The buses have 30 per cent more capacity than regular buses.
Dean Phillips disappeared on Saturday night, leaving his phone, keys and wallet at home.
Vincent Skeen's lawyers say he accepts killing his victim - but he's not guilty of murder.
A gale warning is in place for the Hauraki Gulf, with winds of up to 65kph predicted.
A bumbling thief tried to steal two boats from a marina before making a futile attempt to swim away.
Ryhme Loto and Crystal Cook overcame the world's best fighters at the 2015 IFMA Youth World Cup in Thailand to medal for New Zealand.
Cerebral palsy means Zane Carlson can't use the same technique as most ten-pin bowlers, but that hasn't stopped him for qualifying for the Bowling World Cup in Las Vegas.
Para-equestrian rider Charlotte Hoonhout's Paralympic dreams are within her reach.
An Auckland powerboater has won accolades in his maiden season.
Counties Manukau first five eighth Nathan de Thierry is in his element now he is playing alongside the men he has looked up to for years.