Auckland City Harbour News

Murder charge after stabbing

Police vehicles near the scene of the stabbing.

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder after allegedly fatally stabbing a woman in Auckland on Friday.

"I don't want to be a hero."

From left, Edward Tsang and police minister Michael Woodhouse with Andrew Tsang, who was presented with a certificate from police for his actions helping victims of a crash.

Andrew Tsang was among four awardees the Auckland District police commander presented with a certificate of appreciation for their lifesaving actions.

Central Leader

"I don't want to be a hero."

From left, Edward Tsang and police minister Michael Woodhouse with Andrew Tsang, who was presented with a certificate from police for his actions helping victims of a crash.

Andrew Tsang was among four awardees the Auckland District police commander presented with a certificate of appreciation for their lifesaving actions.

An uneven playing field

Eastern Suburbs AFC chairman Chris Ruffell is wondering why some clubs get charged and others don't

Are central Auckland sports clubs being unfairly charged?

Eastern Courier

Man produces fake gun at mosque

Armed police were called out to East Auckland Islamic Trust.

A man entering a mosque with a plastic gun sparked an armed police callout in East Auckland.

Results for learner drivers

Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross, Senior Sergeant Mark Chivers, Dianne Troup and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss are impressed with the programme's progress.

A programme helping struggling learner drivers is showing early signs of success.

East & Bays Courier

"I don't want to be a hero."

From left, Edward Tsang and police minister Michael Woodhouse with Andrew Tsang, who was presented with a certificate from police for his actions helping victims of a crash.

Andrew Tsang was among four awardees the Auckland District police commander presented with a certificate of appreciation for their lifesaving actions.

An uneven playing field

Eastern Suburbs AFC chairman Chris Ruffell is wondering why some clubs get charged and others don't

Are central Auckland sports clubs being unfairly charged?

Manukau Courier

Takahe released on Rotoroa Island video

A pair of endangered Takahe have been released on Rotoroa Island in hopes that they will breed there.

Two critically endangered takahe have been released at Rotoroa Island.

SPORT: Otahuhu pip Aorere in league derby gallery

Otahuhu College's Komiti Vete kicked four from four to help his side pip Aorere College 24-22  in their Auckland secondary school rugby league match.

 Otahuhu College and Southern Cross headed for a showdown in College Rugby League.

North Harbour News

Defence Force families gain support through new online resource kit

Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, addresses families at Whenuapai during the Force 4 Families launch.

There’s now an extra tool supporting defence families while their loved ones are deployed.

'We pay more for more of nothing'

080712. News. Photo: Lisa Honeybone/North Shore Times. Greenhithe Residents and Ratepayers chairman Brian Carran says funding to upgrade Tauhinu Rd shouldnt have been cut from the Long Term Plan

Paremoremo and Greenhithe residents are furious as they face paying an extra $99 a year to cover Auckland services they won't get.

North Shore Times

Bomb squad removes live shell

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Builders have found a live shell under a house in Birkenhead.

Bowel cancer screening extended

Health minister Jonathan Coleman says more than 35,800 people received a colonoscopy last year, up from over 29,000 in 2013.

$12.4 million from this year's budget has gone into extending Waitemata DHB's bowel cancer screening pilot, meaning it will run until December 2017.

Nor-west News

Breakfast meeting brand launch

The new North West Country brand will be unveiled on May 26 by the North West Business Improvement District.

Family celebrates milestone birthday

Irene May Brittain opens her card from Queen Elizabeth II with her eldest daughter May Radford,80.

Irene May Brittain just wanted to celebrate her 100th birthday with her children.

Papakura Courier

Driver's tearful apology gallery

Harman Singh, who used his turban as a bandage, visits Daejon Pahia, 6, as he recovers in hospital.

The driver of a car that struck a six-year-old boy in south Auckland has been in touch with his mum to say sorry.

New flowers for damaged graves video

Families had to search through rubble to find the name plates of their children at Papakura Cemetery.

Today marks the anniversary of Madison Paige Bates who was stillborn 15 years ago. Her headstone was among dozens of others desecrated in a vandalism attack.

Rodney Times

Uruguay prepare for difficult first World Cup game

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Uruguay Under-20 World Cup team at Hibiscus Coast Football Club.

Uruguay's Under-20 World Cup coach Fabian Coito is preparing his players for a difficult first match against Serbia.

Shaun Johnson wins the hearts of hundreds

Johnson spills his secrets to pupils at his former school Whangaparaoa Primary.

Western Leader

Kauri tree neighbours attacked video

Kauri tree protester Aprilanne Bonar says she's had her own garden slashed in retaliation.

Neighbours of the Titirangi kauri at the centre of protest action say they are victims of retaliatory attacks.

Bowel cancer screening extended

Health minister Jonathan Coleman says more than 35,800 people received a colonoscopy last year, up from over 29,000 in 2013.

$12.4 million from this year's budget has gone into extending Waitemata DHB's bowel cancer screening pilot, meaning it will run until December 2017.

Waiheke marketplace

Lunch with league's finest to celebrate a Kiwis win

Simon Mannering

Sir Peter Leitch, aka The Mad Butcher, is turning on a special luncheon to honour the Kiwis after their Anzac test win in Brisbane

Public invited to rare bird release

The takahe is the world's largest living rail and there are only 270 left in the world.

Critically endangered birds are being encouraged to breed at a unique wildlife reserve.

Northland

Boaties rescued in rough weather

Whangarei Harbour turned rough overnight, forcing two people to leave their boat.

Two people had to abandon their wooden boat off the coast of Whangarei on Saturday night.

Two cut from wreckage

Two female patients have been taken by rescue helicopter to Dargaville Hospital

A teenage girl and a woman cut free from a car and flown to hospital after crash in Northland.

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