Myanmar fan misses out

Myanmar-born Ah Dee Ngwa says his 10-month-old son Field Li will learn to kick a football as soon as possible.

In a cruel twist of fate, a Myanmar football fan will be out of the country when their best young footballers play in Whangarei.

Blessing eases desecration pain

Christine Horton and 4-year-old Eden with the name plate of twin baby girls Faith and Hope.

Children's graves desecrated in a vandalism attack have been restored and blessed in a special ceremony.

SoulFest confirms Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill is coming to Auckland.

R and B legend Lauryn Hill has been confirmed to perform at this year's SoulFest.

Seal caught with DIY device 


A wayward seal has waddled onto a South Auckland road, causing a bit of a splash.

Drug mule heads to rehab

Kylie Puna, appears at the Auckland District Court on charges of possession of a class A drug.

A drug mule who concealed $18,200 worth of drugs inside her has been released on bail to undergo drug rehabilitation.

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Murder accused keeps suppression

Emergency services at the scene of the stabbing.

5:55 PM  Man charged with stabbing an international student gets more time to tell his family of charges.

Free walking the talk

When Jared Free goes for a walk his father has to ride a bicycle to keep up.

California dreaming

Road closure and new layout over long weekend


Free walking the talk

Race walker Jared Free competes at the 2015 Oceania Championships this month.

When Jared Free goes for a walk his father has to ride a bicycle to keep up.

Reporter rides shotgun in D1NZ car

Franklin County News reporter Briar Hubbard finds out what it is like to be a passenger in a drift car tackling one of the fastest drift corners in the world, at Pukekohe Park Raceway.

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Lucinda Manard of Waiwera won't be defending her class 2 Woodhill 100 title this year after upgrading from her class 2 production Toyota Landcruiser into the UTV class in her new Can-Am Maverick.

Maynard hooked on offroading

Lucinda Maynard won't be defending her Woodhill 100 class 2 title this year after entering the UTV class in her new Can-Am Maverick.

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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