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Girl, 11, grabbed by man

The man had been following the girl down St Heliers Bay Road for about 200m before he attempted to grab her.

The Auckland school girl was grabbed from behind. But she managed to break free.

Auckland Transport crosses the line

This Auckland Transport car breaks the road rules by parking on a broken yellow line, which the council controlled ...

An Auckland Transport car has been snapped parking on a yellow line. So who pays the $60 fine?

Chinese tourist contacts family

Ling Fang Mai, 42, has been missing since Wednesday.

Chinese tourist who went missing after leaving her Auckland hotel room on Wednesday has contacted family in China.

Team Brexit on home straight

This Sunday Team Brexit will take on Round the Bays.

Things were looking good for Team Brexit until the final weeks of training almost overcame them.

Suburbs set up spectacular finale

Andre de Jong of Canterbury United Dragons challenges Ross Haviland of Eastern Suburbs in the Stirling Sports Premiership.

With just one game left to play, it's do or die for Eastern Suburbs.

Shared transport space needs work

The three metre wide, two way Quay St inner city cycleway is separated by concrete bars from the road.

Whether travelling by car, bike or on foot, a greater appreciation of the road code is needed in shared spaces.

Schools out of lockdown video

Armed police went to the scene in a suburban Auckland street.

Armed police operation in Auckland finds no sign of injured woman.

'Considerable concerns' at Auckland Libraries

An Auckland Libraries restructure could affect hundreds of staff across the city.

Proposed restructure at Auckland Libraries has staff worried about their jobs.

Chiefly food sent to marae

Lionel Hotene of Papatuanuku Kokiri Marae, left, with Commodore Outboard Boating Club Hobson Bay Russell Watson. The ...

A boating club has partnered with a local marae to provide food and fertiliser for the community in the form of unwanted fish parts.

Kaye's new competition

Helen White is the new Labour candidate for Auckland central.

Nikki Kaye's main competition for the Auckland Central seat has been named.

Sea change for yacht club

Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust chairman Mark Taylor, general manager Andrew Brookland and trustee Matt Woodley ...

The tide is turning for one of Auckland's oldest yacht clubs as a new $13 million marine facility comes to shore.

Throw a BBQ, it's on the council

The grants cannot be used to purchase alcohol.

Aucklanders offered $200 grants to throw neighbourhood parties and events.

Solo show with four characters

Jacob Dale says performing solo allows him to get his energy from the audience.

Actor Jacob Dale is set to perform his own show with four entirely different characters.

Council tackles BBQ chat

Auckland Council staff have been sent summer barbecue talking points on debt, rates and transport.

Auckland Council arms staff with tips to deal with negative comments at barbecues.

Glen Innes gets top barista

Eight Letters owner Veronica Her fell in love with New Zealand's coffee culture in 2012.

A new Auckland coffee shop is being described as a refreshing surprise in the middle of Glen Innes.

Millennials malfunction in play

Georgie Silk and Mikaela Ruegg say the play didn't intend to be a millennial moan and groan.

Theatre piece Personal Malfunction will explore the unprecedented challenges faced by Generation Y.

Finding NZ's mini golf champ video

New Zealand mini golf champion Bobby Hart is gearing up for next month's New Zealand Minigolf Open.

Players lining up to take part in the inaugural New Zealand Minigolf Open with dreams of heading to World Championships.

Tenant awaits eviction fate

Ioela Ana Rauti faces eviction by Tamaki Regeneration Company from her Glen Innes home.

Auckland beneficiary Niki Rauti will find out at the end of the week if she will be evicted from her home.

Kiwis brace for new football laws

Referee P Linney warns Hamilton Wanderers Jack Salter in the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Kiwi footballers are set to catch a break this winter season with a host of new FIFA laws.

Scaffolding collapse 'like dominos'

A man was trapped by the fallen scaffolding, and was rescued by the  fire service's high angle rescue team.

"People on it were falling into the water and were banging on things as they came down," witness says.

Salon unsafe, clients claim

A beauty salon owner says a doctor's certificate is needed to prove infections were caused by his salon.

Some clients of an Auckland beauty salon say they were infected by unsafe practices there.

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.

Building industry can't cope: Goff video

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

Auckland won't make up its housing shortfall unless there are changes in construction, the city's mayor says.

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.

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.

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.

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