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Phones 'ringing off hook' for IUDs

Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond said the funding move was a win, but was putting clinics under pressure.

In the two days since Pharmac announced funding for Mirena and Jaydess, some clinics have been booked out to January.

Kiwi teen's squid pic wins award video

Cruz Erdmann's award-winning photo.

Cruz Erdmann only saw the squid for two seconds in Indonesia, but it was just enough time to snap an award-winning photo.

Police wrong to Taser dad

The police officer was wrong to Taser the man, who had just broken his ankle (file photo).

The Auckland man tried to flee police, breaking his ankle in the process, before a police officer Tasered him.

What $19m can get you in Auckland

The winning tickets of Wednesday's $38 million jackpot were bought on MyLotto, with the two winners each taking home ...

Auckland's an expensive place but a $19m Lotto win will give you options.

Woman, 89, left in her own waste

The man was sentenced to home detention at the High Court at Auckland.

A woman was found by ambulance staff, lying naked in her own waste which had fused her to the sofa.

Former rugby international goes missing

McClennan's granddaughter said he would proudly chat about his league career should anyone bring it up.

Mike McClennan, the father of former Kiwis head coach Brian, has dementia and was last seen at 5pm on Wednesday.

Screams heard during botched theft

Police investigating the incident continue to look for a second man who fled the scene on Sunday.

A witness said he could hear his neighbour checking on Jason Murray after he fell to the ground.

Fatal scooter fine disputed

Despite efforts to save him, the 77-year-old died after his mobility scooter toppled over. (File photo)

Deadly hazard: Company bids to slash fine after "devoted Poppa" dies in mobility scooter crash

Toxic chemical spill in Auckland

Two FENZ hazmat units have been called to a toxic chemical spill at an industrial property in south Auckland (file photo).

Firefighters working to contain a corrosive chemical spilled at industrial site in south Auckland.

Close council contests not a done deal

Local board chair Pippa Coom and councillor Mike Lee were once allies but are now contesting the same council seat.

One Auckland Council seat is held by only 150 votes, with 855 special votes to decide it.

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Long-lost painting for sale

The auction would include Don Binney's recently rediscovered Pipiwharauroa over Te Henga, expected to sell for up to ...

1:52 PM  "Recently rediscovered Don Binney masterpiece" expected to sell for up to $650k.

Police wrong to Taser dad

The Auckland man tried to flee police, breaking his ankle in the process, before a police officer Tasered him.

Woman, 89, left in her own waste

Ethical swaps for Lululemon

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Politician wary after poster shot

Councillor Paul Young found his election sign on Chapel Rd was shot ten times.

Councillor fears being "hurt, shot or killed" after someone fired 10 shots into a poster of his face.

Dog feared dead found after 19 days

John-paul Manuyag with his dog Coco.

Coco the dog was feared dead after flying through a windscreen during a serious crash and running off. But 19 days later he was reunited with his owners.

Bar attacked in more ‘dirty politics'

Young was the target of racist graffiti and flyers last month. In total, 45 of his election signs have been broken or ...

Nearly $3000 worth of damage caused in the latest attack on a targeted councillor's election campaign.

Sisters battle over trust fund

Prudence Addleman has won her fight to more information about a trust she is a discretionary beneficiary of in the Court ...

Investments in east Auckland land saw the trust's value grow to millions of dollars.

east & bays courier

Long-lost painting for sale

The auction would include Don Binney's recently rediscovered Pipiwharauroa over Te Henga, expected to sell for up to ...

"Recently rediscovered Don Binney masterpiece" expected to sell for up to $650k.

Mass road closures for marathon

Part of the Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed due to the marathon.

Whether you're running the 42km or 5km, we've got what you need to know for the 2019 Auckland Marathon.

Person killed by train

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Glenn Innes train station fatal  incident

Death referred to coroner after pedestrian hit and killed by train at Auckland staion.

People on concert tent roof

About 20,000 people were expected to attend the event at Mt Smart Stadium

Concert goers being able to climb scaffolding and the roof of a large marquee has raised safety issues.

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Council loses $15k painting

Jah Tana loaned an art piece to the Papakura Art Gallery. When she asked for it back, a few years later, she was told it ...

An Auckland artist worked for two months on a piece that she loaned out for an exhibition. Now it's nowhere to be seen.

Fatal scooter fine disputed

Despite efforts to save him, the 77-year-old died after his mobility scooter toppled over. (File photo)

Deadly hazard: Company bids to slash fine after "devoted Poppa" dies in mobility scooter crash

Tyres wrecked, bonnet smashed

A witness said he believed the car ended up on the platform following a police pursuit.

Man faces raft of charges after a "police chase gone horribly wrong" which left Auckland trains cancelled.

Boy 'scared' after kindy injuries video

Masua Tusa's mum Mully says her son's injuries looked more like burns. Photo: Supplied

Mum of disabled boy who was badly injured at an Auckland kindy says her son is too scared to go back.

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Testing needed for national security

Minister of Defence Ron Mark said his decision on engine testing at Whenuapai Airbase was a matter of national security.

Defence Minister Ron Mark excercised his powers under a national security provision.

Local board shake-up video

About one in three eligible voters took part in the Auckland local body elections (file photo).

There'll be new faces helping familiar councillors steer Auckland's North Shore over the next three years.

Slow to adopt safety

Upper Harbour Local Board chairwoman Margaret Miles has been wanting the Dairy Flat Highway upgraded for a long time, ...

Pedestrians and motorists have been waiting five years for safety measures to be introduced at a "death trap" intersection on Auckland's North Shore.

Airport plan could be stymied: expert

Air NZ's plans to operate a commercial airport out of Whenuapai could be affected by a court's decision on noise ...

Aviation expert says ruling on plane noise at Whenuapai Air Base could hinder proposal for second Auckland airport.

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Tired medics suffer 'near misses'

Dr Deborah Powell, APEX union's national secretary said DHBs across the country were feeling the burden of a shortage of ...

Radiographers working double-shifts and suffering 'extreme fatigue' to start fourth strike.

Planning challenge declined

Takapuna resident Franco Belgiorno-Nettis was unsuccessful in persuading the Supreme Court to hear his case

One man's three-year challenge to an Auckland planning decision has stumbled at the Supreme Court

Local board shake-up video

About one in three eligible voters took part in the Auckland local body elections (file photo).

There'll be new faces helping familiar councillors steer Auckland's North Shore over the next three years.

Reserve development section sale

A drone shot shows sediment running in the ocean at Okura's Karepiro Bay.

Mortgagee sale for sections in controversial Auckland development by marine reserve.

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NZ's 'oldest' tavern on the market

Founded in 1857 on the bank of a Waitemata Harbour inlet, the Riverhead Tavern is rich in history.

The Riverhead began trading in 1857 and hasn't slowed down. Now it could be yours.

Cow hits quad bike, injures teen

The incident happened in South Head, Auckland on Saturday.

Both the bike and the cow landed on top of the girl.

Mum: 'I woke up and he was gone'

Joanne Harris went back to hospital two years after her crash to visit the staff who helped her recover.

Joanne Harris lost her unborn son, Bo, in a smash - but he wasn't recognised by the law, she says.

Strict living at Auckland suburb

A street of terraced houses in Hobsonville Point. (File photo).

Even putting a trampoline on a front yard needs pre-approval from a residents' group.

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Council loses $15k painting

Jah Tana loaned an art piece to the Papakura Art Gallery. When she asked for it back, a few years later, she was told it ...

An Auckland artist worked for two months on a piece that she loaned out for an exhibition. Now it's nowhere to be seen.

Auckland NIMBYs vs SAS

NZ SAS troopers at Papakura Military Camp (file photo).

Military changes helicopter flight routes, stops elite troops washing boats at night after neighbours grumble.

Car crash thief named

CCTV footage of Danny Leef at a petrol station after he stole a woman's card from the scene of a car crash.

Danny Leef helped a badly injured woman out of her car, then reached into her bag and took her phone and wallet.

Meth, guns and stolen cars

Firearms were seized during an investigation by police targeting a drug and stolen car operation.

Eight people arrested as police swoop, netting a sawn-off shotgun and six stolen motorbikes.

rodney times

Former rugby international goes missing

McClennan's granddaughter said he would proudly chat about his league career should anyone bring it up.

Mike McClennan, the father of former Kiwis head coach Brian, has dementia and was last seen at 5pm on Wednesday.

SH1 reopened in north Auckland

The crash is blocking State Highway 1 between Silver Hill Road and Lovers Lane

Both lanes were blocked, motorists were told to expect delays after the road was closed for some time

Spate of recycle truck fires

Three recycling truck fires in less than a month has Auckland Council concerned about residents' recycling abilities.

Auckland Council is pleading with residents not to recycle hazardous objects.

Calf carcasses 'confronting sight'

Young calves that die naturally often end up en route to a tannery, but there are no specific laws around the transport ...

GRAPHIC CONTENT: A trailer piled with dead calves, parked at a petrol station on Auckland's fringe, has sparked disgust.

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Screams heard during botched theft

Police investigating the incident continue to look for a second man who fled the scene on Sunday.

A witness said he could hear his neighbour checking on Jason Murray after he fell to the ground.

Van theft: Dead man named

Police investigating the incident continue to look for a second man who left the scene on Sunday.

Police say Jason Murray died from injuries sustained while he was trying to steal an Auckland man's vehicle.

Child hit by car

Emergency services were called to the scene at a residential address on Newington Rd in West Auckland's Henderson just ...

The child was taken to Auckland's Starship children's hospital after being hit by a car in West Auckland.

Man dies after alleged theft

Police investigating the incident continue to look for a second man who left the scene on Sunday.

The man died in Auckland City Hospital on Tuesday.

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