A couple are $25,000 out of pocket after decontaminating their home which was once used as a p-lab.
All Black Charlie Faumuina is no longer the "big grizzly" he once was. His trademark beard was shaved off last weekend to raise money for child cancer.
The man who died in a crash near Pukekohe on Thursday has been named as 74-year-old Robert Nikora.
One person is dead and several others are seriously injured after a four-vehicle crash at Kumeu, west of Auckland.
The world's most ethnically diverse market is set to open in Manukau.
The success of the Mt Roskill War Memorial Park's transformation has prompted the Puketapapa Local Board to ask if there are more places in need of a spruce up.
Weighing in at an astonishing 124.4kg, Ashley Jordan's pumpkin was a whopper and a winner.
Dylan Schneider gets around school in style on his Segway, which makes life with muscular dystrophy much easier.
It's all go to create a business improvement district (BID) in Riverhead, Kumeu, Huapai, Waimauku, Helensville, Parakai and Kaukapakapa.
Three pint-sized triplets have taken up boxing and it's not the first time they've had to put up a fight.
Police investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist on Friday night in Flat Bush, Auckland, are calling for a witness to come forward.
An independent investigation into police handling of the Roast Busters case is nearly finished.
Forbes Greenfield, 94, is among the few World War II veterans taking part in this year's Anzac parades.
Rescuers were surprised to discover a rooster living among hens they were saving from a battery farm.
A warrant of fitness system will see scooters return to Albany Junior High and its all part of students' canny business strategy .
The community has rallied to support families whose Housing New Zealand flats were destroyed by a fire.
A new roof, insulation, toilets and a parents changing room were all features of the PumpHouse's renovation.
Today, thanks to pest control, translocation and an egg swap, there are 30 breeding pairs of Kokako in the Hunua Ranges.
A push to teach Hindi in schools is designed to keep the language and culture alive among the descendants of migrants.
More and more Aucklanders are finding ways of using social media to unite people and connect communities.
Police are searching for an 11-year-old girl who has gone missing in Massey, Auckland.
Opera singer Paul Potts says people shouldn't be afraid to speak out against bullying.
Parents of toddlers and young children are being reminded to be vigilant around driveways.
Three teams of New Zealand lifeguards will join their Australian and Turkish counterparts at Gallipoli next year for a special commemorative race marking the 100th anniversary of the bloody World War I campaign.
The PM was among about 500 people, including school children, who welcomed kiwi to Mataia farm on the Kaipara Harbour.
Mayor Len Brown is setting up an office to co-ordinate the efforts of Auckland Council, local boards and businesses to boost youth employment.
Warrior Ben Henry paid a visit to the children of Onepoto Primary armed with brand new raincoats.
From early next year Glen Eden residents will no longer have to deal with the sight of wastewater seeping into their waterways.
The Duchess of Cambridge has taken the helm and left her prince in her wake - twice.
Dogs alone at home and feeling lonely will from today be able to tune into a radio station designed for them.
A 27-year-old's dream of being a builder has been cut short by a rare spinal disease.
The battle for the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust's funding is facing more turbulence.
Eighteen students from Pakuranga College were suspended for use, possession, or involvement with drugs last year.
Crossroads Clubhouse is providing adults affected by mental illness with the framework to get back on track.
Auckland Domain will be taken over by The Great Auckland Bed Race this weekend.
Del and Cindy are celebrating their golden anniversary by cycling 3000km across Australia.
Auckland’s key traffic corridor Dominion Road will be overhauled with new bus lanes aimed at improving public transport use.
The partner of Auckland woman Cissy Chen appeared in court today charged with her murder.
He's pretty good at posing for photos, he approaches strangers for cuddles, is incredibly trusting - and he was once a wild horse.
A new bride and groom had their wedding donated by a group of strangers from Facebook group 'Pay it Forward West Auckland'.
Bombed, imprisoned, shipwrecked and forced to sell her engagement ring for food. It sounds like a movie plot, but it's actually Brenda Macduff's life story.
World War I tales reunited family members who never knew their relatives were living nearby.
A teacher has put out a book, Off Loading with Sonny Bill Williams, in the hope he will get teens reading.
Facilities, including the playground, at one of Waiheke Island's most popular beaches are getting a makeover
Organ music isn't just for weddings or church services the Town Hall organ trust chairman says.
LAUREN PRIESTLEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsBlind runner Rob Matthews is ready to represent New Zealand at the London Marathon this weekend.
A Rotary exchange student attending Howick College spent time in Fiji working on Rotary's Digital Learning Room.
Registering valuables on a police database saved one woman plenty of heartache and money.
Heavy synthetic cannabis use eventually led to a five-day stay in an intensive care unit for teen Liam Kent.
Waikumete Cemetery's Anzac Day dawn parade service will include a bagpipe band and a new addition - two cannons.
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