Soapy sleeping spot draws crowd

A seal takes a nap in a south Auckland car wash building.

2 min ago  A fur seal has taken up residence in south Auckland for the second day in a row, this time at a carwash.

Nightmare ride for students

The bus journey turned into a nightmare for the West Auckland students when the relieving bus driver also refused to slow down around winding roads.

3 min ago  Students jumped from a moving bus after the driver failed to drop them off at their stops, parent says.

Double-murder jury retire

The jury has retired to decide if the man who killed two store workers was insane at the time.

11:41 AM  A jury retires to decide the fate of the man accused of murdering two Auckland pawn shop workers.

SkyCity centre gets OK video

11:08 AM  SkyCity comes up with a new convention centre design that doesn't require a taxpayer top-up.

Death at police station

A man has died in custody in Auckland.

Police are investigating a man's death in custody at Auckland's Manukau police station.

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Rocky Bay resident captures her prince

Prince Harry's walkabout in Auckland is a crowd pleaser. He is accompanied by his private secretary Edward Lane Fox.

11:39 AM  Experienced amateur photographer Joan Kirk continues to snap royals for her personal album.

New flowers for grieving families

11:36 AM  Kylie Booker is helping raise money for the parents and families who "suffered heartache" after seeing their children's graves destroyed.

Bus stop puts kids in danger

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Pukekohe's season back on track

Drury's Toni Kautai charges in to Patumahoe's Tamati Fromm.

Pukekohe has snapped their two game losing streak with a 40-15 win over Manurewa in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition.

Win just the start for Karaka

Karaka secured the Challenge Cup with an impressive 34-5 win over Waiuku but they are not ready to celebrate yet.

Josh Stol scored two tries in Bombay's 36-16 win against Te Kauwhata.

Bombay battle the conditions

Bombay have overcome wet and windy conditions and a frisky Te Kauwhata side to claim a 36-16 win.

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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