Auckland's elected officials must accept a 2.3 per cent pay rise whether they like it or not.
A man run over by a tractor at a farm north of Auckland is in a critical condition.
A man allegedly involved in violent axe attack on two Korean fisherman has appeared in the Hamilton District Court.
Police investigating an unsolved killing hope $50,000 could help people "rethink their loyalites".
Police in South Auckland need help identifying a man involved in an indecent assault.
A 13-year-old girl was slapped in the face during a prolonged abduction attempt in West Auckland.
Breastfeeding mums in Whangarei celebrated World Breastfeeding Week 2015 with a bumper Big Latch On event.
Five players will make their Counties Manukau debuts in the side's first pre-season hit out of the year against Taranaki in Otorohanga on Saturday.
Sir John Walker steps down from Auckland Council committee, but will continue on council.