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Theft knocks community

Social enterprise hub the House of Wellbeing has been left with very little after it was robbed.

Elusive great whites seen in Kaipara

One day of fishing has turned up a wealth of new information for shark researchers on the Kaipara Harbour.

Be part of the Food Revolution

Chefs and keen cooks are being called to share their skills at a new teaching kitchen in an old pub.

Shark spotted in Kaipara Harbour

A shark, believed to be a great white, has been spotted in shallow waters in Auckland's nor-west.

Ballet dancer to train with the best

Libby-Rose Niederer has been handpicked for training by world renowned ballet great Li Cunxin.

Emergency landing for RNZAF plane

An RNZAF aircraft made an emergency landing at Whenuapai airbase after it suffered an hydraulic malfunction during a training flight.

He does the weekly grocery shop

He reads the labels, sticks to a $200 budget and is even savvy enough to buy in bulk. He's 10.

Huapai train dream derailed

The tracks are laid down and the local population is booming, but there will be no train to Huapai anytime soon.

Skydivers' snowflake sets record

35 parachutists from around NZ made history when they linked together over Lake Taupo.

3 on the podium for family

A father and his two sons have made history by sharing the podium at the TQ midget Auckland championship.

Bullied boy has computer stolen

bullied

Teen whose home was egged and vandalised 15 times in a year has had his laptop stolen.

Seeking budding birdwatchers

Gannets

Volunteers are wanted to help keep tabs on Muriwai's gannet colony.

Barman robbed at gunpoint

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A man armed with a pistol type firearm robbed a staff member at Paddys Bar in norwest Auckland.

'Tinnyvision' takes aim at stoners

In a world first the NZTA has used Snapchat to deter young people from driving under the influence of drugs.

Block couple focus on end game

Alex and Corban Walls

Block NZ couple Alex and Corban Walls are using their innovative ideas to compete in the current series.

Free spirits inspire young designer

Madison Jarvie

Watching her silk dress sashay down the catwalk is something one budding fashion designer will never forget.

Desperate need for roundabout

Susie Cropper and Sarah Ballance

Any delay in getting roundabout installed outside school "unacceptable", parent says.

Pound pooch's star turn

dog

Rescue dog Ralphy overcame abuse to become the star of Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars.

Boy-racers go bush

vandals

Early morning racing at a tourist spot has neighbours frustrated by noise and visitors confronted by mess.

Is it a golf ball? No, it's a plane

Light plane

Two golfers had just teed off when a light aircraft made an emergency landing behind them.

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