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Romantic show gets debut gallery

Cindy of Samoa, left, is the narrator of transgender musical, People Like Us, directed by Borni te Rongopai Tukiwaho, and written by Joanna Jayne St John.

A writer is hoping audiences will be able to identify with her show about transgender romance.

Long walk for hospice gallery

Colliers Coastal Challenge is an annual event for runners and walkers to support Hospice North Shore.

Staff from a funeral home are getting ready for a fundraising coastal walk for hospice.

Helping women feel safer

Women's self-defence classes teach practical techniques to help people defend themselves in a variety of situations.

Free self-defence taster course are being offered around Auckland.

Chasing new clubrooms

East Coast Bays Rugby League Club president Bryce Swainson on the site he wants the new clubrooms to stand.

Tackling vandalism and rubbish are a constant struggle for an Auckland league club which desperately wants new clubrooms.

State of the art space gallery


Famous works from the likes of the late Barry Brickell could soon have a public exhibition space in Takapuna.

Daycare opponents lawyer-up gallery


Residents were happy a listed church was being saved - then they saw the developer's plans.

Guilty plea to ferry incident charges


Auckland's largest ferry operator could face a $250,000 fine following a guilty plea in court.

Accused named in car attack

Police and crash scene investigators on Salisbury Street in Birkdale after the January incident.

A woman charged for an attack in which another woman was pinned against a tree by a car can now be named.

All about your mindset gallery

Kate and Ben Walden own and run StudioFiveNine, a personal training facility in Devonport.

Personal trainers Ben and Kate Walden are helping the Oliver family get fit so they can enjoy Auckland Round the Bays.

Big stink over water weeds gallery

04022016 Newsphoto. SIMON MAUDE/FAIRFAX NZ. Weed infestation, from Henderson Park jetty, Lake Pupuke, Milford, North Shore, Auckland. 04-NST-weedsB

Auckland's Lake Pupuke has rapidly filled with rotting, stinking weeds causing alarm among the sailing community.

Rebuilt wharf to benefit all

Shaun McHoull, left, and Iain Sinclair who met at Murrays Bay Wharf when they were 8 years old.

A 100-year-old wharf will be rebuilt and jumpers will be able to to continue a summer tradition.

Getting fit in the hot weather gallery

Father-of-three Peter Oliver is finding it a challenge to get fit in the muggy and hot weather.

One week into training for Round the Bays, Peter Oliver hasn't been deterred by the muggy Auckland weather.

Car vs scaffolding gallery

Scaffolding company owner Nick Curran says a motorist hit the scaffolding bringing it down and drove off.

A car hit scaffolding causing damage to parked vehicles and the search is on for the culprit.

Long Bay fire: Man of interest

Police want to identify a man who was seen acting suspiciously near the scene of a house fire in Long Bay Regional Park on February 1.

The man was seen acting suspiciously near a house fire in Long Bay Regional Park

Inspirational athlete is marking new milestones

Sionann Murphy won't let cerebral palsy hold her back on the sports field.

Active youngster Sionann Murphy is turning heads as one of the few athletes with cerebral palsy to have beaten able-bodied athletes.

Concerns over road to schools

The Glenvar Rd, East Coast Rd intersection.

A local board has safety concerns following three crashes in a month on a road leading to two schools.

'Gut wrenching' blaze hits firefighter

Deputy principal rural fire officer Scott Marchant was recognised for 25 years service at the Wellsford Volunteer Fire Brigade Fire Awards.

He was fighting fires in Australia just over a week ago. Now, he has lost everything in a blaze at his own home.

Schools need donations to operate, say principals.

Rangitoto College Principal, David Hodge says donations are necessary to provide what's expected.

Voluntary parent donations are a necessity for schools to meet expectations, say principals.

Two storey house on fire

Smoke was seen billowing from the property

Six fire trucks struggling to put out a house fire in Auckland.

Mind those nine lives gallery video

Devonport library cat colouring-in book cover - featuring Benjamin.

Lucky cat suffer from "an awful tendency to lie in the gutter".

New kauri tree battle gallery video

This is my home because of the kauri, says a man fighting to keep trees.

Nine injured in chemical spill

A medical centre in Milford, North Shore has been evacuated following a chemical spill.

Nine injured following a chemical spill in Auckland on Friday.

Protest March gallery


Another round of Auckland motorway's 'March Madness' could push commuters back to cars, critics warn.

Chelsea Pony Club welcomes donations

Chelsea Pony Club members and president with Linda Powell, second from left, who collected gear for the club which was robbed.

A pony club which had thousands of dollars of equipment stolen is thankful after receiving donations from around the country.

Creating a legacy for mum gallery

Tim Morton, left, Cooper Angell and Jake Willett raised more than $5000 for Shave for a Cure.

A pair of best friends wanted to do something to help people living with cancer, so they decided to go bald.

Clearing Auckland's trash mountains

An illegal rubbish dump formed on Ormiston Rd in east Auckland over Christmas and New Year.

Auckland Council has set up a crack team to pursue those who illegally dump rubbish.

Embracing the healthy NZ lifestyle gallery

Trainers Kate and Ben Walden, in blue, are helping family Kate, left, Kitty, Poppy, Rosa and Peter Oliver get fit.

Kate and Peter Oliver are ready to help their family get fit for the Auckland Round the Bays fun run in March.

Paddling to remember Amanda gallery

Tracey James and Luke Johnson are taking part in Paddle for Hope in honor of a much-loved wife, mother, and friend.

Batman is joining an all women paddle boarding team in honour of his late wife.

Plan could devastate retail gallery


Auckland Transport is being too secretive about plans to remove carparking in Glenfield, a local board member says.

Rail to North Shore when, not if

Trains to the North Shore will be a reality, Auckland's mayor Len Brown says.

Auckland mayor Len Brown says trains connecting Auckland to the North Shore will be a reality.

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