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Early puberty and poverty linked

Early puberty has been linked to physical, behavioural and mental health issues post-childhood and is more likely to ...

Impoverished children used to be the last to go through puberty; these days the opposite is true.

Sayers opposes 'pillow tax'

Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers has spoken out against Mayor Phil Goff's "pillow tax".

Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers is lending his voice to a number of Auckland accommodation providers unhappy with Phil Goff's controversial "pillow tax".

Big animals, big money

Anjalee arrived at Auckland Zoo in July 2015, as part of a programme that cost $3.2 million.

Auckland Zoo spent $120,000 on giant weta and $3.2m on elephants in recent times

Power out after fire

Power is out around Westmere and Herne Bay on Tuesday night after a transformer caught fire.

More than 500 homes are without power after a transformer caught fire.

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Traffic builds after crash

Traffic builds along the north western motorway following a crash.

The crash happened on the northwestern motorway but congestion is back to Spaghetti Junction.

Wanted: 'Eyes and ears' for NZ Police

A local community patrol is looking for volunteers to prevent, deter and detect crime.

Natives not always revered

Teens want space to 'hang out'

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All Blacks triple challenge

All Blacks captain Kieran Reid leads out his team at ECOLight Stadium in Pukekohe in 2016.

All Blacks chose Pukekohe as warm-up venue for Investec Rugby Championships.

Another win at the top of the table

Midfield try scorers Hamish Pomare  and Gannon Moore celebrate success.

The Silverdale Seahawks rugby premiers celebrate victory.

Recreational cyclists lack facilities

Casey Fields criterium circuit in Victoria, Australia is an example of what could be developed in New Zealand.

International examples could be the blueprint for safer cycling in Auckland.

Football field vandalised

Damage to Becroft Park in Forrest Hill, Auckland.

Becroft Park was in top condition - then vandals struck the Auckland football fields.

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