Rural communities out west are struggling to obtain a decent broadband service for their businesses and homes.
The early closure of the Te Henga quarry has forced the issue of what its future use may be.
OPINION: They are appeals to the heart from one of the world's present scenes of unthinkable violence and death.
Two cops were faced with a frightening scene when a gunman opened fire at a hospital.
The popular Waitakere Festival is in jeopardy thanks to an unexpected $6000 funding cut.
Despite warning signs, people are still bringing their dogs to Whatipu Beach and they're putting dotterels at risk.
Talented performers have pieced together a special production to honour a close friend taken too soon.
Four war medals discovered at a secondhand dealers are believed to have been taken in a burglary.
A seal pup gave would-be rescuers the runaround after finding its way into an Auckland yard.
Shelley Greco talks to West Auckland Budget Service co-ordinator Fiona Snijder about how Kiwis can be smarter with their money.
She moved here when she was six, but the newly-crowned Chanwyn Southgate is now embracing her culture more than ever.
Police got a surprise when they unintentionally discovered a meth lab on a West Auckland property.
A west Auckland food manufacturer that burnt down this morning went into liquidation two months ago.
Every year Auckland throws away enough trash to fill a line of rubbish trucks from the Harbour Bridge to Wellsford.
Frankie Adams is swapping the box for the boxing ring as she prepares for the charity event Fight for Life.
The Kitesurf for Kids Big Air Contest was dubbed a success with 50 competitors from around the country landing at Muriwai Beach.
Dancer Debbie Keal has couples pulling off everything from the foxtrot to disco moves on their wedding day.
Crissie Staples, 38, lives in West Harbour with her four-year-old daughter Kiara. She talks to Monica Tischler about her role as activities co-ordinator at West Harbour Gardens Residential Care.
Lucy Lucille Markie was only 29 when she suffered a stroke that left her "crushed and devastated".
Henderson-Massey Local Board gives approval for an 18-hole frisbee golf course at Henderson Park.
A woman was reduced to tears after failing her full licence test, despite driving for the past 14 years.
Losing a laptop and TV is nothing compared to the theft of their recently deceased dog's ashes, couple say.
Ataahua was developing like most toddlers her age when one day she suddenly stopped talking.
A plan to defer millions of dollars from West Auckland projects has locals asking whether the focus is fair.
Social media use by political parties is a step in the right direction to engage youth, student says.
Auckland's wait for speedy public travel continues as council comes to grips with northwestern busway project.
What comes aged under 14, in sets of two, and all at one West Auckland club? Surf life saving twins.
22-year-old dog Daisy is more than 135 human years old, quite a feat from stray beginnings.
Dwindling numbers of volunteers has seen more pressure placed on firefighters, fire officer says.
Massey kitesurfer Kent McNish is looking to go one better than last year's four-hour journey to Great Barrier Island for charity.
Whether Faisal Zakaria Abubaker is facing a bag or an opponent, the one thing on his mind is family.
Police will patrol streets around schools in Glen Eden after a suspicious man approached students.
Two friends visited Cambodia with dreams of getting women out of the sex trafficking industry.
Holly Spring started taking photos when her daughter was born almost five years ago. Now she has been awarded Creative Photographer of the Year.
A Piha surf club member will travel to Gallipoli in April for the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landings.
A young soldier who died 100 years ago today was remembered in a family ceremony at his grave.
Plans are under way to expand LynnMall to include a seven-theatre cinema, entertainment and dining area.
Horse riding helps give Navanah Uerata-Tana the focus and determination she needs to get by in the classroom and at home.
Youth workers will patrol West Auckland 'hot spots' to help prevent anti-social behaviour after string of violent attacks.
Claire Chateau has had two cars stolen, two years in a row and on the same day - her birthday.
New Lynn has the highest concentration of traffic lights in Auckland and more signals are coming its way.
Cigarettes have been the target of a recent crime spree stretching across west and north Auckland.
The Whau Coastal Walkway Project has been formed to put focus back into a "neglected" area.
A fascination for spiders saw reporter Julian Raethel lock in a date with a large arachnid.
Public safety is again top of the agenda after yet another violent death in West Auckland.
Couple say their new apartment is uninhabitable thanks to internal pillars they weren't warned about.
Principals still struggle to see how the new 'Investing in Educational Success' policy will work in schools.
Canine Hydrotherapy works as a treatment for chronic pain conditions or post-operative recovery in canines.
Kalaunitama Kalauni will crowd around the TV with mates tonight to relive his lucky escape from a stingray.
Dorothy Fa'auiga has breastfed all six of her children and is excited to take part in the Big Latch On tomorrow.
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