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Aucklander wins $1m in Lotto

Powerball was not struck in the Wednesday's draw.

A lucky Aucklander has won $1million in the Lotto First Division.

Howlett heads for Hotspurs

Ryan Howlett (right) competes with Central United's James Hoyt in a 2015 match.

Ryan Howlett never imagined five-a-side football would be his ticket to play at an English Premier League ground.

College Rifles on a roll

College Rifles' Kaituu Kaufana penetrates the Pakuranga defence.

College Rifles are looking to become a formidable force in Auckland rugby this season.

Migrant women find their voice

General practitioner Himali McInnes, with dog Zoe, knows the social benefits migrant women can gain from writing.

 Migrants have a chance to speak out in the New Kiwi Women writers workshop.

Around the grounds with Jeremy Ruane

Three Kings' Hannah Robert tangles with Claudelands Rovers' Tiana Hill.

Some big wins have sent a few warning shots across the divisions in the early stages of the NRFL football season.

Ecuador volunteers on the ground

Volunteer Gabrielle Kerridge-Temm and nine other young New Zealanders are helping distribute aid in Ecuador.

In the wake of city rattling earthquakes, 10 young Kiwi volunteers are doing all they can to get aid to the hardest hit regions of Ecuador.

Football clubs refusing to pay bill

Eastern Suburbs AFC chairman Chris Ruffell says his club will ignore an invoice from 2014.

Three of Auckland's premier football clubs are refusing to budge on an invoice from Auckland Football.

Welcome aboard: Pacific Hope

Volunteers Rachael Caspers from the US and Abi Lycett from the UK say there has been a large interest in the boat since ...

A medical ship will be moored at an Auckland's Princess Wharf before heading to Vanuatu to offer free healthcare to isolated communities.

OBITUARY: Dr Kenneth Reid Orr

Kenneth Orr worked until the age of 92, he is pictured with his wife Kay.

 Dr Kenneth Reid Orr from the Remuera Rheumatology and Musculo-skeletal clinic has died aged 93.

Review: Auckland Theatre Company's Tom Sawyer

The formidable Aunt Polly (Gaby Solomona) tries her hardest to rein Tom in.

Adults, check your baggage at the door for this whimsical wander through a childhood classic.

Spend a day in their shoes

WISE Collective catering team member Ester Taithul.

Auckland refugees are sharing their stories at a community event on April 29.

School community cop a favourite gallery video

School community officer Constable Gordon Campbell takes first-year Stonefields School students in pairs through road ...

After 23 years of fighting hardened criminals, an Auckland cop now is "mother duck" to class-loads of school kids.

University rugby full of promise for 2016

University captain Kurt Eklund gains some metres.

The Auckland University premier rugby side are again looking favourites for the Gallaher shield.

A sweet relief in war times

Hunter Taylor, 7, taste tests her batch of Anzac biscuits she made on a coal range at Highwic historic house.

Today's Anzac biscuits are a sweeter and softer modern adaptation of the original recipe.

Beware Dangerman and Awkward Boy

"Outgoing introverts" Matthew Harvey and Scott W Long.

Scott W Long and Matthew Harvey present a collaborative comedy show about awkwardly stumbling through life.

From Omaru to the Amazon

Dan Baron Cohen is the keynote speaker at the River Talks festival in Glen Innes.

Dan Baron Cohen, world renowned cultural activist, has been in New Zealand to speak on the threats facing the Amazon river.

Fixing the root cause of childhood obesity

University of Auckland research fellow Sam March hopes to tackle childhood obesity through a range of influential factors.

 Tackling childhood obesity isn't as simple as eating healthy. One expert hopes to determine what environmental factors need to change.

Parnell precinct faces rezoning

Residents are concerned the sites of 69 and 79 St George's Bay Rd could be rezoned, which could affect the surroundings ...

The sites of 69 and 79 St George's Bay Rd in Parnell could be rezoned, changing the landscape around the famed French Markets.

Auckland Hospital gets patients moving

Therapy assistant Trilok Raval, centre, tests out the new equipment on Ward 62 with Rebecca Tapper and Jacob Munro.

Auckland City Hospital is decreasing the stay for patients with joint replacements.

Cat killed after off leash dog attack

There have been 12 reported dog attacks on cats in the central and east Auckland in the last six months.

A second dog attack within a month has left another cat dead in the eastern isthmus.

Lonely walks for fearful city mums

Arno and Elizabeth Busch want to meet more parents and children in the city.

Inner city mums wander the streets, worried their crying babies will get them evicted.

1960 Olympian headed for Rio

Murray Rae with Rio 2016 para-sailors Andrew May, Rick Dodson and Chris Sharp.

Murray Rae is passing a lifetime's knowledge of yachting onto three para-sailors for the sport's biggest setting.

Chats with Cops

Police are holding an informal forum for international students at Auckland City Library every Thursday.

Cop Chat is a new weekly forum where international students can talk freely with Auckland Police.

Phone scam targets elderly

The scam caller attempts to organise an appointment to inspect the property.

Auckland Council have issued warning of a scam caller claiming to be a council worker.

Saved from the trash heap

NZMA cookery students Imogen Liao, Rohan Katarya and Chris Zhou carve up some produce that would have otherwise ended up ...

Tonnes of perfectly good food gets wasted every day but simple actions can get it to the right places.

Best season yet for Diocesan rowers

Diocesan School for Girls rowing gold medallists Ella Simanu, Hanne Mellsop and coach Rachel Arbuckle.

The Epsom school has returned from the Maadi Cup with its best ever results in the history of the event.

Housing Summit examines Govt policy

A new social house beside an old state house on Sunnymead Rd in Glen Innes.

A bill of rights for tenants, a rental warrant of fitness and an end to 90 day evictions will be just some of the topics covered.

Donation's in the Spirit of memorial legacy

The Spirit of Adventure Trust Board chairman Stephen Fisher (left) with Mary Craig and John Wylie, the trustees of the ...

The Gavin Wylie Memorial Trust is winding down - but its spirit lives on in a new scholarship.

New journey beckons for principal

Remuera Intermediate principal Janet Exon is leaving the school after 21 years of service.

Retiring Remuera Intermediate principal Janet Exon has some wise words for future educators.

Secret spots found with new walkway

Waitemata Local Board Chair Shale Chambers says the Weona-Westmere coastal walkway would not be possible without the ...

The Waitemata Local Board is increasing access to the coastline around Westmere.

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