22 people paid to leave Auckland

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett said the policy was not "about the numbers".

3:26 PM  Less than two dozen people take up $5k Government offer to be paid to relocate from Auckland - but minister still pleased.

Pistol-wielding robber strikes twice video

North Shore Police are searching for a man they believe is involved in two armed robberies in two weeks.

"Very confident" armed robber hits two Auckland stores.

Auckland storm warning video

Severe thunderstorms rumbled passed Auckland on their way south

 Batten down the hatches, Taranaki.

Life filled with love comes to an end

Norma Healy on the right with the great loves of her life - Richard Tracy and husband Maurice Milford.

The woman at the heart of a rekindled Second World War romance that touched the nation, has died.

55 days to read plan video

The crucial USB stick containing Auckland's proposed Unitary Plan was hand-delivered to the council by Judge David ...

Unless you're a "power reader", Auckland's 7000-page Unitary Plan would take nearly two months to get through.

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Hunua 1080 project wins top award

Auckland Council parks, sports and recreation manager Mace Ward  and biodiversity manager and Hunua Project operations ...

4 min ago  A controversial 1080 project has won a top environmental award.

SkyPath gets tick

3:22 PM  A walking and cycling path across Auckland's Harbour Bridge is moving closer, as councillors approve funding.

Mourning, one pet at a time

What's wrong with our schools?

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Rich, but not rich enough


Lorde, Taika Waititi, Sam Neill, Steven Adams. They've done alright. But how well?

Auckland schoolboy rugby players shining after Blues camp

Mt Albert Grammar School First XV coach Geoff Moon and vice-captain Caleb Clarke.

Eight of Mt Albert Grammar School's First XV are ready to apply skills learned from a Blues development camp.

Steelers name 12 new players in squad

After Sevens duty at the Olympics, Sonny Bill Williams will return for Counties Manukau Steelers  squad duties in the ...

Steelers coaches Darryl Suasua, Grant Henson and Semo Sititi have announced their squad for the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup.

Peddle power wins title for Taniwha

The Taniwha team in Gosport, England. From left, Gerrit Becker, Stefan Jaeger, Iain Anderson, Ben Pocock, Chris Walker ...

 Six Kiwis trained relentlessly over the past year to propel the human-propelled submarine Taniwha to a photo finish.

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