Sir Bob Harvey's biography Wild Westie: The Incredible Life of Bob Harvey is released today.
Glenn Macrae is finally cured of Hepatitis C after a lengthy run of medication trials but still doesn't know exact cause.
3-year-old Symphonya Turua was born with lissencephaly, meaning she is unable to walk, talk or sit up.
The future of historic St Andrews Church Hall in New Lynn is uncertain as the building slowly crumbles away.
Six teens are revelling in the success of their new business catering for health-conscious chocolate lovers.
Contemporary dance company Black Grace is in the lineup for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time.
Defending healthy kauri and classifying dieback disease as an official pest top the city's environmental to-do list.
Motorists are frustrated by speeding tickets they have been receiving on the northwestern motorway.
By purchasing a humble takeaway coffee in Oratia, West Aucklanders can help support the ongoing development of an orphanage in India.
"One day everyone will be a stranger." The words of Warren Portsmouth's doctor left him shattered.
National figures indicate Taser use has increased across the country, yet Waitemata officers are reaching for the Taser less.
The historical 1925 Oag's Buildings and the Deco Strip Mall are scheduled to be demolished at the end of the month.
Insulting passersby as part of a social experiment has paid off for one lucky teen.
Bags of smelly "offerings" found hanging from trees along a popular Auckland beach.
Block NZ stars Loz and Tom are helping out young Jai, who took a near-death fall in a playground.
Former All Black Michael Jones established the Village Community Services Trust to give youth focus and ambition.
Five babies were born at Waitakere Hospital on the first day of Matariki, a festival which celebrates new life.
Peter Kroon envisaged a rough road ahead after a cancerous tumour left him without his right eye and part of his skull.
A former garden centre site in Glen Eden is on the market and earmarked for houses and apartments.
Arun Kumar's death has Henderson on edge but Len Brown has offered a plan to boost business.
It can be a scary world out there, especially when you're just five feet tall. Can self defence classes help?
Asylum seeker Khurram Malik knows first-hand what it's like to live in fear without freedom of speech.
It takes a fat suit, make-up and heels to turn Russell Dixon into Hairspray character Edna Turnblad.
Community leaders are coming together to discuss the recent spate of violent crime in the Waitakere area.
Smoking addictions, skin conditions and fertility treatment - plants can heal it all, traditional Maori healer Lui Perez says.
Karen Goddard lives in Glen Eden with her partner Tony and their cat George. She owns New Lynn antique store Deco2Retro.
Judge says that man had been a valuable member of the community, gives him home detention.
Len Brown says a "main street makeover" is what Henderson needs but retailers must be convinced to get on board.
Shannon Simpson set up Anne's Angels to provide care packages for parents with children in hospital.
A mechanic has been banned from owning dogs for a decade after partially severing the tails of 10 rottweiler pups.
Trevor Watson lives with his family in West Harbour. He talks to reporter Shelley Greco about his job as a bus driver.
A community cycling group created a mock cycle lane and recorded a 'futurementary' to pitch to the powers-that-be.
Chip Eade has opened his door to more than 30 retired Blind Foundation dogs over the past three years.
Frightened retailers and landlords in Henderson are urging authorities to stamp out crime in the area.
Family of Auckland shopkeeper Arun Kumar say they had no idea how many lives he touched.
Bringing the first millennium baby into the world is among the highlights of Dorothy Graham's lengthy midwifery career.
A 'funny feeling' made a couple move out of their bedroom minutes before a 20m tree crashed through the walls.
Grant Solley spent the night watching the 10m tree in front of his house bend in the wind hoping it wouldn't crash into his West Auckland home.
Four homicides in three weeks have people in Auckland wondering just what is going on.
One of Tuvalu's most colourful traditions is on display this winter.
Police would like to find a good samaritan who came to the aid of a woman in trouble three years ago.
A pleasant surprise was in store for owners in a leaky apartment block when their case was resolved in just over a year.
$1.6b gets you more than a mall. It also buys 5000 houses, a town square, a library and more.
Equine dentist Amanda Winstanley says horses make the best patients.
It took a tragedy for Charmeyne Te Nana-Williams to realise her true calling in life.
Rob Donovan talks to Ciara Pratt about life as a body piercer.
Gravely ill Sanil Kumar knew he was going to die when he farewelled family at Auckland Airport last month and he was deported to Fiji.
Shocked residents are rallying together after a bloody week of violence and death in Ranui.
An actor who struggles to be cast in productions because of how he looks may just prove his critics wrong.
Colin McCahon's kauri will not only live on through his art, but also in the name of science.
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