Man shot dead by police gallery video

Myers Park in Auckland was in lockdown.

6:39 AM  Witnesses talk of shots and yelling as police shoot dead man thought to be armed in central Auckland park.

Rough sleeping on the rise

Auckland's Queen Street shoppers wander past homeless man

A report into homelessness in West Auckland has highlighted a need for more social housing in the area.

Cat cafe gets the green light

Would you like some tuna with your tea?

Cat lovers have will soon be able to mix a coffee with a cuddle.

Craig could run for mayor video

Colin Craig say he has not ruled out running for Auckland mayor next year.

Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has not ruled out running for Auckland mayor next year

Navy ships return home video

HMAS Perth prepares to come alongside HMNZS Endeavour to conduct a Replenishment at Sea.

Over 1100 friends and family welcomed home Endeavour and Te Kaha after months at sea.

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Fresh veges in place of trains

After: The vacant site now referred to as The Junction Pocket Park where businesses and residents can “adopt a box” to grow fresh produce.

2 min ago  Volunteers are transforming an inner city eyesore into a community garden with an "adopt a box" scheme.

MP joins Mt Eden prison protest

Protestors have rallied outside Mt Eden prison calling for private operator Serco to go.

Winston to boost NZ First, or resign

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Umaga names five Steelers debutants

Jared Page scored 33 points in his Counties Manukau debut against Thames Valley last year.

Five players will make their Counties Manukau debuts in the side's first pre-season hit out of the year against Taranaki in Otorohanga on Saturday.

Olympian too sick for committee

Sir John Walker steps down from Auckland Council committee, but will continue on council.

Young runners unbeaten

Two young athletes have blitzed their cross-country competition

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