Police seek samaritan

Police are searching for this woman who assisted Wiremu before he was admitted to hospital.

4:22 PM  Police are searching for a woman who helped a man who later died in hospital from unexplained injuries.

Woman dies after crash

Police work at the scene where a woman was hit and killed by a car in Orewa.

A woman has died on Florence Ave in Orewa, north of Auckland, after being hit by a car.

Taxi brawler sentenced

A taxi driver has pleaded guilty to fracturing a rival driver's nose.

4:19 PM  Taxi driver who punched another driver over a $20 fare has been sentenced to community work.

Iwi stoush hits Akld house plan

Housing Minister Nick Smith looks out across land at Massey East earmarked for a housing development.

3:59 PM  Doubt over latest Govt plan to increase Auckland's housing supply after iwi say they should be offered Crown land first.

Man killed by falling tree

Emergency services responded to the death of a man from a falling tree.

Man killed by a falling tree just before an electrical storm battered the region.

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Fireworks theory blow up mystery

Homemade fireworks may be the source of unexplained loud "bangs" puzzling Hillsborough and Onehunga residents

5 min ago  Hillsborough and Onehunga residents have been trying to find the source of mysterious loud "bangs" heard in the area last month.

Options aplenty for Steelers' No 10 jersey

4:29 PM  OPINION: At a quick glance, Counties Manukau's first five eighth stocks appear to have been stripped bare but on closer inspection, there is no shortage of youngsters lining up to fill the province's void in the No 10 jersey.

Planning under way for expo in October

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Ta'auso's 100th spurs on Pukekohe win

Niva Ta'auso played his 100th game for Pukekohe on Saturday.

4:20 PM  Pukekohe celebrated veteran midfielder Niva Ta'auso's 100th match with a 29-21 win against Manurewa in the Counties Manukau Premier Club Rugby competition at Mountfort Park.

Karaka's big boys beat up Ardmore Marist gallery

4:15 PM  Karaka is known for its potent backline but it was its forward pack which proved the difference as it overcame Ardmore Marist 22-19 on Saturday at the Karaka Sportsground.

Patumahoe's Josh van Lieshout scored four tries in his side's 38-0 win over Onewhero.

Patumahoe keep slim playoff hopes alive

4:18 PM  Karaka, Pukekohe, Bombay and Patumahoe strengthen their positions in Counties Manukau Premier Club rugby but Waiuku's top four hopes are fading fast.

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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