Struggling mum gets a hand

Lashae, Mia and Leo want to find the generous guy who paid for their groceries and give him a big hug.

11:27 AM  A mystery man literally paid it forward at a supermarket when he covered one young mum's bill.

Fake cancer story for money

NZ dollars, cash, money

12:23 PM  Woman faked a terminal illness to get money through online charity page.

Investigation underway

The house where a woman died is now the scene of a homicide investigation.

Police have charged a man with murder following the fatal stabbing of a woman in South Auckland on Sunday.

Disabled access a sticking point

Maunga Authority looks to ban vehicles from driving up Auckland's Mt Eden.

Banning cars from the summit of Auckland's Mt Eden is on the agenda of a Maunga Authority meeting.

Fun for the week ahead

Sam Smith is playing in Auckland this week.

Looking for something to do in the days and nights ahead? Here's some activities that may tempt you.

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Improved bus services in Waiuku approved

Pukekohe Train Station

12:28 PM  Auckland Transport has approved Franklin's new public transport network including two routes in Waiuku but it will not be implemented until the middle of next year.

Givealittle cancer scam

12:23 PM  Woman faked a terminal illness to get money through online charity page.

Swimming stars make waves

Struggling mum gets a hand

Sport

Steyn eager to team with Boult

Trent Boult has won a fan in South African pace bowler Dale Steyn.

4 min ago  World's best test bowler happy operating in the T20 shadow of Kiwi Trent Boult, but eager to play in tandem.

Sawing way to world title

11:22 AM  David McDonald is an accountant by day and an axeman by night.

Swimming stars make waves

12:17 PM  The New Zealand swimming champs wrapped up on April 17 in Auckland and 10 swimmers are now destined for the world champs

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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