North Shore Times

Pupils create own music video

James Collett, 12, addresses family, friends and pupils at the launch of the Believe Education song.

It's okays to be yourself is about embracing differences and celebrating strengths.

Looking back on Bayswater with Baseball

Baseball depicts a teenagers point of view of growing up in the North Shore, from an adult perspective.

Looking back at childhood, through an adult's film lens.

Adjusting to her new home

Sunju Park works as a customer services representative at Takapuna Pool and Leisure Centre.

It has been 14 years since Sunju Park decided to move from South Korea to New Zealand with her two young children.

Family takes leap to honour dad

Family members of the Murrays Bay Resident's Association late president, Richard Beachman, were the first ones to jump ...

The late Richard Beachman's wish came true when his children were the first to jump off the new Murrays Bay Wharf with some of his ashes.

Football boot drive a wild success

Tracy Benge and son Max with their collection of 100 pairs of boots and footwear, which were donated to the Red Cross.

Greenhithe mum Tracy Benge has been "overwhelmed" by football boot donations from the community.

Stolen treasure trove

A go kart with the number plate 'DR1BLN' was among the items police found at a west Auckland home.

Go karts among $200K worth of stolen property unearthed after police search of home.

Heavy rain causes flooding

Cars tackle the flooded car park.

Auckland has been hit by rain over the weekend causing one car park to resemble a lake.

Blind cricketers return to world stage

Trialists for the New Zealand blind cricket team are put through their paces during an indoor training.

New Zealand is ready to return to international blind cricket after a decade-long hiatus.

Delays on Harbour Bridge

A four-car crash on Auckland's Harbour Bridge is causing havoc for commuters.

Four-car crash causes lane closures and traffic build-up in Auckland.

Person trapped after crash

Fire crews responded to the crash on Birkenhead Ave.

Fire crews worked to free a driver from wreckage of a car after a crash with a truck.

School voids level one maths exam

Long Bay College principal Russell Brooke says the level one maths exam will not be used as a pre-requisite at the school

Long Bay College on Auckland's North Shore has revealed the exam which left some in tears won't be used as a prerequisite for 2017 courses at the school.

From intern to worker

BNZ Browns Bay store manager Nicky Lukar, left, and customer service consultant Shaka Jamuna Ravishankar, who got the ...

A business student has a summer work internship programme to thank for her new job in banking.

Youngest candidate gets kid's vote video

Melanie Kettell, 11, says council needs a fresh start and a new page.

Zac Manning, 11, will vote for Chloe Swarbrick to focus on youth issues in kids' mock voting.

Unitary planned appealed on conservation grounds

Tidal estuaries, similar to Shoal Bay, could lose their protection as environmentally special places, if they are ...

Auckland Unitary plan is unlawful, says Forest & Bird.

Migrants get 'job ready'

Diversity Job Fair is back for 2016.

"They are often not shortlisted for jobs" - a job fair aims to get migrants "job ready".

Ideas abound for council's unused $3m gallery video

The site of Takapuna Waka Ama, in Auckland's North Shore, that Yachting New Zealand wanted land owner consent to replace ...

How would you spend $3 million of rediscovered council money? - Shore residents have plenty of ideas.

Students give online exams the thumbs up

Long Bay College principal Russell Brooke says digital assessments will change the face of education.

NZQA wants to have all NCEA exams online by 2020 where possible. Students around the country are trialing the idea.

Fires and smoke around Auckland

Four fire trucks are at a building billowing smoke in Takapuna, Auckland.

Four fire trucks were at a building billowing smoke in Takapuna, Auckland, and three houses were burning Thursday night.

'Bassinet on top of wet carpet' video

Farhaan Khan's five-month-old baby is sick because rain and cold air escapes through the thin plywood wall of his house.

Developer accused of taking payment and leaving families in unfinished houses.

Vehicle crashes into house video

The scene on Bonito Pl, Bayview where a car crashed into a house.

Cutting gear used to free man trapped after a vehicle crashed into a house.

The Block NZ: 'diabolical' for Northcote

Fans of The Block NZ were queuing from 4am to guarantee a visit the made-for-TV homes.

The Block NZ is rumoured to be heading back to Auckland's North Shore. But not all residents are excited about it.

$300 million prison revamp under way

The new facilities under construction at Auckland Prison and Paremoremo.

The $300 million redevelopment includes a new maximum security unit and other service buildings.

Globe-trotting umpire joins New Zealand Cricket panel

Auckland's Diana Venter joins an increasing number of women moving up cricket umpiring ranks

Cricket umpiring has taken Diana Venter around the world, but her latest appointment in New Zealand is her greatest honour.

Bike lane gone in the night gallery

Shifting the lanes of Esmonde Rd over a metre was needed for sewerage works that will last until November.

A section of bike lane along one of the busiest roads on Auckland's North Shore has disappeared overnight.

Club recognises business success

Annette Presley, with Ralph Roberts, left, and Matthew Bellingham, is one of four new members of North Harbour Business ...

A group of business owners have been inducted into a Business Hall of Fame.

Council in murky waters

Kauri Glen Bush Society committee treasurer Anne-Elise Smithson conducts water testing at Kauri Glen stream.

"Some spend more on coffee, I know I do," a local board member said about a $300 fine to a developer for breaking waterway pollution rules.

Star Wars collection out of this world video

Tristan sits next to his 56 complete sets of cosmic shells, arranged in albums.

The force is definitely with a father and son duo who collected over 50 sets of Star Wars collectables.

Device helps deaf youngster

Danni Steedman, 2, with her parents Kris and Karen Steedman, has regular therapy to learn how to hear and speak with her ...

"Now she knows where the music is coming from" - toddler's life changed by cochlear implant.

Palino calls for business tax incentives video

Mayoral candidate John Palino believes Auckland should be called a province, not a city, and have numerous separate ...

Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino wants business tax incentives to create 30,000 jobs in a satellite city on Auckland's North Shore.

Kids launch 'sweet' new business

Three of the entrepreneurs: from left, Chaye White, 14, Northcote College, Te Awa Marino,12, and Kody White,12, ...

Four school kids have taken it upon themselves to learn business, margins, profit, and cooking - all in the name of chocolate.

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