The new North West Country brand will be unveiled on May 26 by the North West Business Improvement District.
Irene May Brittain just wanted to celebrate her 100th birthday with her children.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown says he "understands what Banks has been through".
Dale Buckley wonders why he persists on returning to the unpredictable terrain and toughness of the Woodhill 100.
A Rodney ratepayer group intends doing its own town vision plan.
When Virginia Budd found out she had lung cancer and the outlook wasn't good she didn't know where to turn.
Competition winners will celebrate Pink Shirt Day with the New Zealand Defence Force.
It's not everyday you see an ambulance parked in a plane.
There’s now an extra tool supporting defence families while their loved ones are deployed.
Te Ha Oranga will host a stall outside Countdown Helensville on May 22 leading up World Smokefree Day.
Sir Peter Leitch, aka The Mad Butcher, is turning on a special luncheon to honour the Kiwis after their Anzac test win in Brisbane
A free vegetable garden specifically for diabetes patients is being driven by a group of teenage girls.
A woman was injured following a car vs powerpole incident in Huapai on May 19.
Community Voice Rodney Local Board column by chairwoman Brenda Steele
There will be more than 200 helping hands from a Waimauku winery involved in community projects.
Westerm Pioneers host the high-flying Glenfield team in a top of the table clash.
We can all vouch that the nor-west boasts a great outdoor playground. Residents, tourists and many travellers outside of our region enjoy our rural/coastal outlook featuring the wild West Coast beaches of Bethells and Muriwai, Kaipara Harbour, Riverhead and Woodhill forests and many more scenic attractions to chill out, play in or enjoy.
Men: 1: Hywel Dinnick, 2:45:27; 2: Grant Guise, of Wanaka, 2:49:32; 3: Stafford Thompson, of Dunedin, 2:52:10.
Kapa haka performers are once again being given creative licence ahead of this year's Kapa Haka Super 12s.
Check out artistic flair this month at an ingenious exhibition in Helensville Art Centre.
Walking in the steps of soldiers at Chunuk Bair has given Keith Cowper a renewed appreciation for his personal research into World War 1.
Amber Emm, longtime Whenuapai resident, professional artist and art teacher at Kumeu Arts Centre.
One of Helensville's oldest residents Jean Narbey is soon to celebrate her 105th birthday.
Isaac Olsen has volunteered to coach his first netball team even though he is a newcomer to the sport.
A national debt counselling charity is now available in Helensville.
Angela Nobilo, events co-ordinator at the Woodhill Sands Equestrian Centre
Jerome Soole, 12, wrote to Auckland Council three years ago pleading for skate facilities in Riverhead.
A major police crackdown at Muriwai Beach shows some drivers have been flouting the law for years.