Small steps a big deal for Maddy

Maddy Overton swims once a week as part of her ongoing physio.

For the first time in her life, six-year-old Maddy Overton can find her balance without help.

Killer's monitoring reviewed

Tony Robertson was one of 225 on an Extended Supervision Order.

12:17 PM  Government will review how Blessie Gotingco's murderer was monitored during an earlier stint in prison.

Victim's family slams system

Arun Kumar, 57, was stabbed to death.

The family of slain dairy owner Arun Kumar plan to boycott his teen killer's sentencing.

Game must stay in 'heartland'

Local boards want Warriors fans from the south to be able to support their team at Mt Smart Stadium.

11:57 AM  Local boards in South Auckland are writing to the mayor in a bid to keep the Warriors at home at Mt Smart stadium.

Trees axed 'for better views'

Trees in a Northcote street are being illegally chopped, say residents.

Residents believe people living near council reserves are getting over-enthusiastic with their chainsaws in order to get better views.

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Family helps school in deep south

Daniel and Browen Simpson and their children Adam, 8, Alice, 3, and Katy, 8.

6 min ago  An Auckland family took a special trip to Stewart Island to help Halfmoon Bay School.

Whale Cove mansion sold

14 min ago  The Whale Cove, Paseo del Mar home owner John Harden and his wife Daphne put everything into building of the 803 square-metre clifftop mansion in 1993.

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Eastern Suburbs prepare for sudden death clash

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Tupou to captain Steelers

Counties Manukau captain Jimmy Tupou wants to spend more time at blindside flanker this season.

3 min ago  Jimmy Tupou hopes to lead with his actions in his first year as captain of Counties Manukau.

Indoor rowing world record

11:59 AM  A pair of Northland rowers have clinched a world record in indoor tandem rowing

Suburbs coach Paul Marshall will be hoping to get one over his former players.

Eastern Suburbs prepare for sudden death clash

12:06 PM  Two football rivals are set to clash with a semifinal spot up for grabs.

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