Museum is potty over pottery

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

10:13 AM  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.

13 min ago  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.

Te Oro ready to open

The Te Oro art facility has many new artworks, including the Te Oro Tukutuku panel hanging in the front entrance.

9:54 AM  The people of Glen Innes are set to celebrate the multi-million dollar music and arts centre opening on the weekend.

Suicide helpline loses bid

Lifeline is the organisation which pushed Blues coach and All Black great Sir John Kirwan’s campaign to raise awareness of depression.

10:47 AM  Lifeline has told staff they may face redundancy following an unsuccessful bid for a new government contract.

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NZ superbike champion watching his back

Jaden and Aaron Hassan with the machines that hurtle them around a track at speeds close to 300kmh.

6 min ago  New Zealand's youngest ever superbike champion Jaden Hassan needs to keep an eye on younger brother Aaron's successes.

"This is not the World Cup"

11 min ago  New signs on the sidelines are to help curb bad behaviour by supporters and parents at football games.

Local refuges overworked and underfunded

Waitemata goes down to Pakuranga gallery

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NZ superbike champion watching his back

Jaden and Aaron Hassan with the machines that hurtle them around a track at speeds close to 300kmh.

8 min ago  New Zealand's youngest ever superbike champion Jaden Hassan needs to keep an eye on younger brother Aaron's successes.

Force aim to break losing streak

The Western Force hope not to make history when they take on the Blues after nine straight losses.

Waitemata goes down to Pakuranga gallery

11:13 AM  Waitemata are licking their wounds as they prepare for this weekend's Best of the West.

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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