Tiny apartment's big profit

This 7.9sqm apartment on Mount St sold for $104,000 in Auckland.

There's no room to move, no proper kitchen and no toilet, but this Auckland apartment sold for $104,000.

Teacher faces sex trial

Justice.

1:23 PM  Student was "creeped out" by an Auckland teacher charged with committing indecent acts against girls, court hears.

Hooper deletes Twitter page

Pebbles Hooper has caused controversy by describing the deaths of a mother and her three children as being like "natural selection".

12:36 PM  Outrage over 'natural selection' comments prompts socialite to retreat from Twitter.

A not so crowded house

Legendary Kiwi musician Neil Finn.

Aucklanders turned down the chance to view Neil Finn's $10m Auckland mansion of music royalty.

Glow-worm photos go viral

Michael would often only get three or four usable pictures from an entire night in a cave

A Kiwi photographer known as the "king of the time-lapse" has done it again.

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Far North take on indigenous olympics

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff with a ki made by the New Zealand indigenous games contingent and one of Brazil's 24 ethnic groups.

14 min ago  New Zealand’s team for the first World Indigenous Games in Brazil is predominantly made up Maori from the Far North.

Poisonous weed taking over

1:52 PM  Woolly nightshade can be worse than gorse. And one Opua resident is keen to see the Far North District Council do something about it.

Drivers keen to put beer in the tank

Bay of Islands descendants wanted

Sport

Decision time on where to shoot

Maia Wilson has a tough decision to make.

12:41 PM  MAGS student and Tall Fern Maia Wilson has a tough call to make - netball or basketball?

First-time winners in Wellington marathon

Two runners secured their first marathon wins in Wellington on Sunday morning.

East Tamaki's Wilson Silipa caught in a tackle.

Bye week just in time for College Rifles

The disappointment of missing out in the Auckland club rugby premiership has College Rifles eyeing up the next best thing.

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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