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Night at the museum gallery

Jaden with his winning future museum picture.

The childhood dream of spending a night at the museum has become reality for a Red Beach School class.

Walk/cycle-way in the running

Possible cycle-way/walkway route connecting Snells Beach to Warkworth.

Things are looking up for the Snells Beach Ratepayers and Residents Association.

Journo crash: Not guilty plea

Newshub journalist Karen Rutherford was hospitalised after being hit by a car while riding her horse.

Driver accused of crashing into Newshub journalist Karen Rutherford and killing her horse pleads not guilty.

Commission on island to get feedback on split proposal

Commissioners will ask islanders what they think about local self-governance.

Local Government Commissioners will be on Waiheke for two days for feedback on Auckland split application.

Rena images accent reef demise

Mahurangi West photographer Darryl Torcklers images of his time photographing on the Astrolabe Reef have helped to ...

The regeneration of the Astrolabe Reef was the one silver lining of the Rena disaster.

Stolen treasure trove

A go kart with the number plate 'DR1BLN' was among the items police found at a west Auckland home.

Go karts among $200K worth of stolen property unearthed after police search of home.

Penlink drops down priority list video

Plans for Penlink could stall after transport planners advised not investing in it for over a decade.

Government and council transport planners have had their say on how how Auckland transport plans should proceed for the next 30 years.

Top year for Raiders

The Raiders Sharman Reserves went through the season unbeaten.

Hibicus Coast Raiders Rugby League have had a remarkable year on and off the field, including taking three grand finals. 

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.

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