Fire leaves family with nothing

Shakuntala Ram, left, her son Akshay and granddaughter Drishti, 8, have lost everything after their house caught fire.

A devastating house fire has left the Ram family with just the clothes on their backs.

Tall challenge for road cone fan

The fresh road cone appeared up a Norfolk pine in Stillwater overnight.

9:25 PM  New type of "pine cone" appearing on trees overnight.

Man sought over assaults

Police are searching for a man who looks like this. He has allegedly assaulted six women in Mt Albert.

A man has been approaching women in Mt Albert and trying to kiss and touch them, police say.

Stranded travellers back home

Air New Zealand passengers who had to camp out at Hong Kong airport are back in New Zealand.

Air New Zealand passengers who had to sleep at Hong Kong Airport are back on home soil.

Ammonia leak in Henderson

Ammonia began leaking from a premises on Corban Ave in Henderson about 4.45am on Monday.

Fire crews are working to contain ammonia leaking from a 300kg vessel.

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Diwali's lucky stars

From left. Amrit Jagayat, Harprit Singh and Gurneet Rehsi in their colourful bhangra outfits.

Bollywood Bhangra will perform on stage for Diwali.

Super Black at Bathurst then V8 festival

Super Black Racing in Wellsford is back at Bathurst from October 8-11.

Charity Christmas event in doubt unless funds found

Snip cats for spring


Wallabies give Horne every chance

Waisea Nayacalevu of Fiji takes on Michael Hooper (left) and Rob Horne of Australia.

Coach Michael Chieka hopeful injured wing will remain with squad for the rest of the World Cup.

Mean Hands proudly Avondale-bred

Kali Meehan beat one of the country's best fighters Shane Cameron, right, last November – but time will tell if the 45-year-old still has what it takes.

The upcoming fight with New Zealand's heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will be a special occasion for Kali Meehan.

Marist rise and then fall

Marist's Kirsty Lakay takes a swing.

Marist women's softball title defence got off to a fair start in the first two games of the Auckland Fastpitch season.

Rogers set to let loose on Targa

All- wheel drive means David Rogers can fly around the corners in his Mitsubishi Evolution 10.

The clock is ticking down to New Zealand's ultimate road race with driver David Rogers looking to push the limits.

Kiwi speaks about US college killings

Auckland basketballer Jaylen Gerrand, 20, has spoken out about seeing the gunman who killed nine people, and then himself, at a school in Oregon.

"I heard what I thought was a firecracker," Jaylen Gerrand said. "I didn't expect it to be a gun."

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