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Crone talks central Auckland issues

Victoria Crone left her role at Xero to run for mayor.

Vic Crone has shared her views on public transport, inner-city suburb intensification and the Ports of Auckland.

Stubbing out this month

Can you stub out the cigarettes this October?

Stubbing out cigarettes for Stoptober.

Police seek crash witnesses

Police seek witnesses to a fatal crash in Kawakawa Bay earlier in the month.

Anyone who witnessed a fatal crash in south-east Auckland's Kawakawa Bay is asked to come forward.

St Stephen's Church turns 140

St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Ponsonby.

One of Auckland's oldest churches is celebrating its 140th anniversary, despite nearly closing down.

Janice's homecoming to Heritage Park

Janice Boss worked at the Heritage Park in Mt Wellington and is now returning to its site to live.

Janice Boss is looking forward to moving back to a place she is familiar with - where you were once greeted by a giant kiwi and Micky the moa.

Confident Blues eye another AAFL title

University Blues have won the title two years consecutively, and are hoping to make it a third this year.

Defending Auckland AFL champions University Blues are eyeing their third consecutive title, but they need to get past unbeaten Waitakere Magpies first in round four of the competition.

Candidates commit to cycling and walking

"The Orakei ward is fortunate to have so many candidates willing to support cycling," Bike Eastern Suburbs founder ...

Cyclists and walkers will be made a priority in the next term by local board candidates.

Silver Ferns pass on their elite skills

Silver Ferns on training duties at Saint Kentigern College, from left, Grace Rasmussen, Maria Tutaia, Leana de Bruin and ...

Silver Ferns stars have taken time out to train the next generation of netballers, at Saint Kentigern College in East Auckland.

Remuera native to play Billy Elliot

Harry Sills plays Billy Elliot in the upcoming musical at the new ASB Theatre.

Harry Sills will appear as Billy Elliot in the premiere show at the new ASB Waterfront Theatre.

St Cuthbert's College principal says farewell

Reid has been the St Cuthbert's College principal since 1996, and for 20 of the college's 100 year history.

The final school bell rings for influential school principal Lynda Reid this week.

Finishing last really hurt us: Marist

Marist  finished last in the 2015 AFC season.

Despite finishing last in the both the Auckland and national tournaments last year, the Marist women's premier softball side have high hopes of being better this season.

Saving the tigers

Enzo Vivace has been creating and selling his artwork to raise money for the Sumatran tigers.

A 9-year-old Grey Lynn boy is raising money for the Sumatran Tigers by selling artwork.

Development programme improved my game: Allen

Finn Allen says being in the DFA programme has helped him become a better all-round player.

Young cricketer Finn Allen wants to represent NZ again in the U19 ICC World Cup and is looking to the Development Future Aces programme to get him there.

Auckland Domain commemorates WWI soldiers

The quatrefoils covered St David's Church on Khyber Pass Rd and raised $1 million towards its restoration.

The Tower of Remembrance has been unveiled in the Auckland Domain.

Cool pops for a cause

Ruby Seeto has designed her 10th tea towel to raise money for the Starship Foundation.

This year marks a decade since Ruby Seeto​ was diagnosed with a rare cancer.

Vandalism closes park's toilet

This is the sign that greets members of the public when they visit the toilet facilities.

Vandalism of the toilet facilities at Pt England Reserve is being investigated as local board keeps it closed.

Students' argumentative streak pays off

Auckland Schools Debating competition 2016 winning team from Selwyn College. Xin Hai Hu, Alice Hoskins, Komal Singh and ...

Selwyn College's debating team takes the top prize in secondary school competition.

Fresh produce for those in need

Ooooby's Daphne Gehrels, left, and Neil Groves, right, hand over fresh produce to Richard Kaisia from the Auckland City ...

The Auckland City Mission says the need for emergency food support is higher than ever, and is getting a helping hand.

Candidates discuss waterfront stadium

An artist's impression of the waterfront stadium proposal for Auckland for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

In a series of Facebook Live Chats we discuss your questions with the Auckland mayoral candidates.

Arrest over vicious carjacking video

A woman has been charged and two other suspects have been identified in relation to a Panmure carjacking.

Young woman arrested and charged in relation to attack that left 65-year-old in hospital.

The gentrification of K' Rd video

St Kevin's Arcade on K' Rd has changed dramatically.

Karangahape Rd is one of the most famous streets in New Zealand and has had a long history before its modern-day gentrification.

Top five finish for last year's NRFL winners

Eastern Suburbs couldn't back up their 2015 NRFL success.

With one game remaining, Eastern Suburbs look to wrap up their NRFL season on a high note this weekend and look forward to the national league next month.

Auckland Hospital copes with winter chills

Auckland City Hospital's emergency department coped with the winter ills and chills.

Auckland City Hospital's emergency department made its way through the winter season with admission numbers on the rise.

The $38.9 million decision

The central Auckland isthmus is set to change as the residential areas get denser and the population gets bigger.

It's time for central Auckland residents to decide how they want $38.9 million spent on their area.

Tips revealed on how to be a superhero

Dr Michelle Dickinson, aka Nanogirl, believes never giving up is a quality that all aspiring superheroes must adopt.

Nanogirl discloses how to be a superhero in real life to a junior school breakfast group.

$6 million 'city pad'

The St Mark's development is set to be completed in early 2018.

Luxurious Auckland penthouse will be used as city home by New York family.

Q theatre celebrates five years

Q Theatre marketing and communications manager Candice de Villiers.

The venue at 305 Queen St is showing no signs of slowing down after only five years of existence.

Work the community, enjoy your roles: Randall

Simon Randall has served on the Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board for six years.

Simon Randall is ready to retire as Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board chairman, but not without offering some sound advice to the new blood.

Leopard seal takes over Westhaven Marina

A leopard seal has swapped the icy waters of the Antarctic for the Waitemata Harbour.

A large leopard seal has been chilling at Westhaven Marina for the past few months and becoming quite a nuisance for Niwa's research efforts.

Marathon cookbooker supports hospice

Kathleen Edge together with her father Brian Payne.

Afternoon tea recipes from yesteryear have been reproduced in a recipe book to raise funds for Mercy Hospice Auckland.

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