Council indoor fire bylaw proposed

Council have proposed a bylaw for indoor domestic fires, to be in place by winter 2017.

6 min ago  More than 5000 Auckland homes could be affected by council's proposed bylaw.

Oro festival alcohol licence opposed

UK electro band Underworld are headlining the Oro festival, April 8, in Woodhill Forest.

8 min ago  Oro festival has had trouble acquiring a liquor licence.

Man charged over indecent acts

Police arrested the 33-year-old on Thursday evening after two women reported him doing an indecent act.

10 min ago  An allegedly pantsless man on a mountain bike in West Auckland has been charged by police.

New measles case in Auckland

A case of the measles has been confirmed in Auckland.

11 min ago  A person with the measles visited Auckland Airport and Pak 'n Saves on the North Shore last week.

Don't panic - Bunnings is coming to Westgate

Bunnings Group general manager New Zealand Jacqui Coombes, middle left, said construction will commence in the coming months.

18 min ago  Speculation about new Bunnings at Westgate not going ahead are unfounded.

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Dad rescues kids from home blaze

A father was bloodied and cut after rescuing his children from the Trimdon St home fire.

11:41 AM  Smoke detectors and a determined parent saved a south Auckland man and his kids from worse.

Teamwork busts thieving

10:51 AM  ON THE BEAT: A dip in crime in Counties Manukau East has come about due to the public taking on board prevention messages.

Jag smashes through window video

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Aces overpower Otago

Lockie Ferguson took three wickets in Otago's second innings as Auckland cruised to victory.

Auckland stay in contention for Plunket Shield with big win.

Orewa judo champion heads to Tonga

Under-63kg girl's national judo champion Cristyn Jones with Nippon Judo head coach Johan Boshoff.

Teen prepares to represent New Zealand in Judo competition in Tonga.

Keven Mealamu returns to Aorere College

Steven Luatua, Albert Ngata, Sione Mafileo and Keven Mealamu.

Keven Mealamu is hoping to give underprivileged children a better chance at playing rugby through a new initiative called 'Best Foot Forward'.

Top swimmers qualify for elite training

Leading junior swimmers chosen for the national squad at the Rotorua event, including Ella Crowe (second left front row) ...

Three East Auckland youngsters have claimed spots in a national junior swim squad.

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