Whanau from South Kaipara are encouraged to participate in what could be the first 2014 census in New Zealand run by an Auckland hapu.
The first stage of a project to help Ngati Whatua whanau plan for their own affordable, quality home is now a reality.
Injury kept Portia Bing out of the heptathlon, but selection into women's relay team has kept her Games dream alive.
Tagging a rural fire station is an uncool thing to do when we're only here to help, fire officer says.
Fishermen spent rough night as winds blew their boat towards dangerous sand bar.
A fall from a truck and befriending a hunter are the escapades that brought two pigs together.
Air Vice Marshal Mike Yardley has taken command as chief of the air force.
A lack of wind and a large fire have caused smoke to blanket part of rural West Auckland this morning.
Farmer counts his losses after savage mauling of ewes weeks before they were due to lamb.
Battling stormy weather to protect flowers was worth it for one couple who went on to win a prestigious competition.
A cellar worker at the centre of a dramatic rescue is waiting to see if there is any tendon damage to his hand.
A mobile speed camera issued 1129 speeding tickets within six days between Easter and Anzac Day in Kumeu.
A scam letter from Hong Kong has been targeting nor-west Auckland.
Farmers in nor-west Auckland are being warned against leaving keys in the ignition after a spate of vehicle thefts.
Watching her silk dress sashay down the catwalk is something one budding fashion designer will never forget.
Any delay in getting roundabout installed outside school "unacceptable", parent says.
Rescue dog Ralphy overcame abuse to become the star of Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars.
Early morning racing at a tourist spot has neighbours frustrated by noise and visitors confronted by mess.
Two golfers had just teed off when a light aircraft made an emergency landing behind them.
There's a kiwifruit at Te Puke; a carrot at Ohakune and a gumboot at Taihape. But should norwest towns follow suit?
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?