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Auckland Libraries rejects closure claims

The Fit for the Future programme aims to future-proof Auckland's 55 libraries by better resourcing digital, online and ...

Auckland Libraries won't close any doors early despite claims of under staffing.

Schools go 'water-only'

Charlie, 5, and Jack, 8, make sure they take a full water bottle to school every day.

Two Auckland schools ban sugary drinks and adopt 'water-only' policy.

Central Leader

Women joggers assaulted

Police are "very concerned" after "brazen" sex attacks on two woman.

Two women left shaken after being indecently assaulted minutes apart while jogging in an Auckland suburb.

New building hub for Auckland

Matthew Cutler-Welsh says the pro clima  HUB will be a space for all Aucklanders, not just those in the construction ...

A new player in the construction industry has set up shop in east Auckland.

Eastern Courier

Bonnie and Clyde sing onto stage

Keith Marr and Nicolette Nes star as the leads in Bonnie and Clyde - The Musical, at Howick's Harlequin Musical Theatre, ...

Infamous American public enemies' story is told in a new musical stage production.

Helping to support community work

Melanie and Wayne Kennerley, of Kennerley Retail Investments, with the cheque total, money that is being donated to ...

East and South Auckland charity groups receive $68,000 in donations from local fuel stations.

East & Bays Courier

Residents solve speeding problem

Resident Teana Gilman says the billboards are a success but the community still wants speed bumps.

After more than a year of campaigning anti-speeding billboards have been erected on a busy residential road in east Auckland.  

Auckland Libraries rejects closure claims

The Fit for the Future programme aims to future-proof Auckland's 55 libraries by better resourcing digital, online and ...

Auckland Libraries won't close any doors early despite claims of under staffing.

Manukau Courier

Middlemore Hospital at peak capacity

Dr Vanessa Thornton says the DHB normally increases its clinical staff availability to meet the winter workload.

With its emergency department seeing record numbers of patients, Counties Manukau Health says it's unusual to be so busy this early in winter.

Stealing daughter sentenced

Carolyn Diane Alleyne was sentenced at the Manukau District Court on Tuesday.

Woman "so ashamed" after siphoning $120,000 from her elderly father, who had dementia.

North Harbour News

What to do with free food?

Ronak Panchal said he will be trying to share food with neighbours in future now he knows there's a need.

It was a question a West Auckland resident tried to answer after finding himself with food to share.

Ratepayers happy with targeted rate?

Coatesville's Russell Hamlet said Rodney needs the infrastructure, such as sealing unsealed roads, and the rate was logical.

Majority of Rodney residents were not aware of the local board's plan to introduce a new rate.

North Shore Times

Prosecution case ends

Corey Webster is facing two charges of assault at the North Shore District Court.

Court told ex-Breakers basketballer Corey Webster said police have "issues with black people".

Auckland's big asbestos bill

Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations were introduced in April 2016.

Seventeen Auckland Council assets had asbestos-related work done between June 2015 and April 2017.

Nor-west News

Speed limits to reduce?

02062017 news photo: JARRED WILLIAMSON / FAIRFAX NZ. A tale of two speed limits. Police infringement says she exceeded ...

Feedback is being sought on a proposal to reduce speed limits in Kaukapakapa.

Makeover needed for Helensville

Rodney Local Board member Brent Bailey said he would like to see the area behind Commercial Rd get an upgrade.

Residents are in agreement that Commercial Rd in the historic town of Helensville needs freshening up.

Papakura Courier

Takanini School's first pepeha

Takanini School Maori liaison officer Gerald Peka and students are celebrating the unveiling of the school's first pepeha.

Honouring whakapapa and understanding its roots is the mission for one South Auckland school. 

Cafe supports good cause

Friendship House chief executive Neil Denney says the Manukau-based organisation is rebuilding its cafe and will use ...

South Aucklanders will soon be able to help disadvantaged members of their community simply by buying a cup of coffee.

Rodney Times

Auckland's big asbestos bill

Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations were introduced in April 2016.

Seventeen Auckland Council assets had asbestos-related work done between June 2015 and April 2017.

Early childhood teacher makes top 20

The 18-year-old took up the challenge as it supports children and youth in need.

Whangaparaoa early childhood teacher Brooke Houia has made the top 20 in the Miss Universe NZ competition.

Western Leader

New town for New Lynn video

West Edge is a large-scale development project by Avanda Group, a Chinese-owned company.

A Chinese-owned company says billions will be spent on a housing project with thousands of much-needed homes - but residents worry about the infrastructure coping.

It's time to have your say about Whau

The Whau Local Board members David Whitley, left, Derek Battersby, Ulalemamae Te'evā Matāfai, Duncan MacDonald, ...

The public has till June 30 to submit feedback on the Whau Local Board draft plan.

Waiheke marketplace

Waiheke Island's meth problem

Waiheke Island police sergeant Chris Kerekere and his team are working to stop drug dealing and possession.

Methamphetamine with a street value of $100,000 has been seized on Waiheke Island so far this year.

Waiheke Is wins battle to protect rural land

A High Court decision has restored protection to Waiheke Island's rural land.

An Auckland council error has cost the Waiheke Island community tens of thousands of dollars.

Northland

Armed man flees after car crash

Police are seeking an armed offender who fled the scene of a car crash on foot in the Far North.

Road cordons have been lifted, but police still seek an armed man who fled after crashing a car in the Far North.

Whangarei 'man' an extra cycle grinder

Henk Oosterbroek and  Reg Shaw with Pedal Man who pedalled furiously in support of Team NZ's America's Cup challenge.

  New Zealand's America's Cup challenge received a boost from Whangarei's "pedal man".

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