Shot man claimed to have gun gallery video

David Cerven.

2 min ago  Police have shot dead a man, who was wanted for three armed robberies in a week, as he advanced on them claiming to have a gun.

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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Silverdale Pony Club approaches another season

Vice president Jaimee Cook rides her horse Jin. Cook has been a member of the Silverdale Pony Club since 1999.

9:02 AM  First established in 1968 the Silverdale Pony Club is still going strong as it nears its 50th year.

Roll growth is "uncharted territory" for schools

8:32 AM  The property market is not the only sector that's booming in Auckland, school age population is increasing dramatically and educators are feeling the pressure.

Fresh veges in place of trains

MP joins Mt Eden prison protest

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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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