Young killer given jail sentence

Slain Henderson dairy owner Arun Kumar, 57.

11:33 AM  The full story of the killing of Auckland dairy owner Arun Kumar began before his teen killer's birth, the judge said as he jailed the boy for six years.

Five things to do this weekend

Michael Hurst has adapted Aristophanes' play Lysistrata, which is currently showing at Q Theatre.

Another month has rolled on by, it seems like Christmas is just around the corner- yikes! Get out and about this weekend and give July the send off it deserves.

Car hits cow in north Auckland

Taylor said collisions with cows were common in rural areas due to the curious nature of the animals.

A cow is dead after it was hit by a car on a rural road in north Auckland.

Smoke on the motorway

A small garage fire is causing a lot of smoke, which is drifting across Auckland's southwestern motorway.

Smoke from a garage fire is drifting across Auckland's southwestern motorway.

$50,000 offered in murder case

Police are offering a $50,000 reward as they seek Brett Fraser's killer.

Police are offering a reward of up to $50,000 as they try to solve the murder of West Auckland Brett Fraser.

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New home for kindergarten

1 min ago  After a long wait, the Pt Chevalier Kindergarten community has a new home.

Ko Lane pops up in East Auckland

5 min ago  A street has been named after golf superstar Lydia Ko in East Auckland

A school of tree climbers

Reserve result a 'Texan chainsaw massacre' gallery

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Young runners unbeaten

Two young athletes have blitzed their cross-country competition

Tupou to captain Steelers

Jimmy Tupou hopes to lead with his actions in his first year as captain of Counties Manukau.

Sir John Walker has stepped down from a council committee because of health issues.

Olympian too sick for committee

Sir John Walker steps down from Auckland Council committee, but will continue on council.

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