North Harbour News
A large family of around 20 gnomes, along with a flock of 12 pink flamingos, have disappeared, presumed kidnapped.
Rebecca Watson only knows what others describe about the moment her horse slipped and landed on top of her.
A dispute over The Bible being used to teach children values is heading to the Human Rights Commission.
He donned his first pair of Irish dancing shoes at 4-years-old, now 12 years later Harry Bartlett is dancing on a world stage.
A number of Hibiscus Coast residents remain doubtful about the reason given for loud bangs last week which rocked houses there.
The hard work and kindness of Hibiscus Coast and North Shore residents is being recognised with nominations for the Pride of New Zealand awards.
Volunteering and donating are trending downwards, according to an Internal Affairs Department report. June 15 to 21 is National Volunteer Week.
An ex-nun, who re-entered the secular world after sexual abuse by a priest, has lofty hopes of a career in music.
An adventurer is on the last leg of his journey circumnavigating the NZ coastline.
The 2014 Lung Cancer Health Report showed we know very little about lung cancer symptoms, or how common it is.
You can forgive year 4 and 5 pupils at Dairy Flat School for lingering on the playground during class time, because it's their new class project.
Some days TJ would be in so much pain he would spend 22 out of 24 hours crying.
70 years ago today the US 4th Infantry left Plymouth for Utah Beach in Normandy and for Brenda Finlay the memories remain.
A former Long Bay College student has received a top scholar's award.
A car accident left Holly Pretorius paralysed from the waist down but that hasn't stopped her from pursuing her horse riding dream.
Windsurfer Finn Croft has won a coveted spot to represent New Zealand at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China in August.
Torbay School pupils gathered to watch the release of a weather balloon last Tuesday, courtesy of the MetService.
The Hiway Stabilizers Hibiscus Coast Raiders have set the standard for the nation's rugby league clubs.
French bulldogs got into their owner's pills then, perhaps thinking better of it, hit the panic button.
One young Kiwi lad will do his best to pour a perfect brew at the World Draught Masters competition in Cannes.
Warrior halfback Shaun Johnson always wanted to play for the franchise but was once told he was too small to even hold a spot in the Auckland Under 13s.
Weighing in at an astonishing 124.4kg, Ashley Jordan's pumpkin was a whopper and a winner.
North Shore resident Cecilia Paredes, 19, visited Malawi as one of five World Vision youth ambassadors.
The Passchendaele Society is partnering with education travel company Student Horizons to take a group of students to the old battleground in Belgium for the centenary of the campaign on October 12, 2017.
Vandals have flung red paint all over a new skate park just weeks before it is due to open.
In a scene like that from TV's Time Team, Pinehurst School became an excavation site as pupils armed with small shovels and brushes discovered the remains of an ancient Roman civilisation.
Firefighters from Silverdale station visited Whangaparaoa Playcentre to give the children a hands-on lesson about fire safety.
North Harbour Rugby was asked to help recruit talent to be a part of the new made for TV movie called The Kick.
Del and Cindy are celebrating their golden anniversary by cycling 3000km across Australia.
Cancer sufferer Katie Valentine is entering the Cancer Society Auckland's two-day, 200 kilometre Ride to Conquer Cancer in November to raise funds for research.
Orewa couple Hans and Dorothy Gurau have celebrated 65 years of marriage.
A masters student is on the look out for North Shore teens to help with a study on video games and aggression.
A University of Auckland team visited Pinehurst School to teach the teenagers how to give hearing protection talks to younger children.
Zoe Fifield was picked as one of three girls to share the role of Annie in the upcoming UK production.
Police are "keeping an open mind" as they seek to establish the identity of the woman whose bones were discovered in a North Shore reserve.
Community stalwart Barbara Griffin devoted her life to public service. The Hibiscus Coast identity died on March 18, aged 72, after doing more than 20 years voluntary work for the Citizen's Advice Bureau.
An Orewa woman was the missing link in a year long search to find the person who erected a Dargaville sign among the other 80,000 in the Forest of Signs in Yukon, Canada.
Ever wondered what it's like piloting a multi-million dollar warship into Auckland harbour?
A 15-year-old British schoolgirl is coming to inspire Kiwi youth to start their own smokefree movement.
I'ts been 70 years since they worked in the top-secret Auckland Combined Military Headquarters during World War II.
A thousand cupcakes and a square metre chocolate cake helped launch Massey University's Albany campus 21st birthday celebrations.
A huge egg hunt is planned this Easter.
Toby Dale is a mini version of his 3-year-old identical twin brother Finn.
He's 1.89 metres and weighs in at around 103 kilograms - and that, he says, makes him pretty small for a forward on the rugby field.
Jean Holt and Ruby Nathan's creative juices and boot scooting skills helped them shimmy their way to the top of the New Zealand Beat Line Dance Awards.
The $58 million Albany Highway North upgrade is expected to start in September, taking about 2 years to complete.
She provided friendship for those departing and comfort for those lucky to return from the horror of war.
THE high level conflict in Ukraine has brought back memories for retired Red Beach school teacher David Walters.
Kiara's Angel Walk was a party fit for a princess.
Young people are getting some extra skills under their belts in preparation for entering the workforce.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?