Fire crews have been called to a classroom blaze at Pakuranga College in Auckland.
Only one more hurdle stands in the way of the Waitakere City under-15s and Old Trafford.
A new curtain bank hopes to help families in need as well as raise awareness of how important curtains are to the home.
Jade Alexander bared all in Britomart to spread information about ancient dolphin hunting practices still occurring in Japan, wearing nothing but bodypaint.
Ten pairs of shiny new boots have lit up the faces of a young Pt England rugby team.
Gym bunnies around the world are raising millions for charity by doing pull-ups and then passing the challenge on.
Police are out in force in East Auckland to try to track down a serial cross-dressing flasher with a penchant for lacy lingerie.
A man was beaten and threatened with a knife and pistol as he loaded an item into his car on his driveway.
Rosie Kennedy couldn't think of a better way to remember her late nana on her birthday than taking a stroll in the park.
Adventure awaits lucky school
A group of young students is about to embark on a year of education, adventures and community service, thanks to the William Pike Challenge Award.
A bus shelter rejected by the former North Shore City Council because it would be hazardous to traffic is back on the agenda.
Giving Aucklanders the chance to say what they love about the Hauraki Gulf is close to the heart of a PhD student's work.
Two people seriously injured after car collides with freight train near Auckland.
Tiny tots are keeping their heritage alive while building their own whanau ties in a kapa haka group.
Chocolate addict Anne Walbridge has just scored her dream job as an official chocolate taster.
A painful leg injury didn't stop Brett Clark from saving a life.
A new childcare centre will mix modern self-sufficiency with the area's rustic farming heritage.
Lillian Nakabiri's tough life was made a little easier thanks to child sponsorship. She talked to a kiwi audience about the difference such help makes to children's lives.
A serious crash has closed Auckland's south-western motorway south-bound between Wiri Station Rd and Great South Rd in Manukau.
There were a few "little incidents" when Georgina Whitmore introduced her daughter Madeline to solid food.
Mayor Len Brown says a quiet majority of Aucklanders want him to get on with the job of leading the city.
Big Brother will be watching any culprits who continue to vandalise a Titirangi school.
The play 'Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer' brings to life one of Ireland's unsung heroes in a dramatic and humorous solo performance.
Wedding bliss continued for Vivian and Jack Waller with a three-night honeymoon at Treetops Lodge in Rotorua after their whirlwind wedding.
A mural reflecting Orewa and all that it is will be painted on the rear wall of the 100% Electrical store in Bakehouse Lane by three KingsWay School students.
Nearly 50,000 runners will start Auckland's iconic Round the Bays fun run on Sunday.
A grandfather fears the lack of safe road crossings outside a local school could be putting young lives at risk.
Curlers throughout Auckland have been searching for a place to call home for more than a decade.
The yellow gantry crane being used on the Waterview tunnel project is called Dennis in honour of a worker who died of cancer.
It started as a "foolish idea" but the Paremoremo Raft Race has turned into a battle of designs for its plucky participants.
Takapuna RSA's members will vote whether to put the 78-year-old club into liquidation.
for more than a century, one of the oldest houses in West Auckland has stood its ground.
A man crushed by a silage bale hopes to be able to learn to walk again in several weeks.
Unkempt trees are causing resident Vincent Arudas to fear for the safety of road users and pedestrians.
People are invited to join a "walking bus" through Papatoetoe in an effort to make the streets safe for all.
Based on a real-life dog, Anzac Puppy is the tale of Freda, a Great Harlequin Dane.
Auckland beachgoers get unexpectedly up close and personal with stingray chasing orca.
Two old state houses bought for a song could hold the secret to how people can hang on to the Kiwi lifestyle into the future.
Two men are on the run from police after a South Auckland shooting this morning.
It was a copy of the Waiheke Marketplace sent halfway round the world that resulted in a special presentation at the island's RSA this month.
An art auction to help raise funds for a legal battle against Arch Hill's controversial Bunnings store will be held later this month.
A 3.5 hectare section of land once earmarked for a large public hospital is on the market.
Ukrainian immigrants have protested outside Auckland's Britomart station today over Russian troops in Crimea.
Suburbs New Lynn and Parnell cricket clubs will meet each other in the final of the Jeff Crowe Cup.
A simple act of kindness has changed a woman's life - and she wants to share her story.
Hopes for a cycleway connecting Point Wells to Matakana have come unstuck over the safety of a second-hand bridge.
Hall's Corner, a literal cornerstone of Takapuna's CBD, is up for sale - for the first time in 107 years.
McKenzie Joyce-Quinn is exposed to an exciting new world of sound and opportunity as she plays in the garden of her Massey home.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after two cars collided north of Warkworth today.
A mobile service offering smokefree support is a vehicle for revolution says Tariana Turia.