Auckland businessman offers a reward to help find the arsonist who hit their home while the family slept.
Two American tourists crashed their car which then burst into flames north of Auckland.
A woman who fell from a ladder yesterday is in a stable but serious condition.
A crime spike in the Rodney District has seen more homes burgled and cars stolen.
Former TVNZ identity and Rodney District Council mayor Doug Armstrong has died aged 83.
A transformer which caught fire and exploded in Orewa, north of Auckland, caused a power cut to 5181 homes last night.
I's unlikely to be a high drama affair, but this week's king tide will be of particular interest for some.
Adventurous young takahe Peti's escapades have seen her sent off to predator-free Motutapu Island.
Nearly 2000 letters and packages went undelivered after a postie struggled to cope with his round.
Earthworks on a property in Ti Point has angered residents concerned that the Whangateau Harbour is under threat.
Kathy and Mick are ready to battle it out on a new reality TV show to help their son and his girlfriend into a home.
A young kiwi helping orphans was herself born in a Romanian prison and raised for a year in an orphanage.
Brad Luiten has hopped his way to a probable Guinness World Record in a 10 kilometre run.
Amanda Sewell, 26, has given up her summer to give free medical care to children living in poverty.
The ever-changing face of the Hibiscus Coast is under the knife again as developers make the most of the dry spell.
Development of a $1.6 billion town centre development at Westgate is well underway.
Rachel Laycock lost nearly everything when her flat was burgled but it was the loss of her two soft toys that hurt the most.
Her grandfather invented the bubbles in chocolate, but even she doesn't know how it gets to be so bubbly.
The beautiful waters off the Tutukaka Coast are the playground for many a keen scuba diver. Reporter Caralise Trayes finds out why.
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.
Christmas on the Beach will live to see another year in Orewa.
Backyard diggers face Auckland Council intervention under proposed stormwater bylaws.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?