Daring water rescue honoured gallery video

Constable Paul Watts and Constable Simon Russell have been honoured for their bravery after they rescued a woman trapped in her car in Waitemata Harbour.

The bravery of two Auckland officers who pulled a woman from a sinking car has been formally recognised.

Good Samaritan's bravery recognised

'Awful, violent death'

The man accused of murdering Blessie Gotingco appears in the High Court in Auckland.

Accused hit Blessie Gotingco with car before abducting, raping and murdering her, court told.

AOS at Auckland house video

Armed Offenders Squad position themselves outside a house on Mahia Road in South Auckland.

A wounded and limping man is in custody after a shoot-out with police in south Auckland.

Kiwis urged to help Nepal

Nepalese residents desperately search for survivors of the earthquake.

Auckland and Far North residents are being urged to help Nepal following an earthquake which killed 4000 people.

Public officials face charges

Court generic NZ

Three men connected to Auckland Transport appear in court charged with corruption.

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Local News

Wheel Blacks to play Australia

Wheel Blacks and Henderson resident Gavin Rolton.

5:52 PM  International wheelchair rugby is coming to Auckland.

Bears beat Hornets

5:48 PM  Glenora Bears beat Howick Hornets 26-14 on April 26.

Man wounded in police shoot-out video

Pier access none too clever for Charlotte

Sport

Big scores in Counties club rugby

Drury's Matakaiongo Lollesio tries to push past Tom Read during the early stages of the Counties Manukau Premier Club Rugby match between Drury and Waiuku.

5:22 PM  Waiuku's relentless attack and strong defence proved too much for Drury in round seven of the Counties Manukau premier club competition on Saturday as they slumped to a 67-0 defeat.

Bombay's best too much for Patumahoe

5:19 PM  Bombay's coach has praised his side for their best performance of the season in beating Patumahoe 23-13 in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition on Saturday.

Karaka wing Tavite Gadeisuva scored three tries against Onewhero on Saturday.

Karaka explode to life in second half for big win

5:20 PM  Onewhero gave Karaka a scare early in their match but the visitors turned up the heat in the second half to runaway with a 47-11 victory in the Counties Manukau Premier Club competition on Saturday.

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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