Happy addition to royal album

big headline for royal story

She once snapped a photo of Princess Di. 32 years later, the avid royal watcher turned her lens to Prince Harry.

Man burnt in boiler incident

Greenmeadows Intermediate School in Manurewa, South Auckland.

19 min ago  A man has been seriously burnt after an incident with boiler at an Auckland school.

Nightmare ride for students

The bus journey turned into a nightmare for the West Auckland students when the relieving bus driver also refused to slow down around winding roads.

2:05 PM  Students jumped from a moving bus after the driver failed to drop them off at their stops, parent says.

Fate sealed by cage 

A seal takes a nap in a south Auckland car wash building.

1:56 PM  A gathering crowd applauded as a young seal was herded into a cage after coming ashore for the second day in a row.

Report alcohol-related nuisance

Evidence is needed to ensure alcohol bans remain in areas like Papakura's  Fernaig Reserve.

People are being asked to report incidents of litter, broken glass, empty bottles and disorder caused by problem drinking in public areas.

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Technique aligns your three brains

Suzanne Henwood says mBraining is about making the world a better place.

6 min ago  Suzanne Henwood lives in Titirangi with her husband, two kids, two cats and two fish. Chief reporter Simon Smith caught up with her to ask about her job as one of eight mBraining master trainers worldwide.

Teen raises thousands for bestie gallery

9 min ago  Caitlin Sheehan is over the moon she has exceeded her fundraising target.

Drive to improve bus travel gallery

IHC launches unique art exhibition


Pukekohe's season back on track

Drury's Toni Kautai charges in to Patumahoe's Tamati Fromm.

Pukekohe has snapped their two game losing streak with a 40-15 win over Manurewa in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition.

Win just the start for Karaka

Karaka secured the Challenge Cup with an impressive 34-5 win over Waiuku but they are not ready to celebrate yet.

Josh Stol scored two tries in Bombay's 36-16 win against Te Kauwhata.

Bombay battle the conditions

Bombay have overcome wet and windy conditions and a frisky Te Kauwhata side to claim a 36-16 win.

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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