Don't dump our port video

As the third most liveable city in the world for eight years in a row it's not the city's port dramas that are holding ...

OPINION: Of course a working port and a great city can co-exist side by side.

Aucklander wins $9.2 million Powerball

One lucky winner from Auckland scooped $9.2 million in Lotto's Powerball draw on Wednesday. (File photo)

Ninth Powerball win of the year nets Auckland ticket-holder more than $9 million.

Retailers hold 'crisis' meeting

Business Grey Lynn formed after the Hylite Dairy stabbing of June 2018.

Women are afraid to shop and people are harassed for money on the street in an Auckland village, retailers say.

SkyPath scrapped for new design video

The proposed "Auckland Harbour Bridge Shared Path" will provide a five-metre-wide path flanking the Harbour Bridge’s ...

The new design would see a five metre-wide path across Auckland Harbour Bridge separated for cyclists and walkers.

$26 million to abuse victims

The latest figures on historical abuse claims have been published in a report to the United Nations by the Ministry of ...

Government has paid out 1398 victims of state care abuse, with "increasing backlog" still due to be heard.

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Heater explodes in toddler's room video

A mother says the panel heater in her child's room "blew itself out of the wall" on Monday.

Girl, 2, ran from her bedroom screaming after a panel heater blew up "almost like a bomb".

Aggravated robbery arrest

How a fog cannon looks from the offender's point of view (FILE PHOTO).

An armed man was sent "scurrying" and left empty-handed after a fog cannon was activated during a dairy robbery.

Travel agent gambled client's money

Eco Travels' Karangahape Rd branch is the source of multiple complaints from clients who've been left thousands of ...

A customer thought he was paying for a trip to India. Instead, he was funding his travel agent's gambling habit.

Sculpture honours women’s rights

‘Soapbox’ is a sculpture exploring the themes of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.

The raised platform called Soapbox is a reference to how suffragettes gave speeches when lobbying for women's votes.

Govt buys more unsold KiwiBuilds

An edited screengrab from the Mike Greer Homes website shows the Canterbury KiwiBuild homes before three were sold to ...

The seven houses are in Auckland and Canterbury, built by Mike Greer Homes.

Auckland DHB in the red

Auckland District Health Board, which oversees Auckland City and Greenlane hospitals, is millions of dollars over budget ...

Strike action and new staff collective agreements have left Auckland DHB millions over budget.

Ignore rhetoric, meth jurors told

The Crown says the former body builder Tevita Sitanilei Kulu grew up in the US and used his contacts in California to ...

Jurors deliberate the fate of men accused of importing drugs with a high-profile sportsman's help.

Pets on trains from June

Auckland Council's planning committee first voted in favour of having pets on public transport in 2018.

Auckland Transport says pets will be allowed to travel on trains within the next few weeks.

Worker shocked trimming trees

WorkSafe found an employer should have hired an arborist to do a tree trimming job that left a person with concussion ...

A branch fell on a power line, shocking a worker and knocking him off his metal ladder.

The clot-busting stroke fix

Surgical teams can get to clots in the brain from an artery in the groin, using a recent technique introduced to help ...

Attacking brain blockages via an artery in the groin is saving Kiwis from disability and death.

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Don't dump our port video

As the third most liveable city in the world for eight years in a row it's not the city's port dramas that are holding ...

OPINION: Of course a working port and a great city can co-exist side by side.

Retailers hold 'crisis' meeting

Women are afraid to shop and people are harassed for money on the street in an Auckland village, retailers say.

Travel agent gambled client's money

Auckland DHB in the red

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'Astronomical' house price debate

"Given that house prices in Auckland are already unaffordable for so many, this may push house prices up even further," ...

Warning to 'tread carefully' as vote looms on changing building code fees.

Bridges rules out Botany deal

Simon Bridges has given MP Alfred Ngaro (pictured) space to look into the possibility of setting up a religious ...

National Party leader Simon Bridges says there will be no deal over the seat of Botany with a possible Christian party.

'No, because you're Indian'

Rashmi said she has since rented another property, but wants her complaint to the Human Rights Commission to draw ...

Prospective tenant says she lost out on a rental because previous Indian tenants had trashed the landlord's property.

Train delays in Auckland

Train services on the southern and eastern lines are running about every 20 minutes on Wednesday morning due to a ...

Trains on the southern and eastern lines are slightly delayed due to a power outage.

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'Astronomical' house price debate

"Given that house prices in Auckland are already unaffordable for so many, this may push house prices up even further," ...

Warning to 'tread carefully' as vote looms on changing building code fees.

Car rolls on busy road

A car landed on its roof after crashing on Sunday afternoon.

Two people were taken to hospital after the two-car crash which saw one car land on its roof.

Road plans 'off the table' video

Ōrākei ward councillor Desley Simpson says the real win was for the residents as the suburbs' community groups could ...

Controversial proposals for Auckland suburbs are being "re-looked" at after residents complained.

The cop who switched sides video

Alex Mills says her "completely medical family" told her to listen to her gut instinct when she was considering ...

Alex Mills put nine years into being a criminal lawyer. Coffee with a cop convinced her she was on the wrong side of the bench.

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Murder charge after fatal shooting

Two people have been charged after a south Auckland man was shot dead on Piako St on Friday.

A man, 21, has been charged with murder following a shooting in Ōtara, south Auckland.

'Astronomical' house price debate

"Given that house prices in Auckland are already unaffordable for so many, this may push house prices up even further," ...

Warning to 'tread carefully' as vote looms on changing building code fees.

Electric explosion injures one

A transformer has exploded, injuring one person, in Manukau, south Auckland.

A person was taken to hospital in a serious condition following an electrical explosion in south Auckland.

Fire family 'overwhelmed' by support

A family home in south Auckland's Papatoetoe was gutted by a fire a week ago.

Family left with nothing but clothes on their backs after home burnt down have had "so much love" from NZers.

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Boat death should not have happened

Tevita Kava drowned and was found nine days later after he fell off a Party Boat.

Tevita Kava fell from a party boat in June 2017. A judge said the tragedy should not have happened but acquitted the boat company.

Arrests after trailer thefts

The trailers were taken from homes, petrol stations and hire companies in the past five months.

Police said an "extensive" number of the stolen trailers were resold online after being registered as "homebuilt".

Lash extensions 'glued to lid'

Whitten had to clean her eyes up to three times a day during work hours after an eyelash extension job left her eyelids ...

Jessica Whitten's eyes became itchy and swollen after they were applied. But the salon says they did nothing wrong.

Man arrested over road rage incident

A 49-year-old man received serious injuries after being run over by a car on Auckland's Albany Expressway on Saturday ...

A 22-year-old will appear in court after a man was allegedly carried on a car bonnet and run over.

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Heater explodes in toddler's room video

A mother says the panel heater in her child's room "blew itself out of the wall" on Monday.

Girl, 2, ran from her bedroom screaming after a panel heater blew up "almost like a bomb".

Aggravated robbery arrest

How a fog cannon looks from the offender's point of view (FILE PHOTO).

An armed man was sent "scurrying" and left empty-handed after a fog cannon was activated during a dairy robbery.

Sculpture honours women’s rights

‘Soapbox’ is a sculpture exploring the themes of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.

The raised platform called Soapbox is a reference to how suffragettes gave speeches when lobbying for women's votes.

Man denies murder

Police cordoned off Weatherly Rd in Torbay on Auckland's North Shore after the alleged murder happened.

Christopher Kane Te Kawa Simeon pleaded not guilty to murdering another man in Torbay.

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Gunfire noise challenge

Vipassana Meditation Centre's Kirsty McKay said the council was not measuring gunfire noise correctly.

A expert says there is no correct or incorrect way of measuring gunfire noise in New Zealand.

Not-quite-bad-enough commutes video

Commuters board Auckland citybound bus at Westgate

OPINION: Trapped in the ongoing nightmare of Auckland transport problems not quite troublesome enough to be a priority.

Business facade must come down video

Nine months through construction, Raymond May received a phone call from Thames-Coromandel District Council telling him ...

He wanted a heritage-style shopfront but it doesn't meet the heritage rules.

Plea for return of stolen ship parts

The taffrail, seen here at the stern of the boat, was scavenged when the Daring was uncovered by shifting sands at ...

One of the pieces conservationists want to find is a wooden rail from the stern of the 153-year-old Daring vessel.

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'Astronomical' house price debate

"Given that house prices in Auckland are already unaffordable for so many, this may push house prices up even further," ...

Warning to 'tread carefully' as vote looms on changing building code fees.

Soldier shot during training

A soldier was injured at the training facility on Petersons Rd, Ardmore.

Soldier injured during training activity in Auckland, just weeks after an SAS trooper died.

Serious crash on major Auckland road

Mill Rd in Takanini was blocked following a serious crash.

A busy road in south Auckland was closed on Monday afternoon following a crash that saw a person seriously injured.

Woman attacked on train

Gabriela Ferreira, 25, received a head injury when she was allegedly attacked by a group of teenage girls.

A woman is scared to leave her home after being punched in the face on her evening commute.

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'Movie set' home seeks star video

The Mill House in Rodney, north of Auckland. looks like a movie set.

Feel home, home on the range in your very own Wild West movie set in Rodney.

Hair or seaweed? video

The seaweed has been described as slippery and resembling human hair.

A strange kelp, which looks like shaggy clumps of ginger hair, has stumped beachgoers.

Still bowling at 100 video

Claire Robertson may be 100 with failing eyesight, but she is still playing bowls.

For her 100th birthday, Claire Robertson's birthday wish is to celebrate a few more.

Man injured in crash dies

One person was trapped and another was ejected from a vehicle after a Wednesday night crash near Kaukapakapa, north of ...

The 31-year-old died two days after being critically injured in the two-car crash in the Rodney district.

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Worker shocked trimming trees

WorkSafe found an employer should have hired an arborist to do a tree trimming job that left a person with concussion ...

A branch fell on a power line, shocking a worker and knocking him off his metal ladder.

Schoolgirl 'indecently touched'

Schools in central Auckland are upping staff presence and advising families to speak to children about staying safe ...

Schools in Auckland are on alert after reports students are being approached by strangers.

Hundreds missing out on hearing

Neil Heslop, general manager of the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme, said current funding is "inadequate".

About 200 New Zealanders require a cochlear implant to save their hearing, but only 40 are funded each year.

63 measles cases in Auckland video

Measles, mumps, rubella, virus vaccine and syringe on blue background.

Three new patients confirmed as having contagious and potentially life-threatening illness.

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