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Loving Auckland's coastline

Rebecca Wadey

Rebecca Wadey is the founder of The Centre in Kingsland. She shares what she loves about Auckland.

Bright ideas unite Roskill Together

Joseph Rebello and board chair Brenda Vui-Talitu

Roskill Together is a Community Development Scheme pilot aiming to give communities access to funding for activities.

Refugee kids need wheels

stolen van

A stolen van means more than just the loss of transport for one man. It could affect an entire homework group.

Pocket park coming to Kingsland

pocket park

A design competition for Unitec landscape architecture students looks to redevelop a lawn area on New North Rd.

JPs helping Kiwis for 200 years


Eighty-four-year-old Leo Stafford-Bush says its the lesser known services that have kept him interested in being a JP.

Winning architecture sets the scene

Winning design

An apartment building is going up in Mt Eden - and the company behind the design is just around the corner.

Rustle amongst hustle and bustle


Rustlers are targeting Cornwall Park farm in suburban Auckland, setting leg traps and stealing sheep.

Push for migrants to vote


Could a big turnout by migrant voters be a game changer on election day?

House fire and assault related


Police are investigating an assault on a child following a house fire in Auckland.

Carpenters Daughter focuses efforts online

Caroline Marr

It's the end of an era for a fashion label that's been catering for the fuller figured woman for 25 years.

Unity over housing unlikely

Generic housing

Housing is a big deal in Auckland, particularly in an election year. But is co-operation?

Central plots will be retirement villages


Demand for senior living in central Auckland is creating a boom in retirement village construction.

Deliver the letter, sooner the better


Thousands of letters never made it to mailboxes when a lazy postie started skipping streets.

Mixed thoughts on train revamp


A major revamp of the City Rail Link design has provoked mixed reactions from local government representatives.

Parking restrictions strangle businesses

parking woes

Parking limits are turning a bustling shopping strip into a ghost town, business owners say.

Auckland train fault probed

Auckland trains

A faulty train or power surges may be why electric trains on the Onehunga Line were grounded for 10 days.

Forget sun, give me robot fun


Most people visit Samoa for the sun and sand but Doug Bryan went there to show kids how to build robots.

Fallon still loves football

Kevin Fallon

Finding out he was no longer needed as football coach at MAGS was a kick in the guts for Kevin Fallon.

Pimp my meals on wheels

food truck

There's a revolution of sorts going on in Auckland's dining scene and food trucks are in the middle of it.

Thieves make off with jewellery

Kate Fraser

Kate Fraser left the house for half an hour. When she returned, precious heirlooms were gone.

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