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Players celebrate success

Hearing Life Orewa’s Oriel Wilson gives Julie Parry and Collette Clark their prize for winning.

Croquet players battle it out to win Orewa's inaugural 'Sponsored Mondays' tournament.

Police stalwart retires

Dave Mitchell was farewelled and presented the four-star medal and a certificate of service by Waitemata District ...

Dave Mitchell will never forget the time a shotgun was pulled on him.

'Forgotten war' veterans remember at RSA

Ron Hulse with barbed wire taken from the Korean DMZ.

Kiwi Korean War veterans enjoyed a Christmas lunch this week to remember their 'forgotten war'.

The guide to being a Kiwi

Barbara Furci and husband Bobby.

With NZ's immigration website crashing after the US election, Barbie Furci's book couldn't have come at a better time.

93-year-old attacked in road rage

Police say the incident was a totally unacceptable response to a senior citizen from what appears to be a very minor ...

An elderly man had his arm slammed in the door after tooting another car for coming too close.

Native bush proposed to replace pine forest

Pine trees hug much of Moirs Hill Rd.

Pine forest to make way for native bush between Puhoi and Warkworth.

Waitemata District's first female district commander

Tusha Penny became the first police national manager of child protection and sexual violence in 2015.

"I've got big shoes to fill but I'm up for the challenge," superintendent Tusha Penny says.

Speed golf: 19 holes an hour video

Brad Luiten plans to play 230 golf holes in 12 hours in a world record bid.

Kiwi runner attempts to set a new world record for the most holes of golf in 12 hours.

Solutions for nightmare intersection video

Erin Hearne believes his design is the end to all Hill Street congestion.

Could these be possible solutions to fix Warkworth's Hill Street intersection?

Junior swimmers smash past records

Alex Wilson races against other swimmers in 200 meter breaststroke.

The powerful Coast Swim Club have again flexed their muscles at the annual Auckland Junior Swimming Championships

On the hunt for baby snapper

Sea grass is a popular snapper nursery.

Fishers keep top spots under wraps, but researchers want to hear about places they avoid.

520 more homes for Orewa

An artists impression of what Sunny Heights will look like when completed.

A major Special Housing Area has been launched in Orewa.

Blowing away the competition

Anna Smart has been learning to play the bagpipes since she was seven years old.

When it comes to playing the pipes, Anna Smart has it in the bag.

Crate Day: the aftermath

The aftermath of an impromptu Crate Day party on Queenstown's Village Green on Saturday December 3, 2016.

Brawls, bottles, boxes and bad behaviour: That's how Crate Day will be remembered. Again.

'Crack down on reckless boaties'

Mourners gather at the joint funeral of Sunia "Junior" Ungo'unga and his cousin Alipate Manumu'a at the Otara Tongan ...

OPINION: The joint funeral of two cousins drowned on the Kaipara Bar is a cold reminder of the pain caused to those left behind, especially their seven children.

View blocked by stinking dirt

Once finished the development will house 520 new properties.

Couple north of Auckland devastated after developers pile two-storeys of fetid dirt across sea view, potentially for years.

Blankets and towels needed for 'bird lady'

The Bird Lady, Sylvia Durrant, left, with 11-year-old Jess Preston who is fundraising to help her.

An 11-year-old is fundraising to help Sylvia Durrant aka the Bird Lady.

Duvaucel's gecko released at Tawharanui

Duvaucel's gecko's have been reintroduced to the mainland wilderness at Tawharanui Open Sanctuary after an absence of ...

For the first time in a century Duvaucel's gecko are back in the wild on New Zealand's mainland.

'Auckland, the best place on earth' video

Logan Dodds spent six months exploring the Hibiscus Coast and East Coast Bays to put together the video.

Local board pays former tradie cum internet star $15,000 to promote the places he grew up exploring.

Breast cancer survivors wanted

Pink Dragons meet twice a week and compete over summer, but are desperate for new members to stay afloat.

"Here we are showing people there can be life after breast cancer."

Car flips north of Auckland

The fire service attends the scene of a flipped car on Wade River Rd, Arkles Bay.

"The SUV swerved to miss it, went up the bank and flipped."

Young entrepreneurs give back

Laura Dymond and India Hughes with their selection of Christmas cards.

"We want to be business owners when we grow up," school students say.

Yachting NZ's controversial new site

Auckland Councillors John Watson, left, and Wayne Walker in front of the Gulf Harbour marina that Yachting NZ are ...

Auckland Council CEO says Yachting NZ "closing in" on a valuable sailing facility site on Auckland's Hibiscus Coast.

Remembering Ray Columbus

Gary Brown and Sue Followell leave Ray Columbus flowers and clean his plaque in Orewa.

Flowers and a photo were placed on the Orewa Walk of Fame star belonging to Columbus.

Truck and school bus collide

The bus had not yet picked up any school children and was empty other than the driver.

School bus driver injured in crash north of Auckland.

Kate's dream of walking

Kate Harpur dreams of playing sport, and hopes an operation will give her the chance.

If Kate Harpur had full use of her legs, she would play sport every Saturday.

Celebrating 20 years of Creative Dance

After a year of rehearsing, Orewa kids showcase their talent.

Orewa's Creative Dance celebrates their 20th birthday with a community dance show.

New Orewa housing project launches

An artists impression of what the new Sunny Height Development will look like.

Ground will be broken in a ceremony launching the latest major housing development in Orewa on Friday.

City commuters take up precious parks

Time-zoned parking is requested by some of  Warkworth's local businesses.

Fewer Warkworth customers as car parks get taken up by commuters.

Sun shines for Orewa Santa Parade

Orewa Christmas Parade 2016.
Pirates from Silverdale Primary School.

Stellar weather saw 10,000 people turn out for the Orewa New World Santa Parade.

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