North Shore Times

Journey through India to help women

A trek through Northern India in March to raise money for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation is all part of Liz Peters' plan to live life to the full.

A mother is combining a personal challenge with a charity close to her heart.

Getting NZ In The Mood gallery video

New Zealand Navy Band leader Warrant Officer Michael Tan, left, Glenn Miller Orchestra leader Rick Gerber and singer Wendy Smith-Brune.

Big band music still excites audiences after more than 70 years.

Think about others, says learner driver

Liam McEwan is documenting his journey in a six-week series.

Social media star Liam McEwan is documenting his journey to learn to drive for the public's viewing pleasure.

Family speaks on funding battle gallery

Ray Hill's grandchildren, from left, Kirra, 6, Riley, 8, and Scarlett, 3, bring laughter during stressful times.

A family talks about a fundraising campaign to get a cancer drug in the hope it prompts debate about health funding.

Family silver forgone

How would you change your life if you knew you're going to live to 100? Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell is asking that question.

The way many families have enjoyed inheritances for centuries is about to change, warns the Retirement Commissioner.

Not alone in depression

We Are Not Alone Festival is on Saturday at Westlake Girls High School and is a day to help celebrate people living with depression and anxiety.

Six weeks ago, a festival to celebrate depression and anxiety was merely a dream.

New bid not ferry likely gallery

Fullers operations manager Gavin Old says despite setbacks, the public “continues to be confident in our service”.

Auckland ferry fares are called unfair, but a critic says one solution offered could be a 'bloody nightmare'.

Resource centre needs new home

North Shore Resource Centre chairman Colin Mayers is desperate to find a new home for the centre.

After 30 years of operation and 20 years in the same building, the North Shore Resource Centre needs a new home fast.

Unbelievable win for young designer gallery

Aspiring designer Luka Katavich started crying when he found out he won the final Schools' Trash to Fashion competition.

Luka Katavich is still shocked he won the final event for the cancelled Trash to Fashion competition.

Running for those who can't gallery

Lana Van Hout with Jesse James Cassrels who had to jump into the ocean naked for losing the race.

Brad Smeele was left a quadriplegic after a wakeboarding accident last year, so his mates are running their hearts out for him.

Tricky machine makes user cautious gallery

Some HOP card users say they are getting nasty surprises when top-ups get swallowed by undeserved penalties.

Did I do that right? AT HOP's tag-on, tag-off fare system is creating anxiety.

SkyPath: talk first, court maybe gallery

Bevan Woodward hopes his SkyPath Trust's plans go ahead after mediation.

Supporters and opponents will try mediation over proposed SkyPath pedestrian and cycleway plans for Auckland Harbour Bridge.

Students make unique discovery

Northcote College teacher, Kit Hustler has been doing conservation work and studies in streams since 2009.

College students have made an unusual scientific discovery after watching fish hunting for food.

Town manager defends centre gallery

Northcote town centre manager Martin Lawes says the shopping centre has CCTV and a security guard.

The Northcote town centre manager says his centre is safe despite two bag snatch incidents within a year.

Tree changes cut deep gallery

People don't understand arborists exist to care for not, chop down trees, says a long time arborist.

We want to care for, not chop down Auckland's trees, says a long time arborist.

Police car crashes on callout gallery

A police car has crashed in Birkenhead while carrying out "urgent duty".

A police patrol car on "urgent duty" has been involved in a collision with another vehicle.

Author in the house gallery

International novelist Rosie Thomas is coming to Takapuna Library.

Bestselling Welsh author Rosie Thomas will speak at a charity fundraiser in Takapuna.

Police focus on youth and inexperience gallery

Constable Steve Ruggles from North Shore Police says education is the way to help inexperienced drivers.

Police are focusing on inexperienced drivers after two crashes within hours of each other involved drivers on their restricted licence.

Work restarts at Long Bay Restaurant

Koiwi were first found on the site of the Long Bay Restaurant in mid-2013.

After a nine-month wait, work is due to resume at Long Bay Restaurant.

Special tips preserved in book gallery

Vince Keeting and Ming Wei contributed to The Kaipatiki Book of Recipes and Handy Tips.

A free booklet full of tips, recipes and poems has been created by the Kaipatiki elderly for residents.

Art for suburb's sake gallery

Devonport's quiet, bohemian charm is set to get a little bit more artsy.

Light installations made by 130 students are among Artweek highlights in Devonport.

Sportsmen teach students

Francheska Cassin is one of 12 students selected for the Breakers' pilot Game Plan programme.

The SkyCity Breakers are giving back with a leadership course for high school students.

Students win film festival award

Jennifer Susanto, Kayla Nield and Josh Phillip hold their award for the most online votes at the Focus on Ability Film Festival.

Kayla Nield had her first operation when she was six hours old. Thirteen years later, she's the star of an award-winning short film.

Show hits NZ stage for first time gallery

Musical director Zac Johns, left, actress Bridie Dixon, and choreographer Ashleigh Morgan hope audiences will enjoy the NZ premiere of musical Dogfight.

Dogfight, a story of American marines and their ugly date competition in 1963, gets its New Zealand premiere this October.

Students doodling for Google gallery

Hauraki School students Briar Carter, left, and Maia Madsen-Brough are in the finals for the Doodle 4 Google competition.

Google asks kids what they would do if they could go back in time for its annual competition.

'Complex' Devonport character farewelled gallery

The late Bryan Jackson's vision for Devonport clashed with locals' views.

Bryan Jackson was the first person to admit he wasn't perfect, says his son.

NCEA alternatives limited

Rangitoto Principal David Hodge says the community wants an alternative to NCEA.

While one North Shore school abandons Cambridge as an NCEA alternative, another introduces it as an option.

More bias allegations dog board gallery

Debate over the future of Takapuna Beach Northern Reserve has dragged on for years.

Takapuna residents lodge bias complaint against local board chairman.

TPPA transparency wanted gallery

Grassroots opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, particularly its secrecy, has seen nationwide protests.

Auckland local boards are demanding Auckland Council push central government to reveal more about a secret international agreement.

Beach front camping ground gets help in spades gallery

Jan Gopperth estimates 50 volunteers turned up in soggy weather to help spruce-up the caravan park.

Local board members buried differences to beautify a controversial piece of Takapuna reserve land.

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