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Paying for plastic bags - your views

A turtle encounters a plastic bag.

Rodney residents share their views on Phil Goff's plastic bag idea.

Charges laid for journalist crash

Newshub journalist Karen Rutherford in hospital after being hit by a car while riding her horse.

Foreign driver who allegedly crashed into journalist Karen Rutherford, killing her daughter's horse, has been charged.

Fatal crash blocks SH1

Emergency services have rushed to the scene north of Auckland where one person is in a critical condition and another ...

SH1 near Warkworth, north of Auckland, was blocked after a fatal two-car crash.

Service recognised

Orewa lifeguards will be among those honoured at the 2016 Surf Life Saving Awards.

Mark 'Doc' Johnston and Tom Burgess of Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club have been recognised nationally for their service helping to save Kiwi lives.

Best brunch in our area

Rodney readers take their brunch seriously.

We asked, you voted. We present the best brunch cafes in the neighbourhood.

Dolphin drive-through 'risky' video

DOC would like to talk to two people photographed on board a boat named Bolero, about the dolphin incident at Army Bay.

DOC anger after speedboats were filmed driving through a pod of dolphins.

A lifelong Lego love affair gallery

Jon Hutchison works on his Lego city.

Thirty-five year old builder Jon Hutchinson proves you're never too old to reach for the Lego blocks.

Raiders shine at festival

Raiders team members celebrate the win.

The Hibiscus Coast Raiders under-10 team has claimed national kudos by taking the overall honours at the first Kiwi Junior Rugby League Festival.

Crash blocking SH1

Delays are expected on State Highway 1 after a crash north of Puhoi.

Motorists warned to avoid SH1 north of Puhoi after a crash blocked lanes.

Blow up dolls and cowboys video

Man takes down a cow at Warkworth Rodeo.
This photo was taken from the Anti-Rodeo Action NZ group's Facebook page.

Animal rights activists in uproar over alleged code breaches and use of a "blow-up doll" at a rodeo.

Hayden Taylor denied parole

Hayden Joseph Taylor, 41 will stay behind bars after the Parole Board found he remained an undue risk to the community.

A murderer and rapist who has served close to 20 years in jail has again been denied parole.

Cooking up a storm at Orewa North School

Noah Hodgson showing his cupcake.

Orewa North School's "MasterChef" programme has become a bit of a tradition in Area17.

Weather warning for Auckland video

Heavy rain with a chance of thunderstorms on the way for Auckland and the Coromandel

Batten down the hatches, Auckland and the Coromandel.

Couple live below the line to save others

Tearfund says they are able to provide support for 678 women and children in their rehabilitation programme, support 36 ...

 Warkworth couple live off only $2.85 a day to prevent human trafficking.

Teen critical after stair fall

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter rushed to the scene near Wellsford where the young man was in a critical condition.

The young man was at a private function north of Auckland when he fell down a set of stairs.

Monumental mission nearly complete

Sarah Legg, Isla Willis and Megan Paterson by the Kaukapakapa World War II monument.

A mission to compile details of Kaukapakapa's war memorial heroes is nearly complete.

Snells Beach installation wows at awards

Daughter of the Swamp can be viewed at Brick Bay Sculpture Park, Snells Beach.

A colourful eel basket sculpture at Snells Beach has taken home a runner up honour at the Resene Total Colour Awards.

Rail link possible for $4 billion Auckland tunnel

The eastern side of Auckland Harbour Bridge where the Additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing tunnel is planned to be built.

First-ever indication the Government will fund rail to Auckland's North Shore.

Matua Murray loses cancer battle

Matua Murray.

The Hibiscus Coast's beloved Kaumātua Murray Witika has died, after a five month battle with cancer.

Fighters bring back the goods

Rhyme Loto and Tarquin McKinley will be heading back to the championships next year looking for gold.

Two junior Hibiscus Coast fighters have held their own against international fighters at the 2016 IFMA World Muaythai Youth Championships.

Push for more girls in science

Whangaparaoa College student Wendy Richardson with an optical illusion of a lightbulb as part of an optics experiment.

Encouraging girls into science behind inspirational forum.

Cup goes back to Orewa

Orewa have taken the 2016 Northern Region Surf Life Saving Pool Championships for the second year running.

Orewa Surf Lifesaving have the Cosgrove Trophy back in their cabinet after dominating the Northern Region Pool Championships.

Development of coastal bush block likely

Approval has been given for a seven lot subdivision

One of the few large remaining blocks of bush on the Hibiscus Coast is being offered up for development.

The missing link

Warkworth: Sewerage works SH1 heading north toward Wellsford from the Hill St intersection.

The Matakana Link Road project has been pushed forward but the Fix Hill Street Now Action Group says this will not fix congestion issues.

Former Probus club moves forward gallery

Rebus Club of Hibiscus Coast president Peter Odendaal awards John McColl with a Life Membership Award at a mid-year ...

The Aussies have done it again. This time they've nicked the name Probus from clubs across New Zealand.

The people who want to represent you

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Pic spread of Rodney Local Board and and Rodney and Albany ward councillor candidates.

The 2016 candidates for the Rodney Local Board in Auckland have revealed why they are standing.

Growing ranks on the long commute video

Bad weather can make the commute time much worse.

On a bad day, it takes Kelly Andrews three hours to get to work. It's only getting worse as more join her.

'No working smoke alarms'

A landlord could face court action after his property burned to the ground.

Journey nears end for 'Pokemon Tom'

Auckland Pokemon Go trainer Tom Currie is one week shy of completing his Pokemon tour of New Zealand.

Tom Currie has travelled the length of the country through the generosity of the Pokemon community.

Super nan wins car

Maxine Stout sits in her new car.

Whangaparaoa's Maxine Stout wins a brand new car.

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