North Shore Times

Brown discharge prompts protest

A culvert, built by a developer, has created a silt-stream that runs into Glendhu reserve where children play and make ...

Construction project's run-off creating a "horrendous breeding ground for God-only-knows-what to grow", protester says.

Seven carparks worth more than $1 million

Option one was voted as the design for Birkenhead town centre's latest upgrade.

"This is just a mess," said local board member Ann Hartley

Parents party at fundraiser for playground

A good time was had by all at Takapuna Primary School's FUNdraising party.

A fundraising party has helped slide some funds toward a new playground for Takapuna Primary School on Auckland's North Shore.

Book written after caring for dying husband

Ros Capper wrote The Accidental Carer, after caring for her husband Mike for three years while he died of cancer.

"I was looking around for a doorway that said 'carers this way' and I never saw one," says woman who wrote guide book after caring for dying husband.

Orewa half marathon gallery

Chris Trent wins the Orewa Half Marathon.

The Orewa Beach Half Marathon took place on Sunday morning.

Let the teens play

East Coast Bays' Joe Bresnahan, left, is back for another season.

Teenagers can foot it in premier senior football, according to former All White.

Heritage bush walk stops short gallery video

The river includes a series of natural weirs.

A gap of just 2 metres is stopping the completion of a loop river walk through rare bush in suburban Auckland.

Aucklander drives city's donations to Edgecumbe

Marko Barber and his dog Louis. Marko is delivering donated goods to Edgecumbe for flood relief.

"We're only small but we'd donate what we could to help," said business owner Marko Barber.

Teachers secret to achievement, say schools

North Shore schools are celebrating recently released NCEA results.

Professional and dedicated staff with diligence and enthusiasm behind high achievement, say schools.

How dangerous is harbour swimming?

A Ports of Auckland boat is under investigation for the death of a swimmer. The one under investigation is not pictured.

Open water swimming in Auckland is like walking on a city road says expert, following the death of Leslie Gelberger.

Swimmer killed by boat?

The man may have been a swimmer reported missing from Narrow Neck Beach on Auckland's North Shore.

Body spotted from an Auckland ferry may have been hit by a Ports of Auckland pilot boat, police say.

Defying the odds

Amputee Lynley Brown leaving the water on crutches following her part in the 2017 Port Of Tauranga Half Ironman.

A former ironman champion has endured a lengthy list of medical abnormalities. Now she wants to settle some unfinished business.

‘Careless driving’ to say the least

The driver was not hospitalised after this early morning descent through a chain fence, down a steep embankment into the ...

A motorist's 2am descent through a chain fence, down a steep embankment, into a motel, receives "careless driving" warning.

Anger at new compliance costs for daycares

Learning Tree early education centre in Apollo Drive with owner Lynne Rice.

A daycare centre director says a new law obligating early childhood centres (ECE) to pay to have their kitchens audited is "ridiculous".

Council plans thrown overboard

Siblings Tate, 4, left, and Helena Gotty, 6, were the faces of the campaign to save the beloved play boat.

"The boat is safe, at least for a little while" - children's play-boat saved from council move to get rid of it.

Patients get comfortable in $9.9m clinic

Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman, centre, opens the outpatient unit with the help of DHB representatives Dr Dale ...

New $9.9 million outpatient facility and innovation hub created to improve patient experience in Auckland.

$18K a week for 'unsafe' housing

Children at De Paul House in Northcote, including siblings Tikiahi, Anikaaro, Sydnee and Kataraina, enjoy facilities ...

The government is paying $18,000 a week on 'unsafe' emergency housing on Auckland's North Shore

Library cat inspires $25,000 statue

Benjamin at Devonport Library reading up on mice.

The death of a beloved village resident has led to ambitious commemoration plans.

These rocks could kill

Councillor John Watson is warning beachgoers rain saturated cliffs could drop further rocks and trees, like these ...

Unstable water saturated cliffs are ready to fall, councillor warns, and people are "blissfully unaware."

Man who overcame job hunt odds

Jonathan Ball, who has changed drastically since he found a job through Autism NZ's employment programme, with his ...

Jonathan Ball thought the only thing an autistic kid could do was push shopping carts. But he had different dreams.

Stopping the bus-stop mayhem

John Brown from Birkenhead Transport supervises all buses en route down Onewa Road.

Trying to get to work on one of Auckland's busiest routes? John Brown's here to make it easier.

Beaches will remain clean - with help

Auckland Council does regular testing to make sure beaches are safe for swimmers.

Auckland's North Shore beaches need help to maintain them in the future.

Disemboweled crayfish mural 'ghastly' video

Queenstown-based street artist Tess Sheerin's large crayfish mural in Takapuna, Auckland, is part of a series of outdoor ...

Street art of unscrewed garbage-filled crayfish too gross for some who say they should have been consulted.

'Space cube' opens in Northcote

The newly opened info centre provides information for both Panuku and HLC development plans.

"The design is a 'space cube', which is a little bit more fancy than a shipping container," HLC's Tony Walsh said.

Communities sew peace in poppies

The Peace Poppy Project displays photographs of people participating over the past six years.

"The trauma of war still exists in living memory, it is still continuing because we haven't learned yet," said Peace Poppy Project founder Cristina Beth.

Frisbee golf bid flops

Haydn Shore of Waimauku demonstrates frisbee golf with a successful putt.

 A bid to get a frisbee golf facility set up in Auckland failed to fly over its first hurdle.

Twice the action in NRFL

Takapuna's Thompson Nkoy scored in his side's win over Te Atatu.

A double-header weekend of NRFL action saw goals aplenty.

Beach patrol season comes to an end

Northern beachgoers will no longer have guards watching as the season ends.

Beach lifeguards share their tips on keeping safe when they are not around.

From Russia with Love: Giveaway

From Russia with Love features a long-lost Stravinsky piece.

A long-lost Stravinsky work is being performed at Takapuna's Bruce Mason Centre on Thursday, May 4 - enter a readers' competition for tickets.

Little French stars shine

Matthew Stubbs, Dahlia de Chantal and Xavier Courteau-Laing enjoy learning in both French and English at l'Etoile du ...

A bilingual French and English unit has been a "fantastic" five-year journey, principal says.

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