Auckland charitable organisation Loyal is an online gift store sourcing Fair Trade items.
Ooh, is that an alien from District 9? Indeed. But it's crafted from choc and rice crispies.
Thieves are casing parked cars for easy takings at regional parks and beaches, police say.
A couple have lost nearly all their possessions in a house fire that ripped through their North Auckland home.
Boaties are urged to get their act together as the number of boat-related deaths and injuries rise.
Teen knocked out after losing control and crashing his mountain bike into a tree in Dome Valley.
A man injured after falling from his boat made it home to safety, but suffered a seizure.
The Mt Tamahunga walk offers Auckland walkers a taste of "New Zealand's Trail" within easy reach of home.
Luger Boa front man Jimmy Christmas is looking forward to performing at his local next week.
A draft proposal for drones comes out soon and covers privacy and civil aviation rules.
Dozens of people entered chilly north Auckland waters this morning to swim with a pod of dolphins.
Overindulge this festive season and you may well pay the price - even if it's a day after a binge.
Cancer sufferer Katie Valentine joined about 500 other riders on an epic ride from Auckland to Pukekohe.
The Whangaparaoa Peninsula arterial route isn't on Auckland Transport's books for at least another decade.
Six-year-old Ella Garlick has won a coveted role for The Warehouse as a toy tester.
The Kawau Boating Club is set to open to the genera public as well as becoming a place for community use.
One of the most endangered Hauraki Gulf seabirds will get more protection thanks to a surprising collaboration.
Twenty three inquisitive young tuatara stopped over in Warkworth a few days before returning to Little Barrier Island.
An endangered sea turtle is lucky to be alive after being found stranded by children in the Puhoi River estuary.
It was a lucky miss for one girl who entered Whangateau Harbour's waters near one of five hidden metal stakes.
The family of a man found dead in a Bali ditch are gathering in Auckland to mourn his shocking death as his wife faces charges.
Tania Sherlock has been given a chance of life with the donation of bone marrow from a sympathetic American.
Researchers are hoping to successfully translocate a group of short-tailed bats, a feat never achieved before.
Sam Adkin says he was full of adrenaline when he rescued toddler washed into culvert.
Alan was recovering from a virus when thieves stole his blankets and left him for dead in the paddock.
It's one of the swankiest neighbourhoods north of Auckland, but it turns out termites don't discriminate.
An international beauty queen got down and dirty in a Waitoki strawberry fields this week.
Proposed law change could see drivers fined for not giving cyclists up to 1.5m of space when overtaking.
Yahn and Wendy Fittall have lost their daughter but they say heaven has gained a new star.
Backyard diggers face Auckland Council intervention under proposed stormwater bylaws.
Christmas on the Beach will live to see another year in Orewa.
Police are treating a house fire in Snells Beach this morning as suspicious.
Compliance issues and higher costs are putting a strain on volunteers organising community events.
An aphid that has slipped through biosecurity may mean wasps become a bigger pest regardless of the weather.
Little Tyler Dale must be one of the youngest donors to support a fire brigade.
Nine women showed firefighting isn't just for the boys during the Silverdale and Manly Fire Service Awards night.
The gifting of nearly 200 hectares of northern coastal land to the Auckland Council for a park is welcomed by many.
Shona Wilburn is about to benefit from a venture set up to help those with life-threatening illness.
Dian the orca survived being stuck in a cray pot line thanks to the remarkable actions of her pod.
While cancer fighter Cindy McGoram was holidaying, firefighters were giving her home an extreme makeover.
Residents were surprised when a seal poked its head out from under a house, and went for a wander.
Bigger storms and frequent king tides may change Auckland's coastline and affect how communities live.
Two boxes belonging to Kidney Kids NZ are among charity boxes stolen from Orewa businesses.
100-year-old skeletal remains found on a nearby subdivision was a hot topic among people at the opening of a new home for auction for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Archaeologists at a site in northern Auckland have excavated skeleton thought to be over 100 years old.
The marriage of two NZ weightlifters in Glasgow was the icing on their Commonwealth Games cake.
Rodney MP Mark Mitchell is likely to take legal action over Nicky Hager's book.
A thief with a hankering for steak and cheese swiped four pies off a bakery counter before running off.
A father and daughter duo want to educate kids on coastal waters and hope to get their DVD into schools.
Surfing legend Daniel Kereopa has moved to Orewa and has big plans for the summer.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?