Contraception gone to the birds

Is the birth control the way forward for Browns Bay's pigeon population?

They're scaring school kids and taking over a small Auckland suburb. But is birth control the answer to Browns Bay's pigeon population?

Man falls and dies on street

A man was found dead on a South Auckland street after he banged his head.

A man fell over, banged his head and died on an Auckland street, police say.

Man assaulted on North Shore

Police cordoned off an area on Auckland's North Shore following an alleged assault at a nearby house.

Police arrest man following alleged assault that saw part of Auckland's North Shore go into lockdown.

Couple's stolen boat found

A couple's boat was returned to them by police after thieves gave it a new paint job.

An Auckland couple have been reunited with their $80,000 boat after police found it behind a block of flats.

Fined over fowl abuse

A man wired chickens' beaks shut at his Auckland home to "make the birds quiet".

A man who put wire through chickens' beaks to keep them quiet has been convicted and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines.

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Accelerating Auckland transport solutions

An extra 52.4 kilometres of the Auckland Cycle Network will be funded under the Accelerated Transport Project.

10 min ago  Issues still need to be addressed regarding the Accelerated Transport Programme, residents say.

Recycled container a hit in Tamaki

19 min ago  A shipping container has been turned into a popular community space in Tamaki.

To the ends of the Earth and back again

Roskill Eden hockey ready for next level

Sport

Young Wesley 1st XV out to defend their Counties title

Fuifatu Asomua, pictured here with identical twin brother Suetena, will captain the Wesley College 1st XV this year.

3:29 PM  Wesley College's 1st XV coach is confident that they have what they takes to win the national title this year despite fielding a young side. 

Oliver's keeping the Kiwi goal safe

The past few years have been a whirlwind for budding footballer Oliver Sail.

Pukekohe High School First XV captain Ranga Te Rangi will be a player to watch in their televised match against Manurewa this Saturday.

National audience for Pukekohe's opening 1st XV game

3:24 PM  When the Pukekohe 1st XV kick off their Counties Manukau Premier Secondary Schools campaign, they will do so in the national eye.

Auckland Faces

Life off 'The Rock'

HAPPY HERE: Fou Alene-Tumataiki says New Zealand has ‘‘open arms’’ for Pacific migrants.

When Fou Alene-Tumataiki left Niue she forgot her native language. 40 years later, she's teaching it to kids.

'Make a life for yourself'

Better job opportunities and a better education were Elaine Iorive’s goals when she came to New Zealand.

BALANCING CULTURES: Linabel Hadlee with her husband Simon and children Mateo, 2, and Jessica, 6, celebrate a family occasion.

Mexican mum loves NZ

Living in Auckland is all about keeping her balance for Mexican mother of two Linabel Hadlee.

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