Shortages could last months, as weekend rain threatens already poor quality water supply.
OPINION: You might have read a few of Peter Mihaere's columns, but here's a bit more background to our new regular columnist.
A new electricity cost cutting scheme launching in South Auckland is being backed by council.
Pulman Arena, the cavernous indoor sports centre at Bruce Pulman Park, will be opened on Saturday.
OPINION: What is going on with our water?
Swept away in flash floods, Voice was nowhere to be seen for two weeks. She's been found alive and well.
[EDITORIAL]. The Government's insulation grants run out soon, so don't delay in seeing if you're eligible to apply.
OPINION: We may not have won in Dunedin, going down to the Bulldogs, but I have met some wonderful people in the South.
Government backs relief effort after severe floods.
Two crashes have made for a slow morning on Auckland's motorways
A baby has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries after a four-car crash in Auckland.
A cow's island adventure has come to an end with a scenic barge ride back to reality
OPINION: They're not your typical suburban pet, but chickens are starting to make their presence felt in neighbourhoods across South Auckland.
OPINION: There is an old Chinese saying which states that the best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago and the second best time is now.
Somehow Friday the cow survived the floodwaters which swept her off the farm. Now she's found a new home.
OPINION: Lot of talk this week that we need to raise the age of retirement to 67.
Greater consistency is what Ardmore Marist coach Saua Leaupepe wants from his players against Waiuku on Saturday.
"They say time heals the pain but I don't believe it. I think time makes the pain manageable."
Helping put people on the right track is all part of the job for Judy Boyd.
Living under a microscope will be nothing new for Jill Fromont, Papakura City's new premier men's football coach.
Auckland's not out of the woods yet, despite residents' efforts in reducing their water use.
No amount of studying weather reports could have prepared this couple for the Tasman Tempest.
A cow called Friday is believed to have been carried out by floodwaters to an island 1.5km offshore.
Four people have been injured, one critically, after a ute rolled near Waiuku on Saturday night.
Brave polo mare who led 12 other ponies to safety following deluge has become something of a star.
A boil water notice could be issued for Auckland if residents don't urgently reduce their water use, Watercare says.
Kitty Ko serves as the new Asian health gain advisor, a recently-created role at Counties Manukau Health.
Bobby-Jo Buchanan is rediscovering that old forgotten feeling of an elevated heart rate.
The rain may have stopped, but for Nick Jones the clean up work has only just begun.
Man who killed one and seriously wounded another after confronting group with sawn-off shotgun found guilty of murder.