Police are unsure what the motivation is behind the torching of four stolen cars over three days.
Customers are in the dark about new closing times and how they could affect Auckland's nightlife, hospitality group says.
Dr Kira Bacal is running a series about planning a mission to Mars with Pakuranga's University of the 3rd Age.
Mayor says it is timely to debate whether facilities like Howick Historical Village should be funded by all ratepayers.
Demand for the winter flu vaccination has doubled at the Manukau SuperClinic this year, with more than 1000 doses used so far.
Equestrian expertise is a family trait for Georgina and Emelia Forsyth who are busy claiming titles in national competitions.
An internship with New Zealand Opera will help Filipe Manu's classical music career hit the right notes.
BP should be allowed to build a service station next to a primary school, an Auckland Council officer says.
The police and SPCA are investigating the possible poisoning of a much-loved mobility dog.
3.2 million envelopes are about to be sent around the country so that registered voters can check their details.
You'd think they'd deter theft - but police warn firearms may be making owners a target for burglaries.
Long-suffering public transport passengers from South-East Auckland are among the most poorly served in the city.
Protesters are fighting a fourth attempt to build a petrol station next to a primary school in East Auckland.
Three youngsters who invented a device to help deaf people escape fires are showing it off in the US.
An east Auckland street could be closed for several hours due to a gas leak, police say.
Decriminalising voluntary euthanasia could usher in an era of "therapeutic killing", a new report warns.
EnviroWaste wants to add about 20 metres to the height of one of Auckland's volcanic cones, formerly used for landfill.
A red police car on highway patrol has people talking about road safety, Inspector says.
Life took an academic and musical turn for Lisa Hawkeswood after she quit smoking a year ago.
Success in a game development competition could see twins come face to face with Bill Gates.
A ferry terminal at Half Moon Bay is a priority, but it is not in the Council's budget yet, mayor says.
Opposition to a plan to build houses in front of protected native bush is growing.
Too many two-wheelers for police
Nobody is claiming the dozens of bicycles being abandoned or handed in to police, community constable says.
Elderly residents have just a few more hours to say whether a petrol station should be built next to their retirement village.
Residents are concerned that erosion will affect the road at Eastern Beach, despite measures by council to move sand.
Ellen Adoko loves the friendly people in eastern Auckland.
The first phase of work towards setting up a junior college on Ormiston Rd in Flat Bush has begun.
Richard Pound's Asperger's Syndrome makes him different from other teacher aides at Mellons Bay School.
Forcing landowners to consult with Maori over archaeological sites in Akld's Unitary Plan is a bad idea, MP says.
A drought through parts of the wider Auckland region has broken but dairy farmers are still nervous.
Residents are fighting a proposal to build houses in front of protected native bush on land that was cleared without warning.
School finds success combining mixed ages in some classrooms and single sex groups in others.
Young actors auditioning for roles in The Sound of Music will soon know whether they've been successful or not.
ICC Cricket World Cup organisers are looking for 7000 volunteers to help at next year's tournament.
A woman who won big on a TV show plans to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
The Poppy Peace Project is coming to East Auckland for the first time.
Former Black Cap Dipak Patel, 55, was presented with a long-service award at the Howick Pakuranga Cricket Club's senior prize-giving this month.
Black Caps Colin Munro and Mitchell McClenaghan will play for county side Worcestershire in the upcoming English season.
A paramedic is getting on her bike to fight against cancer and as a tribute to her late brother.
Healthcare professionals are dressing up to encourage patients to take advantage of free health screening.
After five years of planning and construction the new clinical services building at Middlemore Hospital has officially opened.
More than 100 musicians are tuning up their instruments and vocal chords for three days of non-stop music this Easter.
Nerves didn't get the better of Khi Chung Chen in his sudden death tie-break boccia final.
Two East Auckland teens have been selected for the Northern Region 1 badminton team.
An East Tamaki Business Association questions how eastern suburbs will benefit from work on the East-West Link.
Sweet Adelines descend on Auckland
The ultimate feel-good activity - singing - is bringing hundreds of women to South Auckland next month.
Students from an East Auckland school have been digging deep for Howick RSA members.
Eighteen students from Pakuranga College were suspended for use, possession, or involvement with drugs last year.
The parents of children who attended a Stand Children's Services camp are in for a treat tonight.
A summer-long hunt for the long-tailed bat has returned no official sightings of the tiny mammals.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?