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Hydrotherapy helps dogs recover

Dog

Canine Hydrotherapy works as a treatment for chronic pain conditions or post-operative recovery in canines.

Shelters may miss the bus

Bus Shelter

Devonport Heritage fears Auckland Transport will rip out remaining historic bus shelters to make way for new designs.

Learner driver's grave lesson

North shore memorial park

A driving lesson on cemetery roads went horribly wrong when the car smashed into gravestones.

Library curtain 'wasteful, extravagant'

Curtain

Auckland Council is defending moves to install a $100,000 artistic silk curtain in a new library.

Teen keen to unlock dyslexics' potential

Matthew Strawbridge

Matthew Strawbridge has started a website showing young dyslexics the strategies he used to cope at school.

Thieves target cigarettes

cigarette butt

About $16,000 worth of cigarettes was stolen in a single North Shore burglary recently.

Senior flatties settle in

Sunrise house residents

The first tenants of a flat for seniors in Northcote already think of themselves as sisters.

Family keep vigil over Bubba

Te Rina-Ataahua Hemana

Hit-and-run survivor Te Rina-Ataahua Hemana is on the long road to recovery after a week spent in an induced coma.

Homework helpers prove popular

Hands Up Club

A North Shore homework club is so popular it needs bigger premises so it can continue helping kids out.

4WD crashes into house

Car crash

Vehicle takes out water mains, phone lines, fence and a house after driver loses control in wet conditions.

Cyclists make better drivers

cycle good driver

Cyclists are 'high-speed decision-makers' with good situational awareness making them better drivers, study says.

Timer, solar-powered signs for crossing

crossing

A dangerous school crossing is getting a makeover, to the relief of teachers, students, parents and police.

Damian's back on his bike

Damian and bike

KATASHA M CCULLOUGH - North Shore Times

An autistic boy has his stolen bike back after it was found abandoned in a dumpster.

Mannequins help hone skills

model

The Waitemata District Health Board and the Well Foundation are helping medical staff hone skills using mannequins.

Nasty nappies cause collection stink

Rubbish

Auckland Council's fortnightly inorganic waste collection trial has worried residents with smelly rubbish to dispose of.

Women's Gallipoli stories shared

Nurses

Playwright Geoff Allen's new play Sister Anzac depicts 14 women sent to Gallipoli during WWI to tend the wounded.

Students embark on historic journey

Lucy Parsonson and Josh Hansen

Thirteen students are going to France to commemorate France and NZ's shared wartime experience.

Author shares secrets of her craft

Tessa Duder

As acclaimed author Tessa Duder gets set to take a writing workshop, Sarah Argyle sits down with her to hear what makes a successful writer.

Parents demand revised bus law

Worried parents

Children are coming home from school with hair-raising stories about their bus trips, concerned parents say.

Recycling truck hits cafe

Sausalito hit by truck

Elderly patrons were shifted over the road to finish their scones after a truck crashed into a cafe.

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