North Shore Times
KATASHA M CCULLOUGH - North Shore TimesAn autistic boy has his stolen bike back after it was found abandoned in a dumpster.
Playwright Geoff Allen's new play Sister Anzac depicts 14 women sent to Gallipoli during WWI to tend the wounded.
The Waitemata District Health Board and the Well Foundation are helping medical staff hone skills using mannequins.
Auckland Council's fortnightly inorganic waste collection trial has worried residents with smelly rubbish to dispose of.
A new borderline personality disorder support group tackles a leading cause of suicide for women.
Conquering illness and weight problems has left Jess Davidson feeling brave enough to bare all in Miss Ink comp.
Damian West was thrilled when his grandfather gave him a bike for his birthday. But less than 24 hours later, it was gone.
Actor Karl Urban is the first of many media stars to set foot in Kristin School's new digital media suite.
Fresh Movement will travel to Las Vegas in August to battle it out in the World Hip Hop Championships against 280 crews from 40 countries.
Thirteen students are going to France to commemorate France and NZ's shared wartime experience.
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.
Children are coming home from school with hair-raising stories about their bus trips, concerned parents say.
Elderly patrons were shifted over the road to finish their scones after a truck crashed into a cafe.
A 25m problem they're not allowed to fix has Craig Newth's family living in fear - the widow maker.
A proposed new policy aimed at improving student achievement could have the opposite effect, some schools say.
Tradition is often the cornerstone of school sport so it can be hard to compete when you're the new kid on the block.
A night out at a Justin Bieber concert launched an Auckland teen's international modelling career.
An Auckland man had more than $1000 stolen from his bank account through ATM fraud.
Marjorie Nicols is calling time on an incredible 35 years of service in a hospice op shop just days before her 98th birthday.
Changes to bus, train and ferry fares will see Auckland HOP cardholders pay up to 20 per cent less than cash users.
Repairs to Bayswater's storm damaged ferry jetty could see it become bigger and better.
Volunteering at hospice taught Alex Powell that the service focuses on making the most out of right now.
Entry fare increase at swimming pool has raised fears that facility could be over-run with unaccompanied children.
Avon Hansen-Beadle's passion for the ukulele is taking her to an international festival in Haiwaii.
Taking part in Waitemata District Health Board's free bowel screening programme helped Nicki Sumicz "dodge a bullet".
Fears are being raised that widening the Albany Highway in Auckland will come at the expense of native wildlife.
A unique Auckland law firm is at the forefront of a second Maori renaissance, says Dr Sharples.
Red tape is likely to stop Takapuna's beachfront getting a half-million-dollar playground by Christmas.
A move to keep the Maori language alive draws inspiration from a Mandarin language programme taught in schools.
Auckland commuters may be tapped to allow park and ride carparks to expand, North Shore politicians say.
Melanie Turner needed an urgent blood transfusion when she haemorrhaged after the birth of her daughter.
Kiwi sporting legend Barbara Kendall has inspired school children to follow their dreams.
Teachers have a dedicated a new preschool in Albany to the memory of a pioneering early childhood educator.
Wenbo Gong worked hard to improve his English skills to a level acceptable for possible entry into police force.
More than $4 million has been spent fixing water-damaged buildings at Westlake Boys High School.
Organisers of a peaceful walk to honour slain woman Blessie Gotingco want to keep her memory alive by holding monthly events.
A former teacher convicted for methamphetamine possession has had her teaching registration cancelled.
Medical emergencies are stressful enough without language barriers getting in the way.
The purchase of a former state house brings Kennedy Park one step closer to world heritage status, architect says.
Construction workers have been labouring away on the groundwork for Devonport's new $7.8 million library.
Shifting sands at Takapuna Beach revealed a million-year-old secret to a local beach walker.
A transformer was demolished and two vehicles written off after a small initial collision in a car park.
Blesilda Gotingco moved to New Zealand because it was "the safest place to live", her grieving husband says.
The future and cost of Auckland's stadiums needs to be made clear to the public, North Shore politicians say.
The Bruce Mason Centre was facing insolvency but is now debt-free, refitted and sustainable, new management says.
A man who was Tasered by police as he tried to slit a woman's throat has been jailed for nearly seven years.
Being a foster carer is a challenging but rewarding role, one Auckland couple says.
Bullied teen Jimin Hwang ran away from home, dropped out of school, was assaulted and attempted suicide twice.
Police have described a young man as pragmatic after his car was crushed by another car.
Peter and Anne-Marie Chevin have been accused of withdrawing over $300,000 solicited from property investors.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?