'Still numb and disbelieving'

Massey High School supplied this picture of Keenan Matthes, who died after being hit by a train on April 20.

School to hold celebration for star pupil tragically killed by a train while out running.

Love letter to Papatoetoe stuff nation

Little known fact - Auckland mayor Phil Goff bought his first home in Papatoetoe, in Wilmay Ave in the 1970s.

A place where simply driving down its 'best street' just makes you feel happy.

Two injured in Auckland stabbing

St John Ambulance rushed the two injured people to Middlemore Hospital.

Man seriously hurt and woman with moderate injuries following Papakura incident.

Love letter to Onehunga

Another day out fishing off the Old Mangere Bridge, another empty bucket.

It helps to have a people-mover in Onehunga: the two-tone Toyota Ipsum (1995-2001 models only, please) is de rigueur.

Man injured riding train

The man suffered life-threatening injuries after an incident at the Puhinui Train Station (file photo).

How did a "significantly" injured man on a train in south Auckland come to be on board?

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Fair pay further from reach

Education support workers in early childhood education could have a claim that they are underpaid because their ...

NZEI union says the new Pay Equity Bill will make it harder, not easier, to reduce the gender pay gap.

$6000 worth of meat stolen in Far North butcher burglary

After $6000 worth of meat was taken, a Far North butcher may have to shut his doors permanently.

Love letter to Western Springs

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Black Stacks on a high

Ashley Foster from the Black Stacks returned from the 2017 World Sport Stacking Championships in Taiwan with a fifth ...

New Zealand's cup stacking team has had a successful trip to the world champs in Taiwan.

Club's first ever big win

The Orewa Sharks secure their spot and defeat all teams.

Baseball plays hit the ground running at this year's national tournament.

Elected officials on their bikes

Rodney Local Board 'Chair Leader' Beth Houlbrooke, with gold medal winner and board member Alison Roe and councillor ...

Allison Roe swapped running shoes for bike pedals and claimed gold at the World Masters Games.

Valerie Adams now a Dame

Dame Valerie Adams receives The Insignia of a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to athletics ...

Valerie beams with pride after receiving her Damehood medal.

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