Two Auckland high schools have had a fight to the robot death in the first ever Sumobot Contest.
Luke Christensen is confident pedalling through the CBD but says he would not ride along Pakuranga Rd.
BP's plan to build a petrol station on Pakuranga Rd remains unpopular despite proposed design changes.
The call is going out for nominations for the inaugural Howick's Celebrated Citizens awards.
A Model T Ford damaged in a crash last year is ready to hit the road once more.
Gary Parker-Nance is getting stuck into grass roots level sport after two decades running international stadiums.
Clara Wigmore has gone from making pillows and trackpants to high fashion garments out of old bed sheets.
A jogger's close call with a falling branch has resulted in four large trees being removed from a park.
Leighton Stichbury is in acting heaven after debuting alongside Michael Hurst and Theresa Healey.
Totara Hospice is appealing for urgent donations so it can fund a specialist triage nurse.
The restoration of a derelict and burnt-out historic house has reached the halfway mark.
A little bit of Kiwi ingenuity came into play with the creation of Auckland Airport's new lawnmower.
Allan Laumatia's world completely changed after his brother successfully donated a kidney to him.
Russel Norman told Grey Power members Auckland must intensify in order to become an international city.
Clairvoyants, tracker dogs and people all helped in the search for Moo, the last link to their mum.
Thousands of Aucklanders are ditching TradeMe in favour of social media sites to buy, sell and trade.
Proposed school zones are again a concern, with parents in Auckland's eastern suburbs querying boundaries.
Middlemore Hospital lies within a tsunami evacuation zone, but officials say they are prepared for disaster.
There's no sitting on the fence for Jess Beer. She's competing against men and women and winning.
Local Board members walked out of a meeting in protest over possible names for a building and museum.
The zoning for primary schools in an area of East Auckland is under review following Ministry of Education request.
He's led decile 1 and 10 schools in the past but now principal Michael Leach is off to experience private schooling.
Judy Joy's dying wish was that her beloved cat Moo be looked after. But now he's gone missing.
Taiwanese wood sculptor Wu Jung-tzu's latest exhibition will only show in four select countries and NZ is one of them.
Mothers are dressed for the cold but their children aren't adequately covered, sewing group founder says.
A road covered up by chip seal in February is continuing to annoy residents, who question the quality of the tar.
Jamie Whyte is defending his decision to stand in Pakuranga rather than contest ACT's strong Epsom seat.
Three talented East Auckland footballers will take on some of the world's top young players next month in the UK.
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.
Three youngsters who invented a device to help deaf people escape fires are showing it off in the US.
Protesters are fighting a fourth attempt to build a petrol station next to a primary school in East Auckland.
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.
A ferry terminal at Half Moon Bay is a priority, but it is not in the Council's budget yet, mayor says.
Success in a game development competition could see twins come face to face with Bill Gates.
Opposition to a plan to build houses in front of protected native bush is growing.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?