The man behind the moko

Kingi Taurua was was a broadcaster, a Vietnam war veteran and a Māori adviser to Prime Ministers.

10 min ago  Kingi Taurua was charismatic, articulate and funny. He was also once a guard at Buckingham Palace.

Gisborne mayor selling mall

Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon.

Gisborne's largest suburban retail shopping hub is on the market for the first time in 20 years.

Obesity link to cancer 'warning shot'

A new global report has shown our waistlines can contribute to 12 different types of cancer (file photo).

Obesity is now linked to 12 different cancers, and as Kiwis get fatter, we'll get sicker too, experts say.

Woman trapped after crash

Two people were seriously injured in the crash.

Two people have been seriously injured in a collision in central Auckland.

'Lax approach' sees licence suspended

The Bellbird Arms Tavern in Auckland's Manurewa.

When inspectors visited, the bar manager wasn't there. He was at the bottle store next door, praying.

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Roaches on a plane

Two cockroaches were spotted on an Air New Zealand flight from Australia (file photo).

An Air NZ plane had to be "dis-insected" after two cockroaches were found by passengers. 

Developers fund $2.5M wetland

The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board is excited to see the Taiaotea Creek project, in Browns Bay's Sherwood Reserve, get ...

A concrete-lined channel will be torn up and returned to a stream and a nearby pond turned into a wetland, in a $2.5 million Auckland Council project, funded by developers.

At a volcano meeting, racism erupted

A view from Takarunga (Mt Victoria), Devonport on a sunny day.

'If I stood here and spoke Eskimo, would anybody stay?': Meeting over Auckland's Mt Victoria descends into furore.

Person dead in crash

Karaka Rd is closed following the collision.

A person has died after a two-car crash in Auckland's Karaka.

The unravelling of Arthur Parkin

Arthur Parkin was jailed on Friday at the Auckland District Court.

In 1980, he assaulted a young girl. Her road to justice would take nearly 40 years.

Rival codes may team up

New Zealand Diamonds Blacks pitcher Kyle Glogoski, plays minor league baseball in the US.

NZ softball and baseball bosses may set aside differences to deliver joint grassroots diamond sports.

Freight company fined for death

Toll Networks Ltd was fined more than $500,000 for the workplace incident.

A worker was standing next to a reversing forklift when pallets fell on him, crushing him.

A 'happy, go-lucky woman'

Tania Teritaiti, 34, was a "happy, go-lucky woman", one of her cousins said.

The mother-of-five died tragically in south Auckland part way through learning to quilt in her native Cook Islands style.

Gold medallist jailed

Arthur Parkin appeared at the Auckland District Court for his sentencing for sexually assaulting a child decades ago.

Former Olympic hockey champion Arthur Parkin has been jailed for indecently assaulting young girl.

Queues for Auckland's cheapest petrol video

On and off rain showers couldn't stop the flood of customers at Gull Millwater.

One thrifty customer filled seven jerry cans with diesel during a fuel special at a north Auckland Gull.

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Developers fund $2.5M wetland

The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board is excited to see the Taiaotea Creek project, in Browns Bay's Sherwood Reserve, get ...

A concrete-lined channel will be torn up and returned to a stream and a nearby pond turned into a wetland, in a $2.5 million Auckland Council project, funded by developers.

At a volcano meeting, racism erupted

'If I stood here and spoke Eskimo, would anybody stay?': Meeting over Auckland's Mt Victoria descends into furore.

Person dead in crash

Freight company fined for death

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Rival codes may team up

New Zealand Diamonds Blacks pitcher Kyle Glogoski, plays minor league baseball in the US.

NZ softball and baseball bosses may set aside differences to deliver joint grassroots diamond sports.

Gold medallist jailed

Arthur Parkin appeared at the Auckland District Court for his sentencing for sexually assaulting a child decades ago.

Former Olympic hockey champion Arthur Parkin has been jailed for indecently assaulting young girl.

'Can do' country can't do stadiums

In 2006, Auckland City Mayor Dick Hubbard, left, NZRU chairman Jock Hobbs and Rugby World Cup Minister Trevor Mallard ...

OPINION: As the costs of building stadiums go up, the venues are staying down amid squabbles, writes Emma Keeling.

Tactix break two-year drought video

Temalisi Fakahokotau of the Tactix blocks a shot from Maia Wilson of the Stars at Horncastle Arena.

They only led for the last 11 seconds, but the Mainland Tactix finally have a home win, against the Stars.

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