Prison barbie canned

North Auckland's Paremoremo Prison cancelled a barbecue intended for some of its inmates with psychological and ...

The barbecue had been planned for some of Auckland Prison's most disturbed inmates.

Why are our cities stinking?

Land around the Piako River in Waikato flooded in early April.

First the flooding, then the warm weather. A perfect cocktail of conditions for stench, Niwa scientist says.

Memories in ink

Rebekah Henderson, 27, is waiting for a life-saving double lung transplant.

Before Rebekah Henderson gets a new pair of lungs, she wants to pay tribute to the friends she lost to the same illness.

Bashed with metal pipe

Luke White was attacked by seven window washers and required stitches for his injuries.

Group of window washers stole a brain-injured Auckland man's sunglasses then beat him with a copper pipe.

Wait for NZ burial almost over

Jack Williams, pictured before going to war in Vietnam in the 1960s.

Aged just 20, Jack Williams died for his country in Vietnam. 48 years later, he's finally coming home.

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Getting to the guts of the matter

Jan Robinson says it's vital to talk about gastrointestinal cancers even if they aren't very sexy.

"There's no sexy way to talk about it," says rectal cancer survivor.

Carp evicted for not paying their rent

Fish hauled out of Gulf Harbour lakes over payment disputes.

Extra bus to ease school rush pressure

Walkway wall attacked

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Rugby player collapses on field

The player was rushed to Middlemore Hospital.

Man fighting for his life after incident at World Masters Games in Auckland. 

Click, click, bang video

Kelston's Alicia Wichman won gold in the 30-39-year-old women division, shooting 93/100.

World Masters Games shooters gather in Kumeu for double-barrel action.

Throttle down for rally car champs gallery

East Auckland-based rally car drivers Kieran Anstis and Matt Jensen are ready to burn some rubber at this weekend's ...

Driving duo Matt Jensen and Kieran Anstis aim to take out category five in this season's NZ Rally Championships.

East premier sides all score victories

The Paparoa Park faithful will be out in force to cheer on their Howick Hornets against Richmond Bulldogs in the SAS Fox ...

East Tamaki is riding high in Auckland club rugby, while Howick have notched up a second victory in the Fox Memorial.

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