The secret to loving summer

Pro tip: while Moet Ice has fruity overtones anyway, adding extra summer fruits, mint, and/or ginger is jolly nice.

3 min ago  From slippery shellfish to champers on the rocks, these are delicacies which give summer its flavour.

Auckland weather today

Despite southerly breezes Auckland could manage a 25 degree high on Thursday.

6:35 AM  ¬†High humidity, sun and showers. Auckland has it all today.

Taika's top honour

Film maker Taika Waititi has been awarded the New Zealander of the Year award.

The director, actor and comic represents the best we can be: "Creative, courageous, audacious, subversive and downright funny."

Pew! Church's seats not stolen

Police initially called the supposed theft from the historic church "unusual".

Hallelujah! The unGodly act that wasn't.

Deported students seek review

Indian students took sanctuary in an Auckland church in early February after fears of deportation sparked.

They'll return to India but will go to the Ombudsman to review their case.

Ad Feedback
Local News

'Massive' illegal scallop haul

Two divers were caught with 565 scallops, 300 of which were undersized.

Pair face penalties after being caught with 565 scallops in Northland.

Guitar man's power salute to heroes

Blues rocker pays ultimate tribute to British music legends.

Award-winner hails from Red Beach

Throw a BBQ, it's on the council

local sport

Can't catch Kibblewhite

Red Beach's Thomas Kibblewhite competing in the Barrett Homes New Zealand Longboard and SUP Open.

Red Beach surfer Thomas Kibblewhite returned to the winners podium for the second straight national event.

Finding NZ's mini golf champ video

New Zealand mini golf champion Bobby Hart is gearing up for next month's New Zealand Minigolf Open.

Players lining up to take part in the inaugural New Zealand Minigolf Open with dreams of heading to World Championships.

Big season ahead for Kumeu

Kumeu (green and black) pack down in a scrum against North Shore in 2006.

Kumeu Rugby Club looking four a top four finish in their first season back.

Ridden thinks overseas players have raised bar

Southern United's Andrew Ridden in action in the Stirling Sports Premiership football competition.

Southern United's Andrew Ridden thinks that overseas players have improved the quality of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Ad Feedback
special offers
Ad Feedback