Boy and grandmother hit by car

A woman rushing to grab her grandson from a busy Auckland street was unable to stop him from being hit by a car.

Blessie jury told to stay offline

Blessie Gotingco

Judge concludes the sixth day of murder trial by reminding the jury not to researching the case online. 

Auckland to pay extra

How much more will Auckland homeowners pay with a rates rise and a transport levy?

How much more will Aucklanders pay a week if a transport levy is added to rates rises?

Power back in central Auckland

Power costs could be cut drastically if electricity supplies were privatised.

Power in central Auckland has been restored, after an hour.

Caretakers help garden grow

Kelmarna Gardens manager Adrian Roche.

Kelmarna Gardens is encouraging new volunteers to lend a hand to ensure the city-fringe idyll is sustained for years to come.

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Govt could go ahead with housing

Housing Minister Nick Smith says the Government has the power to approve special housing areas in Auckland without the council's consent if they overplay their demands.

5:20 PM  Auckland special housing areas could go ahead if council "overplay cards" with infrastructure demands, MP says.

Letters to the editor- May 7 edition

4:48 PM  Opinions in the nor-west

Financial boost for Well Foundation appeal

Sign business ticking along

Sport

Johnson has premiership locked in sights

Winning the national jockey's premiership could be on the cards for Pukekohe's Danielle Johnson.

4:54 PM  With three months still left in the racing season, the race is on for the national jockey's premiership and Pukekohe jockey Danielle Johnson has it in her sights.

A triumphant weekend

Three local derbies highlighted the weekend's action in the NRFL.

Henderson Intermediate School U55kg player Jason Chan Boon in action in the final against Glen Eden.

Young players eye up tournament gallery

A team of young sevens players have had a taste of success and now they want more.

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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