Hercules aborts flight

An air force Hercules has landed safely after an emergency over Whenuapai.

7:11 PM  A Hercules plane has landed safely at Whenuapai airport after fears its anti-skid braking system was faulty.

Child unharmed after house fire video

Police and fire personal at a house fire on Olive Crescent, Papatoetoe South Auckland.

7:09 PM  A 6-year-old child escaped without injury when a fire tore through a sleepout in south Auckland.

Schools out of lockdown video

Armed police went to the scene in a suburban Auckland street.

Armed police operation in Auckland finds no sign of injured woman.

Swimmable river 'caused rash'

Green party members kayak Lucas Creek as a part of raising awareness for the Swimmable Rivers campaign.

Albany's Lucas Creek is not swimmable, regardless of government guidelines, says Green Party water spokesperson Catherine Delahunty.

Exciting expo for home owners

Organiser Richard Graham is looking forward to the Franklin Home & Lifestyle Expo held on April 8-9.

For anyone considering building, landscaping or revitalising their home, this year's Franklin Home & Lifestyle Expo will be the perfect outing. 

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Teen to sing for country stars

Singer/songwriter Jasmine Tilyard is excited to perform in front of Scotty McCreery and LeAnn Rimes.

15-year-old to sing for LeAnn Rimes and Scotty McCreery.

'Considerable concerns' at Auckland Libraries

Proposed restructure at Auckland Libraries has staff worried about their jobs.

No love for election promo

Dog attack father faces jail

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On the start line again

Steve Barbant is ready to run Round the Bays for the 40th time.

Every March for the last 40 years Steve Barbant has been running around the waterfront.

Rugby club's season ban overturned

Te Papapa Onehunga Rugby Club have successfully appealed a decision that had them banned from premier rugby in 20167.

Te Papapa are back in Auckland Rugby's premier competition after successfully appealing a ban.

Underdog Raiders surprise at ARL Nines

Chris Watkins celebrates a try.

Hibiscus Coast Raiders were the standout performers at the ARL NInes but just fell in the final.

Junior swimmers impress at national festival

James Donovan swims to victory in the boys 12yo 100m Butterfly

Award-winning performances from Coast Swim Club's junior swimmers have impressed the coaches.

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