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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.

New home for Laneway

Fans at the Laneway Festival held at Silo Park.

Laneway organisers were planning on Auckland Domain being the festival's new home, but the Lantern Festival took that spot.

New technology just the ticket

Roving ticket issuing number plate recognition cameras could be coming to a street near you.

Motorists, you'd better watch out, you'd better not try... Auckland Transport is trialling mobile parking ticket cameras.

Backlogged sport fees waived

Red card given to sports fees

Balance has been restored as Auckland's sport club fees are scrapped.

What the Treaty means

Dame Joan Metge and Susan Guthrie at the opening of the Talk Treaty exhibition.

A new exhibition at Onehunga Library is playing videos of 60 well-known New Zealanders discussing Treaty issues.

Life-long learner rewarded

University of Auckland senior tutor Marie McEntee has received a Sustained Excellence award at this year's AKO Tertiary Teaching Awards.

University tutor Marie McEntee has been recognised with a tertiary education award.

Hip-hop crews win big

It's nothing but gold for The Bradas crew members Joshua Faleatua, Gabriel Sutton, Connor Muller and Jackson Tuarae.

Two New Zealand hip-hop crews have placed at the Hip-Hop World Championships in San Diego

Graduate cop snares hair thief

Constable Trish Fatu graduated from police college earlier this year.

Just two days into her new job, police college graduate Trish Fatu made her first arrest.

Harbour health the focus

Jim Jackson says the new council initiative implements a long overdue change.

An investigation into the cost of hydrodynamic modelling in the Manukau Harbour is being welcomed by advocates for the harbour's health.

Swapping sneakers for stilettos

Gabrielle Manaloto will be swapping her nurse scrubs for beautiful gowns in hopes of being crowned Miss Universe NZ

A Starship nurse has made it into the top 20 finalists in the Miss Universe New Zealand pageant.

Please don't disturb the lambs

Cornwall Park will welcome around 740 newborn lambs over the next eight weeks.

The farm manger of Auckland's Cornwall Park is asking visitors to look, but not touch as lambing begins at the park.

Women invited to enter beard competition

Rose Jackson, Miss Charlotte Cake and Fran Robertson are shaking up the NZ Beard and Moustache Competition.

The second New Zealand Beard and Moustache Competition will feature a female category.

Three Kings Utd in transfer trouble

Tom Konusi is at the centre of an ineligibilty debacle.

Relegation fears and a costly transfer saga are among the woes at a central Auckland club.

Council red tape leaves bitter taste

The council says the Mt Albert cafe did not have resource consent for the outdoor seating area.

Angry customers brought their own tables and chairs to a popular Auckland cafe after the council ordered the removal of outdoor seating.

Head boy tackles rugby

Tamaki College head boy John Akau'ola is staring down the path of a potential career in rugby union.

Tamaki College's head boy has been given the ticket to live his rugby dream.

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