Daughter 'saw me catch on fire'

Burns victim Paul Robinson recovers from his injuries.

19 min ago  An airforce veteran who dodged scud missiles in the Gulf War has survived an explosion back home in Auckland.

Crash near airport slows traffic

Police attended a three-car crash near Auckland Airport that has traffic backed up for kilometres.

9:49 AM  Drivers heading to Auckland Airport are facing delays following a minor car crash.

Auckland braves coldest night

Temperatures dropped to 2 degrees Celsius in parts of Auckland.

9:27 AM  Aucklanders have made it through the region’s coldest night so far this year.

Blaze at doctor's surgery gallery

Fire in Mt Albert, Auckland.

10:03 AM  A blaze has ripped through a family doctor's surgery in Auckland's Mt Albert.

What's going bang in the night?

Residents are curious to find the source of loud "bangs" heard in the Hillsborough-Onehunga area.

9:36 AM  The cause of mysterious loud "bangs" heard around a normally quiet Auckland suburb is still puzzling residents.

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World's best welcomed to Whangarei

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

5 min ago  Some of the world's best young footballers have had their first taste of kapa haka.

Whiteheads return to the Waitakere Ranges gallery video

10:04 AM  Whitehead birds now have a better chance of establishing a population in the Waitakere Ranges.

What's going bang in the night?

Coast comes together for Melissa Galley

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World's best welcomed to Whangarei

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

8 min ago  Some of the world's best young footballers have had their first taste of kapa haka.

National audience for Pukekohe

When the Pukekohe 1st XV kick off their Counties Manukau Premier Secondary Schools campaign, they will do so in the national eye.

Fuifatu Asomua, pictured here with identical twin brother Suetena, will captain the Wesley College 1st XV this year.

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. 

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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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