Google's Australasia spokesman encourages businesses to use technology to improve their lives, and the world.
When she pulled over a people mover on a busy highway, she found 11 people inside not wearing seatbelts.
Albany's Lucas Creek is not swimmable, regardless of government guidelines, says Green Party water spokesperson Catherine Delahunty.
"If you bury your head in the sand and say 'I couldn't do it', well the children would still be out there."
Every March for the last 40 years Steve Barbant has been running around the waterfront.
Consents for the $700 million Northern Corridor Improvement project on Auckland's North Shore will be decided by a Board of Inquiry.
"You're part of something bigger than yourself," says Auckland volunteer.
Brent McCarty found the skin on an Auckland beach. And he says there is no doubt it was a dog's.
"We were bloody starving" - Norman Batterham cooked on naval ships for 15 of his 99 years.
Immigration officials detained three men at 6.30am for allegedly working without visas and they will be deported in the next few days.
A headache clinic, which successfully treats 94 per cent of patients, is expanding to the North Island.
"You can tell a lot of a person by their friends," Dinah Holman says.
Have a race plan - fitness instructor's tips for Round the Bays.
Youngest ever qualifying teen strives to meet senior standards.
A new infestation of pest plants in Torbay has highlighted a heavy reliance on local volunteer groups for pest control as Auckland Council struggles for funding.
"Hopefully we've been poisoning rats, but I haven't seen any dead ones or dopey ones yet," Auckland volunteer said.
An influx of more cultures arriving in New Zealand is even more of a reason to share them, president of Auckland Multicultural Society Thuten Kesang says.
Seven North Shore children will express what is most precious to them as professional artists working as a part of the Auckland Arts Festival.
Auckland Council will manage the new Albany Community Hub for at least a year while the community gets up to speed.
The North Shore dominates a list of the top 20 real estate sales hot sopts.
Auckland Council defers Yachting New Zealand's application for $3 million, citing lack of information.
David Klein has performed Tour de Science all over the country, cycling between towns.
It looked like home building on Auckland's North Shore nosedived, but the figures didn't show the whole picture.
One of the nation's first partnership schools has been lauded for its provisional NCEA results.
"This is a service they are paying for. If you pay for a service it should be safe and it should be reliable," said mum, Sue Claridge.
"Peyo and Rachael deserved a life. Kim deserved a retirement" - principal's newsletter after four college deaths in past two months.
Bar and restaurant owner Lance Campbell is passionate about charity Big Buddy, after seeing what it is like to not have a father.
Auckland won't make up its housing shortfall unless there are changes in construction, the city's mayor says.
Sports-mad Kiwis offer their thoughts.
An innocuous offer of a ride to school raised fears it was an attempted abduction.