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'Nasty' fractures after ladder fall

A woman who fell from a ladder yesterday is in a stable but serious condition.

Crackdown on north Auckland crims

A crime spike in the Rodney District has seen more homes burgled and cars stolen.

Former TVNZ sports broadcaster dies

Former TVNZ identity and Rodney District Council mayor Doug Armstrong has died aged 83.

Blast knocks out power

A transformer which caught fire and exploded in Orewa, north of Auckland, caused a power cut to 5181 homes last night.

A sign of things to come

I's unlikely to be a high drama affair, but this week's king tide will be of particular interest for some.

Wandering no Peti problem

Adventurous young takahe Peti's escapades have seen her sent off to predator-free Motutapu Island.

Postie fails to deliver

Nearly 2000 letters and packages went undelivered after a postie struggled to cope with his round.

Work 'risk to harbour'

Earthworks on a property in Ti Point has angered residents concerned that the Whangateau Harbour is under threat.

Reality reno show tests families

Kathy and Mick are ready to battle it out on a new reality TV show to help their son and his girlfriend into a home.

Orphan returns to Romania

A young kiwi helping orphans was herself born in a Romanian prison and raised for a year in an orphanage.

Auckland man sets crutch racing record

Brad Luiten has hopped his way to a probable Guinness World Record in a 10 kilometre run.

Nurse takes on mercy mission

Amanda Sewell, 26, has given up her summer to give free medical care to children living in poverty.

Millwater shopping centre nears opening

The ever-changing face of the Hibiscus Coast is under the knife again as developers make the most of the dry spell.

Westgate centre takes shape

Development of a $1.6 billion town centre development at Westgate is well underway.

Bring back Ginger and Lambie

Rachel Laycock lost nearly everything when her flat was burgled but it was the loss of her two soft toys that hurt the most.

Family hero invented Aero

Her grandfather invented the bubbles in chocolate, but even she doesn't know how it gets to be so bubbly.

Underwater world a dive away

The beautiful waters off the Tutukaka Coast are the playground for many a keen scuba diver. Reporter Caralise Trayes finds out why.

Great season for good giving

Auckland charitable organisation Loyal is an online gift store sourcing Fair Trade items.

This isn't what you think it is

Ooh, is that an alien from District 9? Indeed. But it's crafted from choc and rice crispies.

Beach-goers told to hide treasures

Thieves are casing parked cars for easy takings at regional parks and beaches, police say.

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