Large fire at derelict house

Firefighters battles a blaze at a derelict property in Auckland.

7:04 PM  Huge blaze in Auckland suburb of Flat Bush sparks high number of 111 calls.

Gruelling crossing a success video

The Portage crossing celebrates an ancient Waka passage between the Waitemata and Manukau Harbours.

6:41 PM  High spirits, rather than high seas, dominated Saturday's demanding Portage Crossing in Auckland.

Trapped in a lift overnight

A man visiting the building heard screams coming from the elevator and called emergency services.

A woman in Auckland was stuck in a lift for 14 hours before someone heard her screams for help.

Man falls 15m from digger

Emergency services are working on a man who has fallen from a digger bucket in Cleavdon.

The man fell from a digger bucket in Clevedon, south of Auckland.

Doggy speed dating a success

Fairfax reporter Brooke Bath cuddles up to a pawfect pup

Shelter pups to get a new leash on life after successful Auckland Council adoption drive.

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When a kiwi comes calling

A kiwi paid a late-night visit to Northland woman Laura Jerome's Doves Bay home, where it hunted around on her deck for about an hour.

Laura Jerome suspected a burglar - but her late-night visitor turned out to be a kiwi.

Papakura car death not suspicious

An autopsy has confirmed the death of a woman found in a car on Thursday was not suspicious.

Sick woman's house sold for $100,000 less than value

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