Daring water rescue honoured gallery video

Constable Paul Watts and Constable Simon Russell have been honoured for their bravery after they rescued a woman trapped in her car in Waitemata Harbour.

2:05 PM  The bravery of two Auckland officers who pulled a woman from a sinking car has been formally recognised.

Good Samaritan's bravery recognised

'Awful, violent death'

The man accused of murdering Blessie Gotingco appears in the High Court in Auckland.

3:31 PM  Accused hit Blessie Gotingco with car before abducting, raping and murdering her, court told.

AOS at Auckland house

Armed Offenders Squad position themselves outside a house on Mahia Road in South Auckland.

3:27 PM  A wounded and limping man is in custody after a shoot-out with police in south Auckland.

Kiwis urged to help Nepal

Nepalese residents desperately search for survivors of the earthquake.

Auckland and Far North residents are being urged to help Nepal following an earthquake which killed 4000 people.

Public officials face charges

Court generic NZ

Three men connected to Auckland Transport appear in court charged with corruption.

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Man wounded in police shoot-out

Armed Offenders Squad position themselves outside a house on Mahia Road in South Auckland.

3:27 PM  A wounded and limping man is in custody after a shoot-out with police in south Auckland.

Banks seeks acquittal over lunch dates video

3:24 PM  Two lunches, two Americans, two donations: who's telling the truth?

Family's tale of survival in Nepal

Good Samaritan's bravery recognised video

Sport

Western Springs through to next round

Western Spring's Lauren Mathis (right) and Melanie Gooch celebrate a goal during the Women's Knockout Cup match at Murdoch Park on April 26. Photo: PHOTOTEK

Highlights of the Western Springs and Papatoetoe AFC match captured in pictures.

A very special Race to the Sky

Possum Bourne Motorsport is still revelling in the success of seeing its namesake's former car take out the Race to the Sky hill climb.

The Uruguay FIFA U-20 World Cup team will be training at Hibiscus Coast AFC thanks to club technical director Mauricio Rojas' links to the team.

Uruguay team to train on the coast

Thanks to club links Hibiscus Coast AFC will be hosting the Uruguay U-20 World Cup team for training ahead of the tournament.

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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