The first of 10 refurbished 1930s Hobsonville air force houses has sold for a whopping $1.6 million.
Watching images of flood ravaged people in Whanganui and South Taranaki on television last week spurred Lleon Downes to action.
A shocking donation by the Freemason community will see a school and neighbouring residents with access to life saving equipment in case of emergency.
Downhill slides are being arrested at the Silverdale & Districts RSA.
Courtney Winterbottom will represent New Zealand in the Netherlands with Future Black Sticks, thanks to help from the community.
Morgan McDowall is among three players from Hibiscus Coast Water Polo selected to represent New Zealand.
Keep an eye on what birds turn up in your garden for the Landcare Research Garden Bird Survey.
Bill Smith reckons humour has helped him achieve 102 years.
Calling all budding entertainers - here is your chance for a moment in the spotlight.
A mentally ill man who sent schools north of Auckland into lockdown has been found by police.
A mother and son could soon be homeless after Auckland Council ruled their garage home unsanitary.
Architectural master minds are aplenty in Rodney with the majority of wins at the Auckland and Northland 2015 ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards on Friday night going to local designs.
School patrollers are encouraged to note licence plate details of drivers running red and late orange lights at a notorious Millwater intersection.
Teenage girls are at risk, and passionate You Are Conference founder Vanessa Gatman is doing something about it.
Four authors who have broken through the bonds of obscurity are sharing their tips at the Hibiscus Coast Writers Open Day.
Bystanders rushed to the aid of a woman who rolled her car in Manly.
Mollie Harvey wins best solo, People's Choice, and Lowdown Best Song awards at Smokefree Rockquest regional finals.
A "New Zealand Walk of Fame" is on the run.
Rodney has rated well on the global scale with Tawharanui Regional Park and Whangateau Holiday Park both receiving a 2015 Trip Advisor certificate of excellence.
It could be a cold, wet finals day for Fifa Under-20 World Cup players and some spectators at North Harbour Stadium on Saturday with the MetService predicting heavy rain and northerlies.
After the death of a critically endangered Takahe at Tawharanui Open Sanctuary no chances are being taken with the remaining birds.
Warkworth Radio Astronomy Observatory welcomes one of the world's leading radio telescope professors Phil Diamond during his visit to New Zealand.
Few Kiwi kids can claim bragging rights that they've been to two FIFA World Cup tournaments in two years but Scott Werthmann saw the action at the Fifa Wold Cup in Brazil last year and has been front and centre during the Under-20 World Cup in Auckland as a flag bearer.
North Rodney Blue Light celebrates 20 years as one of the organisation's pivotal groups.
A new policy will affect those wanting to get approval for any unconsented work on their homes.
A massive makeover is on the cards for Silverdale and surrounds.
Chris Wyatt's musical The Prisoner shows good things can come from difficult circumstances.
Builders and home owners are welcoming eagle-eyed architect Keith Haye and builder Simon Crawford over their thresholds for the Registered Master Builder's House of the Year.
Stephanie Shaw's left elbow snapped and was forced halfway up her upper arm after she fell off a ladder and she credits quick assistance from St John and the Westpac rescue helicopter for saving its movement.
ASB Bank's Helensville branch will close on July 17 due to declining transaction numbers.