Surfing legend Daniel Kereopa has moved to Orewa and has big plans for the summer.
A fisherman who took 325 snapper in one day was sentenced to 320 hours community work.
An apartment building is going up in Mt Eden - and the company behind the design is just around the corner.
A Waiheke Island man is walking more than 1500km across NZ in an effort to lose weight.
Plans for a large industrial park in Drury are a step closer to reality after the Auckland Council agreed to rezone land.
Pilot programme "Success for Boys" is helping boys get excited about story writing.
Aoraki Polytechnic students take on nation's finest in live battle for coveted culinary award.
Legal highs will be making a comeback and Local Board members are appalled.
Horse riding helps give Navanah Uerata-Tana the focus and determination she needs to get by in the classroom and at home.
A bit of concern for your fellow neighbour is the essential element needed to become a Victim Support volunteer.
A mobile service is aiding the fight against diabetes by reaching people where they work, play and pray.
Lynfield College student in critical condition after being hit and trapped under a truck in Auckland.
A Massey University lecturer is helping people understand the danger of antibiotic resistance.
There's a zombie among us. His name is John Burrows and he usually lives in Redvale.
Concerned residents are saying a big "no" to a proposed cafe at The Little Grocer site.
There's no sitting on the fence for Jess Beer. She's competing against men and women and winning.
Local Board members walked out of a meeting in protest over possible names for a building and museum.
Police are investigating an assault on a child following a house fire in Auckland.
John Newton believes flowers can change people's lives, so he is running free courses in floral design.
Some people have music in their blood and Evan Silva reckons he is one of them.
It's the end of an era for a fashion label that's been catering for the fuller figured woman for 25 years.
Fire service responding to a house fire near Onehunga Mall discovered an altercation in the street.
Friends, family and police gathered at Waiheke Island's Piritahi Marae to honour senior constable Clint Vallender.
Youth workers will patrol West Auckland 'hot spots' to help prevent anti-social behaviour after string of violent attacks.
Duplication in local government - including cost of paying 12 CEOs - is behind calls for a shake up.
A 28-year-old man and 31-year-old woman appeared in court this morning, charged with Davender Singh's murder.
Gwyneth Macdonald was only a baby when her police officer father was gunned down.
Colin Craig and Winston Peters have faced off in a televised political debate that was the subject of a court battle.
A man has appeared in the Manukau District Court, charged with the murder of a five-month-old girl.
The armed offenders squad shares the stories beyond the balaclavas on their 50th anniversary.
The Fukuoka Friendship Garden controversially removed from Auckland Zoo will be reinstated at a cost of just over $1 million at Western Springs Park.
Millie Elder-Holmes pays final tribute to her slain boyfriend Connor Morris in a eulogy on Facebook.
He's led decile 1 and 10 schools in the past but now principal Michael Leach is off to experience private schooling.
He was scruffy, covered in sores and missing teeth. But a brave rescue from a stranger has changed Cupcake's fate.
A speech impediment may inhibit your ability to get a sentence out but it's no life sentence, playwright says.
It's easier just to ignore you. That's what a friend says to me while I'm hearing-impaired for just one day.
The earliest known surviving building on Queen St has made it to the heritage list.
Several business owners on Upper Symonds St are critical of plans to take a City Rail Link station out of the area.
An elderly immigrant is desperate to get back the passport, bank cards and driver's licence stolen from her car.
Vandals have desecrated a war memorial wall, bending a metal poppy and ripping off its stamen.
After eight years of campaigning, Manly residents are celebrating the axing of a giant gum tree.
The hills were alive with screams of delight when Julian Peddie learned he had a part in The Sound of Music.
It took three buses, a truck and a special section of the plane to transport more than 120 students and 1100 kilograms of musical instruments around Europe.
The Whau Coastal Walkway Project has been formed to put focus back into a "neglected" area.
Auckland Council makes an embarrassing slip over rates, but ratepayers are unlikely to benefit.
Man accused of killing his wife and daughter will undergo a Section 9 mental health hearing.
Name suppression of the man accused of killing two pawn shop workers has lapsed.
Judy Joy's dying wish was that her beloved cat Moo be looked after. But now he's gone missing.
A man in his early 20s has been transported to Auckland's North Shore Hospital after being hit by a car.
Police investigating the death of Connor Morris are still unsure what weapon was used to kill him.
Is there enough support for new migrants once they arrive in New Zealand?