Kayaking pair were winched from mud after their boat got stuck.
An impressive number of young people performing at this year's Auckland Folk Festival bodes well for the future.
A new sports tournament aims to promote inclusion for all, regardless of gender identity or sexuality.
Accident hotspot State Highway 16 is under fire.
The car flipped after hitting the centre barrier on an Auckland motorway - with a woman and three children inside.
John Perry is a self-confessed art-aholic.
A roller coaster of emotions is expected from the latest display at Kumeu Arts Centre.
Splashes of changes are coming for a long-time club producing creative and inspiring students.
A home safe home for rare nocturnal ducks in Bethells is being hailed a conservation success.
Repair shop Helensville
Auckland is throwing a party to mark its 176th birthday - and there are plenty of ways to celebrate.
Tree climber Dale Thomas has braved dizzying heights to take out a national award.
A sci fi-inspired 'Volksrod' was the most popular car at the Kumeu hot rod show.
He's here, he's ready to explore, he's got a Kiwi tour guide - but where will Quentin Tarantino go?
A helicopter ride, tugboat tour and much more could be yours to enjoy with four friends this anniversary weekend.
Daily Grind Bob and Mary Simpson are retired and live in Taupaki. They talk to Rani Timoti about being farmers who supply raw milk and own one of the few vending machines in Auckland.
A paper road community project is cobbling neighbours together.
The force is strong with Darth the purebreed English Staffordshire bull terrier.
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Muriwai Beach is still seeing dangerous driving despite new rules, crashes and police concerns.
Man stabbed and left with deep wound, attacker fled but 20-year-old since taken into custody.
Celebrity chef spreads Christmas cheer after a teen's present to his mum was stolen.
A supermarket has resorted to locking up common grocery items to stop thieves from getting to them.
The quality and variety of the Kumeu Rotary Christmas Parade stands out as a nice community event to end the year.
A lichen species has been discovered growing in Kaipara Harbour mangrove forests.
A lichen is a composite organism which arises from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship.
A Waimauku flower grower is packing her bags to see the world after winning $100,000.
The call for other South Kaipara marae to take up a smokefree challenge is ringing clear.
A group of year nine and 10 students from Massey High School are cutting corners this Christmas.
Nga Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara runs both the commercial and recreational/tourism sectors over the 12,500 hectares of Woodhill Forest.