Two thousand south Auckland households are starting the day without power.
Luka Wolfgram is helping promote wild and wonderful wigs for a charity close to his heart.
The Counties Manukau Stingrays are champions of New Zealand women's rugby league, again.
OPINION: It's time the national conversation on water starts to address the top of mind issues for everyday kiwis.
Locked away for two weeks together was all the Modern Maori Quartet needed to write their first album.
OPINION: This one is shaping as a big week for the old Butcher.
Kids play with knives, catch and eat possums and and are free to roam.
Counties Manukau South Inspector Mark Rowbottom retires from the job he dreamed of having as a kid.
With an influx of kittens at SPCA Auckland, the organisation is offering free desexing to cat owners.
Partial line closure sees rail commuters asked to use buses.
Piles of leaves are a real problem in one south Auckland street.
All Blacks Kieran Read and Jerome Kaino will make a whistle stop visit to Papakura on June 21.
Ufitia Sagapolutele had hit rock bottom after her mum died. Five years later, she's dealing with her loss through dance.
Local events are gearing up for the British and Irish Lions.
Chris Turner says "don't be afraid of hard work".
Papakura Sea Eagles suffered a 34-16 loss to the Howick Hornet on Saturday in the Fox Memorial match-up at Paparoa Park in Howick.
The Vodafone Warriors had a members' night at Sky City on Saturday and I dragged my family along to watch the game on the giant screen in the theatre.
Helicopter forced to land at Ardmore Airport following fuel leak.
The financial consequences of smoking are becoming increasingly onerous, with a 20-a-day habit costing more than $140 a week.
Stroke is New Zealand's third largest killer. Here's what you can do to stay safe.
It's not too late for eligible Counties-Manukau residents to get a free influenza vaccination before the peak flu season.
OPINION: I am the daughter of a New Zealand European mother and a Tongan father.
OPINION: Although I have never been a supporter of the honours system, I have to admit there are certainly a couple of people who deserve it.
OPINION: Babies bring lots of joy and love into our families, but these days they also seem to create a mountain of rubbish
But just where the funding will go won't be made public.
Dairies face the threat of robbers targeting them for their cigarettes. Is it time big business started helping them out?
More than 1000 new homes will be built across south Auckland in the next three years, Housing NZ says.
OPINION: I was delighted when the Queen's Birthday Honours came out and my friend Ray Haffenden was recognised.
A commemorative exhibition is tackling wartime rugby.
Archaeologists are conducting major excavations on a battle site in south Auckland.