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Journo on horse hit by car

Newshub journalist Karen Rutherford.

Newshub journalist thrown into car's windscreen, the impact breaking her leg and killing her horse.

Driver goes wrong way on motorway video

Traffic banks up as a police pursuit comes to a close on Upper Harbour Highway.

The man is in custody after allegedly driving the wrong way up an Auckland motorway.

Bridging the cultural gap with music

Harawira enjoys surfing in Ahipara and it here he wrote his single, Wairua.

Maori singer songwriter launches album in time for inaugural Maori music month - August.

Auckland political puppet show gallery video

Dr Andy Asquith, Massey University local government and public management specialist

Established political figures with party backgrounds running as independents in local elections has become a source of criticism.

Alcohol ban outside Anglican Church

An alcohol ban on Killarney St, Takapuna, aims to stop rowdy late-night public drinking.

Broken bottles, public urination and parties starting at 2.30am on Takapuna suburban streets in Auckland.

Short shorts film festival

Film-makers and best mates Maxwell Houston, 12, left, and Quinn Sugrue, 12, secured the Short Shorts 2016 winners title ...

Funny, imaginative and with a tinge of outrageousness - the best of Kaipatiki's young film-makers have been crowned at a special awards and screening ceremony.

Indecent exposures concern residents

A man has allegedly exposed himself to a group of children at Monarch Park in Hillcrest.

There have allegedly been three incidents in six weeks of a man exposing himself to young girls in a North Shore suburb.

Teachers dress up for school reunion

Albany Primary School staff dressed in historic costume for a day in preparation for the school's 150 year anniversary ...

In honour of the school's upcoming reunion, primary school students were transported to 1876 to get a taste of school 150 years ago.

Traffic bottleneck gets business solution gallery video

Lake Rd congestion has grown to a critical point.

One of Auckland's worst traffic bottleneck's will get a business solution in Feb 2017.

Self-taught dancer wins overseas

Ethan Scharneck, 13, won several awards at the 2016 World Championships of Performing Arts.

Ethan Scharneck, 13, brought home four medals from the World Championships of Performing Arts.

Housing chief concern for young voters gallery video

Kate Hayhoe will be voting and is conscious of how she will deal with the housing market in the future.

Young voters have housing on their mind as an issue in the upcoming local elections.

Slam poetry boosts teenagers' confidence

Glenfield College's young poets, from left, Denesse Atendido, Aleisha Parkinson, Ara Mae Adriatico and Jade Pexton.

High school students are finding their voice through a spoken word poetry competition.

It's a 'shed effort', men say

North Shore Men's Shed members in the new extension: engineers supervisor John Sutherland, left, and Gwynn Jones.

Members of the North Shore Men's Shed have built an extension to cope with their growing family.

Commuters delighted by cheaper fares

Simpler Fares introduces a new zone-based public transport system to make fares cheaper and simpler.

Commuters could save $20 or more a week with new transport zones.

GPs best for health boards: GP

Waitemata District Health Board is responsible for North Shore Hospital, among other services across the region.

A GP claims fellow general practitioners are best placed to make health board decisions.

Body found on beach

Browns Bay is a popular summer destination.

Police were called to a beach on Sunday morning.

Navy celebrates birthday with comedy show

Actor Mark Hadlow shares the Navy's story with New Zealand audiences to mark their 75th anniversary.

Operation Neptune is on its way to the Bruce Mason Centre.

96 million reasons to vote

Local boards on Auckland's North Shore have budgets totalling $96 million in the current financial year.

With $96 million allocated to Local Boards, communities should have a say in who spends it.

Fire service calls for volunteers

The officer in charge of Birkenhead's volunteer fire brigade, Shane Prince.

Almost 30 fire stations around Auckland and looking for volunteers to join their brigades.

Months of singing practice worth it video

Paula Daysh and her daughters Jaime, left, and Maddie Ham have returned home from a singing competition with an ...

A family of singers has returned home with an impressive medal collection after competing at an international performing competition in the United States.

Pharmacist's deadly mixture

Terrence Wong appeared in the North Shore District Court on Friday.

A pharmacist warned not to give an addict drugs did so anyway - with deadly consequences.

Peace week forges international connections

Making cranes for Peace Week: Westlake Girls High School students from left, Nanoha Matano, Zina Hall, Angeline van ...

A Pakistani school has connected with an Auckland school in an international celebration of peace.

Dummy spat over childcare centre

Residents Wilma Stuart and Roger Bolton felt they had the right to fight for their quiet residential neighbourhood.

"It would bring in an artificially high number of kids", said residents of quiet Auckland cul-de-sac who battled a developer's plans.

Million-dollar beach-edge playground opens gallery video

The playground's main tower stands almost 10 meters in the air and was designed by Philippa Bollond.

The $1 million Takapuna Beach Playground had its long-anticipated official opening with thousands of excited kids.

Rare disease patient heads to clinic

Josie Galbraith has been living with a debilitating muscle condition for the past 18 years.

Josie Galbraith can't open jars, slice food, or walk very far, all because of a muscle condition she has been living with for 18 years.

Athlete not defined by disability

Brendon Stratton is competing in the World Masters Games para-cycling events in April.

"You can either choose to be the victim in life or you can choose to get on with it."

Cheap suits squeeze business

Owner of Frank Casey Suit Hire Takapuna, Lesley Lane, who with her husband Dave has had to abandon the business due to ...

With shops selling suits for less than Frank Casey Suit Hire could hire them out for, the landmark store was forced to close.

Mumbai Unplugged to feature prominent Indian musicians

Mumbai Unplugged will feature Auckland jazz artist Ben Fernandez.

The concert at the Dorothy Winstone Centre will feature two illustrious Mumbai based artists.

Gift of backpacks welcomes refugees

Haneen Musa collected 95 backpacks and donated them to the Mangere Refugee Centre.

An Auckland teen collected 95 backpacks to give to refugees so they could have something to call their own.

Community show addresses suicide

The Roaring Silence is a collection of community artworks, published by Depot Artspace to help raise awareness for suicide.

Depot Artspace addresses suicide in the community with a collaborative publication.

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