Temporary shoring up of Orewa beach has taken another hit with high tides and bad weather.
Police are seeking information from residents after a digger was stolen from a Riverhead construction site last Sunday.
There is no intention to charge boat owners for launch ramp use, Hibiscus and Bays Local Board chairwoman Julia Parfitt says.
Boaties and beachgoers could be vying for space with commercial aquaculture operations around the Hauraki Gulf's eastern shores, harbours, and inner islands under the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.
Angry residents refusing to pay Kaipara District Council rates will now have to cough up after the introduction of new legislation in Parliament.
The latest photography assignment for a Waimauku man has been viewed by millions worldwide and taken media by storm.
A disabled parking sign stopped an elderly man's car from crashing into a health inspector walking by.
A damning report into Mangawhai's wastewater scheme $63.3 million budget blowout has come from Auditor-General Lyn Provost.
The murder conviction of two men in the Lee McMurdo case has brought relief to police and the McMurdo family.
Jim Sonerson is among three Rodney and Hibiscus Coast residents to receive Kiwibank Local Hero medals.
The two men charged with Lee McMurdo's murder have been convicted in the High Court.
Decorations are up and with reports of spending increasing shop owners hope for a bumper season.
People are being reminded that open air fires in any rural area must have an Auckland Council permit.
A ninth at the ASP World Longboard Championsips in China for Thomas Kibblewhite of Red Beach is "a massive result for surfing in New Zealand".
Police evacuated several houses as a precaution after detonators were found by a contractor.
An anonymous letter has alerted Stanmore Bay residents to a possible boarding house application.
John Taylor frequently sees the Westpac rescue helicopter heading to emergencies.
Police are reducing the speed limit tolerance for two months and introducing red and orange police cars in a bid to reduce the summer road toll.
Methamphetamine cooks may break into baches and work sheds to produce P, police warn.
Staying connected will be much easier this summer for tourists and holiday makers at some of Auckland's top summer destinations.
Snells Beach underwater videographer Steve Hathaway is off on an 11-day trip to the Kermadec Islands.
Cycling the length of the North Island is a tough task but it is even harder on a bike from the 1970s.
More than $2.1 million was raised at the first Ride to Conquer Cancer involving nearly 700 cyclists.
The lack of a public swimming pool has been a bone of contention in northern Rodney for years.
A mother is returning to New Zealand in a bid to keep her daughter's killer behind bars.
Shower gel unlikely ticket to space
Andy Pierce has won a competition to visit AXE Global Space Camp in Florida and could be heading into space.
Dr Cecil Antony of the Whangaparaoa Medical Centre has joined the ranks of men participating in Movember.
Tom Steward's great-great-great uncle Herbert helped change the face of modern football.
A music event this Sunday will raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims.
Fishers are asked to report fish with red blisters or lumps and not eat them.
Dragster tractors and a tractor pull were among highlights at a Tractorama on Sunday.
A free boat ride on the Weiti River is offered to volunteers this Sunday as part of a project to clean it up and help bring back native wildlife.
The devastating Psa-V disease has been found in Kumeu for the first time.
A man has pleaded guilty to burglary after he was seen walking across Red Beach carrying a large flatscreen TV.
The commissioners of a failed council are welcoming the passing of a second reading of a bill which will get them out of trouble.
It was goodbye Golden Sands last week when the landmark motel was removed from its beachfront property.
74-year-old Donald James was shocked when Dillon Boucher walked into his lounge and shook his hand.
Residents are appalled Telecom has refused to attend a meeting to discuss a proposed cellphone tower site.
The Auckland Council 2010 Regional Parks Management Plan, currently in operation, bans set netting in the park, but the council can't enforce it.
Bad dream becomes eco-home
Written on a hidden weatherboard were the words: "This house was stuffed from start to finish".
A Local Government Commission has just released its recommendation for Northland's reorganisation.
The music industry is lobbying government to honour rock ‘n' roll legend Ray Columbus before he dies.
Stopping the use of quad bikes for farming has been raised as a prospect by a coroner in his written report into five deaths related to their use.
Family of a man killed in a quad bike crash support the coroner's recommendations.
A P lab exploding is believed to have caused a fire in Mangawhai Heads. Firefighters were called to a Cullen St property just before 5am on Thursday.
User-pays boat ramps in the super-city is one option being considered by Auckland Council.
Aucklanders face an average 2.5 per cent rate rise next year.
Putting a gift in the hands of every child and family in the area that otherwise couldn't afford Christmas presents is the aim of the Rodney Times and Hestia Rodney Women's Refuge.
A highly-rated community group working with youth is struggling to keep its home.
A liquid mercury spill forced an Auckland medical centre to evacuate staff and patients.
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