Three heater fires in one week have the fire service reminding people to be vigilant as they ward off the cold.
A dispute between neighbours over bees has hobby keepers worried they will need resource consent to keep hives.
It took the scent of a possum to get Archie 30-metres up a tree. It took a cherry picker to get the dog down.
Hibiscus Coast residents want a 24-hour medical service in place, but Health Board says current system working.
A strange object spotted in the sky over Auckland last night still has residents scratching their heads.
The lifestyle ideal of working and living in one area may become a reality for some thanks to Highgate Business Park.
Mayor Len Brown helped the Wellsford War Memorial Library celebrate its first anniversary on Friday.
People with rain tank meters have been paying less than those on fixed charges for unmetered tanks.
Four-year-old Azaria Allen's rare blood disorder has her family heading overseas for answers.
North Auckland has to stick with the super-city after an application to create a new authority was declined.
It will take more than a fire to extinguish the Rodney Rams Rugby League Club's passion.
A crumbling patch of State Highway 1 caused grief for motorists last week with many cars hit with tyre damage.
Auckland community hall hire fees will not increase this year, with letters to users about big rises sent in error.
Huge hall hire increases in Auckland are threatening to kill the very groups keeping the facilities alive.
The changing nature of land use around Kumeu, north Auckland, has marked the end of the livestock yards.
Since the super-city's advent, infrastructure and roading contracting has changed with Watercare, Auckland Transport and the Auckland Council now generally using outside contractors.
Eric Finau has gone through "hell and back" to be named in the New Zealand Commonwealth Games boxing team.
It's the second book he's written in his 90s, but retired photojournalist Alan Sayers, 98, isn't letting age stop him as he releases his autobiography, Deadline.
Sterryn Roycroft was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer despite having none of the usual symptoms.
The sudden decline of toheroa in Dargaville is 'ecology in action' not oystercatchers, shorebird expert says.
A man suffered serious burns after his cabin at Orewa Backpackers in north Auckland caught fire.
New subdivisions under way in Warkworth area are great but commercial expansion is also needed, councillor says.
A young fur seal has been found dead, possibly shot, on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula in Auckland.
Houses, supermarkets, retirement homes and town centres are on the development cards for north Auckland.
Sixteen takahe chicks will have a winter in the snow before heading to the balmy Tawharanui Open Sanctuary.
Oops, there goes another letter box - a $1200 one - on crash corner.
Mum was yelling, Trent was freaking out, and all was a blur of branches, dust and rain.
A quick 'prayer session' was called for when a woman saw scaffolding from a church fly onto her roof this morning.
A burning van brought three lanes of traffic to a standstill on an Auckland motorway today.
Many unsealed Rodney roads are a 'disgrace' with locals saying the situation is beyond critical.
Auckland boaties are continuing to push for an exemption to compulsory lifejacket wearing in boats under 6 metres long.
Warkworth should get a public transport service in about a year, as Auckland Transport opens consultation next month for what shape it will take.
Andrea Hegan wasn't the only one eating breakfast in Bon Accord Harbour near Kawau Island.
Four Rodney people have been recognised for their community work in the Queen’s Birthday honours.
Fire has destroyed a northern Rodney sports clubrooms and community meeting place.
One of the Hauraki Gulf's great lighthouse lenses is back in the light after nearly 20 years in a shed.
A caregiver noticed an elderly man's house was filled with smoke when he paid him a visit this morning.
Health is the top issue facing Rodney and Hibiscus Coast voters.
Memories came flooding back for Richard "Dick" Maynard of Snells Beach during the 70th anniversary of the Battles of Monte Cassino in Italy.
OPINION: The Helensville community has been rocked by the suicide of a well-known resident
As Auckland's population swells, a regional strategy to protect coastal marine life is needed, lobby groups say.
The Tindales are the first New Zealanders to gain the International Game Fishers Association lifetime achievement award.
The Hiway Stabilizers Hibiscus Coast Raiders have set the standard for the nation's rugby league clubs.
A viewing platform on a cracked cliff overlooking Orewa beach has been assessed by geotechnical engineers.
Hayley Byron-Wood took more than five years to recover after surviving crash that killed her partner.
Whangaparaoa residents are waiting to hear the outcome of consultation for a proposed housing development.
If a big tsunami hit our northern coast, there would be pandemonium with mass evacuation and coastal roads under threat.
Sophie Waller may not have her mum Vivian for much longer, but she will always hear her singing.
Firefighters' long walk for charity
Their boots weren't made for walking. They were made to withstand the blistering heat of fires. But that hasn't stopped a group of firefighters embarking on a walk from Waitangi to Auckland's Sky Tower.
Clockmaker turned detective reunites Geoff Foote with 144-year-old family heirloom stolen 11 years ago.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?