Beach 'reeked of rotting shellfish'

The Ngunguru Sandspit looking south-west from a lookout point near Wellingtons Bay on the Tutukaka Coast.

17 min ago  A multi-agency investigation is under way into large-scale shellfish deaths at the coastal location of Ngunguru.

From high heels to runners

Northcote Primary School is the 31st school Anna McNuff has shared her story with.

18 min ago  Anna McNuff is running the length of New Zealand - just to help our kids.

Blaze at doctor's surgery gallery video

Fire in Mt Albert, Auckland.

12:00 PM  A blaze has ripped through a family doctor's surgery in Auckland's Mt Albert.

Spray can fumes fill train 

One of Auckland Transport's new electric trains at the Newmarket station.

10:44 AM  A passenger struggled to breathe due to fumes following a graffiti attack on an Auckland train.

Daughter 'saw me catch on fire'

27052015.News.Photo:Supplied/Nor-west News. Burns victim Paul Robinson recovers from his injuries.

An airforce veteran who dodged scud missiles in the Gulf War has survived an explosion back home.

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Samoan Heroes celebrated in new book gallery

Tangaroa College teacher David Riley's new book Samoan Heroes has been released just in time for Samoan Independence Day.

12:21 PM  David Riley hopes his new book Samoan Heroes will get more young people reading

Eight days of prayer for new temple

11:58 AM  Eight days of prayers and celebrations will mark the opening of the largest Hindu temple in the southern hemisphere.

Passionate Far North local honoured

Life-changing moment inspires nursing career gallery


World's best welcomed to Whangarei

26052015 News photo: Alexandra Newlove/Fairfax NZ
Fifa Under-20 teams from Myanmar and the USA are welcomed to Whangarei via a powhiri at Kaka Porowini Marae.
27-whl-fifa-F: Dick Shepherd, Benjamin Pittman and Pereri Tito.
27-whl-fifa-G: Mayor Sheryl Mai

Some of the world's best young footballers have had their first taste of kapa haka.

National audience for Pukekohe

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

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

Wesley 1st XV to defend title

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. 

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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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