Three lanes for peak hour traffic using LED road lighting and electronic signs will be trialed on the Hibiscus Coast.
The Duke and Duchess and Cambridge were "touched" and gratefully accepted a wooden train made by the Orewa Men's Shed for Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
A n 11 year fight over the Whangaparaoa community hall looks to be over after the High Court refuse a judicial review.
Manly and Silverdale fire brigades are seeking volunteers up to the challenge of protecting people, places and communties.
Donations from Whangaparaoa Rotary will see young kids taught new tricks on dog safety.
Children were getting onto the bus when its brakes failed and it rolled down a hill into bamboo bushes.
A man was airlifted 35m out of a forest valley in turbulent conditions after being injured by a tree he was felling.
Dale Buckley and his children prepare for the oldest running off-road racing event in New Zealand.
Waves of residents headed for the hills for Orewa's tsunami evacuation walk.
Repairs and maintenance needed for building's foundations.
Michael Li spent a year deciding what school would support both his academic and golf ambitions. Now he's bound for California State University and hopes to be ranked in the top 20 in the PGA and study finance and graduate with first class honours.
Nationals selection in just a year of picking up rugby.
Everything takes longer on the water and coastguard say volunteers struggling to get to the boat on time could potentially put boaties and Kawau Islanders at risk
Police are looking to reunite burglary victims with their property after busting thieves who took everything but the kitchen sink.
A bold daylight robbery attempt at an Orewa jewellers was foiled by the owner's quick reflexes, now police searching for clues as to the identity of the wannabe robbers.
Emma Rouse is 50 per cent deaf and losing her eyesight but she came "damn close" to taking Gold at the Oceania Judo Championships and is now eyeing up the Commonwealth Games.
Emergency services say lives could potentially be at risk thanks to gridlocked roads.
Coco the visually impaired sheep is the latest casualty of the soaring Auckland housing market.
More eye bee-keeping as a means to supplement incomes.
Thousands of school kids and residents will rush to higher ground as part of tsunami drill in Orewa on May 25.
Homeowners in Auckland are set to get off lightly this year with a much smaller rates rise.
Lace is lending a helping paw to hearing impaired Millwater resident Jan Miller.
When Andy Connor's two daughters called him out on his "man boobs", he decided it was time for a change.
A mystery woman found critically injured at the side of the road. Police want to see if anyone recognises this tattoo.
The push for intensive poultry development in South Head impacts everybody.
The bronze whaler was as big as Louise Aitken's three metre board but she "wasn't over the top scared".
Explosions and car crashes kept Westpac Auckland rescue helicopter crews busy over the weekend.
Beach goers can expect a few more warm weeks of balmy weather before wet, mild climes set in.
Dog and tortoise escape with minor smoke inhalation after smoke alarm alerts neighbours to stove fire.
The camping experience will make Muriwai even more of a drawcard.