Kids' football 'not the World Cup'

New sideline signs promote good behaviour.

New signs provide a gentle reminder for over-excited parents about how to behave at their kids' soccer games.

Kayaker dies at Muriwai Beach

101214 news Photo:supplied/Wairarapa News. Riversdale Surf Lifesaving Club

1:24 PM  A kayaker who died in powerful surf at Auckland's Muriwai Beach has been named by police.

Museum is potty over pottery

Portage Ceramics Trust chairwoman Lorraine Wilson is overwhelmed by the interest she has received in regards to the museum

The pottery that every kiwi recognises now has its own museum showcasing the many iconic designs of Crown Lynn.

Jury selected for Chen case

Yun Qing Liu (pictured at an earlier court appearance) is on trial for the murder of his wife Cissy Chen.

The murder trial for the partner of Auckland woman Cissy Chen will begin in earnest on Wednesday.

Things to do in Auckland

BItchin' Bingo draws big crowds wherever it is hosted.

The working week stretches out before us. Check out Auckland's best events to keep you happy at night.

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Slav Alexeichik's return to the ring

Kickboxer Slav Alexeichik is preparing for the fight of his career.

0 min ago  Call it a comeback, a return to the ring or the moment of truth - Slav Alexeichik✓ doesn't care

Local refuges overworked and underfunded

4 min ago  Artists are being called on to support Whangarei's Women's Refuges, which are under increasing strain.

Aussie Rules for Kiwi kids gallery

Waiuku man's tears for Nepal


Aussie Rules for Kiwi kids gallery

Te Auraki Kapa-Kaaka, 12, centre, outruns his classmates Javena Lakatani, 11, left, and Nathan Tait, 11, right.

13 min ago  A new generation of footballers are starting early and preparing to move up the ranks. 

Win keeps Ardmore Marist in touch

12:57 PM  Ardmore Marist continued its charge in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition with a 30-7 win over Onewhero at Bruce Pulman Park on Saturday.

Slav Alexeichik's return to the ring

18 min ago  Call it a comeback, a return to the ring or the moment of truth - Slav Alexeichik✓ doesn't care

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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