Volunteer camp hosts sought for regional parks this summer.
The death of an orca calf attributed to boat strike, and the harassment which saw its mother driven off, has prompted a call for boaties to stick to the rules around marine mammals.
Five weeks helping battle major US forest fires an experience for an Auckland rural firefighter.
Logan Dodds was out having a beer with the boys in a London pub when he realised his homemade holiday video had been viewed 300,000 times.
Steve Sadowitz isn't stupid enough to believe the New Zealand Government would give him a free $9000.
Living next to bee hives when you are allergic isn't ideal.
New type of "pine cone" appearing on trees overnight.
Super Black Racing in Wellsford is back at Bathurst from October 8-11.
A lifesaver is needed for Christmas on the Beach.
Strong Helensville support is behind the striking success of Thai boxing.
The Muriwai Environmental Action Community Trust project began with a sample size of 67 and then 100 and now 150 nests.
One of Auckland’s top three tourist sites is ruffling feathers.
Rare stormy petrels are proving hardier than expected, a study shows.
Rodney police are concerned about a re-emerging trend of burglaries and thefts from local building sites.
"Bonnie and Clyde wannabes" arrested in Waikato after months long crime spree.
Beauty contests, Sir Rob Muldoon and motorsports are among memories displayed from the Hibiscus Coast in the '70s and '80s in the "Entertaining the Hibiscus Coast: Leisure Activities Then and Now" display at the Whangaparaoa Library.
AUT's Warkworth Observatory has joined with radio telescopes around the world in efforts to figure out what the Rosetta missions 'rubber duck' comet is made of.
A nightmare of unwanted dogs in cells awaiting their turn for death turned into a dream for Graham and Theresa Elizabeth Fitzpatrick.
Avis Edmonds expected to be buried at Puhoi "free".
The transformation of the Peninsula Golf Course in Red Beach into residential housing is well underway with earthmovers, road works and a fair share of mud on the go.
Muriwai Beach volunteer firefighters will celebrate 50 years of service to the community the same way they started - with a fire party.
People are being warned to stay away from a huge slip at Wenderholm Regional Park.
Late release of set-net document causes stir.
Orewa Library is battling to keep its carpark while the Nautilus building is repaired.
Firefighters given big honours at celebration ceremony.
Brooke Houia is the newly crowned Miss North Harbour pageant winner.
Surfie dads of Muriwai are behind the swell for success in their next generation.
A $10 million mansion sits high above Omaha's elite.
A refurbished 1970s caravan named "The Marilyn" is preparing to sell icecreams this summer.
Thieves pull late night heist at Hibiscus Coast AFC for booze, lollies and chicken nuggets, then braved tsunami warnings.