Identity of dead body revealed

Police investigate a badly decomposed body found in dense bush at Orakei Reserve, Okapi Bay.

Man was believed to have been sleeping rough after returning from overseas.

Park purchases halted

North Shore councillor John Watson says open space must be provided to deal with an increasing population.

Auckland Council changes rules to throw responsibility for buying land for parks on to developers.

Food, jelly and theatre video

The students describe their art as an "experiential culinary experience".

Student duo the only New Zealanders selected for prestigious Sydney Design Festival.

Cancer sufferer's dream car stolen

The classic AC Cobra was Brad Douglas' dream car.

Freshly diagnosed, she bought her husband a car because "life's too short" – only to have it stolen.

$60K shed gone by lunch gallery

The Birkenhead wharf bus shed in the process of being relocated by Auckland Transport.

A $60,000 North Shore bike shed removed by Auckland Transport after just three years.

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Wild weather sinks home

By the time the Andersons found out what had happened early the next morning, there was little left.

10:27 PM  The Andersons renovated a boat to live aboard with their young family, but now that dream is in pieces.

Marae to close doors

Te Puea Memorial Marae will stop taking in Auckland's homeless after the busy winter months.

The 'forgotten organ'

Glenfield youth centre 'actually happening'

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Grammar TEC book ticket for Gallaher Shield final

Grammar TEC's Corey Niwa.

Auckland Rugby's defending champs are headed to Eden Park this Saturday after defeating neighbouring rivals College Rifles.

Orewa to host surf lifesaving champs

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Orewa lifeguard Gauthier Boyer keeps an eye on and directs kids back to ...

Every motel in Orewa has already been booked up in preparation for the event.

Vandals rip up sports fields

House Park in Mangere has been severely damaged after joy-riding vandals ripped up the fields.

South Auckland sports teams are losing game time and morale as their grounds are vandalised.

Cleverley's Rio dream materialises

Daisy Cleverley playing for Eastern Suburbs on May 29.

The Eastern Suburbs footballer has arrived at the 2016 Olympics with the Football Ferns.

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