A parent wants action after his daughter escaped from school, but the principal says "schools aren't cages".
A youth development programme celebrated a successful year with its graduation ceremony.
It's the start of a healthier lifestyle for Fiona Hedges.
Impaled dolls' heads, body parts, Darth Vader - there's no white picket fence for these Aucklanders.
It takes only five seconds for a young creative Henderson duo to gain a stranger's trust.
It's a good time to be hitting the water in west Auckland.
The community is once again rallying to remember Luke Tipene.
When George Ward had an idea in his head he made it happen.
Raewynn Robertson has been the local history librarian at Auckland Libraries West Auckland Research Centre for more than a decade.
When singer Sammy Johnson looks in the mirror he knows he is Maori. But until he moved to New Zealand from Australia, he had not known what that really meant.
A man who left his estate to charity also asked that his grave be looked after in years to come. But not everything panned out as he had hoped.
Her job has been done, now Alice the tunnel boring machine is ready to ship out of Auckland.
Accident hotspot State Highway 16 is under fire.
Most 74-year-olds would love to be feeling young, chasing a ball around the back garden with the grandkids.
Marty Spear has been the Henderson Community Constable for just over one year "and what a year that was".
Waitakere United bounce back from humiliating defeat in style against Southern.
Climbing the stairs for a month is an easy price to pay to help raise funds for a worthy charity.
Hospice West Auckland's Jazz in the Vines will be held on Valentine's Day this year.
The decision to go plastic bag free came from the heart, Piha Store owner Peter Chapman says .
Free Chinese New Year celebrations will be held in New Lynn on Valentine's Day.
Busy single mum Fiona Hedges is pumped to get active.
It's shirts off and scars out for kids at a camp created by the Burns Support Charity Trust.
The elderly woman had just had her hair done when she drove her car through the store.
A home safe home for rare nocturnal ducks in Bethells is being hailed a conservation success.
In 1976, a 13-year-old girl was brutally murdered. The case remains unsolved. But could new leads finally solve the mystery?
Farmers and lifestyle block owners are asked to check native bush on their properties for kauri dieback and to keep stock away
She may be swimming in her uniform, but Kahli-Joy Villanueva won't be a fish out of water when she starts school.
A small West Auckland club might soon be New Zealand Rugby League's grassroots club of the year.
The All Black great had better keep an eye out for the Tussock Jumpers.
Francis Meli is coaching west Auckland kids and hoping to turn lives around.