The Cancer Society Relay for Life is a team event that celebrates cancer survivors, caregivers and remembers loved ones lost to cancer.
A new childcare centre will mix modern self-sufficiency with the area's rustic farming heritage.
Teams of budding young engineers from around the country proved their robot-making prowess at this year's Kiwibots national champs.
A mature English oak cut down on formerly protected land was rotten to the core.
Forgotten war relics in the basement of the Howick RSA could be the making of a new museum.
A crisp white wall at a Pakuranga gallery has started to develop into an intriguing piece of art.
Rain, hail or shine - Ruben van der Merwe stands outside his school helping keep other kids safe.
A trip to the seaside resulted in a close encounter with four orcas for a bunch of lucky beachgoers.
A large piece of undeveloped land in Botany hasn't been bought by the city's ratepayers.
Lifeline Aotearoa is here for the Chinese community.
Living with diabetes doesn't have to be a trial - just ask Anne Longmuir.
When Beverley Calkin saw her neighbours struggling to speak English she decided volunteering as a language tutor was the least she could do.
Watercare is installing a $3 million water pipe that is not expected to be used for another decade.
Dancer Parris Goebel's international success has been recognised at home after being named 2014 Young New Zealander of the Year.
A 3.5 hectare section of land once earmarked for a large public hospital is on the market.
Up to eight peafowl have been caught on private land and relocated to Bombay.
Kassie Greacen can barely pronounce cystic fibrosis.
Thousands of leis handed out during this year's Pasifika Festival will help make hundreds of children's wishes come true.
Jenny Cao has been accepted into Cambridge University, which is ranked No 3 in the world in one survey.
Business association Manukau Now and Auckland Council have launched a view into the future with an animated film projecting the cityscape by 2040.
Neighbours Day is approaching quickly and it is time to start thinking about what you can do to get to know the people in your street.
East Auckland Bellyful branch says the response by the community has been amazing.
Education minister Hekia Parata says schools are catering for students new to the country the best they can.
Overcrowding on school buses meant an hour-long journey standing up for one 5-year-old.
Impressive provisional NCEA results earned Edgewater College a special visit from the education minister.
Off-leash dog areas may shrink following a series of attacks at the Botanic Gardens.
More than 2000 people turned up at Mangere Bridge Waterfront Reserve on Saturday to root for 200 paddlers competing in the 2014 Portage Crossing Regatta.
Plunket welcomes proposed legislation calling for plain cigarette packaging.
A walk in the park is Anna Loren's way of thanking those who cared for her uncle in his last days.
Former Olympian Dick Quax thought he might never run again after cancer treatment stopped him in his tracks.
Focusing on exports and public-private partnerships are two keys to growing Auckland's economy, mayor Len Brown says.
Counties Manukau police are hosting the second annual Everyday Heroes event and everyone's invited to come along.
The Education Review Office has been busy in East Auckland with two reports released late last year.
A historic homestead damaged by an arson attack could become a childcare centre.
Two East Aucklanders are battling it out for the 2014 Young New Zealander of the Year title.
Robyn Hughes will be playing her part in one of the biggest events in Middlemore Hospital's history this weekend.
Shopping has become a harrowing experience for Jacqs McCorkindale and her family.
Snapper fishing has definitely started to pick up in the inner harbour with most fishos reporting good hauls in the main channels.
When Katrina Santillan thinks of a hero she imagines someone fighting evil.
It has been a seedling and a skyscraping macrocarpa.
Most people are back from holiday, the schools are beginning a new year and we are experiencing some wonderful summer weather.
Passengers who use Howick & Eastern Buses must pay their fares with the HOP card or cash from this Sunday.
The people of East Auckland are less religious than in 2006, smoke less and live in richer households.
Is Macleans Park slowly being chipped away at by Auckland Council?
Ryan Herbert is partially blind and suffers developmental delays. But there is one thing he enjoys more than anything and that is making music.
Entertainer Aimee Gray will play a character whose experiences mirror that of her own in Mamma Mia.
Dairy owner uses his powers for good
Raju Patel is on a mission for children’s health and his superhero exploits aren't limited to costume choice.
Swedish-born actress Sia Tronkenheim never guessed taking a gamble could see her cast as the lead in a Kiwi television series.
Sinking boats, a capsized kayak and a few break downs have kept Howick Coastguard busy on the water.
Ormiston Senior College principal Maurie Jackways is leaving to take up the role as head of Salmond College in Dunedin.
Should we raise the retirement age?