As Steven Prescott and his wife Katie cycled into Waiuku on Friday after 15 months of pedalling around the world, a surprise gathering of friends and family were waiting to greet them.
The Onehunga Christmas Lights will be turned on during an event for the whole family on December 4.
Landscape architects have unveiled a master plan for Auckland's Cornwall Park.
Disabled people are staying home because public transport in Wellington and Auckland is too hard.
Rainbow's End has been named Auckland youth employer of the year.
Seven South Auckland schools have received awards at the annual Enviroschools celebrations.
Lauryn Therin's weary bones had a moments reprieve when she cycled into Pukekohe.
A close encounter with a flying skip bin delivered a near-death experience to a Northland couple at the start of their honeymoon.
Outwest Youth is launching a scheme that will help teenagers in rural areas get on the road to employment.
Latest craze for learning appears as a game but teaches undercover.
Local schoolgirl spins the vinyl as guest DJ.
Dogs will don their glad rags for a dress-up day with a difference.
Aroha Robson is one of the many volunteers who run a breakfast programme that feeds Kiwi school kids.
Age Concern Whangarei's dedicated carer relief service is providing local family carers with some time out.
The disappearance of a man crab fishing has prompted a reminder to always wear a lifejacket.
The Octagon Theatre's end of year production celebrates, acknowledges and review's the theatre's origins which span back to 1948.
A little blue penguin found dead in an illegally set net in Tutukaka has prompted a reminder.
Whangarei Budgeting Services has some tips for sticking to the budget around Christmas time.
Christmas in the Valley is on this weekend in Raumanga.
The Hikurangi Christmas Carnival is on Saturday.
Organisations, families and individuals are now able to leave a gift to a sport close to their heart.
Playtime has come to a hault at Royal Rd Primary School.
The Northland Regional Council's Envroschools expos focused on renewable energy and technologies that go with it.
Active Attitude members celebrated their third birthday and officially opened their new premises in a double celebration.
Situated halfway up Mt Parihaka, Parihaka Kindergarten wants everyone to know about it.
Christmas cheer is about to take over Franklin Rd once more as residents get their festive displays ready.
A Citizens Advice Bureau report shows emergency accommodation inquiries have risen by 170 per cent in Auckland city.
Costumes by Weta Workshop will be the finishing touch for three teenage performers as they sing on stage for the first time in Beauty and the Beast.
The Northern News and Bay Chronicle team is lending a hand for those in need this Christmas.
School children are investigating if there's a difference between country and city tui songs.