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Guilty of Mt Eden flashing

The offences happened on Mount Eden, close to central Auckland.

Family were in tears as an Auckland professional was found guilty of twice flashing the same female jogger.

More off-leash space for dog walking

Russell Brown takes his dog Cash to Monte Cecilia Park up to three times a week.

A new option for dog owners may help to ease crowded central Auckland parks.

Losing both legs is no barrier for marathon

Ian Winson uses prosthetic legs to cycle on his training bike. A foot-crank cycle will arrive from Germany for him to use at the New York Marathon.

A man who lost both his legs in a horrific explosion four years ago is taking on the New York marathon.

Sailing for hope

Rosalind Smith, centre, is swapping the Pacific Ocean for the Mediterranean Sea on a voyage of a lifetime.

An Auckland woman is about set sail from Rome to Barcelona to change perceptions of multiple sclerosis.

Police looking for driver after hit and run

The scooter was badly damaged in the hit and run, while its rider suffered leg injuries.

Police are looking for a driver of a ute after a hit and run in central Auckland.

Mt Albert and Pt Chevalier head to war

Pt Chevalier fullback Siua Otonuku with coach Grant Pocklington after they took the title off Mt Albert in 2013.

Defending champions Pt Chevalier will face off against the Mt Albert Lions in their third straight Fox Memorial final.

Cyclist breaks record in Kazakhstan

Holly White with her medal from the UCI Juniors Track World Championships in Kazakhstan.

A secondary school track cyclist from Auckland has given the world track records a shake up.

Lynfield College dominates music comps

Lynfiled College big band musicians Jake Krishnamurti, Dylan Goodisson, Sarai McKay, Andrew Isdale, Brecon Rose and Ryu Kodama.

The Auckland school has managed to tick off almost every goal in its musical calendar.

App solves parking problems

Parkable co-founders Warwick Beauchamp, Brody Nelson and Toby Litton hope they have found a solution to Auckland's parking woes.

A new app helps Aucklanders solve their parking woes

Drivers flout cycle lane rules

Some drivers jump into St Lukes Rd cycle lane to get onto the northwestern motorway faster.

Cyclists are fed up with drivers using the St Lukes Rd cycle lane.

Special housing areas announced

The site at 99 College Hill, one of the 11 new special housing areas announced by the Government.

Up to 1600 houses will be built in eleven new special housing areas to help Auckland's overheated property market

Councillor not a super-city fan

Councillor Christine Fletcher is disappointed with the way Auckland is governed.

Super-city not so flash, says Fletcher.

A pollution solution

Brandon, Nick and Valentine Picton of Enviroreel, which recycles plastic bags in Auckland.

The Waste Minimisation Fund is providing a possible solution to recycling plastic bags, but one Auckland company says the answer is already here.

Win or bust for Lynn Avon

Lynn Avon's Hanjaar Kidiwala scored a hat-trick to keep his side alive in the second division.

Relegation woes trouble clubs as season draws to a close

Baseball is coming to Mt Roskill

The Central City Baseball Club is set to move to Mt Roskill, which could upset the Aussie Rules field.

Baseball's move to Mt Roskill confirmed as other codes cry foul

CYF report no surprise to victim

Foster child Daryl Brougham received an apology for years of abuse and neglect at the hands of caregivers.

Children's Commissioner Russell Wills has highlighted serious issues in Child, Youth and Family

Film portrays dying dad's wish

The late Jared Noel while being filmed for the documentary Waiting for Baby Noel.

A new documentary follows Jared Noel's quest to fight cancer and meet his newborn daughter.

School's plastic pool plan video

Willem Cahil-Chiaroni helps classmates with the massive clean up effort.

An Auckland school filled its 200,000 litre pool with plastic bags in a bid to raise awareness about the state of waterways.

MAGS dominates winter sports

Maddison Wyllie-Papali'i, Holly Fowler and Rebekah van Dort of Mount Albert Grammar School.

Grabbing four titles in a month completes a bumper sporting season for MAGS.

New controversial flight path begins

A new northern SMART Approach flight path will commence on September 1 and continue for up to 12 months.

A new SMART Approach flight path trial is set to begin.

Baby Rylee was a fighter

Rylee was a happy baby during her short time at home.

The parents of Rylee Ko are raising funds for Starship following their daughter's death

Park vs pensioners in Hillsborough

A report has highlighted Auckland has a severe need for social housing, such as Liston Village.

Plans to get rid of an Auckland retirement village fly in the face of the area's housing needs, report suggests.

Still waiting for bridge in Mt Albert

Albert-Eden Local Board members with their petition asking Auckland Transport to honour its promise to fund the pedestrian overbridge.

The Albert-Eden Local Board is frustrated after Auckland Transport took away funding for a long-anticipated pedestrian overbridge.

Female voice growing in comic world

Indira Neville wants to see more recognition of the number of women working as comic artists in New Zealand.

New Zealand's female comic community is growing and three artists are helping the profile.

Planting for Owairaka's future

Year 3 pupils John-David Kumia-Uhi, Kerei Campbell and Rawiri Belcher dig out a new hole.

Owairaka is set to be Aucklands next eco-neighborhood.

Around the football grounds

Western Springs keeper Ashleigh McNaughton suffers an injury against Glenfield.

 Glenfield advance in the Women's KO Cup while Eastern Suburbs are crowned men's champions.

Actors living out fish tank realities

Actors Hweiling Ow and Benjamin Teh are bringing the inside of a fish tank to the stage.

Life inside of a fish tank is being performed at the Basement Theatre

First XV final ends in nail-biter

St Kentigern`s Carlos Price jumps for joy at the final whistle.

St Kentigern takes the Auckland 1A final in a dramatic match at Eden Park.

Crash victim educating students

Kelly Munford thinks there should be more awareness around driver fatigue

Kelly Munford is educating students about the risk of driver fatigue after her own accident.

Girls gather for chess champs

Organiser Melissa Tsoi from Diocesan School for Girls.

Intense concentration and strategic play created the perfect atmosphere for hundreds of young chess players in central Auckland.

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