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Final report due on flight paths

News on the controversial SMART flight trial is due later this year.

Apartments to be built


A site currently used as a car park in Mt Eden has been earmarked as an SHA area for apartments.

Development plans for fragile mountain

house belvedere

Auckland Council is planning to subdivide a Mt St John site where a derelict house has stood for years.

A+ score for Grammar girls' season


The Mt Albert Grammar girls first XI season has been nothing short of perfect.

Big cheese shares secrets

Juliet Harbutt

The first time Juliet Harbutt sampled top quality European cheese was a life-changing moment.

Women to march on Parliament


Shakti NZ is joining a Women's Refuge-led domestic violence protest march in Wellington.

Out-of-zone boundaries set


Two controversial new high school zones are now in place in Auckland.

Leanne's marathon effort

Leanne Byers

Leanne Byers tried to lose weight but nothing seemed to work. Then her niece simply said: "I don't want you to die."

Community day brings art to all

Ella Kumar

The third annual Pah Homestead Community Day is set for September 27.

Number cruncher's hard hitups

Saimon Lomaloma

Meet Saimon Lomaloma. Wellington accountant during the week, Auckland rugby league powerhouse on the weekend.

Mega crew flips out in Vegas

Id hip hop crew

Thirty dancers might sound like a logistical nightmare but an in-sync Auckland crew have walked away with second place on the world stage.

Prolific graffiti a sign of the times


Vandalism of election hoardings is nothing new but candidates say they're being hit harder this time around.

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?

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