Mass protest over wharf expansion video

Protesters are not happy with the compromise over expansion plans and want longer-term strategies considered.

More than a thousand Aucklanders have gathered on the waterfront to protest the controversial wharf expansions.

Ferraris raise funds for cancer

150503 NEWS Photo: Shane Wenzlick, Ferrari Cavalcade event to raise money for the Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Institute, GICI, Newmarket, Auckland, sunday 3rd May 2015.

A $20 million collection of Ferraris is driving across the Auckland region to raise money.

Beach buggy roll man critical

Police were called after two men were injured after their beach buggy rolled.

Two duck shooters  are injured, one critically, after their beach buggy rolls on a remote west Auckland beach.

Young girl fire hero

Emily Collett had to ride on her push bike to fetch help for her  half-sisters Poppy and Alice after a fire broke out in their rural Otorohanga home on Friday night.

Emily Collett plucked her bike from the flames and rode to get help for her mum and baby sisters.

Primary pupils to play with fire

Swanson School principal Bruce McLachlan

Primary school that makes its own rules now plans to use fire pits as play-time tools.

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Squabble over beach access jolts New Chum hearing

New Chum Beach at Whangapoua, Waikato.

Squabbling developers have asked a public hearing regarding a controversial subdivision on a pristine Coromandel coastline to be suspended until they can sort out their differences. 

Primary students to play with fire

Primary school that makes its own rules now plans to use fire pits as play-time tools.

The beauty of imperfection gallery video

Keepy-uppy on the Sky Tower video

Sport

Force aim to break losing streak

Western Force coach Michael Foley.

The Western Force hope not to make history when they take on the Blues after nine straight losses.

Gutsy win puts top seed into quarters

Top seed Hsu Jen Hao had to survive an injury scare to move through to the New Zealand Badminton Open quarterfinals.

Katharine Van Tuyl  on Double J Sunshine at the Puhinui International Three Day Event.

Equestrian facility one step closer gallery

A home for elite equestrian sport in Auckland is one step closer.

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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