First-time mum Talya Wilson wanted the best for her baby Ezekiel. She was just seven weeks pregnant when she signed on with a midwife.
Four get the chance to show their works on a larger scale and help stamp out graffiti at the same time.
Local boards in South Auckland are writing to the mayor in a bid to keep the Warriors at home at Mt Smart stadium.
The biggest threat facing the Papakura Sea Eagles against the struggling Northcote Tigers will be themselves.
Papatoetoe AFC are rubbing their hands together in anticipation of taking on top-of-the-table Papakura City.
Papatoetoe Rangers and Manurewa Rugby Gold headline round three of the Regional Premier Netball League on July 31.
Bombay are Counties Manukau premier club rugby champions for the second year in a row.
Papakura's crime "hot spots" are being patrolled in an attempt to catch wayward kids loitering or causing a nuisance.
Jo Couper, 44, practice manager, lives in Karaka
This week's Thanks a Bunch goes to Papakura and Takanini Family Service Centre manager Louise Belcher.
The Takanini Family Service Centre is celebrating the success of its recent graduates.
Hours of nurturing beautiful birds will result in a dazzling display of feathers this weekend.
An eight-week recovery programme for woman struggling with the after-effects of abortion is soon to begin in South Auckland.
It's now a vibrant theatre for plays, ballet and film and it all transformed from a "rotting" piece of land.
Join Simon Gault for a fun cooking class at his brand new Sous Chef Deli shop. Classes will include recipes, tips and tastings of fantastic Sous Chef Deli products.
Vaccines, bandages, and broken bones have all been part of nurse Jill Choy's life for 28 years.
A major pest control operation in the Hunua Ranges is about to get underway.
More than 180 cats are in the Auckland SPCA's care after being rescued from an alleged animal hoarder.
Onosa'i Auva'a is known for his exploits on the rugby field but for his teammates, his relationship guidance in the locker room could be more significant.
Sweet treats are set to make a difference for animals in need.
Carrying extra weight can cause health problems for pregnant mums and their babies.
Upmarket clothing is helping support victims of sexual violence.
Bombay and Karaka contest another Counties Manukau club rugby championship in Pukekohe on July 25.
Watercare will take its water storage dams out of service while 1080 is dropped in the Hunua Ranges.
Princess Charlotte will soon receive her own personalised sleep wrap created by an Auckland entrepreneur.
Daily life is a struggle for Belinda Simpson after losing her disability assist dog and "best friend" Tana.
Papakura City's lead in division one of the Northern Region Football League faces a serious challenge on July 25.
The Papakura Sea Eagles must treat their four remaining Fox Memorial Trophy matches as grand finals.
The Counties Manukau Stingrays' squads for the under-15 and under-17 rugby league nationals have been named.
Rob Croot is on a mission to get rid of cold, damp and uninsulated houses that cause illnesses that can lead to hospital.