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Freedom camping gets freer

Freedom campers have a range of new sites available to them from late February to late April.

Freedom campers in Auckland now have a lot more choice as to where they pitch their tent.

Building industry can't cope, Goff says video

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is keen to fix Auckland's housing supply problems.

The building industry is not geared up to produce the number of houses needed in Auckland, according to the city's mayor Phil Goff.

NZIHL responds to backlash

West Auckland Admiral's Tom Tracy goes past the Botany Swarm's Jamie Lawrence.

The New Zealand Ice Hockey League has confirmed it will have a livestream in 2017 after dumping its previous provider.

Grafton Gully cycleway gets thumbs up

Fairfax Media reporter Mary Fitzgerald explored the Grafton Gully cycleway - a key link in Auckland's city cycle loop.

Auckland's inner city Grafton Gully cycleway receives high praise, by making cycle commuting a reality across Auckland city.

Ice hockey axes streaming

Ryan Strayer (centre) of the Southern Stampede drives the puck down the rink while double teamed by Callum Burns (L) and ...

The axing of an New Zealand ice hockey livestream service puts the sport in jeopardy, volunteers and fans say.

Teen eyes dream job

Corban Tupou says he is perfect for the intern job, and is eager to share his experiences with an audience.

Former Glendowie College student shortlisted for Discovery Channel intern job.

Student uncovers stolen loot

A student found the tools hidden in the bushes and the police want to reunite them with their owner.

Primary school student uncovers $2000 worth of stolen tools in Auckland bushes.

Dance group takes on the world

The group won the New Zealand Dancebrands competition last year to qualify for the world meet.

Mt Eden dance group eyes top spot at world dance competition.

Ocean Swim's youngest competitor

Rebecca Swan, 7, will be the youngest competitor at this year's New Zealand Ocean Swim Series event in Rotorua.

Rebecca Swan will dive head-first into this weekend's Legend of the Lake event in Rotorua.

Volunteers dance to support

Anam Bashir and Kate Hargraves say making a difference to people in real need is very important to them.

St John Auckland Hospital volunteers go to great lengths to support patients in need.

Pushing through the pain

Black Grace's Callum Sefo, Shane Tofaeono, Sarah Baron after their morning run up Mt Eden.

Members of renowned Auckland dance company Black Grace start their day with a brutal run up Mt Eden.

Call for NZ cat curfews

Wellington City Council was the first city in New Zealand to introduce compulsory micro-chipping for cats.

The claws are out as a group is urging NZ to follow Aussie's lead in adopting cat curfews and tougher laws.

Directing like a puzzle for actor

Much Ado About Nothing director Miriama McDowell says working in the Pop-Up Globe is a gift for actors.

Actor Miriama McDowell is embracing the challenges of directing in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.

Marist attempts club rugby fix

The new-look Marist Brothers Old Boys Rugby Club management team. Director of rugby Waisake Sotutu, left, community ...

Marist Brothers Old Boys are taking a proactive approach to rescuing Auckland club rugby.

Suburbs surge into second place

Eastern Suburbs teammates celebrate a goal in their Stirling Sports Premiership match against Southern United in round 5.

Football team the Stirling Sports Premiership is set for a wild finish with just four points separating the top five teams.

Horror theatre comes to NZ

The audience is sucked into an old mental hospital for an evening to investigate a young girl's unsolved murder.

An interactive haunted hospital horror theatre will play across the country next month.

Clock repair ticks closer

The Mission Bay clock stands tall over Tamaki Dr in Auckland.

Mission Bay's art deco clock has been out of order for months, but time will not stand still for much longer.

Epsom Girls celebrates century

Ann Jocelyn Gluckman attended Epsom Grammar in the 40s, during WWII.

Auckland school Epsom Girls Grammar School turns 100 years old this month.

Dead triathlete named

Emergency services responded to the incident at the Glen Innes Pool and Leisure Centre on Friday.

The 22-year-old was training when he apparently suffered a heart attack and fell in the Auckland pool.

City cycleway rates highly

Fairfax Media journalist Mary Fitzgerald rates the Nelson St cycleway as a great way of getting in and out of the city ...

Auckland's inner city Nelson St cycleway is changing how Aucklanders travel in and out of the city.

Actors hyped for Pop-up globe season

Te Kohe Tuhaka will play Othello in psychological thriller Othello.

The second Pop-up Globe has arrived and it's full steam ahead for those involved.

Football volunteers honoured

Tom Street from Eastern Suburbs Football Club receives a long service award from the Auckland Football Federation.

Long serving football volunteers have been recognised for their commitment to the game.

Apartment height angers residents

David Ealson, left, and Matt Maingay from the Stonefields Lobby Group say they want the apartments to be developed at a ...

Neighbours fume over plans to make apartments up to three stories higher than first proposed in new Auckland suburb.

Auckland bridge concrete crumbling

Auckland residents are concerned Grafton Bridge is being neglected by Auckland Transport.

Aucklanders are worried an key traffic bridge built in 1910 has been neglected.

Teen stable after stabbing

Police were investigating the large brawl in which the young man was stabbed.

Nineteen-year-old remains in hospital after huge Auckland brawl.

Classic cars, fond memories

Bluebird reminded Amelia Gale, right, of Betsy – a Morris Minor she owned 40 years ago.

Amelia Gale went to the country's biggest car event - and was transported back 40 years.

Child hit by car

Police are making inquiries after the child was hit.

Child rushed to hospital after being struck in Auckland suburb.

Person stabbed in brawl

Police rushed to the scene in Glen Innes about 1.40am on Sunday.

About 40 people were reportedly fighting on a Glen Innes street.

Team Brexit hits halfway

Team Brexit are needing to eat and drink more if they're going to go all the way.

Team Brexit is having to overcome hot, sticky nights and hungry stomachs in their preparation for Auckland's Round the Bays.

Man dies after incident at pool

Emergency services responded to the incident at the Glen Innes Pool and Leisure Centre.

A swimmer in his 20s has died after being pulled unresponsive from the water of an Auckland pool.

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