Growing missionary numbers serving in the South Pacific has led to a $3 million expansion of a training centre.
A train station on the brink of closing is now full-steam ahead and it's all thanks to community pressure.
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.
Flowers, pinwheels and beer bottles spill over on graves at an Auckland cemetery, but some of them need to go.
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.
Diana Swarbrick has bicycles coming out of her ears – and she's not sure where to put them all.
Curly Jacobs is going the distance to fight obesity – 4200km in fact.
Life hasn't been the same for the Ahomiro family since its beloved dog Max died.
A toddler left at a Manukau Work and Income office is still in the custody of Child Youth and Family.
Police are appealing for help following the Christmas Eve shooting of a teenager in Auckland.
Counties Manukau Plunket has outstripped the national target for up-to-date immunisation of infants.
The City Rail Link will almost certainly shave time off South Aucklanders' train commute.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?