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Mother haunted by son's death

A woman has told how every night she pictures her trapped son bleeding to death as fire and ambulance officers watched on.

Service needs 'to be reliable'

Using public transport has become an exercise in the art of train transfer for one partially sighted man.

Girl hit by car on pedestrian crossing

Girl critically injured after being hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing had just bought lollies from dairy.

Bird nests don't fly at Auckland airport

A couple have been sent back to Shanghai after trying to smuggle edible bird nests into Auckland.

Car reversed over man's leg

An elderly man has been hit by a jeep in an Auckland supermarket carpark.

This isn't what you think it is

Ooh, is that an alien from District 9? Indeed. But it's crafted from choc and rice crispies.

Sun makes a comeback in upper north

Some afternoon sunshine is bound to bring smiles to faces in Auckland and Northland this afternoon.

Asbestos left in HNZ property

Boarder's fall broke back

Negotiations over North Head

A local body authority wants control of North Head but not before the government pays for maintenance work.

Second test in the balance

New Australia captain Steve Smith is manning the barricades against India at the Gabba.

Auckland City 'moral victors'

Coach full of pride after team lost pulsating Club World Cup semifinal to South American champs San Lorenzo.

Cheika unfazed by exodus

Warriors back in capital

Money the big factor for Carter

Dan Carter admits the chance to become the world’s highest paid rugby player was key in his signing for Racing Metro.

Katy Perry flies into Queenstown

Queenstown is buzzing with news Katy Perry had been in town after the singer posted a photo of her and a helicopter.

Hot Seat contestant's embarrassing fail

Whitney Beseler will remember her stint on the Millionaire Hot Seat as the most embarrassing moment of her life.

What we listened to in 2014

Robin Williams' son opens up

'Hotbeds of murder and mayhem'

Bambi's mother is shot by a hunter, Scar sends Mufasa plummeting off a cliff, Nemo's mum is eaten by a barracuda - children's cartoons are rife with violent murders.

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