North Harbour News
John Hogan, the man who set up the Three Streams/Kauri Grove project planting kauri on three Albany reserves, died on December 2 aged 97.
The average person armed with a smartphone is becoming an effective crime fighting weapon, police say.
Santa is being boosted to the edge of space this Christmas by children from Torbay School.
Every week Salvation Army Hibiscus Coast gives out between 10 and 40 food hampers to families who cannot afford to buy food, and this number increases at Christmas.
Registrations are now open for the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays fun run and walk on March 9.
Reading about a spate of break-ins at the Greenhithe Pony Club in the North Shore Times has prompted a Birkenhead choreographer to throw a fundraiser for the club.
Colin Craig's road into Parliament won't be made easier by National MPs on the Shore.
Diwali and the Lantern Festival are recipients of council funding, but the Scottish Cultural Festival has again been denied.
The distinctive roar of one of the world's most popular Warbirds aircraft will be heard over Ardmore this Sunday.
Filipino families living here will be waiting to hear from loved ones affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
June Chitty (nee Phillips), 87, lived in the area for more than 50 years and served on just about every committee going, friend Peg Welford says.
Thousands of Auckland kids spent Sunday afternoon trying their hand at sports with some of New Zealand's top athletes.
A proposed major re-zoning is ringing alarm bells at the Upper Harbour Local Board and its members want the Auckland Council to listen.
It's not often you see works of art selling for a quarter of their value.
A big surfing Santa leads the way for festive season decor.
Strong reaction forced a shift to night works after motorists faced delays early this week on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula.
Chris Goddard will be among the thousands of riders heading to the Ellerslie Auckland Racing Club on Saturday for the first Ride to Conquer Cancer.
A violent explosion from a bonfire in Long Bay was enough to shake houses up to three kilometres away.
A Christmas appeal shows more families are struggling this year.
One of the nation's most successful Olympic sports may hold the key to business success, according to twice rowing world champion Mike Stanley.
The family of a Torbay woman who went missing one year ago this week say they can't sleep for thinking about her.
The inaugural New Zealand Women of Influence Awards honouring women making their mark on New Zealand includes two North Shore winners.
The death of a young mother of three to breast cancer has inspired her colleagues on a mission to find a cure by 2018.
Problems with rioting youths have prompted a warning from North Shore police there will be zero tolerance this Guy Fawkes towards any disorderly behaviour.
Betsy Lane is back in costume for this year's Orewa New World Santa Parade on November 23.
People are threatening to leave their homes over plans to put cellphone towers in their neighbourhoods.
The rare addition of a fire wall blocked flames threatening to engulf an Albany home, a firefighter says.
New Zealand Post is poised to drop mail delivery to as little as three days a week in urban areas, with rural areas maintained at five days a week.
A former Albany company director responsible for a $100,000 immigration scam has been sentenced to home detention and community work at Auckland District Court.
Two Shore acts will go head to head as they vie for a spot in the finals of New Zealand's Got Talent.
An elaborate email scam has conned three North Shore businesses out of tens of thousands of dollars.
It's generating strong public interest and support for the four competing teams.
A proposed 65-unit development in Albany is still being marketed despite its resource consent being rejected.
Fans of the iconic schoolyard game bullrush are invited to partake in a world record attempt next month.
The big man in red sledges into Auckland in five weeks time for the annual Farmers Santa Parade.
An abseiling firefighter has come to the rescue of a dog stuck on a rocky clifftop ledge in Murrays Bay.
When World Vision emailed Julia Haythornthwaite asking her to run the Auckland Marathon in November to raise funds she deleted the email.
A school of the rare false killer whales returns regularly to New Zealand waters between December and May, accompanied by close relatives the oceanic bottlenose dolphins.
The mother of a young girl hospitalised after a bullying attack is behind a project aiming to put a stop to the torment.
Summer is coming, but it's not just sun seekers looking to take advantage of the warm weather.
Dean Barker and his Emirates Team New Zealand crew will once again be the centre of attention today as Auckland throws them a welcome home party.
The Vanguard Military School chief executive is defending charter schools against the threat of a teachers' union boycott and promises from opposition parties to scrap them.
District police are patting themselves on the back as yearly crime statistics show a drop in recorded crime.
It's being described as the strongest storm since Cyclone Bola. Officials are waiting for data to be collated to discover whether Tuesday's deluge will be labelled as a 20, 50 or 100-year event.
Auckland teens with a penchant for fashion got to showcase their talents on the country's most famous catwalk.
Auckland Council has rained on Devonport Food & Wine Festival's 25th anniversary celebrations, organisers say.
Jack Grey grew up surrounded by video games. "I've had a love affair with them since I can remember."
The mum of a seriously ill child says she cried when she and her family arrived for a free holiday on Waiheke.
Anna Mortlock hasn't let rheumatoid arthritis and hip and wrist reconstructions stop her dancing.
Brittany Low is perfecting her gruffest voice and her loudest burp for the greatest theatrical opportunity she's had since graduating.
Have the new speed limit rules made you change your driving habits?