Colin Craig turns home builder

Former leader of the Conservative party Colin Craig and his wife Helen, as he addresses rumours surrounding his stepping down from the party.

Ex-Conservatives leader Colin Craig wants to build affordable homes to ease Auckland's housing crisis.

Power cut to homes

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Otago power lines.

7:25 AM  Power has been cut to homes in West Auckland by a house on the move.

Police defend pursuit after crash

Police said the 22-year-old driver of this car was seen speeding at 124kmh. He initially pulled over but sped away when police approached his vehicle.

Police lay blame for Auckland crash which seriously injured infant squarely on the 22-year-old fleeing driver.

$170pw for a bunk bed

The bottom bunk in this room is $170 per week, advertised on Trade Me in a Queen St apartment in central Auckland.

Renting in central Auckland can be expensive - but $170 to share a bunk bed?

Trial over alleged $2.3m theft

The High Court at Auckland, where Paul and Jane Rose are on trial for allegedly defrauding Mighty River Power.

Auckland couple deny six charges of deceiving Mighty River Power.

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Record summer for rescue helicopters

Northland Emergency Services Trust helicopters attended a record 107 rescue missions in January.

Northland holidaymakers were perhaps a little too adventurous this summer period.

Cemetery welcomes the living

Death is often a taboo subject.

Mr Asia actor hits the law books

Manukau City pull off a coup gallery

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Manukau City pull off a coup gallery

Kevin Fallon says he's pleased to be back in the game after a short hiatus.

Master coach Kevin Fallon will guide Manukau City this football season.

Couch to tough 10km in 19 weeks

Shelly Green says exercise needs to be incorporated into daily planning.

Two kids, a career and 50th birthday wasn't enough to stop Shelly Green from beginning to exercise.

Hibiscus Coast AFC launches four corners programme

Hibiscus Coast AFC technical director Mauricio Rojas is excited at the holistic approach the club is introducing for its players with the new four corners programme.

Football on the Coast is about to become a whole lot more sophisticated as Hibiscus Coast AFC launches its new "four corners" football development programme.

Teacher defies the odds

The love of competing is worth all the pain for St Peter's teacher Claire Walton.

Claire Walton is not letting a debilitating injury stop her from doing what she loves.

Long jumper looks to break eight metres

Matthew Wyatt will be attempting to soar for the eight metre mark in the build up to Rio 2016.

Matthew Wyatt is working towards making Rio 2016. But first he'll have to go above and beyond his personal best.

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