Big engines, noisy exhaust and mud were all part of an open day at Polaris 4WD Park at Woodhill, North Auckland.
The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon has moved from Narrowneck on the North Shore to Manly Beach on April 3.
Nominations open for North Harbour sporting excellence.
A newly completed luxury 28 apartment development is being hailed as the way Orewa beach living could look.
We may be facing some dry weather ahead with El Nino looking to ramp up during spring, but you wouldn't know it from this week's forecast.
Fifteen big boys on small bikes are riding 2000km in 10 days for a youth cause.
Orewa North Primary has held a four week baking challenge, inspired by MasterChef.
A bad start to the Rio test event saw Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie scrambling for a comeback.
Orewa amateur cyclist Cameron Fisher is heading to Denmark for the UCI Amateur Road World Championships.
New Zealand women's K4 crew make history qualifying for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Fairfax Media, publisher of the Rodney Times, has teamed up with The Red Boats charter company to give 30 children and their caregivers a free three hour harbour cruise on November 22.
Supporters of the Mahurangi Coastal Trail want a marine reserve to be included in the future development of Te Muri Regional Park.
Farming communities urged to watch out for the mental health of their members as belts tighten.
As part of their New Zealand rugby trip, 45 Oxfordshire college students spent a day on a native forest restoration project in the Kaipara hills.
Mei Barry has made the cut as one of the top 20 finalists for Miss Universe New Zealand.
A new book seeks to puzzle together how Portuguese and Spanish ships may have been the first to discover New Zealand.
Flower Power will come alive at the 2015 Kowhai Festival in October.
The move to Motutapu Island was meant to protect Peti the wandering takahe but instead put her in harms way.
High performance junior sailors Nick Egnot-Johnson and Jackson Keon took out the UK 29er Nationals and placed in the top 10 at the world championships.
Forrest Axford has taken gold with New Zealand under-19 underwater hockey team at the World Age Group Underwater Hockey World Championships.
Claire Buckley has her own story of how Victim Support helped her family and now the Kaukapakapa mum is returning the favour.
Zoe Hubbard's first birthday was spent in the Starship children's hospital with what her parent's thought was a badly sprained left arm.
A house built by Mike Greer Homes in Millwater sold on the weekend for just over $1 million, with the profit going to child health research charity Cure Kids.
State Highway 1 near Puhoi, north of Auckland, reopens after serious crash.
Two men were arrested and charged with dealing Class A drugs after police searched a North Auckland motel on August 19.
Funding is the number one road block to major transport projects getting underway in Hibiscus Coast.
Elite cyclist Gordon McCauley is on his bike for a cause next week.
Xander Craw can't join the fire service himself but that hasn't stopped him from encouraging others to do so.
A "stunning new home" emerges, complete with eight bedrooms and five garages, after two years work and wins a top award.
It's an opportunity to be a hero that only a few are taking.