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Building industry can't cope, Goff says video

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is keen to fix Auckland's housing supply problems.

The building industry is not geared up to produce the number of houses needed in Auckland, according to the city's mayor Phil Goff.

Holt heading to Helensville

Hayley Holt is running for the Helensville seat.

TV personality Hayley Holt is running for the Helensville seat in the election this year.

Body found in Auckland forest video

Carissa Avison went missing on January 26.

Body found in Auckland forest escorted out by friends and family of missing woman Carissa Avison.

More string for your bow

Massey Archery Club captain Dean Sheerin (left) and Travis Gamble practising their field archery, in which shooters take ...

More world champions are wanted at Massey Archery Club.

Acting conquers fear

In 2016 Bowen (centre) played Antony in Antony and Cleopatra at the Pop-up Globe, and the Prologue in Auckland ...

How do you conquer a fear of public speaking? Become an actor.

Fatal crash delays traffic

The crash was reported to police at 7.15am.

A person is dead after a serious crash in northwest Auckland.

Rehoming a race dog

Helensville's Nicole Hilton hadn’t had a dog for a very long time, "if we were to get a dog it would have to be a greyhound".

Ever wondered what it's like to own a former racing greyhound?

SH16 closed by gas leak

State Highway 16 through Waimauku has been blocked as emergency services deal with a gas leak in the town centre.

Auckland motorists are facing delays through Waimauku after a gas leak closes main highway.

Underworld opens up at Oro festival

Woodhill Forest, Auckland, will host a new music festival.

The UK electronic legends will play at New Zealand's newest music festival.

Antarctica opportunity 'out of this world'

Sylvie Admore will get the opportunity to climb Mount Scott in the Antarctic Peninsula.

Sylvie Admore will use her experience in Antarctica to further teach and inspire others.

Hendersons hitting the gym

Jess Henderson says her core was weakened after having children, but the gym work is helping strengthen the muscles.

Here's how the Henderson family are preparing for Round the Bays.

Bags for Good set to help children

Emma and Renee Harris placing a token in Kaukapakapa Playcentre's box.

By caring for the environment, Silverdale Warehouse is able to help children and families.

A 'labour of love'

Founder of The New Zealand Cat Sanctuary Anne Batley Burton with Saffy.

Anne Batley-Burton loves cats so much she created a sanctuary to care for unwanted strays.

Claims of tourists trashing Muriwai

Tourists are allegedly leaving rubbish around the gannet colony in Muriwai.

Smoking, urinating, littering and shouting at the birds are some of the alleged bad behavior of tourists visiting Muriwai.

Rumours about roundabout "absolutely incorrect"

Construction for the roundabout at the intersection of Muriwai Rd and SH16 is due for completion in 2018.

Construction on the Muriwai roundabout will restart this week.

Muriwai campground reopens for Waitangi

Muriwai Beach Campground will reopen on February 4 after improvements over the colder months.

Spend Waitangi weekend in Muriwai at the new and improved campground.

Delays with Muriwai roundabout

Construction for the roundabout at the intersection of Muriwai Rd and SH16 is due for completion in the first quarter of ...

If you thought construction was slow moving on the Muriwai roundabout, you would be correct.

Leash restrictions frustrate owners

Charlotte Dwyer with her two border collies Enzo and Kenta.

Two West Auckland dog owners says they're frustrated at a lack of local options to exercise their dogs.

Giving new life to something old

Andrew Denton with his art work 'Deer in the Headlights' that he will be showing at the Helensville Art Centre.

Andrew Denton grew up around the creativity of upcycling and has shown his own pieces in exhibitions for the past 20 years.

Seeking ideas for a Huapai Hub

Kyle Parker and Gary Moss are two members of the Huapai Hub Convening Group.

A public meeting will take place on February 12 for the community to share ideas.

West to get internet upgrade

Gary Holmes from the North West District Business Association says fibre will level the playing field for places like ...

Faster broadband is coming to parts of Auckland's west and north-west.

Basketball back at centre

Kumeu Community Centre committee member Gary Moss says there is an increased local interest in basketball.

A new basketball court has been installed in Kumeu thanks to a $2500 grant.

Op shop dumping headache

Kumeu Recycle Boutique volunteer Rose Gravatt and senior pastor Samuel Schuurman with the furniture left outside the op shop.

If you can't sell it on TradeMe, charity shops can't sell it either.

Helensville celebrates agriculture

It's the 115th Helensville A&P Show and the second to organise for show manager David van Dam.

The 2017 Helensville A&P Show will take place on February 25 at the Helensville Showgrounds.

Club member becomes namesake

Colin Calder has been a member of Waimauku Bowling Club since 1985.

Long-serving president Colin Calder gets new green named after him.

Rare booby seen at Muriwai

This is the first ever sighting of the red-footed booby on New Zealand's mainland.

It's the first time the red-footed booby has been spotted on the mainland.

Airlift after motorbike crash

He was transported to the Helicopter from the crash site by 4WD.

Man found dazed and confused with severe injuries after incident in Auckland forest.

Gorgeous Georgian

Angela Spooner's Mincher gardens in Coatesville.

Angela and Bruce Spooner purchased 20 acres of land in 1992. In 2008, their garden was endorsed as having national significance.

Gear up for the Kumeu Car Show

Expect to see over 4000 more cars like this 1930 Studebaker at The 23rd Kumeu Classic Car and Hot Rod Festival this weekend.

Looking for something to do this weekend? The 23rd Kumeu Classic Car and Hot Rod Festival will be full throttle.

Spate of burglaries in Kumeu

Horizontal view of burglary into the house (burglar)

More than 20 burglaries in Kumeu-Huapai alone in the past month, police say.

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