A long weekend of fun

Expect all things British to hit Queens Wharf this Queens Birthday weekend.

8:36 AM  It's a long weekend, hurrah! There is so much to do in Auckland this weekend, many of it celebrating the Queen and all things British, so get out and about and have a jolly good time.

Crashes cause delays 

Crashes are causing delays on Auckland's southern motorway.

7:41 AM  Commuters are warned to expect significant delays following two crashes in the northbound lanes of Auckland’s southern motorway.

SkyCity's measles scare

A person infected with measles stayed at Auckland's SkyCity Hotel on May 22-24.

17 min ago  A case of measles identified in Manawatu has been traced back to Auckland's SkyCity hotel and there are fears other guests may have been infected.

Man allegedly surfed on taxi video

Johnny Bennett.

A man who calls himself "danger" has gone on trial for allegedly surfing on a taxi over Auckland's Harbour Bridge. 

Social worker sex trial

270515 News Photo: Rory O'Sullivan/Fairfax Alexia Joseph leaves Auckland District Court on Wednesday. Featured on left: Alexia Joseph

A teen who allegedly had sex with his 28-year-old social worker said he was in love with the woman.

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Rescue dog inspires book gallery

Jean Silver with rescue dog Ellie, who inspired her to write a book.

17 min ago  Ellie the fox terrier cross got a second chance at life and her story now features in a book.

Queen St residents all smiles gallery

8:11 AM  The final design of the Northcote Cycleway balances the needs of cyclists and residents.

Police find elderly man

SPORT: Umaga happy with his Cavaliers hit out

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Dream conditions for win gallery video

It was good conditions when Elliot Paerata-Reid won the 2015 Rip Curl Pro for under-20s.

It was only in the final 30 seconds that Elliot Paerata-Reid caught his winning wave.

Wesley 1st XV to defend title

Wesley College's 1st XV coach is confident that they have what they takes to win the national title this year despite fielding a young side. 

26052015 News photo: Alexandra Newlove/Fairfax NZ
Fifa Under-20 teams from Myanmar and the USA are welcomed to Whangarei via a powhiri at Kaka Porowini Marae.
27-whl-fifa-F: Dick Shepherd, Benjamin Pittman and Pereri Tito.
27-whl-fifa-G: Mayor Sheryl Mai

World's best welcomed to Whangarei

Some of the world's best young footballers have had their first taste of kapa haka.

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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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