River kayak adventure


Chance to Win!

One of eight Sirikaya Thai massages

Rodney Times

Theft like 'robbing a kid of candy'

Golden Phoenix

Alan was recovering from a virus when thieves stole his blankets and left him for dead in the paddock.

Vivian's battle ends

Yahn and Wendy Fittall

Yahn and Wendy Fittall have lost their daughter but they say heaven has gained a new star.

Green light for Christmas on Beach

Orewa Christmas

Christmas on the Beach will live to see another year in Orewa.

Council dig into drainage


Backyard diggers face Auckland Council intervention under proposed stormwater bylaws.

Lucky escape from house blaze

House fire

Police are treating a house fire in Snells Beach this morning as suspicious.

Youngster's fire fund

Tyler Dale

Little Tyler Dale must be one of the youngest donors to support a fire brigade.

Hapu's gift saves Te Arai coast

Te Arai

The gifting of nearly 200 hectares of northern coastal land to the Auckland Council for a park is welcomed by many.

Climate worries focus on melting ice


Bigger storms and frequent king tides may change Auckland's coastline and affect how communities live.

Bones found at Gulf Harbour

old bones gulf

Archaeologists at a site in northern Auckland have excavated skeleton thought to be over 100 years old.

From dumbbells to wedding bells


The marriage of two NZ weightlifters in Glasgow was the icing on their Commonwealth Games cake.

MP's anger over Dirty Politics

 Mark Mitchell

Rodney MP Mark Mitchell is likely to take legal action over Nicky Hager's book.

Ocean explorers' ambitious plan

Riley Hathaway and Dad Steve

A father and daughter duo want to educate kids on coastal waters and hope to get their DVD into schools.

Who ate all the pies?

pie thief

A thief with a hankering for steak and cheese swiped four pies off a bakery counter before running off.

Kereopa to open surf school

paddle boarders

Surfing legend Daniel Kereopa has moved to Orewa and has big plans for the summer.

Will Aucklanders walk on water?

Auckland in future

Climate change adaption architect Bernd Gundermann has presented a very different vision for Auckland.

'Oddballs' in the kitchen

Neil Gussey and Tracey Allan

Tracey Allan had never seen an episode of MKR before close friend Neil Gussey asked her to audition with him.

Supporting victims is rewarding


A bit of concern for your fellow neighbour is the essential element needed to become a Victim Support volunteer.

Focus on rail crossing risk

taupaki crash

A near miss with a train at a level crossing happens every three days on average. And the northern line through Rodney is one of the worst in the country.

Residents' relief: 'the fear is gone'

gum tree

After eight years of campaigning, Manly residents are celebrating the axing of a giant gum tree.

Police probe impresses Booth

Pat Booth

Veteran journalist Pat Booth is pleased police admit, in part, that evidence may have been planted in Crewe murders.

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