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Fire at recycling plant

Seven fire crews attended a blaze in south Auckland after two large bales of paper caught fire.

Seven fire crews rush to put out a blaze in south Auckland.

Kirkbride Rd closed

Kirkbride Rd in Mangere is closed due to a gas main rupture.

Motorists should avoid Kirkbride Rd in Mangere.

Teens raise $40k to reopen south Auckland school pool

Homai School pupils from left, Lagi Fuimaono Cooper, Luca Inwood-Edwards, Taksheel Chand and Rivah Eniata Ilisio in ...

Prefects at Kristin School are a "godsend", says the principal of the south Auckland school.

St Paul's College student signs with Melbourne Storm

Jirah Momoisea has signed a one-year contract with the Melbourne Storm.

Jirah Momoisea promises to stamp his mark in Melbourne Storm, picking up an NRL contract and hoping to make his family in Auckland proud.

How one man dropped 170kg

Dramatic change: Werner Burgin has lost 170kg through the Big Boys/Big Girls programme at Genetics Gym.

Werner Burgin tipped the scales at 272kg before he decided it was time to make a change.

Ever seen a white tui?

The rare bird was sighted in Clevedon this month

A keen eye catches a glimpse of the rare tui in south Auckland.

Battle of the Booze: 'We're on the community's side'

Counties Manukau police district licensing unit staff, from left, Constable Mita Staub, Philippa Davies, Theona Govender ...

Police say they're on the side of community activists fighting the growth of liquor outlets in South Auckland.

Culture and language preservation in Mangere

The women from Tau Fifine Niue Tutu He Makatugi group meet every week in Mangere.

Every week a number of women gather at the Massey Homestead in Mangere to socialise and protect their culture.

Clifford off the dole and into the kitchen

The dad to eight children now works as a commis chef.

After years of living on the benefit Morunga decided it was time to make some real money - so he headed back to school.

Sallies call for action on youth unemployment

From left, Salvation Army social policy analyst Alan Johnson, youth employment and education director Gregory Fortuin ...

About 40 per cent of the super-city's unemployed young people live in south Auckland.

Institute gets category one tick

Manukau Institute of Technology campus in Otara

South Auckland's Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) has been ranked as Category One by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

South Auckland is not what it seems

Paul Lesoa, year 11 student at Mangere College, taken in April 2016.

The South of Auckland - a place where young people strive to 'make it' - a saying some of us use to refer to living a good life without a worry in the world.  

Turning coffee cups into garden food

A bin for the compostable coffee cups out a Z fuel station.

The new compostable cups are made from sourced paper board and bioplastics.

Sport: Otara artist Joe Lane, the new Steeler gallery

17102016. NEWS PHOTO. SUPPLIED. Joe Lane, the Otara artist with the mural of Counties Manukau rugby greats Joeli Vidiri, ...

 There is no escaping Jonah Lomu, Joeli Vidiri and Tana Umaga at Steelers' training these days.

Tears for murder accused

Bodi McKee appeared at the High Court in Auckland charged with murder.

A 23-year-old man accused of murdering a man in south Auckland cried in the dock as he pleaded not guilty.

Shooting-accused dad

Gustav Otto Sanft pictured at an earlier appearance at the High Court at Auckland.

A man charged with manslaughter over the fatal shooting of a toddler can now be revealed as the girl's father.

Modest entrepreneur a trail-blazer for ethnic women

Ranjna Patel is the first ethnic woman to be a finalist in the YE Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Ranjna Patel has been recognised as one of New Zealand's top entrepreneurs in the YE Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Global budget: 'It is uncivilised' gallery

Staff members from Papatoetoe South School signing the petition.

Several teachers and principals from schools in South Auckland signed a petition asking the Education Minister Hekia Parata to drop bulk funding.

South Aucklanders to highlight activism at Justice Conference

Mangere residents Annaliese Johnston and Bex Rillstone will speak at the Justice Conference in Mt Wellington, Auckland.

Mangere's Bex Rillstone and Annaliese Johnston who were behind the Park Up For Homes movement will soon be speaking at the Justice Conference.

Sport: Steelers upset Canterbury to make semi finals

Manager Faamoana Leilua shows her delight at her Counties Manukau Steelers beating Canterbury at ECOLight Stadium, ...


Steals on wheels

A man allegedly wheeled into a Mangere liquor store and stole cash and cigarettes.

Man in wheelchair accused of holding up liquor store.

Importance of regular mammograms

Elaine Harvey was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and wants people to know how important getting checked is.

More than 3000 women and around 20 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

Jackson: They always put us in jail

Sir Ngatata Love sentenced to jail

Willie Jackson responds to Sir Ngatata Love's sentence and why Maori seem to get jail time for lesser crimes.

Prayer for world peace

Pictured outside the Tibetan Buddhist monastery under construction in Alfriston are, from left, Venerable Lama Karma ...

People are invited to pray for peace at a spiritual ceremony held to also remember the living and the dead.

'Why did they kill an innocent animal?' video

Uma descirbed Budz as a "handsome" and "loyal" dog.

A family are claiming police used excessive force after their dog was shot and killed during a search warrant.

Tua socks sex offenders

David Tua was the guest speaker at the Keep Our Children Safe public rally on Saturday.

"If it affects one family, it affects all of us," says David Tua at rally to keep sex offenders away from schools.

Outcry over 'threatening' clamping video

Wheel clamp device used to impound cars

Complaints that company is clamping cars with children in the back or while the engine is still running.

Mass brawl hospitalises three

Police were called to a brawl involving 30 people in south Auckland on Thursday night.

A mass brawl in Otahuhu, south Auckland leaves three people in hospital, including one in a serious condition.

Sex offender moved out of South Auckland

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Residents in Mangere have successfully rallied against a "high risk" sex offender living in their neighbourhood.

Sallies: Collins right and wrong about poverty

Salvation Army senior policy analyst Alan Johnson .

Salvation Army social policy analyst Alan Johnson has mixed feelings about Judith Collins' recent comments on poverty.

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