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Amateur traffic controller becomes video star video

Motorists passing the man at the busy intersection waved and gave him the thumbs up.

A concerned citizen took up the job of traffic controller during a power cut in West Auckland.

Graham Brazier leaves unfinished album

Hello Sailor front-man Graham Brazier has died.

14 min ago  Hello Sailor frontman Graham Brazier was working "on one of his best" albums when he died.

Stranded mother's car wheel clamped

Ausky Vailalo, back, with her brother Lawrence Auva'a, her son Chance, 1, and MP for Te Atatu Phil Twyford.

17 min ago  A stranded mother with a toddler had her car wheel clamped while she was seeking help from a relative.

$10 million donation for cancer research in Auckland

The University of Auckland has received a $10 million boost to its cancer research.

4:39 PM  A Chinese entrepreneur is donating $10 million for cancer research to the University of Auckland, the largest in the health faculty's 50 year history.

Tunnelling no bore for Auckland students video

View of northern entry of the twin Waterview Connection tunnels.

4:35 PM  Students get up-close with the mammoth Waterview tunnel project.

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SPORT: Southern Districts untouchable gallery

Southern Districts, with four titles under their belt, are the undisputed champions of hockey.

4:15 PM   Southern Districts are the cream of premier men’s hockey in the Auckland region - again.

SPORT: Nathan de Thierry itching

Nathan de Thierry might get his first start for the Steelers against Bay of Plenty on September 6.

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Junior fencers battle it out

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Junior fencers battle it out

Massey resident Daniel Garelja, 20, uses his experience as the No 2 male fencer in the country to referee a bout between Tanaya Kleeman, left and Jean Zhang.

Thrusts, lunges, beats and parries. The gym at Massey High School is filled with the clanking of swords as it hosts the youth national fencing championships this week.

Harbour NPC games dearest in region

North Harbour Stadium has some of the highest prices in the country for ITM Cup rugby.

North Harbour fans are paying more than their rugby neighbours when it comes to supporting their ITM Cup team.

SPORT: Otahuhu squeak into semis

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck inspired Otahuhu College to victory over St Paul's in 2011.

Otahuhu College is in the final of the national secondary school rugby league final tomorrow.

Mt Albert and Pt Chevalier head to war

Pt Chevalier fullback Siua Otonuku with coach Grant Pocklington after they took the title off Mt Albert in 2013.

Defending champions Pt Chevalier will face off against the Mt Albert Lions in their third straight Fox Memorial final.

Cyclist breaks record in Kazakhstan

Holly White with her medal from the UCI Juniors Track World Championships in Kazakhstan.

A secondary school track cyclist from Auckland has given the world track records a shake up.

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