SPCA doors still closed to cats

An influx of cats, all picked up from one property, has meant the Auckland SPCA is still unable to accept new arrivals.

1:39 PM  SPCA Auckland are still unable to house incoming cats after more than 180 felines were rescued from an alleged animal hoarder recently.

Regrets over relationship

A former Macleans College teacher's relationship with a student amounted to "serious misconduct" a tribunal has found.

1:59 PM  A former Auckland high school PE teacher has been censured over his sexual relationship with a student.

Call for drug funding video

Samantha Lenik is one of seven Kiwis diagnosed with Pompe Disease but can't afford the unfunded treatment.

One of only seven New Zealanders diagnosed with Pompe disease is calling for the government to fund treatment for the disease.

Violent offender 'on knife edge'

William John Murphy had previously been considered for preventive detention but was given a finite sentence instead at his last court appearance.

A man who robbed and assaulted elderly women in their homes may go to jail indefinitely.

IPCA report: police in wrong

IPCA chairman Sir David Carruthers said the way police treated the two women caused them to believe they had been detained and were not free to go.

Police found to be acting unlawfully when they held women and children during an arrest.

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Titirangi RSA president steps down

A display featuring hand made poppies from the World War I 100 year commemoration will be dedicated to former Titirangi RSA president Mike Logan.

1 min ago  Mike Logan leaves behind a legacy he can be proud of.

From cruelty case to TV star

14 min ago  Lacey was one of the worst animal cruelty cases in the Far North but now has a loving home thanks to Purina Pound Pups TV show.

Historic hangar lives on

Awards night for volunteer firefighters

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Olympian too sick for committee

Sir John Walker has stepped down from a council committee because of health issues.

Sir John Walker steps down from Auckland Council committee, but will continue on council.

Eastern Suburbs prepare for sudden death clash

Two football rivals are set to clash with a semifinal spot up for grabs.

Counties Manukau captain Jimmy Tupou wants to spend more time at blindside flanker this season.

Tupou to captain Steelers

Jimmy Tupou hopes to lead with his actions in his first year as captain of Counties Manukau.

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