Scott Dixon's wife pregnant

Scott Dixon and wife Emma Davies-Dixon are expecting a baby in December.

9 min ago  Kiwi driver Scott Dixon will become a father for the third time in December.

Auckland traffic: Train disruptions

Due to a railway bridge being hit by a vehicle, the western line services are not operating the full length of the line.

7:49 AM  Stay tuned for the latest updates on traffic, weather and other events.

Laser pointer sales rising video

Rising numbers of suspected laser attacks on aircraft have fired up debate on how to tackle malicious users (File photo).

7:38 AM  Health officials want tougher laser laws consistent with overseas rules. But Government still won't support penalty changes.

Who gets sports funding in NZ video

Kayla Imrie shortly qualifying for the Rio Olympics in 2015.

If you want to know why High Performance Sport New Zealand funds athletes, its telephone number spells it out.

Tenant floods prop manager's office

Although the flooding was not to the tenanted premises, the cost was recoverable against the tenant under the ...

Rebecca Hereora rented out the apartment, directly above her then property manager's office. It did not end well.

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Supermarket's mice problem

Countdown said it had spent $20,000 dollars trying to stop mice getting into its Takanini store in south Auckland.

A shopper thought she was "dreaming" when she saw a mouse run across an Auckland supermarket floor. Then she saw two more.

Wrong photos as apology

Chicago-based Lavinia and Cade Chudy were in New Zealand during 2018 and early 2019.

First, an Auckland bride received "horrific" blurry images. Now she's got edited photos - but of an unknown couple's nuptials.

More strip search compo sought

Corrections has admitted unauthorised searches were "systemic" at Auckland Region Women's Corrections Facility (file photo).

Compensation offer "inadequate" after decade-long pattern of illegal searches at Auckland women's prison, lawyers say.

Philharmonia's 'Mr Orchestra' dies

John Ure was affectionately nicknamed "Mr Orchestra" by colleagues.

John Ure, who was affectionately known as Mr Orchestra, is remembered as an "irreplaceable human being".

North Shore locals sick of traffic jams video

Onewa Rd has long been a problem arterial route during commuting periods. (File photo)

It takes about 40 minutes to travel a 2.2 km stretch of road, a politician says. For 4000 locals, that's not good enough.

Man accused of assaulting Dr Lance

Dr Lance O'Sullivan is a public health advocate and a former New Zealander of the Year.

Reti Boynton denies assaulting the celebrity doctor and public health campaigner at Auckland's Hato Pētera College.

Guilty verdict for Sikh priest

Sikh priest Sajan Singh was found guilty of six charges of sexual conduct with a child by Judge Nevin Dawson at Auckland ...

Dad of girl sexually assaulted by Sajan Singh says she "saved other kids" from being abused by speaking out.

No council fraud but luxury trip flagged

Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere made allegations of corruption against Auckland Council's development agency, Panuku

Allegations of corruption, made by mayoral candidate John Tamihere against a council agency, are rejected.

Torture ship gets gun salute

Chilean Training Ship Esmeralda will receive a 21-gun salute from the Royal New Zealand Navy in Devonport at 9am on Friday.

Political prisoners were abused on board Chilean Training Ship Esmeralda, which will receive "highest honour" on Friday.

NZ's most expensive health insurance claims

Knee and hip replacements top the list for the highest number of insurance claims paid out across the country last year. ...

Southern Cross pays out $95m in a year for knee and hip replacements as public system comes under "increasing pressure".

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Laser pointer sales rising video

Rising numbers of suspected laser attacks on aircraft have fired up debate on how to tackle malicious users (File photo).

7:38 AM  Health officials want tougher laser laws consistent with overseas rules. But Government still won't support penalty changes.

Nominations open for elections video

About 170 roles, including Auckland mayor and councillors, are open to those wanting to representing their area.

WWI binoculars donated to op shop video

Climate strike was just a day off, wasn't it?

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Nominations open for elections video

Local body elections take place every three years across New Zealand.

About 170 roles, including Auckland mayor and councillors, are open to those wanting to representing their area.

Pet rabbit saved from house fire

The house fire wasn't Tracey-Lee Dalton's first major set-back in life.

A 10-year-old girl was "frantic and screaming and clutching her rabbit" as she watched her east Auckland home burn to the ground.

House fire in Maraetai

Eleven fire engines were called to the two-storey house fire on Craig Rd.

The two-storey house was "fully involved in fire" when fire services arrived.

Voting in local body elections video

Local body elections take place every three years across New Zealand.

It's nearly time to vote on who you think best represents your city. Here's what you need to know.

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Nominations open for elections video

Local body elections take place every three years across New Zealand.

About 170 roles, including Auckland mayor and councillors, are open to those wanting to representing their area.

WWI binoculars donated to op shop video

The binoculars will be going to the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday.

The 105-year-old device belonged to a man who served at Gallipoli and later travelled the Pacific Islands collecting plants.

Sexual harassment on the street

One woman said she was on a train to Auckand's Sylvia Park when a man "thrust himself" in front of her (file photo).

Being yelled at while jogging, men masturbating on trains: Kiwis lift the lid on public harassment.

Voting in local body elections video

Local body elections take place every three years across New Zealand.

It's nearly time to vote on who you think best represents your city. Here's what you need to know.

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Nominations open for elections video

Local body elections take place every three years across New Zealand.

About 170 roles, including Auckland mayor and councillors, are open to those wanting to representing their area.

More strip search compo sought

Corrections has admitted unauthorised searches were "systemic" at Auckland Region Women's Corrections Facility (file photo).

Compensation offer "inadequate" after decade-long pattern of illegal searches at Auckland women's prison, lawyers say.

Is your couch 'expanding petrol'? video

A house fire is unsurvivable in a few minutes. If the flames don't kill, the toxic fumes will, firefighters say.

Firefighters say much of our furniture is "expanding petrol" which fuels house fires. "If the heat doesn't get you the gases do."

217 measles cases in Auckland

The number of measles cases in Auckland continues to climb, with 217 confirmed cases as of Wednesday. (generic photo)

More Aucklanders have contracted the highly infectious illness, which is spreading through the city.

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North Shore locals sick of traffic jams video

Onewa Rd has long been a problem arterial route during commuting periods. (File photo)

It takes about 40 minutes to travel a 2.2 km stretch of road, a politician says. For 4000 locals, that's not good enough.

Man accused of assaulting Dr Lance

Dr Lance O'Sullivan is a public health advocate and a former New Zealander of the Year.

Reti Boynton denies assaulting the celebrity doctor and public health campaigner at Auckland's Hato Pētera College.

Torture ship gets gun salute

Chilean Training Ship Esmeralda will receive a 21-gun salute from the Royal New Zealand Navy in Devonport at 9am on Friday.

Political prisoners were abused on board Chilean Training Ship Esmeralda, which will receive "highest honour" on Friday.

Kiwi's moon landing moment

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walking on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969.

On the edge of the Australian desert, a Kiwi engineer played an instrumental role in helping Apollo 11 touch down.

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Nominations open for elections video

Local body elections take place every three years across New Zealand.

About 170 roles, including Auckland mayor and councillors, are open to those wanting to representing their area.

Supermarket's mice problem

Countdown said it had spent $20,000 dollars trying to stop mice getting into its Takanini store in south Auckland.

A shopper thought she was "dreaming" when she saw a mouse run across an Auckland supermarket floor. Then she saw two more.

Auckland's future transport routes

Auckland's Westgate is in a growth area where a new highway bypass and link roads are planned

First glimpse of $10 billion of transport projects proposed for Auckland's growth areas.

Man kneed in head during arrest

Police were found to have used excessive force during the arrest of a man who fled in a stolen ute (file photo).

The force used by the two police officers during the arrest showed an abuse of power.

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Nominations open for elections video

Local body elections take place every three years across New Zealand.

About 170 roles, including Auckland mayor and councillors, are open to those wanting to representing their area.

Woman attacked at pub

Heather Bonner says she was hit by a man during a night out in April with her friend.

Heather Bonner needed 16 stitches in her face and lost the sight in one eye after a man hit her with a glass.

Guilty verdict for Sikh priest

Sikh priest Sajan Singh was found guilty of six charges of sexual conduct with a child by Judge Nevin Dawson at Auckland ...

Dad of girl sexually assaulted by Sajan Singh says she "saved other kids" from being abused by speaking out.

70-day sentence for teacher's death

Sue Kloet died in a head-on car crash on September 11 in Auckland's Taupaki.

Widower accepts crash driver's prison term, saying his wife "would not have wanted us to hate him".

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