Man allegedly surfed on taxi video

Johnny Bennett.

3:52 PM  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.

'Reeked of rotting shellfish'

Dead cockles on the Whangateau Harbour beds

A multi-agency investigation is under way into large-scale shellfish deaths at the coastal location of Ngunguru.

From high heels to runners

Northcote Primary School is the 31st school Anna McNuff has shared her story with.

Anna McNuff is running the length of New Zealand - just to help our kids.

Blaze at doctor's surgery gallery video

Fire in Mt Albert, Auckland.

A blaze has ripped through a family doctor's surgery in Auckland's Mt Albert.

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Charity bowls raising thousands gallery

Papakura Club's indoor charity bowls has been raising money for hospice for 25 years

12 min ago  Membership is dropping but spirits are high as keen indoor bowlers compete for a worthy cause.

Teacher also a pro wrestler

13 min ago  It's hard to imagine pupils misbehaving for teacher-turned-professional wrestler Haydn Daniels.

Dream conditions for win gallery video

Quarry transport links going ahead gallery


Dream conditions for win gallery video

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

13 min ago  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.

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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