Two buses collided in the Auckland CBD, leaving one stuck under a building's awning.
The murder conviction of two men in the Lee McMurdo case has brought relief to police and the McMurdo family.
The 6-year-old who drowned in a kayaking accident was a "stunning, lovely" young girl, her school's principal says.
Firefighters leave Takapuna Fire Station in January but its future use remains up in the air.
The average Joe armed with a smartphone is becoming an effective crime fighting weapon, police say.
The Otahuhu Youth Council and Otahuhu Town Hall after-school programme will be entertaining people during Otahuhu’s Santa parade.
Thieves thought to be posing as parking wardens smash their way into parking meters.
A battle site of national significance is at risk of being destroyed to make way for housing.
Countdown Waiheke is reopening today after a short but fierce fire on Monday afternoon.
A distinctly Mexican flavour will be spicing up Christmas celebrations on K' Rd.
It was more than just a mutual love of music that struck a chord between two new friends.
Marcus Carney left for South Africa on November 28 to compete in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships.
Most people would be happy to tick one mountain ascent off their bucket list.
Amy Oatridge is one of three new biosecurity detector dog handlers who with her beagle Ollie will be sniffing out exotic pests and diseases.
Cafe fire blocks peak-hour traffic in Auckland's Queen Street.
A second-storey cafeteria at the Countdown on Auckland's Waiheke Island burned.
An empty garage and a set of car keys are all 94-year-old Allan Flynn has left to remind him of his beloved 1984 Holden Commodore.
By mid next year James Corric's ‘baby' will be fully matured and just about ready for public visits.
People are being reminded that open air fires in any rural area must have an Auckland Council permit.
The so-called corpse flower began opening Saturday and today is in last stage of blooming.
It took eight months to find a suitable venue for the Drama Factory's latest production but finally the group have secured the Spotlight Theatre.
Land long sought for a bus shelter has been finally signed off and will cost just 10 cents a year.
Maritime New Zealand is investigating the death of a 55-year-old Australian man while working on a barge in the Auckland harbour.
Boy jumps a fence to evade police - without realising he's landed in Papakura Police Station grounds.
A new footbridge to replace the one linking Onehunga and Mangere will be wider and better lit than the existing one.
Testing toys not all fun and games
Playing with toys is a serious business for the young testers recruited by The Warehouse.
The central city is already covered in Christmas decorations and this year organisers are pulling out all the stops.
Douglas Choong has an amazing ability to get students excited and passionate about maths.
Jules Clark wants to create change so he is inviting St Heliers Bay residents to join him in forming a transition town.
Shopkeepers fed up with car window washers
Vagrants, drunks and kids as young as 14 are causing problems at intersections with their squeegees.
Reading about a spate of break-ins at the Greenhithe Pony Club in the North Shore Times has prompted a Birkenhead choreographer to throw a fundraiser for the club.
Takapuna Beach Cafe wants to extend its hours and serve alcohol but is facing opposition.
Auckland police received complaints about some drivers slowing down for safety reasons.
Emergency services converged on Auckland Airport during a mock plane crash today.
Oh come all ye faithful, and any newcomers, to support the nor-west Christmas parades.
Massey Primary School is the first in the country to be connected to the Government's managed network, Network 4 Learning.
A fire at Auckland's Sanitarium factory appears to have started in an oven.
Residents fighting to stop a controversial high rise development in Milford are "keeping their fingers crossed" on a final decision they will have to wait months for.
An air force squadron leader wants the family of a World War II pilot to know that his deeds have not been forgotten.
Neville Rakena embarks on a journey of a lifetime on board the Lord Nelson today.
SARAH HARVEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsFormer Olympian Dick Quax says his body is "battered" after undergoing treatment for throat cancer.
The battle lines may change but the players in Auckland Central look set to remain the same after an electoral shake-up.
Drug symposium provides an opportunity to discuss increased use in youth as young as eight.
Rugby player, poet, painter and politician - Phil Spring says having a disability hasn't stopped him living.
A horticulture project is reaping educational rewards and fresh yummy food for schoolchildren.
Yoshitoshi Sato has been in New Zealand to teach youngsters one of the oldest martial arts, seishin-ryu karate.
An ugly brawl in a social football league has thrown the issue of violence on the sports field into the spotlight.
A baker-turned-cookbook writer is one of the creative women sharing their secrets to success in a new book.
Six-year-old girl dies in house fire apparently started by another child playing with matches inside, police say.
Do you wear a lifejacket when you are on the water - no matter what vessel you are in?