Aucklanders build bigger homes

Freestanding four and five bedroom homes have been popular at the Addison development in Takanini.

Planning rules are forcing Aucklanders to build bigger houses despite the demand for smaller ones.

Cairns 'match-fixing' before denial

Chris Cairns outside Southwark Crown Court in London on the day the prosecution unveiled its perjury case against him.

9:16 AM  Former cricket star involved in "match-fixing for some time" before claiming under oath he had never cheated, court told.

Rates protester case stalls again

Penny Bright: "This is all about Auckland Council doing things in a proper way, and quite frankly if they did things in a proper way... we wouldn't be here today."

Protester refusing to pay council rates wins another delay in court action against her.

Bullying against 'European values'

Sandra Marx has complained to the Employment Relations Authority about racial discrimination and unjustifiable dismissal.

South Auckland trainee teacher claims she was sacked for her "European values system."

Insulation experiment looks to expand

Matthew Cutler-Welsh says healthy houses are insulated houses.

Matthew Cutler-Welsh has insulated the roof of a 1920s Auckland house using donated material that was bound for the rubbish tip.

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Urzila Carlson lights the Sky Tower pink

Urzila Carlson is getting the message out to young New Zealand women about the importance of early detection of breast cancer.

10:22 AM  Comedian Urzila Carlson is now an ambassador for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

Win tickets: Le Noir - The Dark Side of Cirque

10:11 AM  Le Noir - The Dark Side of Cirque is on at The Civic from October 28 and we've got tickets to get you and a friend there for free.

Iron man creates ripples

Baby kidnapper pleads guilty


Parnell premiers pushed from pitch

Parnell batsman Ben Horne and his mates will have to forgo their home advantage in the opening round of the Jeff Crowe Cup.

The installation of new floodlights at Orakei Domain has forced the Parnell premier cricket squad to move temporarily.

Young clay shooters on target

Tauraroa Area School took out the highest overall team award at the 2015 Northland Secondary Schools Clay Target Competition.

The winners of the 2015 Northland Secondary Schools Clay Target competition were found on September 5.

Wallabies give Horne every chance

Waisea Nayacalevu of Fiji takes on Michael Hooper (left) and Rob Horne of Australia.

Coach Michael Chieka hopeful injured wing will remain with squad for the rest of the World Cup.

Mean Hands proudly Avondale-bred

Kali Meehan beat one of the country's best fighters Shane Cameron, right, last November – but time will tell if the 45-year-old still has what it takes.

The upcoming fight with New Zealand's heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will be a special occasion for Kali Meehan.

Marist rise and then fall

Marist's Kirsty Lakay takes a swing.

Marist women's softball title defence got off to a fair start in the first two games of the Auckland Fastpitch season.

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