"Death wish" chase ends in arrest

An "idiot with a death wish'' drove the wrong way down a motorway at high speed in Auckland on Saturday night.

9 min ago  It was a "miracle no one was killed" after a man drove at high speed the wrong way, Police say.

Man trapped on rocks at Piha

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7:03 AM  A fisherman can expect a rough sleep after becoming stranded on rocks.

Trapped by rising waters

Wet weather was expected to give way to thunderstorms later in the day.

An elderly man was trapped in his car today as heavy rain and thunderstorms hit the North Island.

Blindness not a barrier

William Wu in a backstroke race at the Halberg Junior Disability Games.

Cancer took William's eyes but not his determination to succeed on the track and in the pool.

Aucklanders back tolls

Aucklanders support motorway tolls to pay for transport improvements

Colmar Brunton survey shows many Aucklanders support motorway tolls to pay for transport improvements.

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"Death wish" police chase ends in arrest

An "idiot with a death wish'' drove the wrong way down a motorway at high speed in Auckland on Saturday night.

9 min ago  It was a "miracle no one was killed" after a man drove at high speed the wrong way, Police say.

Brave rescue recognised

Those involved in a daring harbour rescue have been honoured alongside Waitakere Police staff.

Aucklanders back tolls

Drawing attention to climate change

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Duffin returns to win GT2 video

A high-speed crash was not enough to stop Buckland's Andy Duffin from returning to the track to claim the 2014/15 GT2 title.

A high-speed crash was not enough to stop Andy Duffin from returning to claim the 2014/15 GT2 title.

Indiana rules in the 200m

Indiana Singer-Denton is a speed demon making a name for herself in the world of athletics.

Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams could be set to help the Tall Blacks' Olympics campaign.

Adams could Thunder into Tall Blacks side at last

NZ basketball in talks with Oklahoma City team after early exit from the NBA could free up star Kiwi centre.

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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