Scaffolding collapse 'like dominos'

A man was trapped by the fallen scaffolding, and was rescued by the  fire service's high angle rescue team.

9 min ago  "People on it were falling into the water and were banging on things as they came down," witness says.

$1.5m boost to Hundertwasser project

Andrew Garrett, Helen Whittaker and Clive Jackson have more reason to celebrate - another $1.5m boost to the Whangarei ...

15 min ago  Hundertwasser Art Centre receives another funding boost towards finalising the $16.25m Whangarei project.

Get jamming with the bugs

The 2016 Bug Jam raised more than $4000 for Diabetes Youth Waikato.

17 min ago   For the past forty years auto-mechanic owner Frank Pronk has been into VWs.

Taking The Bard's works to new heights

Expressive performances such as this can be experienced at the Pop-Up Globe theatre in the coming weeks at Auckland's ...

18 min ago  A double pass is up for grabs to one of the Shakespeare performances at the Pop-Up Globe.  

Auckland train delays

Auckland Transport said the delays were centred around the Britomart station.

3:03 PM  Auckland train users should expect delays to their afternoon commutes

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Kawakawa train station volunteers annoyed at damage

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway general manager Denis Hewitt says it is annoying to be the victim of vandalism and break-ins.

3:01 PM  A warning has been issued to only purchase train tickets from the Bay of Islands Vintage Railway ticket booth - following the theft of around $1000 worth of tickets.

Native trees 'butchered'

2:54 PM  Felling of native trees and bush on a coastal walkway described as "wanton vandalism".

Man Up - don't harden up

Provisional NCEA results praised, roll rises

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Mad Butcher: RTS shows promise

Graham Lowe is using his connections to help students at the Manukau Institute of Technology's School of Sport.

Just like last week, when I cautioned that one trial loss did not mean much, one trial win, doesn't mean much either.

Cornwall make third-straight final

Cornwall's Shastryn Nair helped guide his side to a semifinal victory over North Shore in the Jeff Crowe Cup.

The Jeff Crowe Cup is within reach for Cornwall yet again.

Why do New Zealanders play sport?

Birkenhead College first XV player Timothy Webster-Vidiri says rugby is his first love.

Sports-mad Kiwis offer their thoughts.

McCartney vaulting into Britomart

Rio 2016 bronze medalist Eliza McCartney will grace the Atrium in Britomart on Wednesday night in a one-off street pole ...

Olympic bronze medalist Eliza McCartney being put to the test in downtown Auckland on Wednesday.

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