Woman dies after crash

Police work at the scene where a woman was hit and killed by a car in Orewa.

2:29 PM  A woman has died on Florence Ave in Orewa, North Auckland, just minutes ago.

No 'murderous intent'

Arun Kumar, 57, was stabbed to death at Railside Dairy.

Slain dairy owner Arun Kumar's wife tried desperately to save her dying husband, court hears.

Investor rules slow house prices

Auckland property prices are expected to keep rising, but the new rules will slow the ascent.

1:54 PM  The Reserve Bank claims its property investor crackdown will help slow down Auckland's heated market.

Man killed by falling tree

Emergency services responded to the death of a man from a falling tree.

2:34 PM  A man was killed by a falling tree just before a fierce electrical storm battered the region.

'Terrifying' storm crushes car

The lightning storm settles in over the Auckland waterfront.

A family is minus a car and may have to find temporary housing after a tree was felled in last night's storm.

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Man dies under tree

Emergency services responded to the death of a man from a falling tree.

1:11 PM  A 55-year-old manĀ has been killed on a farm at Tinopai, 50 kilometres south of Dargaville.

Hot water cylinder thefts rising

1:04 PM  Hot water cylinders are being stolen from vacant state houses, causing litres of water to drain into the properties.

Rural CCTV coverage concerns

'Terrifying' storm crushes family's car

Sport

Oratia seeks Chatham Cup victory

Oratia's Kale Paki on the ball.

Oratia United are through to the third round of the knock-out Chatham Cup.

Wheel Blacks legend on Queen's list

Wheel Black Tim Johnson turned tragedy into success and has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Teina Rihari, Heemi Rihari and Tana Milton (back); and Kelena Roughan, Jasmine Milton and Uma Robinson are the national representatives aiming for a volleyball revival in Whangarei.

A dig at success

Four cousins are among six Whangarei students selected for national representative volleyball sides.

Auckland Faces

Elderly tourist found

Police are searching for a 71-year-old Chinese woman

Police are searching for a 71-year-old woman missing in Auckland

Mexican mum loves NZ

Living in Auckland is all about keeping her balance for Mexican mother of two Linabel Hadlee.

HAPPY HERE: Fou Alene-Tumataiki says New Zealand has ‘‘open arms’’ for Pacific migrants.

Life off 'The Rock'

When Fou Alene-Tumataiki left Niue she forgot her native language. 40 years later, she's teaching it to kids.

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