Emaciated horse passes away

WhiteHaven Farms director Sally French with neglected horse Atreyu after he was found.

Atreyu was abandoned and starving upon rescue. But despite efforts to nurture him back to health, he has died.

Shoppers' sparrow horror

Katherine Marshall holds one of the stricken sparrows.

The "horrible" sight of poisoned and dying sparrows shocked Auckland shoppers at Westfield Albany.

No charges in stabbing death

David Cunningham died as a result of stab wounds on Ararimu Road in Ramarama.

No one will be charged after a man was stabbed to death in rural south Auckland.

Port court action begins

Ports of Auckland faces High Court action over its plans to extend Bledisloe wharf.

Opponents trying to halt wharf extension face Ports of Auckland in court today.

Killed shopkeeper trial begins

West Auckland dairy owner Arun Kumar.

3:15 PM  The trial of two teens charged over the death of dairy owner Arun Kumar starts at Auckland High Court.

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Honours acknowledge community achievements. gallery

Creator of the Arylies Garden in Whitford, Beverley McConnell.

4:01 PM  Five East Aucklander's are among those awarded with Queen's Honours this Queen's Birthday.

Rugby watchers reminded to behave

3:38 PM  An East Auckland rugby club is tackling badly behaved spectators head on.

Season's largest catch

Pair planned 'to use violence'


A dig at success

Teina Rihari, Heemi Rihari and Tana Milton (back); and Kelena Roughan, Jasmine Milton and Uma Robinson are the national representatives aiming for a volleyball revival in Whangarei.

Four cousins are among six Whangarei students selected for national representative volleyball sides.

NFL set for historic pair of exhibition games in NZ

NZ set to get first taste of NFL, with historic pair of games lined up for Auckland and Wellington early next year.

Tim Johnson, competing for the New Zealand Wheel Blacks in Athens.

Wheel Blacks legend on Queen's list

Wheel Black Tim Johnson turned tragedy into success and has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Auckland Faces

Elderly tourist found

Police are searching for a 71-year-old Chinese woman

Police are searching for a 71-year-old woman missing in Auckland

Mexican mum loves NZ

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

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

Life off 'The Rock'

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

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