Manukau Courier

Police pre-empt brawl backlash video

Footage has emerged appearing to show students caught up in a mass brawl outside a south Auckland KFC.

Cops keeping their ears to the ground over a possible retaliation to a mass brawl in south Auckland.

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Maori King makes historic call

The announcement was made during 10th anniversary celebrations of Maori King Tuheitia's reign.

The King's speech is an Oscar winning Hollywood movie.

Students help build classrooms for school

(L-R) Tony Faamatuainu from Tangaroa College and Inoke Paea from Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate.

Year 13 boys from south Auckland are helping primary students get an education by building them a fully functional classroom.

Students brawl at Auckland KFC video

Students from two Auckland schools brawled in the KFC on Monday.

Knives, bits of wood and chairs were used as weapons during a massive fight involving up to 100 teens.

Go fishing to help children

The Weymouth Cosmopolitan Club's fishing section's annual Kahawai King is on September 24.

Check the fishing gear and sign up to catch kahawai to help children.

Pick & Mix - Strike Percussion

Strike Percussion is happening on September 3 at the Mangere Arts Centre.

A high energy show from Strike, New Zealand's most outstanding percussionists will be at Mangere Arts Centre.

Lights on peaks for suicide awareness

Joseph Fa'afiu says lights are symbolic of hope.

Lights will shine from 17 mountains around New Zealand in an effort to give hope to those struggling.

$3.7m heritage home eyes new tenants

The three-million dollar property is located right next to Mangere Centre Park

A vacant council-owned homestead in south Auckland will be revamped and rented out to new tenants.

40 years of service

Friendship House chief executive Neil Denney, left, with Earle Howe, former chairman of the organisation's foundation ...

For four decades staff and volunteers at Friendship House have been healing wounded souls.

Cop 'throws' teen off bike video

Video posted to Facebook appears to show police officer pushing teenager off his bicycle and shoving him up into a fence.

No point blaming refs

Andrew McFadden looked a shattered man after the Warriors blew their game against the Tigers.

I was as disappointed as all Warriors fans when our chances of finals footy vanished.

Stereotyping is no laughing matter

Jean M Allen is a doctoral candidate within the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland.

Living in South Auckland has always invoked a sense of pride in me.

Sport: Marlins win under-14 title

All Stars Brothers Soane Kolota, left and Kairos Tahere gang tackle Mt Albert Lions' Jonathan Afeaki during the under-14 ...

The All Stars Brothers are in the running for Manurewa Marlins Rugby League Club's junior team of the year.

Tania goes for pageant

Miss Universe New Zealand contestant Tania Dawson.

Tania Dawson is preparing for Miss Universe New Zealand.

Teens make stand for justice

From left; Lauryn Siua, Staesia Thompson and Christina Lilomaiava.

Teens from a Manurewa school are promoting safe sex, gender equality and a community without gangs.

MPs hear stories of homelessness

Green Party MP Marama Davidson invites people to make a submission to the cross-party inquiry on homelessness.

People affected by homelessness are being encouraged to step forward and share their story.

DHB results on track

The latest quarterly results show that the progress made in the previous quarter has largely been sustained.

Latest health targets show the gains have again been largely maintained in Counties Manukau DHB.

Crash causes travel problems

Travellers heading into Auckland from the airport face major disruptions after a crash closed SH20A.

A serious crash closed the main route into Auckland from the airport.

DHB member quits over land

Former board member Arthur Anae quit over the board's pursuit of disposing with some of its land.

Arthur Anae quits Counties Manukau Health board in "personality clash" with its chair over a proposed land sale to the Government.

New premises for Ministry for Primary Industries

From left, Auckland Airport Chief Executive Adrian Littlewood, Mark Thomson Property GM, Minister for Food Safety Hon Jo ...

The Ministry for Primary Industries will soon be more equipped to accommodate the influx.

Beefy cocktail wins gold

Cocktails created by NZMA hospitality students Jackie Nguyen, left, and Michael Lai won gold medals at this year's ...

What do you get when you combine beef stock, chili sauce, coriander and vodka?

Man killed in crash identified

Police were called to the fatal crash in Onehunga Mall on Tuesday morning.

The man who died after his motorcycle crashed with a car in Auckland yesterday has been identified.

Sport: Souls beat Cavaliers for title gallery

Southern Souls Ritua Aliiva’, left, makes an acrobatic take during during the Regional Premier League final against ...


From a curfew to Lifeguard of the Year

Samuel Kau was on a 24-hour curfew when he saw an advert to become a lifeguard.

Samuel Kau's journey started when he saw an advert in a newspaper saying 'Do you want to be a lifeguard?'.

Four-year-old victim of hit-and-run

A car involved in a hit-and-run last week is being sought by police.

Young boy walking to kindergarten was hit by a car which broke his leg.

I'm pregnant, what next?

Pregnant woman holding her belly.

Early pregnancy can be a daunting time especially the first time around.

Fijian worker's cramped, cold conditions

Faroz Ali is on trial at the High Court at Auckland for multiple charges of human trafficking.

Worker stayed in room with no blankets and shared mattress with three others after paying thousands to work in NZ.

'A decision needs to be made'

Among the Clover Park residents wanting the mess caused when large oak trees in their street shed their leaves to be ...

South Auckland residents fed up with nuisance trees in their street are demanding action from their local representatives.

Hunts on for unregistered dogs

The subsequent enforcement campaign has seen more than 100 menacing dogs seized since July.

Auckland Council's hunt for unregistered menacing dogs has now moved into high-risk parts of south Auckland.

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