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.
Kidz First Children's Hospital has received a whopping $224,250 thanks to Countdown appeal.
HNZ spending $30m to improve 13,000 state-owned properties to reduce child driveway fatalities.
Plans to create a regional park on the site of the old Puketutu Island quarry are taking a step forward.
Auckland man discovers his roof cavity "covered" in asbestos just months after lung cancer diagnosis.
Using public transport has become an exercise in the art of train transfer for one partially sighted man.
Ratepayers have already chipped in $745,000 towards Colin Dale Park, but was it in vain?
Community leaders are disappointed that a long-awaited street prostitution law has been scrapped.
A blind man walked into traffic determined to kill himself after bullies broke his cane. Then a hero intervened.
The future of public transport in South Auckland is being held to ransom, Auckland councillor claims.
An earth-turning ceremony has marked the start of the Wero whitewater rafting complex's construction.
Green light given to a new off-licence liquor store despite community backlash and police opposition.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?