The VC winner lived and died in a boy's own dream.
Before Rebekah Henderson gets a new pair of lungs, she wants to pay tribute to the friends she lost to the same illness.
Group of window washers stole a brain-injured Auckland man's sunglasses then beat him with a copper pipe.
Aged just 20, Jack Williams died for his country in Vietnam. 48 years later, he's finally coming home.
"There's no sexy way to talk about it," says rectal cancer survivor.
Fish hauled out of Gulf Harbour lakes over payment disputes.
A battle for more bus services for school students has had a small win.
A wall blocking an Auckland walkway has been damaged this week.
A cancer diagnosis put Diane Wong's travel dreams out of reach, but this week she got her wish.
Brazen Auckland driver was spotted taking over the whole footpath in bid to beat congestion.
Nothing gets my pulse running like your tranquil slopes and I miss you terribly.
Man fighting for his life after incident at World Masters Games in Auckland.
Mystery surrounds the remains of an old wooden boat partially uncovered on a Hibiscus Coast beach after recent heavy downpours.
Birkenhead's Norfolk Pine stands at the centre of a heated debate around Birkenhead's pedestrian safety and main street parking.
Brush against them and you'll get a sting, but these are a gourmet delight for yellow and red admiral butterfly caterpillars.
“I had to get tweezers and actually pull the fibreglass fragments out of my skin” - Auckland woman reflects on the joys or renovating a sailboat.
Two Auckland local board members have been nationally recognised for their community work.
World Masters Games shooters gather in Kumeu for double-barrel action.
For a South Island born small town lass, converted to a city dwelling chick - my home in Remuera has become my quiet suburban cul-de-sac.
This year there had been 43 dog attacks on people reported to Animal Management in west Auckland.
I think Ponsonby, the suburb, must survive off its one main artery.
Two 14-year-olds have been arrested and police are looking for two more people.
"Champagne is in order," Beach Haven Placemaking Group chairwoman Lisbeth Alley.
Neighbours who actually take the time to introduce themselves to you.
Half Moon Bay is a great place to live.
The top of a volcanic cone in Remuera is the perfect zen escape from the neighbourhood's preoccupation with being busy.
"Brace Yourself is a coming of age story," comedian Melanie Bracewell said.
Two people charged with the kidnap of a 19-year-old Auckland woman are jailed for their part in the savage attack.
Two fire crews battled a fire at the Movenpick shop in Newmarket, Auckland.
Wendy Matthews has an illness that falls through the cracks in the health system.