North Harbour News
Weighing in at an astonishing 124.4kg, Ashley Jordan's pumpkin was a whopper and a winner.
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.
North Shore resident Cecilia Paredes, 19, visited Malawi as one of five World Vision youth ambassadors.
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.
North Harbour Rugby was asked to help recruit talent to be a part of the new made for TV movie called The Kick.
Firefighters from Silverdale station visited Whangaparaoa Playcentre to give the children a hands-on lesson about fire safety.
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.
A masters student is on the look out for North Shore teens to help with a study on video games and aggression.
Orewa couple Hans and Dorothy Gurau have celebrated 65 years of marriage.
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.
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?
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.
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 huge egg hunt is planned this Easter.
A thousand cupcakes and a square metre chocolate cake helped launch Massey University's Albany campus 21st birthday celebrations.
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.
Toby Dale is a mini version of his 3-year-old identical twin brother Finn.
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.
THE high level conflict in Ukraine has brought back memories for retired Red Beach school teacher David Walters.
She provided friendship for those departing and comfort for those lucky to return from the horror of war.
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.
Six-hundred people from 14 nations have taken part in one of the largest military exercises held in New Zealand for decades.
The stakes are high for a racing season fashion competition finale tomorrow.
A dramatic mass rescue has won the Orewa Surf Life Saving Club double honours.
A father and son team are looking to hold their own against some stiff competition in the Flying Fifteen National Championship in Gulf Harbour.
PHOTOS from her blog show Melissa Kerr, 22, sporting a big grin even though she is being pumped full of chemotherapy drugs.
Dame Alison Holst will spend an hour reading Dr Seuss' classic Horton Hatches the Egg to children at Orewa library on Thursday.
Held throughout New Zealand, Relay for Life remembers those claimed by cancer and encourages people to fight back by raising awareness and funds for the Cancer Society.
A former orc, Rider of Rohan and Gondorian knight is heavily involved in a remarkable transformation of a Shakespearean play.
A fun-filled night with an African flavour on March 8 will help children in Uganda get ahead in life.
World number four women's golfer Lydia Ko is a new ambassador to children's charity The First Tee.
A Red Beach teenager has been given a year-long apprenticeship by London dance school Springs Dance Company.
A first Weiti River Festival is planned in Silverdale on February 23.
A charity fun walk to raise funds for the Respite New Zealand Trust is in Orewa tomorrow.
A free educational programme to help cope with grief after suicide is coming to the Hibiscus Coast.
At the beginning of every year beaches are taken over by juvenile hydromedusae jellyfish
Dennis Gates taking action against the Ministry of Social Development to try to force it to repay rest home fees to the estate of Whangaparaoa woman Wynne Davis.
Red panda twins are expected to be a big Auckland Zoo drawcard from about March.
Late poet Arthur Rex Dugard Fairburn lies in a new grave at the Albany Cemetery after being disinterred from his original resting place.
Moses Mackay has a sold-out New Zealand tour and five-times platinum-selling album to his name. And he's only 23.
The New Zealand flag is under the gun again as Prime Minister John Key has floated the possibility of having a referendum to change it.
A twilight walk honouring people who are receiving or have had hospice care is on February 15.