North Shore Times

Writing improves overnight

Northcross Intermediate principal Jonathan Treadway said marking writing was subjective.

A new method of teaching writing has seen achievement rise at one Auckland intermediate school

Whanau funds dream wedding

Elaine and Daniel Milo married on Auckland's North Shore after Elaine's terminal diagnosis.

Family organises a wedding in a week after Auckland mum diagnosed with rare, incurable cancer.

Power outage closes ferry terminal

The Northcote point wharf is situated at the northern base of the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

Power outage halts services at Northcote Point ferry terminal in Auckland

Honesty is parking policy

Carpool parking signage at Albany Bus Station.

No tickets for car-sharing parks, commuters say they are misused

Resilient student climbs ladder

Whitley has all areas covered with a marketing manager making sure his workers look smart for a day's work.

Overcoming a death and a heart attack, a 22-year-old founds a caring business.

Two Rosedale shops get top nod

Tea Total general manager Bevan Lynch.

Two out of the 12 Auckland Retail NZ Top Shop national finalists are right here in Rosedale.

Silt pours into pristine waterways

The sediment plumes happen like clockwork after rain events, Pete Townend said.

Truckloads of sediment are entering waterways in Auckland and the system to stop it is ''broken''.

Emergency response at hospital

An burst water pipe at North Shore Hospital has now been repaired.

A water main burst and ambulances were being diverted away from North Shore Hospital.

Political ad misses bus

The ads by ActionStation criticise Jonathan Coleman's approach to mental health services, but Coleman says mental health ...

Auckland Transport refuses to run ad at bus stops criticising Health Minister Jonathan Coleman's approach to mental health.

Innovative pipe work planned

Watercare is renewing some potentially leaky pipework in North Shore's Glenfield.

Motorists, don't worry, a $14 million dollar pipe upgrade won't disrupt traffic in busy Wairau, Watercare says

Twins chase Tokyo 2020

Brianna and Courtney Reynolds-Smith from Murrays Bay, Auckland say they feel privileged to race all over the world.

For the Reynolds-Smith twins, nothing will stop them reaching their full potential.

Teacher 'spooned' student

Ian McKinnley was sentenced on Friday at the North Shore District Court.

Auckland man gets home detention for "hugging" two international students in just his underwear and singlet.

State houses for pricey areas

The building of new state houses could mean existing tenants have to leave Auckland's North Shore for good.

Some of the million-dollar suburbs on Auckland's North Shore are set to get more state houses.

Funds boost student teachers

Beach Haven's Malia Sinisa is a Kupe Scholarship recipient.

Future Maori and Pasifika teachers want to be leaders in their family, as well as in education.

'Intoxicated' Auckland bank robber

Police believe the possibly intoxicated ASB Constellation Drive bank robber was clutching a bottle of alcohol during the ...

Man makes off with a bundle of cash from bank while carrying what appears to be an alcoholic drink.

No young families here

Devonport's villas used to be an attraction for young families but now they come with a price tag of over $1 million.

High house prices mean some Auckland suburbs are short on young families, a principal says.

City's credit card maxed out

Albany Ward councillors Wayne Walker, centre and John Watson, right, join the North Shore Times' Zizi Sparks for a ...

Auckland Council needs to consider new funding streams like overseas cities, two councillors say.

Still going strong at 103

May Lockie, who turned 103 on July 18, holds the record for the oldest person to jump off the Sky Tower.

May Lockie says she's done it all, including a Sky Tower jump at age 100 - and turning 103.

Winter ills flood hospitals

North Shore Hospital's emergency department is inundated with people with winter illnesses.

All Auckland's hospitals full up, and patients asked to "think twice" before going to ED.

Lifeline calls for donations

Lifeline volunteer Brook McFarlane, from Glenfield, says help is just a phone call away.

A Lifeline volunteer, who knows all about the importance of the helpline service, calls for donations.

How to 'do life' workshops

Marlborough Hall's renovation has transformed the run-down, black-moulded hall into a bright and vibrant environment for ...

Changing tyres, writing CVs, making goals and starting savings - this is Life 101.

Marathon mates near 1000

The Famous Five running group - Norman Chan, Ingrid Frost, Kiri Price, Charlotte Nasey and Pat Stichbury.

"The Famous Five", including a grandmother, are getting closer to their goal of 1000 marathons.

Time to close up shop

Stacs op shop manager Anne Green said she was sad to see the shop close.

Op shop closes its doors in Birkenhead just short of 50th birthday.

One month to prep for production

Claire Chitham and Andrew Grainger, play Nell Gwynn and Charles Hart in Auckland Theatre Company's latest production of ...

Auckland Theatre Company actors have begun preparation for the company's latest production

Club rugby finals time

Northcote will take on Takapuna this Saturday for the Premier 1 Championship Final.

Injury won't put a dampener on the North Harbour premier club finals, team coaches say.

Danny, 8, shoots hoops for dolphins video

Danny Pick, 8, plans to shoot 63 hoops in 20 minutes as part of Challenge 63, to raise funds for Maui Dolphins.

A young Aucklander wants to raise $1500 and awareness for the 63 remaining Maui dolphins.

Family feud ends in sale

The Court of Appeal has ordered North Shore resident Hsing-En Lee to sell her home and divide the proceeds with her ...

Spat over Auckland house concludes with court ordering the property be sold and proceeds split.

MP’s solution to Auckland’s traffic woes

Jonathan Coleman says Auckland Transport is "frustrating" to deal with.

National MP Jonathan Coleman experiences what many Aucklanders do - "frustration" when dealing with Auckland Transport.

Auckland stream turns orange

Bright orange is the latest colour of a Browns Bay stream, reported to the pollution hotline July 19.

Waterway turns into thick, foul-smelling sludge just upstream from popular duck-feeding park.

Foster kids get funky digs gallery video

Kristin School prefects transformed foster kids' rooms over the July school holidays.

High school students do The Block-style renovation on bedraggled bedrooms of foster children.

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