SPCA doors still closed to cats

An influx of cats, all picked up from one property, has meant the Auckland SPCA is still unable to accept new arrivals.

SPCA Auckland are still unable to house incoming cats after more than 180 felines were rescued from an alleged animal hoarder recently.

Regrets over relationship

A former Macleans College teacher's relationship with a student amounted to "serious misconduct" a tribunal has found.

A former Auckland high school PE teacher has been censured over his sexual relationship with a student.

Call for drug funding video

Samantha Lenik is one of seven Kiwis diagnosed with Pompe Disease but can't afford the unfunded treatment.

One of only seven New Zealanders diagnosed with Pompe disease is calling for the government to fund treatment for the disease.

Violent offender 'on knife edge'

William John Murphy had previously been considered for preventive detention but was given a finite sentence instead at his last court appearance.

A man who robbed and assaulted elderly women in their homes may go to jail indefinitely.

IPCA report: police in wrong

IPCA chairman Sir David Carruthers said the way police treated the two women caused them to believe they had been detained and were not free to go.

Police found to be acting unlawfully when they held women and children during an arrest.

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Alarm saves property from fire

02062015 peter mcdonald/fairfax nz news photo: A Stokes Valley based fire truck leads some friends through the Valley to mark the 75th anniversary of the fire station's opening on Saturday, April 30, 2015.

6:02 PM  A monitored burglar and fire alarm has saved a couple's Te Atatu South home from going up entirely in flames. 

Unique opportunity for employers and job seekers

JobFest15 is a unique opportunity for employers and job seekers, aged between 16 and 24, to connect face-to-face and discuss job opportunities.

Young runners unbeaten

School boy wasn't abducted : police

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Young runners unbeaten

Two young athletes have blitzed their cross-country competition

Tupou to captain Steelers

Jimmy Tupou hopes to lead with his actions in his first year as captain of Counties Manukau.

Sir John Walker has stepped down from a council committee because of health issues.

Olympian too sick for committee

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

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