Chris Sanders wrote a song about his daughter's wish for a sibling when he decided it could have a bigger impact with a book as well.
While colleagues and pupils run Auckland Marathon, Michaela von Sturmer will be cheering them on from hospital.
America's Steve Irwin uses Kiwi invention to dice with death. Will it end in crocodile tears?
Rockfall on the east coast continues in the lead up to summer as the council asks people to be careful.
Runners threaten endangered NZ dotterels nesting on embankments of Auckland Harbour Bridge.
A group of seven Kiwis are running the New York Marathon for The CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust.
Andrew Papas has gone solo and released a single - Burn it Down.
A Lions Club centenary project will see recognisable signs installed near defibrillators.
Auckland Council and contractors ordered to pay $120,000 to family of teen crushed by rubbish truck at work.
Glass artwork is an "unforgiving" love affair
Uber passengers can be picked up in new Ford Mustangs and delivered to meet All Blacks today.
Auckland Aces top order batsman Robbie O'Donnell, 22, shares his journey as a professional cricketer.
Yilan Sun's art was seen at another exhibition when she was asked to exhibit professionally.
A group of university students are gearing up for a trip to volunteer in a Cambodian village so remote not even tourist buses pass through.
Chinese musician hopes charity concert will let music and love warm the community affected by dementia.
Prefects at Kristin School are a "godsend", says the principal of the south Auckland school.
Abandoned in a bag, these kittens owe their lives to their foster family
AUT University is turning residents over 60 in Auckland's North Shore into gym addicts.
The newly opened Zion Hill is now an award winner.
A "hardy and resilient" 7-year-old has been given a police award for going "above and beyond" under pressure.
Auckland Council staff set to move 30km further away from the CBD in cost-cutting measures.
From "bums and bottoms" to Squeakapotomus pets.
A two week wait for home help after surgery has resulted in a district health board issuing a patient with an apology.
A bright yellow and blue bus is visiting schools around the country to raise awareness of the Government's proposed school funding changes.
Mum of three forced to travel to Sydney regularly for life-saving cancer treatment not publicly funded in NZ.
A man whose dog was attacked by another dog says the Government's dog attack plan is flawed.
A shipping and freight company has donated 100 buoyancy vests to a waterwise programme that serves more than 1400 pupils.
"One of them asked, surprised, 'Is that the price of that dress?' and I said, 'No, that's the year it's from'."
Peter Kivell has been volunteering at an SPCA op shop for a decade. His contribution has been acknowledged in volunteer awards.
Review: The Pink Hammer builds well and ends with a bang.