Kids football 'not the World Cup'

New sideline signs promote good behaviour.

11:43 AM  New signs provide a gentle reminder for over-excited parents about how to behave at their kids' soccer games.

Museum is potty over pottery

Portage Ceramics Trust chairwoman Lorraine Wilson is overwhelmed by the interest she has received in regards to the museum

The pottery that every kiwi recognises now has its own museum showcasing the many iconic designs of Crown Lynn.

Jury selected for Chen case

Yun Qing Liu (pictured at an earlier court appearance) is on trial for the murder of his wife Cissy Chen.

11:21 AM  The murder trial for the partner of Auckland woman Cissy Chen will begin in earnest on Wednesday.

Things to do in Auckland

BItchin' Bingo draws big crowds wherever it is hosted.

The working week stretches out before us. Check out Auckland's best events to keep you happy at night.

Suicide helpline loses bid

Lifeline is the organisation which pushed Blues coach and All Black great Sir John Kirwan’s campaign to raise awareness of depression.

10:47 AM  Lifeline has told staff they may face redundancy following an unsuccessful bid for a new government contract.

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Superbike champ watching his back

Jaden and Aaron Hassan with the machines that hurtle them around a track at speeds close to 300kmh.

11:48 AM  New Zealand's youngest ever superbike champion Jaden Hassan needs to keep an eye on younger brother Aaron's successes.

Set sail this Mother's Day

11:47 AM  Take to the seas this Mother's Day with a sailing trip aboard an historic boat.

Local refuges overworked and underfunded

Waitemata goes down to Pakuranga gallery


Gadeisuva turning heads

Karaka wing Tavite Gadeisuva has scored 13 tries in the last four weeks.

16 min ago  Karaka wing Tavite Gadeisuva is turning heads in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition after scoring 13 tries in four weeks including four last Saturday in his side's 78-3 win over Drury.

Win keeps Ardmore Marist in touch

12:03 PM  Ardmore Marist continued its charge in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition with a 30-7 win over Onewhero at Bruce Pulman Park on Saturday.

Pukekohe first five eighth Nathan De Thierry set up the match winning try for his side on Saturday.

Late try seals the win for Pukekohe

12:03 PM  It took a late try but Pukekohe has maintained its unbeaten record after a 23-16 win over Waiuku in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition in Waiuku on Saturday.

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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