Another Conservative quits

The Conservative Party board continues to crumble as acting chairman John Stringer resigns.

0 min ago  Acting chairman John Stringer is latest in a long line of board members to quit the party.

Empty house burns down

Firefighters were called to the suspicious blaze on Sunday morning

1:25 PM  An abandoned house in Northland has been burnt to the ground in a suspicious blaze

'I've lost faith in police'

The lives of Richard Neville, his wife Donna and his two sons have changed tragically since he was injured during a police shoot-out.

After being used as a 'human shield' in a fatal shootout on a city motorway, Richard Neville is suing police for $1.4 million.

Studying sewage for drugs

The drug-taking habits of 1.4 million Aucklanders will be revealed by a Massey University study of waste water.

University researchers are drug testing all Aucklanders, and without the need for their consent.

An 'admirable' maths teacher

10062015 News Photo: Peter Meecham/ Fairfax NZ
Former Auckland Grammar School Teacher Simon Toon, who has been convicted of performing an indecent act in a public place (classroom). 

NOTE; As of 10 June 2015 name, image and details of the case are suppressed and under appeal until the end of June when it will be revisited- Latest story by Sam Boyer CHECK BEFORE PUBLICATION!!!

Auckland Grammar teacher caught masturbating in a classroom, downloaded porn while at King's College.

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Twins' 'energy and goodness' remembered

Twin sisters Laura and Sophie Langston spent last night side by side watching movies.

Fundraising with a twist gallery

The words sweat it, move it, live it, stop it became the mantra at Pompallier Catholic College recently as the school ran its inaugural Challenge Week.

New ambulance station worth the wait

Generosity, kindness 'overwhelming' gallery

Sport

Sharks reach NBL final

Tai Wesley lead the Southland Sharks to a win over the Supercity Rangers in the NBL semifinals.

The Southland Sharks reached the NBL final with a 95-80 semifinal win over the Supercity Rangers

Massive ABs banner unveiled video

An All Blacks fan banner as long as a Boeing 777-300 aircraft has been unveiled at Eden Park.

Anastasia Sekene, right, holds the national trophy with former Auckland Women's Seven coach Peter Walters and team member Tysha Ikenasio.

Young rugby player heads to Japan

High school student Anastasia Sekene says playing rugby with older women is a tough ask.

Auckland Faces

Elderly tourist found

Police are searching for a 71-year-old Chinese woman

Police are searching for a 71-year-old woman missing in Auckland

Mexican mum loves NZ

Living in Auckland is all about keeping her balance for Mexican mother of two Linabel Hadlee.

HAPPY HERE: Fou Alene-Tumataiki says New Zealand has ‘‘open arms’’ for Pacific migrants.

Life off 'The Rock'

When Fou Alene-Tumataiki left Niue she forgot her native language. 40 years later, she's teaching it to kids.

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