Labour's voter support ran for the hills last night in what were once its strongholds.
A trainee doctor wanted to help her dad get fit, so she started a Bollywood-infused aerobics class.
Seven generations of women from Sarah Poulter's family have attended St Mary's College over the last 150 years.
A site currently used as a car park in Mt Eden has been earmarked as an SHA area for apartments.
Good advice from a group of strongmen helped four people pull a 9000kg bus for a Leprosy Mission fundraiser.
Think poverty is NZ is a myth? Come see what I see, 'soup walk' organiser says.
Anti-poverty campaign Live Below the Line challenges people to feed themselves for just $2.25 a day.
Court grants resource consent for controversial Bunnings store in Auckland's Arch Hill.
Sophie Merkens would be a seasoned author if a picture did indeed paint 1000 words.
Little Tyler Dale must be one of the youngest donors to support a fire brigade.
The gifting of nearly 200 hectares of northern coastal land to the Auckland Council for a park is welcomed by many.
Nine women showed firefighting isn't just for the boys during the Silverdale and Manly Fire Service Awards night.
St David's Presbyterian Church may go after failing to meet earthquake standards and a dwindling congregation.
Police officers brought back a colleague from the dead after he suffered a heart attack and crashed his patrol car.
With a prize-worthy beard like this, eating ice cream is out of the question.
Auckland has the highest-rated NZ university in new rankings, and makes it into world's top 100.
Residents are blasting new speed bumps in Browns Bay as a "huge waste of money".
Shona Wilburn is about to benefit from a venture set up to help those with life-threatening illness.
A man has died after his car struck a concrete power pole on Auckland's North Shore.
Almost 30 years after her death, the final wishes of an elegant and formidable animal lover will be realised.
More than half South Auckland parents say their children are worse off because of the school zoning system.
A brand new home was destroyed in a blaze last night on Auckland's North Shore.
A teen injured when an aerosol can exploded has been moved to the national burns unit.
Playing bridge with New Zealand's top player was a birthday treat for 104-year-old Joan.
The first time Juliet Harbutt sampled top quality European cheese was a life-changing moment.
Four more charter schools will open in Auckland and Whangarei next year at a cost of $15 million.
Leighton Stichbury is in acting heaven after debuting alongside Michael Hurst and Theresa Healey.
Totara Hospice is appealing for urgent donations so it can fund a specialist triage nurse.
What comes aged under 14, in sets of two, and all at one West Auckland club? Surf life saving twins.
Horses saved her life a long time ago so now Liana Goodall is saving theirs.
The partner of a man left for dead wants those responsible for the ''cowardly attack'' caught.
Mark Grey's obsession with Holden cars started when he was just a young boy.
Together for 23 years, 8 kids and another on the way, one couple knew it was time to quit smoking for good.
Dian the orca survived being stuck in a cray pot line thanks to the remarkable actions of her pod.
Auckland is looking to revive its waterfront and boost tourism with a new downtown plan.
North Shore youth may get a place to hang out and have fun, says one of their champions.
Work has begun on a $1.5m restoration of historic barracks overlooking Narrow Neck Beach.
Auckland Council has indicated that clubrooms in Otara could be one of many projects put on hold to help cut spending.
Two controversial new high school zones are now in place in Auckland.
The restoration of a derelict and burnt-out historic house has reached the halfway mark.
Bikers are ditching their black leathers for wacky blue outfits on Sunday to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer.
A series of white wooden crosses will be erected in Ostend to pay homage to residents in the armed forces who died during World War I or later on Waiheke.
Rescue chopper plucks rider, injured when thrown from her horse on a beach, from a rapidly incoming tide.
National ban commercial fishing from parts of Marlborough Sounds and Hauraki Gulf, but workers may get compensation.
One person has died at the scene of a car crash south of Auckland this morning.
Auckland lawyer who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from clients jailed for 2-1/2 years.
A man trapped in a plastics machine for over an hour is in a stable condition in hospital.
Anna Chambers is taking part in the inaugural International Youth Rhino Summit in South Africa.
Water quality at Auckland's beaches improved last year, with encouraging signs for this summer.
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