Young wrestler is all heart

Kartik Swamy of Glendene isn't letting his heart condition get in the way of his pro wrestling ambitions.

Normally jumping into a wrestling ring would be low on someone with a heart condition's list. But not for Kartik Swamy.

No-rates home gets reprieve

This Belmont section was due to be sold over a $59,000 unpaid rates bill.

13 min ago  Section was to go under hammer today over $59,393 in unpaid rates, till a deal was done.

Caravan theft was brazen 

The "Old Trout" caravan owned by Raymond Dobbe, stolen by brazen thieves in Avondale on Sunday.

11:11 AM  A caravan owner is astounded at the boldness of thieves who towed his caravan away in broad daylight.

Crane driver suffers shock 

A man was shocked by power lines in Auckland.

Auckland crane driver recovers in hospital after being shocked by power lines.

POP: 'Art as an experience'

Members of the White Face Crew spring a surprise performance on unwitting pedestrians in Grey Lynn on Monday.

11:11 AM  Full blown art immersion is taking over Auckland delighting locals with music, theatre and art.

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Reprieve over $60k unpaid rates

This Belmont section was due to be sold over a $59,000 unpaid rates bill.

12 min ago  Section was to go under hammer today over $59,393 in unpaid rates, till a deal was done.

Container trucks not welcome

13 min ago  Residents in the bays want to see an end to container trucks driving through the suburbs.

Knife-point robbery at video store

Moving from UK to NZ

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Ponsonby rugby taking time to reflect

Ponsonby`s  Morrison Siliko tackles Manukau Rovers` Calvary Fonoti.

Ponsonby have the bye over the long weekend

Swimming stars make waves gallery

The New Zealand swimming champs wrapped up on April 17 in Auckland and 10 swimmers are now destined for the world champs

Kartik Swamy of Glendene isn't letting his heart condition get in the way of his pro wrestling ambitions.

Wrestler is all heart

Normally jumping into a wrestling ring would be low on someone with a heart condition's list. But not for Kartik Swamy.

Auckland Faces

Life off 'The Rock'

HAPPY HERE: Fou Alene-Tumataiki says New Zealand has ‘‘open arms’’ for Pacific migrants.

When Fou Alene-Tumataiki left Niue she forgot her native language. 40 years later, she's teaching it to kids.

'Make a life for yourself'

Better job opportunities and a better education were Elaine Iorive’s goals when she came to New Zealand.

BALANCING CULTURES: Linabel Hadlee with her husband Simon and children Mateo, 2, and Jessica, 6, celebrate a family occasion.

Mexican mum loves NZ

Living in Auckland is all about keeping her balance for Mexican mother of two Linabel Hadlee.

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