Old wardrobe's hidden treasure gallery

15042015 news photo. Sarah Roberts/FairfaxNZ. A photo of a man and woman on what appears to be their wedding day.

A TradeMe buy landed Net Warren with more than just a wardrobe, there was a bag of memories in there as well.

Hunt for man in wharf brawl

Police warn Robert Austin is dangerous and should not be approached.

12:52 PM  Police seek "dangerous" man accused of bashing two fishermen on Ti Point wharf.

Swney pleads guilty to fraud

Former Heart of the City boss Alex Swney.

12:17 PM  Former Auckland Heart of the City boss defrauded the publicly funded organisation.

Wardlaws' reality TV windfall

Despite not winning the grand prize, Robyn Marks and her boyfriend Tim Wardlaw have netted enough of a profit from their reality TV show renovation to start hunting for their own home. Tim's parents Kathy and Mick also participated on the show.

They didn't nab the $100,000 grand prize, but Our First Home contestants the Wardlaws have enough to start searching for a new home.

Motorbike thefts investigated

Police are investigating the theft of motorbikes worth more than $100,000.

Police want the public to keep an eye out for motorbikes sold in suspicious circumstances following multiple motorcycle thefts.

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Autistic Auckland man forced into care

1 min ago  Autistic man kept in compulsory care for decade has sentence extended with no end in sight.

Beagle FM is here to play

5 min ago  The people you know and the musicians you probably don't – that's the doctrine of Whangarei's newest community radio station, Beagle FM.

Hairdresser shapes futures

GE hearing crucial

Sport

Swimming stars make waves gallery

Lauren Boyle competes in the Womens 400m freestyle during the New Zealand Swimming Championships at West Wave Waitakere on April 14, 2015.

The New Zealand swimming champs wrapped up on April 17 in Auckland and 10 swimmers are now destined for the world champs

Sawing way to world title

David McDonald is an accountant by day and an axeman by night.

Trent Boult has won a fan in South African pace bowler Dale Steyn.

Steyn eager to team with Boult

World's best test bowler happy operating in the T20 shadow of Kiwi Trent Boult, but eager to play in tandem.

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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