Five shot in Whangarei

Police tape surrounds a property at the centre of a shooting on Clark Rd in Whangarei on Wednesday night.

5 min ago  Neighbours heard "yelling and whimpering" around the time of a shooting that left five people seriously injured.

Janaye's unstoppable in the pool

Janaye Burns came away with eight medals, three Counties Manukau records and nine personal bests on the weekend.

9:26 AM  Janaye Burns is a young swimming star who continues to shine.

Taika's top honour video

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

9:10 AM  The director, actor and comic represents the best we can be: "Creative, courageous, audacious, subversive and downright funny."

The secret to loving summer

Summer - sunbathing, beaches and seasonal delicacies.

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.

 High humidity, sun and showers. Auckland has it all today.

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Pew! Church's seats not stolen

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

Hallelujah! The unGodly act that wasn't.

'Massive' illegal scallop haul

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

Guitar man's power salute to heroes

Award-winner hails from Red Beach

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Janaye's unstoppable in the pool

Janaye Burns came away with eight medals, three Counties Manukau records and nine personal bests on the weekend.

Janaye Burns is a young swimming star who continues to shine.

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.

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