A 6-year-old child escaped without injury when a fire tore through a sleepout in south Auckland.
Almost three years after his dog attacked his four-year-old son, authorities seek to jail an Auckland man.
A boating club has partnered with a local marae to provide food and fertiliser for the community in the form of unwanted fish parts.
Michelle McGrath's solution to beating the blues has been to get fit.
The countdown for Commonwealth Games qualifications is underway for weightlifters Joe Pomelile, Aisake Tuitupou and Bailey Rogers.
TEDx, being held for the first time at the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) will bring together some of the brightest minds in the city.
Fifteen bikes will soon have Rowandale School pupils on the road to improved health and fitness.
OPINION: The inorganics collection is back.
Fiona and Callum McKinlay are opening their home as well as their hearts to children in need.
As New Zealand's film industry grows, a few south Auckland students are aiming to contribute to it by getting smart with animation and design.
A local board is supporting a provisional policy which will help minimise alcohol-related harm in some of Auckland's most vulnerable areas.
The director, actor and comic represents the best we can be: "Creative, courageous, audacious, subversive and downright funny."
After sailing for about eight days, 46 youth leaders from Ukraine, Egypt, Kenya and Costa Rica among 10 other countries docked at Ferguson Intermediate School in Otara.
Some of the world's best Elvis Presley tribute artists are descending on South Auckland.
South Auckland students are being encouraged to ditch fast food in exchange for a healthier home-cooked meal using Maori food crops.
EDITORIAL: Our relatively new columnist Peter J Mihaere asks that age-old question about why tragedy seems to strike some and not others.
Fears that people were trapped in a burning house in south Auckland have been allayed.
Papatoetoe is the surprise package of Auckland club cricket's two day championship.
While my sister and brother-in-law's grass fire was getting under control in Central Hawkes Bay, thanking God and our lucky stars, that the fire seemed to circumnavigate their house and woolshed.
Conviction appeal fails for man who kicked his victim's head like a football.
Tongmin Li has the best buns in the business.
Jared Bostock is armed for war - the New Zealand Butcher Wars that is.
Manukau are within reach of winning back-to-back titles in Counties Manukau club cricket's two day championship.
Just like last week, when I cautioned that one trial loss did not mean much, one trial win, doesn't mean much either.
Four fire crews battled the blaze in Mangere East.
A movement to stop the death of loved ones is taking off.
One of SPCA Auckland's biggest projects in years is nearly ready and some eager dogs have had a chance to give it a trial run.
They aren't calling for the road to be fixed. In fact, these Aucklanders want the road left alone.
Darius is a talented little boy with big dreams.
Phil Goff will still keep The Southern Initiative as a priority for Auckland.