Medical assessment for former policeman who fled country after retirement village failed.
An investigation is underway after one council contractors seen dumping waste water into a Pukekohe stream.
Auckland Museum has given a 5 metre by 2m 3D version of Everest to Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate.
New Zealand will host another Commonwealth Games - probably in Auckland or Christchurch.
Identities from the nor-west are the faces of a campaign to reduce speed in their communities.
The old Takapuna Fire Station could be rezoned and sold to developers, instead of creating park land, residents warn.
A better wastewater system is on the way for Mairangi Bay.
Mangere Boating Club are helping out a devoted member by holding a competition to raise funds for a wheelchair hoist.
The generosity of a 96-year-old woman is helping get more mobility dogs into the disabled community.
Community leaders are calling for the preservation of the Mainline Steam building as KiwiRail prepares to sell land.
Three talented East Auckland footballers will take on some of the world's top young players next month in the UK.
When Maikara Ropata was little she only spoke English. In the 1960s, that changed.
Movie and music studios seeking full disclosure of Kim Dotcom's assets to show he is still living extravagantly.
Solomon Islander Crofton Lulu loves Auckland life, but there's one thing he's still getting used to. The weather.
Whitebait are great swimmers but they can't jump so streams need to be clear of obstacles for fish to flourish.
3-year-old Symphonya Turua was born with lissencephaly, meaning she is unable to walk, talk or sit up.
Services are resuming on Auckland's western rail line but commuters should still expect delays after a diesel train lost power between Mt Eden and Grafton this evening.
The country's first Loss and Grief Awareness Week is about to take place.
The future of historic St Andrews Church Hall in New Lynn is uncertain as the building slowly crumbles away.
Six teens are revelling in the success of their new business catering for health-conscious chocolate lovers.
Public rubbish bins are catching on fire because smokers are being careless when throwing their cigarette butts away.
Thirty years of Tongan services are being celebrated at the St Columba Church in Grey Lynn.
St Michael's Catholic Parish is proposing to sell the three flats it owns to raise funds for a piazza and more car parking.
For Max Lowndes juggling an engineering degree and high performance rowing at an Ivy League Uni is part and parcel of life.
Motorists are frustrated by speeding tickets they have been receiving on the northwestern motorway.
Hibiscus Coast residents want a 24-hour medical service in place, but Health Board says current system working.
National figures indicate Taser use has increased across the country, yet Waitemata officers are reaching for the Taser less.
A dangerous school crossing is getting a makeover, to the relief of teachers, students, parents and police.
Middlemore Hospital has introduced a survey allowing patients to have a say on experiences and services they receive.
A commuter reckons she could have travelled to Hamilton and back in the time it took her to go by bus from Ellerslie to work.
A refuge society is encouraging women in abusive relationships to take a step that could save their lives.
Speeding drivers and "rat running" to avoid congestion has prompted the Albert-Eden Board to implement traffic calming measures.
Customers are in the dark about new closing times and how they could affect Auckland's nightlife, hospitality group says.
Chess enthusiast Barry Woods is off to The Dark Horse premiere after a surprise invite from a former chess student.
A finalist in the Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival has made a film centered around a Filipino game.
The historical 1925 Oag's Buildings and the Deco Strip Mall are scheduled to be demolished at the end of the month.
Insulting passersby as part of a social experiment has paid off for one lucky teen.
Imagine singing, acting and dancing in a musical stage production while being almost completely blind.
The future of two Pukekohe churches remains up in the air after they failed seismic testing.
Mark Stead's mean and green cab over custom truck is the only South Island custom show entry at Auckland's CRC Speedshow.
The number of daily sailings to and from Gulf Harbour will be tripling to keep up with demand in a growing area of Auckland.
Jamie Peters plead not guilty to charges that he breached the terms of his bankruptcy.
Scott Donaldson says sorry to public for abandoning mission to be first solo kayaker to cross Tasman.| Cruel sea
Auckland Transport is promising more buses, more often for the Hibiscus Coast but not until next year.
Commuters experience delays on the eastern train line in Auckland this morning.
Thank you. That's the word to all of those who ran the Auckland Round the Bays, helping raise $150,000 for charity.
Rebecca Watson only knows what others describe about the moment her horse slipped and landed on top of her.
The redevelopment of a Housing New Zealand property in Mt Albert has put neighbours on edge.
Civil Defence is warning storm-battered Northland to get ready for more bad weather.
Puketutu Island is undergoing a 35-year rehabilitation project and input from local Maori is needed.
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