Only one more hurdle stands in the way of the Waitakere City under-15s and Old Trafford.
Waitakere Community Law Service says begging and criminal activity has increased due to shops selling legal highs.
Maori dancers and writers have an opportunity to develop their arts practice at one of the world's largest creativity incubators.
A prominent West Auckland softball coach has had his first day in court facing charges that could result in a prison sentence.
When Beau Nicholson picks up the clippers, he's not only raising awareness for an important cause but is reminded of someone close to his heart.
Retailers in Henderson are concerned that relocating a bus shelter will have a detrimental effect on trading.
Olive Neale was born with a skin condition so rare that doctors had never seen it before.
Reporter Kelly Dennett talks to Andrey Andreyev about being a chemical engineer for Genesis Industry.
Disabled bear brunt of housing shortage
A lift at the front door is where the wheelchair-friendly aspects of one HNZ house end and resident Helen Ralph has the bruises on her arms to prove it.
If the snakes and spiders don't kill you the falling trees will. It sounds grim but it was all in the line of duty for two Waitakere Rural Fire Station volunteers.
Mayor Len Brown says a quiet majority of Aucklanders want him to get on with the job of leading the city.
Human ashes still to be claimed
Davis Funeral Homes have 427 unclaimed boxes of ashes sitting on shelves at its sites in Henderson, Mt Eden and Pakuranga.
Cannabis found growing in Piha and Muriwai has been seized and destroyed in a $2 million police operation.
There were a few "little incidents" when Georgina Whitmore introduced her daughter Madeline to solid food.
Big Brother will be watching any culprits who continue to vandalise a Titirangi school.
It's been more than 10 years in the making but Word of Life Church now has a place to call home.
6-year-old Patrick Walsh needs $200k so he can travel to the US to fix his rare heart defect.
Hobsonville Point Secondary School is up and running after being more than three years in the making.
Spoons speak up for hungry kids
A vehicle driving over an art installation isn't going to stop Donna Turtle Sarten sharing an important message.
Statistics from a Blockhouse Bay check point on Monday morning show how busy police can get during routine stops.
A birthday joy ride turned into a nightmare for four people on board a small yacht which sank near the Whau River.
A riparian area behind Waitakere's Trusts Arena has not been maintained for a number of years until Dan Riley and his kids got involved.
Every year, Lisa Martin looks forward to joining more than 30 other children facing similar health issues at Camp KeeWee.
for more than a century, one of the oldest houses in West Auckland has stood its ground.
Mark Sokolich lives in Laingholm with his wife Sue and three children. He talks to reporter Shelley Greco about his work as a designer goldsmith.
Diagnosis a huge 'psychological blow' for athlete
Strongman Reuben de Jong has refused to quit doing what he loves despite a cancer diagnosis.
This week is Acupuncture Awareness Week, but what exactly is it? Kelly Dennett overcomes her fear of needles and visits an acupunture clinic.
Suburbs New Lynn and Parnell cricket clubs will meet each other in the final of the Jeff Crowe Cup.
New Lynn-based Kohu Road Ice Cream has been recognised as a winner at the Cuisine Artisan Awards with its salted caramel flavour.
A simple act of kindness has changed a woman's life - and she wants to share her story.
Phil Richards puts his lengthy melanoma battle down to "too much time in the sun".
Prince William and his wife Catherine will visit the air force base at Whenuapai when they come to New Zealand.
Today marks the 103rd birthday of Helena Ataya, the only remaining member of the original Corban family of Henderson.
Cricket fans are spoilt for choice this weekend with the premier competitions heating up.
When Karin Urmersbach-Niersbach looks at glass, she sees art. The Titirangi artist transforms glass sheets into mirrors, lamps and engraved windows.
Julie Monaghan and son Ryan, 9, are donating pre-loved sport gear to the Replay initiative.
The annual Junior Krypton Factor (JKF) will be held on March 9 at Te Atatu's Flanshaw Road School.
A sword-fighting assassin will appear in an Auckland-first production of Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre.
Proposed changes to pool safety will see temporary pools with at least 30cm of water needing to be fenced off.
Birgette McCarthy has been in the hairdressing trade since she was 15. She shares some insight into the industry with Monica Tischler.
The crew has been selected and are ready to race in the 2014 West Auckland Soapbox Derby.
A deadly outbreak of avian botulism is killing ducks and other birds in west and south Auckland.
Whingeing Pom is written by Sarah Candler, who came to New Zealand from Britain and has lived without complaining too much in West Auckland for about ten years. A typically British dark sense of humour combined with a love of writing and of the art of complaining lead to the Whingeing Pom column .
Resource consent granted on a non notified basis has seen a grove of trees on Pleasant Road felled for subdivision.
The Safer Plates initiative is part of a clampdown by police on "volume crimes".
OPINION: Few people knew too much about 79-year-old flax merchant and sea captain John Randle Roberts. Matthew Gray investigates his death in 1887.
Thousands of leis handed out during this year's Pasifika Festival will help make hundreds of children's wishes come true.
Karen Leuschke has worked with youngsters through Kidsline since it was first launched 26 years ago.
The Henderson RSA is appealing for Baillie family descendants to come forward to approve the installation of a memorial plaque.
More than 200 volunteers will descend on West Auckland tomorrow to paint over tagging and graffiti in public areas.
Should we raise the retirement age?