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Auckland man sets crutch racing record

Brad Luiten has hopped his way to a probable Guinness World Record in a 10 kilometre run.

Nurse takes on mercy mission

Amanda Sewell, 26, has given up her summer to give free medical care to children living in poverty.

Millwater shopping centre nears opening

The ever-changing face of the Hibiscus Coast is under the knife again as developers make the most of the dry spell.

Westgate centre takes shape

Development of a $1.6 billion town centre development at Westgate is well underway.

Bring back Ginger and Lambie

Rachel Laycock lost nearly everything when her flat was burgled but it was the loss of her two soft toys that hurt the most.

Family hero invented Aero

Her grandfather invented the bubbles in chocolate, but even she doesn't know how it gets to be so bubbly.

Underwater world a dive away

The beautiful waters off the Tutukaka Coast are the playground for many a keen scuba diver. Reporter Caralise Trayes finds out why.

Great season for good giving

Auckland charitable organisation Loyal is an online gift store sourcing Fair Trade items.

This isn't what you think it is

Ooh, is that an alien from District 9? Indeed. But it's crafted from choc and rice crispies.

Beach-goers told to hide treasures

Thieves are casing parked cars for easy takings at regional parks and beaches, police say.

'I felt hopeless watching it burn'

A couple have lost nearly all their possessions in a house fire that ripped through their North Auckland home.

Water-related deaths worrying

Boaties are urged to get their act together as the number of boat-related deaths and injuries rise.

Teen mountain biker hospitalised

Teen knocked out after losing control and crashing his mountain bike into a tree in Dome Valley.

Injured boatie finds way home

A man injured after falling from his boat made it home to safety, but suffered a seizure.

Use of NZ trail growing rapidly

The Mt Tamahunga walk offers Auckland walkers a taste of "New Zealand's Trail" within easy reach of home.

Christmas comes early to Helensville

Luger Boa front man Jimmy Christmas is looking forward to performing at his local next week.

Drones to be given their own rules

A draft proposal for drones comes out soon and covers privacy and civil aviation rules.

Dolphin pod delight onlookers

Dozens of people entered chilly north Auckland waters this morning to swim with a pod of dolphins.

Mixed response to lower alcohol limits

Overindulge this festive season and you may well pay the price - even if it's a day after a binge.

Katie conquers ride to fight cancer

Cancer sufferer Katie Valentine joined about 500 other riders on an epic ride from Auckland to Pukekohe.

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