The Cup goes where if Team NZ wins? video

Victory celebration in Auckland after Team NZ's 2000 America's Cup win.

2 min ago  The old rules are gone about where the winner might host the next Americas Cup.

Meet the people saying no to retirement at the age of 65 video

Barfoot & Thomson real estate agent Michael Benns, 84, says working is what keeps him young.

2 min ago  Working keeps them young, according to three people aged over 80 who have decided retiring is not for them.

Why the America's Cup needs Ainslie video

Team UK skipper Sir Ben Ainslie after winning the Prada Cup round robin series.

2 min ago  OPINION: The America's Cup needs Sir Ben Ainslie as much as he wants the trophy

The men who will decide the America's Cup video

Max Sirena, Luna Rossa skipper.

2 min ago  The key men who will ultimately decide who sails off with the 36th America's Cup.

Our Panel picks the Cup winner video

Team New Zealand has been fast in training and in pre-Christmas racing

2 min ago  Team New Zealand beat Luna Rossa last time but that was 21 years ago

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Culture calendar: The Auckland events worth pencilling in for March video

Musical artist Benee will be performing at Auckland festival Outerfields, alongside a range of other Kiwi talent.

From gigs to circus shows, art exhibits to festivals, here's what's going on in Tāmaki Makaurau over the coming weeks.

Building an America's Cup sailor

The maximum crew weight defined in the America’s Cup 960KG – 990KG, across the 11.

On average, INEOS Team UK consume 500 eggs between them a week and must drink at least two litres of water before breakfast.

Police checkpoints back as Auckland returns to alert level 3 video

Checkpoints were set up in Te Hana in the north of Auckland during the last three-day alert level 3 lockdown.

Exemptions for essential travel granted during the last lockdown will be automatically reinstated, but anyone without good reason will be turned around.

Covid-19: Everything we know about 'Case M' video

Your Health Pharmacy is one of the locations of interest the new case visited while infectious.

The latest community case is a 21-year-old MIT student who visited multiple locations while infectious.

Locations of interest linked to mystery Auckland Covid-19 case video

Pak ‘n’ Save Manukau is considered a location of interest.

A supermarket, a gym and a pharmacy are among the five locations linked to the newest community case.

'Frustrated' prime minister pleads for Kiwis to follow the rules video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: “People who should have been in isolation weren't.”

'People who should have been in isolation weren't,' PM says, as Auckland heads back into alert level 3 lockdown following new Covid case.

Search to resume tomorrow for missing diver

A 67-year-old diver has been reported missing at Cape Reinga.

Police to resume search for missing diver, 67, at Cape Reinga tomorrow morning.

America's Cup likely delayed as Auckland enters level 3

Luna Rossa will race against Team New Zealand in the America's Cup, after defeating Team UK 7-1 in the Prada Cup final.

The America's Cup final was set to start on Saturday, the Lantern Festival will be off.

Covid-19 seven-day lockdown: What travellers need to know video

Air NZ will offer credits and flexibility for impacted customers.

Here is what you need to know for travel in Auckland and around the country.

Joy and jubilation at Auckland Pride march video

Thousands of people attended the 2021 Auckland Pride March.

The pride march returned to the streets of Auckland for a third year.

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Joy and jubilation at Auckland Pride march video

Thousands of people attended the 2021 Auckland Pride March.

The pride march returned to the streets of Auckland for a third year.

Auckland Pride working to be more inclusive space for queer Māori

OPINION: No-one should have to leave part of themselves at the door within Auckland Pride or the wider community. Now they don't have to.

Outerfields2021: Tickets, set times, and how to get there video

Takahē could be latest victim of Motutapu Island stoat video

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One new case of Covid-19 in the community video

The line for Covid-19 tests were long at Ōtara town centre on Wednesday after three new community cases were announced.

A household contact of cases confirmed on Tuesday has tested positive for the virus, a worker at KFC Botany.

District Health Board slams Covid-19 conspiracy on rheumatic fever swabs video

A school student receiving a test for Streptococcus bacteria, or strep throat, the precursor to rheumatic fever. The ...

Counties Manukau Health and the National Hauora Coalition are warning the public over misinformation being spread on social media about swab tests in south Auckland schools.

Police impound dirt bikes, issue warning to riders video

Police are cracking down on unregistered dirt bikes following an increase in incidents in Counties Manukau.

It's "only a matter of time before one of these riders is killed" following reports of people riding without helmets and running red lights, police say.

All the guidance for contacts of Covid-19 cases

The number of contacts linked to locations of interest has ballooned to more than 2000. (File photo)

EXPLAINER: New contact categories, close plus and casual plus, have been introduced. But what do these mean, and what's the advice?

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Pasifika community's vaccine concerns 'valid' video

Lynette Faiva was one of the first border workers in Auckland to get vaccinated against Covid-19. (File image)

A recent survey showed Pasifika and Māori were more worried about the Covid-19 vaccine, but an expert says getting information into right places will allay fears.

Former All Black among Round the Bays participants video

Ian Jones pictured in 2020 with Fabe Downs, who got the fastest time for a male at that year's Round the Bays.

A wheelchair athlete in a squirrel costume, a former rugby star, and a man running for the 49th time will all take their places at the start line.

Twice-cancelled Pasifika Festival hoped to go ahead in 2021

The last time the Pasifika Festival was held in Auckland was in 2018. (File image)

Organisers say the festival can only be held in level 1, but they'll continue to make plans while waiting on advice from the Ministry of Health.

Auckland hospitals restrict visitors during alert level 3 lockdown video

Auckland’s three district health boards have changed their visitor policy amid the region's level 3 lockdown restrictions.

People will only be able to visit patients at Waitematā and Counties Manukau DHBs if granted permission on compassionate grounds.

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Auckland lockdown 'makes sense' amid 'high chance' of other cases video

The team from the South Seas Healthcare Trust has been flat out at its testing centre in Ōtara, conducting over 1400 ...

There's a "high chance" there are other Covid-19 cases liked to Case M we don’t yet know about, expert says, as week-long lockdown begins.

Covid-19: Everything we know about 'Case M' video

Your Health Pharmacy is one of the locations of interest the new case visited while infectious.

The latest community case is a 21-year-old MIT student who visited multiple locations while infectious.

Locations of interest linked to mystery Auckland Covid-19 case video

Pak ‘n’ Save Manukau is considered a location of interest.

A supermarket, a gym and a pharmacy are among the five locations linked to the newest community case.

'Frustrated' prime minister pleads for Kiwis to follow the rules video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: “People who should have been in isolation weren't.”

'People who should have been in isolation weren't,' PM says, as Auckland heads back into alert level 3 lockdown following new Covid case.

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Pasifika community's vaccine concerns 'valid' video

Lynette Faiva was one of the first border workers in Auckland to get vaccinated against Covid-19. (File image)

A recent survey showed Pasifika and Māori were more worried about the Covid-19 vaccine, but an expert says getting information into right places will allay fears.

36,000 fines issued in six months after highway speed limit cut video

Parts of Coatesville-Riverhead Highway which were once 80kmh were reduced to 60kmh on June 30, 2020.

Drivers clocked up $3.7 million worth of fines on Auckland's Coatesville-Riverhead Highway after “worrying” amount of tickets issued.

'Safety hazard' mailbox deemed low risk after NZ Post sees handrail video

Jerry Halewood said NZ Post told him it didn’t realise there was a handrail going up the steps.

NZ Post said it was unsafe to deliver to a mailbox up a few steps – but has now decided it's fine, after all.

Mailbox deemed a safety hazard as it is up steps video

This letterbox can be accessed by walking up some steps at Jerry Halewood’s Hobsonville Point home.

NZ Post stopped delivering to residents of an Auckland development and has issued directions for making their letterbox more "mail-friendly".

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Girl, 12, seriously injured after being thrown into bus windscreen

Imogen Adams, 12, is concussed and has a broken nose after the bus she was on was forced to brake suddenly, throwing her ...

The bus Imogen Adams was riding was forced to brake suddenly, throwing her about two metres into the bus windscreen.

Northcote shooting: Mother fears her young son may be blind video

It is understood a young man received injuries to his face as a result of the shooting.

Family members say the victim is a 16-year-old boy who has suffered facial injuries as the result of a gunshot while at the local basketball court.

Police to monitor north Auckland charity gang bike ride video

Police issued 200 infringement notices to gang members involved in a funeral procession on the North Shore in November 2020.

Officers will be out in force for Saturday event, after similar procession in November led to 200 fines being issued.

Head Hunter gang member arrested after Auckland assault

The victim remains in a critical condition on life support after the assault on Manuka Rd, Glenfield, on February 13 ...

Almost two weeks on, the victim remains in a critical condition on a life support machine at Auckland City Hospital.

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Drivers 'strongly oppose' speed limit cuts which led to $3.7m in fines video

Parts of Coatesville-Riverhead Highway were reduced from 80kmh to 60kmh in June 2020.

The majority of drivers who use busy Coatesville-Riverhead Highway strongly oppose its speed reduction, with one calling the decision “deplorable”.

Pasifika community's vaccine concerns 'valid' video

Lynette Faiva was one of the first border workers in Auckland to get vaccinated against Covid-19. (File image)

A recent survey showed Pasifika and Māori were more worried about the Covid-19 vaccine, but an expert says getting information into right places will allay fears.

Auckland man admits spray-painting penises around potholes video

The drawing of a large green penis can be seen as motorists head up State Highway 16 towards Kumeu.

He's marked the potholes "certainly more times than I can count or remember" and spends $400 per year on green spray-paint.

36,000 fines issued in six months after highway speed limit cut video

Parts of Coatesville-Riverhead Highway which were once 80kmh were reduced to 60kmh on June 30, 2020.

Drivers clocked up $3.7 million worth of fines on Auckland's Coatesville-Riverhead Highway after “worrying” amount of tickets issued.

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Pasifika community's vaccine concerns 'valid' video

Lynette Faiva was one of the first border workers in Auckland to get vaccinated against Covid-19. (File image)

A recent survey showed Pasifika and Māori were more worried about the Covid-19 vaccine, but an expert says getting information into right places will allay fears.

South Aucklanders will struggle if rates are raised – advocates video

The Auckland Council is expected to make $270m in cost savings over the next three years and sell $210m worth of surplus ...

Auckland Council could lose nearly $1b due to Covid-19, but a proposed rates rise to plug the hole might not be doable for many.

South Auckland businesses 'will be hit hard' by extended lockdown video

Restaurant Association chief executive Marisa Bidois says the latest Covid -19 lockdown has been hard for many in the ...

Many south Auckland businesses are still reeling from the Covid-19 lockdowns of 2020, a business expert says.

Where to get tested for Covid-19 in Auckland video

14022021 Stuff NEWS Photos: A COVID-19 testing station has re-commenced testing at the ōtara Town Centre following the ...

Papatoetoe High School is closed, but testing will be available at the school again on Wednesday, with community testing sites also open.

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Motorcyclist dies in north Auckland crash

Emergency services were called to the crash on West Coast Rd about 1.30pm on Saturday. (File photo)

Emergency services were called to the crash at about 1.30pm on Saturday, however the motorcyclist died at the scene.

Police to monitor north Auckland charity gang bike ride video

Police issued 200 infringement notices to gang members involved in a funeral procession on the North Shore in November 2020.

Officers will be out in force for Saturday event, after similar procession in November led to 200 fines being issued.

Police confirm one person has died after Dome Valley crash

Three people have been taken to hospital after a two car crash in the Dome Valley (File photo).

A person has died and three others were injured after a serious crash in Dome Valley.

Dog 'unrecognisable' due to neglect among 'worst cases' of animal abuse video

Louie spent seven weeks in a loving home before he had to be euthanised.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Cats with eyes crusted shut from infection, sheep and horses left to rot alive and puppies drowned in a bag are on the SPCA's 'list of shame'.

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Meet the people saying no to retirement at the age of 65 video

Barfoot & Thomson real estate agent Michael Benns, 84, says working is what keeps him young.

Working keeps them young, according to three people aged over 80 who have decided retiring is not for them.

Drivers 'strongly oppose' speed limit cuts which led to $3.7m in fines video

Parts of Coatesville-Riverhead Highway were reduced from 80kmh to 60kmh in June 2020.

The majority of drivers who use busy Coatesville-Riverhead Highway strongly oppose its speed reduction, with one calling the decision “deplorable”.

Alleged foster care abuser an 'animal', court hears

Former Child Youth and Family caregiver Earl William Opetaia faces multiple charges of sexual offending against the boys ...

A man says he was abused by a CYF caregiver 40 years ago, and feels guilty for not having spoken up sooner.

Pasifika community's vaccine concerns 'valid' video

Lynette Faiva was one of the first border workers in Auckland to get vaccinated against Covid-19. (File image)

A recent survey showed Pasifika and Māori were more worried about the Covid-19 vaccine, but an expert says getting information into right places will allay fears.

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