Auckland Council indecision sees small business shut up shop.
A dog so badly neglected that nearly all his hair fell out could have been spared his suffering, rescuers say.
Car thieves aged as young as 11 are regularly being picked up by police struggling to deal with child offenders.
South Auckland police apologise for their part in a chain of events that led to a man being assaulted.
A group of Auckland school kids got an early Easter gift in the form of X Factor judge Stan Walker.
Shattered glass, loose concrete and narrow paths have put students' safety at risk for two "chaotic" months.
Jesus Christ is about to be resurrected again - in the form of a large Samoan man.
Rangers are begging people to keep their dogs under control, after a spate of maulings at Ambury Regional Park.
South Auckland homeowners are beefing up security after a spate of burglaries by teens.
Luke Ryan has over 800 "beads of courage" in recognition of procedures and operations.
They're essential items for babies but expensive disposable nappies could be sending some parents broke.
A South Auckland principal is pleading with drivers to slow down after a truck crashed into her school's pool fence.
The Auckland suburb of Hillpark is hosting a house and garden tour to raise money to help protect the community's heritage
Micro-car man throws his hat in the ring, hoping to be the one chosen to bring a car-sharing scheme to Auckland.
The next Steve Jobs could be a budding young business student in our very own backyard.
The largest Maori and Pacific Island festival in the world is getting ready to celebrate 40 years.
The last refuge of "fringe dwellers" - that's how one South Auckland boarding house manager describes the service he provides.
Growing missionary numbers serving in the South Pacific has led to a $3 million expansion of a training centre.
Counties Manukau Health is facing a predicted funding shortfall of about $100 million.
Customers are getting lost or staying away from a popular Auckland tourist spot because of detours.
Residents say hoons are speeding down their roads, but a a week-long survey of the Manurewa neighbourhood showed all is well.
An Auckland homeowner was watching the World Cup cricket this afternoon, when his house was suddenly engulfed in flames.
Cousins Huia Taylor and Ani Tangitu are fed up with people bad-mouthing their hometown.
Community leaders are defending a decision to give extra funding to an ice-cream sundae world record attempt.
The rent on most council-owned pensioner flats in South Auckland is set to go up by up to $30 a week.
Kids as young as 6 harass patrons, fight and try to break into stores at an Auckland shopping centre.
Millions are being "sucked" from the community through a "blight" of pokie machines, local advocates say.
Principals are crossing their fingers a new school in Takanini will open before already swelling student numbers become too much to handle.