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75,000 fireplaces at risk


Tens of thousands of fireplaces could be snuffed out in Auckland within four years, under a new anti-pollution bylaw.

Father claims 2007 contact

Faizal Kalim Father claims he told police indirectly about missing child and estranged wife seven years ago, but police dispute claim.

Ikea: will it or won't it?

Hopes rise Kiwis may soon be able to buy the furniture chains' products online from Australia.

New trains to run every 15 mins

Auckland's electric trains Trains to west Auckland would run every 15 minutes, 12 hours a day, seven days a week.

Beware of 'paper wealth'

LVR, interest rate, mortgage, money Aucklanders feeling wealthier on the back of higher Council property valuations are being urged not to borrow more.

Teens fear being homeless

Homeless It's thought to be an area of affluence, but kids as young as 16 are living on the streets of Auckland's North Shore.

Hit-and-run: 'Who could do that?'

Alaina Samuels watched in horror as her husband was run over and killed in front of her.

Search goes on for missing boatie

'Come on cuz, buy something'

Haere mai

'Don't flinch, you'll be all right'

The Korean Navy were treated to a rousing haka when they visited marae where NZ Navy become "warriors of the sea".

Fight All Black fire with fire

Clive Woodward England's World Cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward says the only way to beat NZ is to play high tempo rugby.

Oscar Pistorius jailed

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.

Black Sticks beaten by US

Uncapped duo get Kiwis nod

Hashim Amla

Proteas cruise to victory

Too classy, too clinical. New Zealand stumbled badly then spluttered into life, not for long enough to quell South Africa.

Actress refuses to go nude

A legal battle is under way over an actor's refusal to strip off for a TV series.

Royals don't want Lorde

It's a great song, a Kansas City Royals' boss says, but he's not so sure Lorde's lyrics are what they want for their team.

Coro ditched plot over Maddie

When James Bond dropped by

Wonder expecting triplets

Stevie Wonder's 25-year-old fiance is pregnant with triplets.

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