Amateur traffic controller becomes video star video

Motorists passing the man at the busy intersection waved and gave him the thumbs up.

A concerned citizen took up the job of traffic controller during a power cut in West Auckland.

Graham Brazier leaves unfinished album

Hello Sailor front-man Graham Brazier has died.

0 min ago  Hello Sailor frontman Graham Brazier was working "on one of his best" albums when he died.

What's On: Weekend Fun

Tim Finn will take audiences on a journey of discovery with his White Cloud piece.

Check out our weekly guide of things you can do in Auckland this weekend. From galleries to concerts and markets to museums, there's something for everyone here.

Professional guilty of indecent acts

The offences happened on Mount Eden, close to central Auckland.

Family were in tears as an Auckland professional was found guilty of twice flashing the same female jogger.

Skeen jury asks about majority verdict

Luke Tipene, 17, was a member of the New Zealand Under-16s league in 2013.

12:52 PM  After seven hours deliberation jurors in the trial of murder accused Vincent Skeen have inquired about reaching a majority verdict.

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Junior fencers battle it out

Massey resident Daniel Garelja, 20, uses his experience as the No 2 male fencer in the country to referee a bout between Tanaya Kleeman, left and Jean Zhang.

7 min ago  Thrusts, lunges, beats and parries. The gym at Massey High School is filled with the clanking of swords as it hosts the youth national fencing championships this week.

Get a prostate check this month

19 min ago  Blue September is taking a light hearted approach to encourage men to go and get checked for prostate cancer

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Junior fencers battle it out

Massey resident Daniel Garelja, 20, uses his experience as the No 2 male fencer in the country to referee a bout between Tanaya Kleeman, left and Jean Zhang.

Thrusts, lunges, beats and parries. The gym at Massey High School is filled with the clanking of swords as it hosts the youth national fencing championships this week.

Harbour NPC games dearest in region

North Harbour Stadium has some of the highest prices in the country for ITM Cup rugby.

North Harbour fans are paying more than their rugby neighbours when it comes to supporting their ITM Cup team.

SPORT: Otahuhu squeak into semis

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck inspired Otahuhu College to victory over St Paul's in 2011.

Otahuhu College is in the final of the national secondary school rugby league final tomorrow.

Mt Albert and Pt Chevalier head to war

Pt Chevalier fullback Siua Otonuku with coach Grant Pocklington after they took the title off Mt Albert in 2013.

Defending champions Pt Chevalier will face off against the Mt Albert Lions in their third straight Fox Memorial final.

Cyclist breaks record in Kazakhstan

Holly White with her medal from the UCI Juniors Track World Championships in Kazakhstan.

A secondary school track cyclist from Auckland has given the world track records a shake up.

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