Rachel Burge first picked up a bow and arrow about three years ago and she's been shooting for gold ever since.
A small Northland housing trust has built its first set of accessible rental properties in Takanini.
Hundreds of volunteers picked up paintbrushes, spades and pitchforks to help transform a disused park into a vibrant community garden.
A food drive has made students realise the reality of poverty in their own community.
Roselands Lotto shoppers win big two weeks in a row - a couple won $2m and another shopper won $250,000.
Papakura heavyweight Patrick Mailata has been named in the New Zealand boxing squad for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Labour leader David Cunliffe faced a whole spectrum of personalities when he went walkabout in Papakura town.
A huge influx of unwanted kittens is prompting vets to take action by cutting the cost of desexing cats.
A Chorus fault has meant some businesses and homes in Awhitu have had no phone lines since the weekend.
A boy as young as 12 could be behind a series of south Auckland indecent assaults.
The Government is bringing the $210 million upgrade for State Highway 1 between Manukau and Papakura forward by a decade.
Claims of anti-Maori views emerged after a funding request for the Southern Initiative was denied.
Kiwis have been chomping, dunking and nibbling their way through Griffin's biscuits for 150 years.
An Auckland woman is teaching babies to communicate before they learn how to talk through signs.
A tasty ale dreamed up in Papakura could help rescue New Zealand's struggling RSA clubs.
Pro-breastfeeding movement La Leche League has been in New Zealand for 50 years this month.
Jo Seagar is returning to her roots to host a "party with a purpose" in support of Totara Hospice.
No Smoking signs are to be installed in key areas around town after a decision by the Papakura Local Board.
A man addicted to synthetic cannabis says some retailers offer big discounts to keep you hooked.
South American beetles are helping control a noxious weed and keep native plants thriving in South Auckland.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?