PhD four decades in the making

Birkenhead's Eleanor Hamlyn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1975 and has now finished her PhD.

A Birkenhead woman has graduated with her PhD, exactly 40 years after she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts.

Boy and grandmother hit by car

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Toddler remains in critical condition after he and his grandmother were hit by car in Auckland.

Blessie jury told to stay offline

Blessie Gotingco

Judge concludes the sixth day of murder trial by reminding the jury not to researching the case online. 

Auckland to pay extra

How much more will Auckland homeowners pay with a rates rise and a transport levy?

How much more will Aucklanders pay a week if a transport levy is added to rates rises?

Power back in central Auckland

Power costs could be cut drastically if electricity supplies were privatised.

Power in central Auckland has been restored, after an hour.

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One-eyed Scotsman wins curling bronze for New Zealand

Iain Craig says losing his left eye to cancer has not impacted his curling game.

4 min ago  Not one to let cancer and the loss of an eye stand in his way, Iain Craig is still enjoying curling and winning medals for his efforts.

Drowning at Auckland home

Police are investigating a "water-related" death at a property on Auckland's North Shore.

Sign business ticking along

Man found sleeping after police chase

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One-eyed Scotsman wins curling bronze for New Zealand

Iain Craig says losing his left eye to cancer has not impacted his curling game.

3 min ago  Not one to let cancer and the loss of an eye stand in his way, Iain Craig is still enjoying curling and winning medals for his efforts.

Young players eye up tournament gallery

A team of young sevens players have had a taste of success and now they want more.

Winning the national jockey's premiership could be on the cards for Pukekohe's Danielle Johnson.

Johnson has premiership locked in sights

With three months still left in the racing season, the race is on for the national jockey's premiership and Pukekohe jockey Danielle Johnson has it in her sights.

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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