A Timaru of homeless predicted

A homeless person sleeps with their belongings on Queen St in Auckland's CBD.

Projections show more than 26,000 won't have a roof over their heads in Auckland in three years.

Hato Pētera land 'repo'

A group representing two Māori families has erected flags and signage on College Rd in Northcote as they claim they want ...

The manawhenua of Northcote has repossessed part of the land beleaguered Hato Pētera College sits on.

Boxer fights for her life

Lucy Brown had only recently returned to live in New Zealand from Australia and had been training at Wellsford for ...

Cancer survivor, medallist and mum Lucy Brown is now fighting for her life after a sparring injury.

SH 16 reopens after crash

Motorists have being diverted from State Highway 16 following the crash on Tuesday afternoon.

Two people were taken to hospital after a four-car crash in Kumeū, north west Auckland.

Fired worker gets $20k and job back

Kailash Sharma had worked for more than 30 years for Countdown owner Progressive Enterprises.

The man was unfairly sacked by supermarket company Progressive Enterprises.

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Giving new life to Avondale

Avondale has been described as a derelict strip dominated by money lenders and $2 shops, but the Auckland suburb is also ...

Avondale has been described as Third World, but now residents have a chance to turn their suburb around.

Dead soldiers returned home

The remains of 27 New Zealand Army soldiers and one child buried in Malaysia and Singapore have been returned to their ...

The remains of New Zealand Defence Force personnel repatriated from Malaysia and Singapore are being returned to their families.

Time's up for free meals

The McPhees, who live in Flat Bush, say they're stopping their charitable work in order to focus more on their family ...

They went out of their way to feed and clothe disadvantaged people, but the time has come to focus on family.

Motorway reopens after crash

A serious crash on Auckland's North Shore  blocked all lanes on the northern motorway.

A serious crash continues to cause traffic disruptions north of Onewa Rd on Auckland's northern motorway. 

$20m in unpaid rates on Māori land

Te Horo 2B2B2B2 Trust Deputy Chair Huhana Lyndon.

Much of the land is uneconomic and debt on it is growing. The Far North council wants to recoup it.

Prem babies' guts work differently

Dr Justin O'Sullivan has been looking at the gut bacteria of 100 Auckland children.

Why do preterm babies become obese adults? The answer might be in the gut

Teen robbed at knifepoint

A young teen is rattled after being threatened with a knife and mugged on an Auckland train.

Teen robbed on train was told: "Give me everything you have or I'm going to stab you."

'Invisible' teachers on strike

Katherine Reilly says school support specialists are "undervalued and disheartened".

A second school strike is on today - but this time it's the "invisible" teachers, the specialists who work with kids needing extra help. And they're fired up.

Tomo church 'desecrated'

Pictured at the entrance is one of the weddings that took part in the "tomo' church.

A tomo once used as a church and cookhouse by early Dalmation settlers has been illegally used as a dumping ground for rubbish.

3 months to pay $120k

Binde Enterprises failed to pay 75 migrant workers on a vegetable farm.

Man who exploited 75 workers and liquidated his firm after huge fine is personally liable for $120k.

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$3.1m grant to reuse waste

Auckland's construction industry contributes about 85 per cent of waste to landfill each year.

More avocados will be grown using fertiliser from recycled plasterboard thanks to new funding.

Arrest over bag snatch

A 23-year-old male has been arrested and charged over a bag snatch in Auckland.

Kiwi bashed in Spain

Hospital food 'risk' to allergic patients

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Haunted by his choice

Nathan Quist, 17, died in a car crash on July 20.

Elaine Juggernaut took her son's friends aside, pointed at his coffin, and said "do you want to end up like him?".

Playground fight over Fortnite

Fortnite is one of the fastest-growing games internationally.

The popular video game sparked a scuffle at an Auckland primary school, prompting teacher and parent concerns.

$5k bid to save island dog

Dog tired: Within five minutes of meeting Buddy he was fast asleep between the Tanner-McCanns.

An Auckland couple are on a mission to give a Rarotongan street dog a forever home in New Zealand.

Remembering 37 fallen

Ken Ford served in the Vietnam War in the 1960s.

Hundreds are expected to pay their respects to Vietnam Veterans this weekend in Auckland.

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Dog poo hanging is the 'worst'

There's no point putting the poo in a bag if you don't put it in the bin. (File photo)

Of all the dog poo offences, the worst is bagging and hanging, says frustrated Aucklander.

Money for charity

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays organisers are calling on New Zealand charities to apply for a share of $60,000 and be ...

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays organisers are calling on charities to apply for a share of $60,000.

'Remuera tractors' banned in car park

A parking sign in an Auckland carpark says SUVs, vans, utes and commercial vehicles are prohibited from parking there.

The "tractors" of upmarket Auckland suburb Remuera have been banned from a local car park.

Calls for more bus route overhauls

Commuters call for Auckland Transport to follow Wellington regional council's lead and rethink changes to bus routes.

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Time's up for free meals

The McPhees, who live in Flat Bush, say they're stopping their charitable work in order to focus more on their family ...

They went out of their way to feed and clothe disadvantaged people, but the time has come to focus on family.

Teen robbed at knifepoint

A young teen is rattled after being threatened with a knife and mugged on an Auckland train.

Teen robbed on train was told: "Give me everything you have or I'm going to stab you."

'We're all in this together'

Jackie Clark is Aunty in Charge of a charity called The Aunties in south Auckland.

OPINION: Moving from Mt Eden to south Auckland, 'I am always taken aback by the differences, especially when it comes to having a feeling of community.'

Living for free in Auckland video

House and pet sitters Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton sitting in a Stanmore Bay home they are house-sitting with the ...

Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton have no permanent home, but that's how they like it.

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Living for free in Auckland video

House and pet sitters Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton sitting in a Stanmore Bay home they are house-sitting with the ...

Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton have no permanent home, but that's how they like it.

Free wi-fi at public reserve

The council did not recommend installing free wi-fi, as it was seen as use of public land for private gain.

The council said no but local board approved free wi-fi for a local reserve.

Dolphins spotted in Auckland river

Nine different species of dolphin are found around the New Zealand coast, including bottlenose dolphins. (File image)

A pod of dolphins were captured on video swimming up a Henderson waterway.

Preventing a second explosion video

A trustee said he feared for lives if another explosion were to happen close to the wharf.

More checks are needed on boat gas-certification to protect lives, an Auckland wharf trustee says.

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Hato Pētera land 'repo'

A group representing two Māori families has erected flags and signage on College Rd in Northcote as they claim they want ...

The manawhenua of Northcote has repossessed part of the land beleaguered Hato Pētera College sits on.

Local board's democracy fail

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board member Caitlin Watson feels the board has lost a "significant avenue" in making its ...

One local board misses Auckland's "train of transparency" after a bid for open workshops is lost.

Motorway reopens after crash

A serious crash on Auckland's North Shore  blocked all lanes on the northern motorway.

A serious crash continues to cause traffic disruptions north of Onewa Rd on Auckland's northern motorway. 

Living for free in Auckland video

House and pet sitters Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton sitting in a Stanmore Bay home they are house-sitting with the ...

Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton have no permanent home, but that's how they like it.

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SH 16 reopens after crash

Motorists have being diverted from State Highway 16 following the crash on Tuesday afternoon.

Two people were taken to hospital after a four-car crash in Kumeū, north west Auckland.

Living for free in Auckland video

House and pet sitters Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton sitting in a Stanmore Bay home they are house-sitting with the ...

Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton have no permanent home, but that's how they like it.

Free wi-fi at public reserve

The council did not recommend installing free wi-fi, as it was seen as use of public land for private gain.

The council said no but local board approved free wi-fi for a local reserve.

Public lifts car off crash victims

Police said the vehicle rolled on the driveway of a private property in Muriwai.

Yan Tin O died after a car rolled on him when he attempted to push it, police say.

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Teen robbed at knifepoint

A young teen is rattled after being threatened with a knife and mugged on an Auckland train.

Teen robbed on train was told: "Give me everything you have or I'm going to stab you."

Living for free in Auckland video

House and pet sitters Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton sitting in a Stanmore Bay home they are house-sitting with the ...

Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton have no permanent home, but that's how they like it.

Round one goes to Auckland

PIC Counties Manukau Steelers lock Matiaha Martin means business.

Steelers dominate game's opening stages but Auckland prevail to claim win.

Native trees to thrive in Hunua Ranges video

Raveen Jaduram, Watercare chief executive, helps with the planting for their Hunua Ranges regeneration project.

A 1900-hectare commercial pine forest in the Hunua Ranges will be replaced by native trees to prevent sediment run-off.

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Boxer fights for her life

Lucy Brown had only recently returned to live in New Zealand from Australia and had been training at Wellsford for ...

Cancer survivor, medallist and mum Lucy Brown is now fighting for her life after a sparring injury.

Local board's democracy fail

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board member Caitlin Watson feels the board has lost a "significant avenue" in making its ...

One local board misses Auckland's "train of transparency" after a bid for open workshops is lost.

Living for free in Auckland video

House and pet sitters Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton sitting in a Stanmore Bay home they are house-sitting with the ...

Jonathan Lyon and Michelle Euinton have no permanent home, but that's how they like it.

Rodney roads speed plea

Rodney roads were the most dangerous in Auckland in 2017, with 12 of the 64 road fatalities recorded in the ward.

Speed limit urgently needs to come down before officials look at signage and road marking, politician says.

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Playgroup for dads

Dermot Butterfield said he loved being a stay-at-home dad but people still treat him differently when they find out he ...

Dads are the focus of new playgroup as Clarke Gayford provides a hands-on example for fatherhood.

Giving new life to Avondale

Avondale has been described as a derelict strip dominated by money lenders and $2 shops, but the Auckland suburb is also ...

Avondale has been described as Third World, but now residents have a chance to turn their suburb around.

Prem babies' guts work differently

Dr Justin O'Sullivan has been looking at the gut bacteria of 100 Auckland children.

Why do preterm babies become obese adults? The answer might be in the gut

West Auckland youth unemployment "dire"

The Western Initiative hopes to reduce youth unemployment in West Auckland.

A $5 million council funding injection aims to get more young people into work in West Auckland.

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