woman attacked in Auckland park

A central Auckland street is closed after a toddler was hit by a car

A young woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger in a park on Auckland's North Shore.

Run through Bomb Point

Runway Challenge participants get through the 2014 course any way they can.

The aspect Shelley Robb likes most about the Runway Challenge is that it's children helping children.

Great uncle remembered on Anzac day

Liz Linnell found the marked grave of her great uncle Martin Andrew Persson, who is believed to be the youngestNew Zealander to die at Gallipoli.

Anzac Day always brings a lump to Liz Linnell's throat.

Unlocking youth unemployment

Will Flavell of the Henderson-Massey Local Board is calling for west Auckland businesses to take on more young people to combat youth unemployment statistics.

Could Westgate be the answer to West Auckland's youth unemployment crisis?

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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