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Doco Crystal Palace's chance to shine

A three-minute documentary might be just the thing to breathe new life into an old Auckland cinema.

A privilege to test the best for young net bowler

Being a go-to bowler for visiting crickets teams needing time facing spin in the nets is a 'massive privilege'.

Knitter challenges thinking

Artist's colourful knitted blankets are a comment on the throwaway nature of consumer culture.

Bowls club vows to fight its eviction

Mt Richmond Bowls Club members are defiant in the face of closure, despite news their lease is up.

Chinese garden in the green?

A long-awaited Chinese garden could become part of plans for redevelopment of Chamberlain Park.

'First in, first served'

A special housing area in central Auckland will have eight affordable homes for sale next year.

Cricket club celebrates 60 years

Head down to Cornwall Cricket Club to see some of the club's greats play against each other in a one-off twenty20 match.

'Heartfelt thanks' to mystery rescuers

An Auckland man had to crawl and push his broken wheelchair along the street until road workers saved the day.

Neighbours worried about new complex

The Warehouse gets go ahead to build a shopping and apartment complex in Balmoral.

Blowing the whistle at the NRL Nines

Imagine having to boss around Shaun Johnson, Manu Vatuvei, Dave Taylor or Issac Luke.

Rocks strand $1.7m rescue boat

Earthquake-related rockfall is preventing a Sumner lifeboat from being used for sea-based rescues.

'All my hard work is gone'

The theft of a campervan has left a couple expecting a baby without a vehicle and heartbroken.

Neighbours lose development battle

Plans for a $100 million retirement village in Auckland have been given the green light.

Heart troubles a mystery

Teenager Lizzie Scott had no idea the chest pain she'd been ignoring would see her carted off in an ambulance.

Vacant site a 'magnet' for crime

Residents in a quiet Auckland suburb are concerned over vagrants living in an empty special housing site.

Nanny thankful for every day

A grandmother of nine diagnosed with terminal lung cancer plans on making the most of the time she has left.

Kaiu Wright's Black Caps moment

Eyes will be on Kaiu Wright at tomorrow's Black Caps match.

Feathers fly over missing Elvis

Elvis has left the building, leaving residents at an Auckland rest home all shook up.

Get to know your neighbours

Burglaries are on the rise in Onehunga and residents are not vigilant enough, police say.

Renters move their kids about

Stable housing an issue for families with many children under 2 moving at least once, new study says.

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