NZ's building boom

Steven Joyce and Nick Smith introduce the latest National Construction Pipeline Report at Three Kings Quarry.

Auckland to grow the size of Whangarei every three years, with NZ needing 50,000 more tradies by 2021.

Security breach at airport

A Jetstar flight was offloaded at Auckland Airport shortly after 2pm on Tuesday.

Passenger went the wrong way through an exit gate, sparking closures at domestic terminal.

'I ain't going to get it now'

Luana Taylor, left, Cindy Taylor, centre, and Brian Taylor, right, appeared in the High Court at Auckland.

Accused claims elderly woman who died in her house owed her hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Unitary Plan: D-Day for Auckland

Auckland's new plan will be a blueprint for future development, including greater housing intensification.

If councillors can't agree on plan released on Wednesday, government will step in.

Maurice Williamson bowing out

National MP Maurice Williamson has announced his retirement from politics at the next election.

From big gay rainbows, to leaky homes success and a major breach of the Cabinet Manual. Maurice Williamson bows out.

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Random kindness for Cerebral Palsy

Alex Mullin (left) and Sarah Freeman who will be cycling the length of New Zealand to raise money for Oscar Cakebread's ...

Four Auckland women are cycling NZ to raise money for a boy they've never met with Cerebral Palsy.

Celebrating the west Auckland story

Renowned producer, director and former head of South Pacific Pictures John Barnett has been inducted into the BNZ West Auckland Business Hall of Fame.  

Fun game, strange name

Residents urged to get involved

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Pt Chev Pirates preparing to defend ttitle

Pirates' Arden McCarthy gets the better of the Hornets' defence.

The Fox Memorial Shield defending champions are shaping up well for the do-or-die weeks of the season.

Bend it like Bel

Bel van Noorden faces a slide tackle by Catherine Pretty.

After snapping the ACL tendon in her knee during a match, soccer star Bel has won a scholarship to the US.

One Tree Hill teacher bound for Rio

Christine McKnight will head to the Rio 2016 Paralympic games as a tennis official.

Christine McKnight is set to umpire on the tennis courts of the Rio Paralympics in September.

Multi-million dollar revamp at club

Artist impression of what the new Orewa Surf Club will look like.

A multi million dollar revamp of the Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club is a step closer.

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