North Shore Times

Connecting through memories

Year 5 Albany Primary School pupil Yash Arora, 10, said the game was fun for residents and students.

Albany Primary pupils are taking part in a programme to form connections with older adults with dementia.

Man in van tries to grab boy

Police are looking for a man who tried to grab an 8-year-old boy.

A man in a hoodie jumped out of a black van and chased an 8-year-old, trying to grab him, on Auckland's North Shore.

Retiree's triple peak challenge

Joachim Rehbein, 73, sets the treadmill to the maximum incline and dons a weighted pack to help simulate his upcoming ...

A 73-year-old Aucklander will summit three Himalayan peaks to raise money for hospice.

Transit lane fines overturned

A builder has appealed his ticket for driving in an Akoranga Drive transit lane.

If you suspect you have been incorrectly fined for a transit lane offence in Auckland, there is a one in four chance you will get off.

Fight for 'exceptional' Okura

The land is owned by Okura Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Todd Property.

"If we lose this, what on earth is left?" Residents of seaside Okura fight a 1000-home development in court.

NZDF to the rescue video

HMNZS Endeavour heads for Marsden Point oil refinery, to help ease the fuel shortage crisis.

The army, air force and navy will redistribute fuel across the country by land and by sea.

Gap found in tsunami warning system

An analysis of the most at-risk communities has identified the need for sirens, something which communities like Orewa ...

The most vulnerable locations in Auckland have no tsunami sirens.

Dearth of coaches hits hard

Glenfield Rugby Club chairman Shane Blackwell needs coaches for the club's flagship sides.

Glenfield Rugby Club is steeped in history but without any committed coaches the senior sides will struggle to take the field in 2018.

Schoolgirl still critical after crash

A car is pulled from the crash scene after it ploughed into a group of students outside Westlake Girls' High School.

Young student fighting for her life as a "deeply saddened" Auckland school grapples with horror crash.

'It was like an earthquake'

The bus was servicing the 813 route from Devonport to Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore, when it careered off the road.

An Aucklander was enjoying a lazy Saturday at home, until a bus crashed into his building.

Million dollar wind fall

The winning ticket in Wednesday night's $1 million draw was sold at Countdown Browns Bay on Auckland's North Shore.

Mid-week celebrations for a lucky Aucklander after Lotto win.

Counselling for crash witnesses

The car hit five students then crashed into a fence.

"Traumatised" witness saw children, bags and paper flying as car slammed into students near bus stop.

Man faces synthetic drug charges

A man has appeared in the North Shore District Court on six charges.

A 58-year-old facing a number of synthetic cannabis charges has been remanded on strict bail conditions.

School takes on old toothbrushes

Greenhithe School pupils Paige Rees, Hannah Middleton and Casey Boyd hold up some of the items collected.

A recycling drive has been a success at Greenhithe School.

Campground fight comes to end

More than 1200 submissions were made on the campground earlier in the year, before the board made a final decision about ...

A community's fight to save an urban campground on the foreshore of Auckland's Takapuna Beach is finally over.

Search and rescue 'sport'

Future volunteers complete three years of once-a-week training.

A teenager who has done a youth search and rescue programme says it is like her own sport.

Brake fail truck death

Jane Devonshire, 19, died when a rubbish truck went down a bank in the Auckland suburb of Birkenhead.

Rubbish truck that plunged into gully, killing 19-year-old, had so many defects it should not have been on the road.

Support for SkyPath remains

SkyPath would be annexed to Auckland Harbour Bridge and could carry up to 14,000 visitors in a weekend.

NZTA supports SkyPath, with some strengthening work, despite National's Coleman questioning its viability.

Mock election - just like the real thing

Year nine students Emma Archer-Scott and Lily Woods checked ID and gave out voting papers.

They can't yet vote but they're learning their opinion still matters.

School fire arson: Ministry

Four classrooms were affected by a fire at Birkdale Primary School

A fire in a cloakroom at a primary school was arson, the Ministry of Education says.

Shore tops youth voting

Across all of Auckland's North Shore, young voters have enrolled at a level higher than the national average.

Young people in Auckland's North Shore electorate are the keenest to vote in the age group.

Harbour Bridge traffic snarled video

Drivers was backed up to the city after a crash on the North Shore on Tuesday morning.

Lanes re-opened, but Auckland traffic expected to crawl after multi-vehicle smash in northbound motorway lanes.

Block prices shock neighbours

Doreen Donnell said her view of the Skytower and the Auckland city skyline was now obscured due to The Block build, as ...

While the rest of the country thought prices were high, Block neighbours think the buyers bagged bargains.

Last push for 1000-home build

In August 2016, Auckland Council opposed moving the rural-urban boundary to allow development in Okura, citing its ...

Developer makes last-ditch effort to restore plans for more than 1000 homes in scenic Okura, north of Auckland.

Call for volunteer firefighters

15092017 Newsphoto ZIZI SPARKS/STUFF Senior firefighter Martyn Fair and firefighter Brayden Jack, volunteers at East ...

A station on Auckland's North Shore looking for volunteer firefighter says they can come from all backgrounds.

Walks showcase 'treasures'

North Auckland's new park ranger, Anna Baine, is organising a programme of free guided walks to showcase a few treasures.

Free guided walks are coming up to showcase some of Auckland north's natural treasures.

Talented tennis player returns to NZ

Northcross Intermediate's Vivian Jang won the Anchor AIMS Games girls' singles title.

China's loss is New Zealand's gain when a promising tennis player returns to her country of birth.

Multicultural Māori celebrations

Glenfield's Manuka Primary School students celebrate Maori Language Week with a school wide event.

Māori culture is for sharing with all New Zealanders, including those from other cultures, te reo teacher says.

Bus crashes into house video

Bus crash in Devonport

Three people injured, power lines down after crash on Auckland's North Shore.

Village wheels add to independence

Access to a car has given them extra freedom, Roy and Irene Finlay say.

A retirement's car sharing service is thought to be a market-first.

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