Man who died while surfing named

Christie died while surfing at Northland's Sandy Bay.

9:27 PM  Surf club members tried to save Peter James Christie but he could not be revived.

Train cancellations could continue

Auckland Transport said it was struggling to keep to its promised 10-minute frequencies due to speed restrictions ...

Aucklanders commuting on southern and eastern rail lines could face more delays this week.

New twist in Craig saga

Rachel MacGregor was formerly Colin Craig's press secretary.

Craig's adversary claims 'major' win as judge says it would be oppressive to make Rachel MacGregor give evidence a fourth time.

Car park to be redeveloped

Auckland Transport will be transferring the car park to council agency, Panuku Development Auckland.

A car park in a wealthy Auckland suburb will be redeveloped by Panuku after months of controversy.

Retirement village's care 'inadequate'

The woman, referred to as Mrs A, received "inadequate" care from "multiple" staff members at Aria Park Senior Living, ...

Inquiry finds "serious issues" with the care of an elderly woman who was injured in a fall and later died.

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Killing 'ordered from Australia'

Epalahame Tu'uheava, also known as Abraham, was lured to Greenwood Rd in April 2018 for a drug deal. He was shot dead.

Mesui Tufui denied being at the scene of the shooting but told a detective it was ordered from Australia.

Man spoken to over beach attack

A dog owner was attacked at West Auckland's Kakamatua beach on June 2 and taken to hospital with serious facial injuries ...

The alleged assault left the dog owner unconscious and hospitalised with a broken jaw.

NZ third worst for maternity leave

Christchurch-based teacher Aeronwy Cording says it's hard to juggle working full time and parenting her daughter Zahara, ...

Kiwi mums - and Unicef - call for increase to paid parental leave after report shows NZ lagging far behind other wealthy countries.

Solvents cause building fire

Body Tech Panel and Paint on Harris Rd, East Tamaki was on fire on Monday.

About 40 firefighters fought to control a blaze on an East Tamaki industrial building.

New heights for Kerikeri airport

The new Bay of Islands Airport terminal in Kerikeri is open to passengers.

A new airport terminal in Kerikeri will allow three times more passengers to fly into the Bay of Islands.

Police want more jailers

Authorised Officers have limited powers and can't make arrests.

"Authorised Officers" earn a $60k salary after a two-week course, but police say selection is tough.

'Ask for help' about incontinence

Mum and grandmother Emma Cherrington, 48, first started experiencing incontinence after having a child aged 21. It would ...

Emma Cherrington lived with bladder problems for almost 20 years before seeking help. She is not alone.

Small aftershocks in Kermadecs

The Kermadec Islands are uninhabited bar a government station on Raoul Island.

There is no damage to buildings on Raoul Island after a magnitude 7 quake struck the Kermadecs on Sunday.

Latest: Auckland measles outbreak

Auckland health services are grappling with an outbreak of measles, a highly infectious disease.

All the latest information on the spread of the highly infectious disease in the Auckland region.

115 measles cases in Auckland

There have been 115 confirmed cases of measles in Auckland so far this year, public health authorities announced on Monday.

The number of measles cases in Auckland so far this year has hit 115.

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Train cancellations could continue

Auckland Transport said it was struggling to keep to its promised 10-minute frequencies due to speed restrictions ...

Aucklanders commuting on southern and eastern rail lines could face more delays this week.

Retirement village's care 'inadequate'

Inquiry finds "serious issues" with the care of an elderly woman who was injured in a fall and later died.

Thai dish to tempt the tastebuds

Names check for Erebus memorial

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Gang assets frozen

One of the motorbikes seized from the Comanchero gang in a police raid on.

A $13,000 Louis Vuitton bag and a gold chain worth over $9000 are among items seized from Comanchero members.

Solvents cause building fire

Body Tech Panel and Paint on Harris Rd, East Tamaki was on fire on Monday.

About 40 firefighters fought to control a blaze on an East Tamaki industrial building.

A Macca's man of 20 years

Phillip Seto with the commemorative plaque he received for his 20 years of service to the Taupō McDonald's.

It's possible only Ronald has racked up more time working for McDonald's than Phillip Seto.

Gun killings 'enormously concerning'

Samiuela Anania Tupou died after being shot in Otāhuhu on May 25.

Five months into the year and already more Aucklanders have been killed in firearms-related homicides than any of the past 15 years.

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Car park to be redeveloped

Auckland Transport will be transferring the car park to council agency, Panuku Development Auckland.

A car park in a wealthy Auckland suburb will be redeveloped by Panuku after months of controversy.

Odor, mould issues in $2.8m rental

Pranita Lal rented this Remuera property from Dianne Dixon for $500 a week, but it was damp, mouldy and had "black ...

Owner of mouldy Auckland house made to pay thousands after tenant had to stop using the lounge due to the smell.

Mother flees house fire video

A house on Jarman Rd, Mt Wellington, was badly damaged by fire on Friday morning.

A rugby trophy was one of the few items a mother managed to grab before running from the flames.

Dance for dance's sake video

The YouDance youth choreography festival.

Student dancers are gearing up for one of the creative highlights of the year.

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Train cancellations could continue

Auckland Transport said it was struggling to keep to its promised 10-minute frequencies due to speed restrictions ...

Aucklanders commuting on southern and eastern rail lines could face more delays this week.

Blood and guts - no problem

Cheryl Sinclair volunteers as a friend of the emergency department (FED) at Middlemore Hospital.

Cheryl Sinclair says she will continue volunteering for St John as long as she is fit to do it.

Killing 'ordered from Australia'

Epalahame Tu'uheava, also known as Abraham, was lured to Greenwood Rd in April 2018 for a drug deal. He was shot dead.

Mesui Tufui denied being at the scene of the shooting but told a detective it was ordered from Australia.

Pedestrian named after crash

Great South Rd between Mahia Rd and Myers Rd was closed while police investigated.

Paula Amberger, 70, died on June 11 after being hit by a truck on Great South Rd, Manurewa.

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School zone change in north Auckland

Owen Xu, of Unsworth Heights, has tried to inform his neighbours of the changes being proposed for Albany Primary School.

Plans for a new enrolment zone at Albany Primary School have prompted a nearly-500-strong petition from locals opposed to changes.

Anniversary of letter to Goff

Auckland mayor Phil Goff says he's not a politician that plays the person rather than the ball.

It has been one year since a letter of dissatisfaction by councillors to the Auckland mayor was released.

Shore's sports funding could dry up video

East Coast Bays Rugby League's clubrooms in Freyberg Park were closed by Auckland Council last year due to safety concerns.

A politician says Auckland Council's proposed funding structure could have a "major negative impact" on local clubs and sports participation on the North Shore.

Paid parking, 490 infringements

Since the Albany paid parking zone went in in February 2019, 495 infringements have been issued totalling $18,651 (file ...

Paid parking was introduced near Albany's congested park and ride in February and it's brought in more than $18,000 in infringements.

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School zone change in north Auckland

Owen Xu, of Unsworth Heights, has tried to inform his neighbours of the changes being proposed for Albany Primary School.

Plans for a new enrolment zone at Albany Primary School have prompted a nearly-500-strong petition from locals opposed to changes.

Brotherly love helps beach build gallery video

This beautiful beach-side build features plenty of wood, concrete and open shelving.

An award-winning architect brother has helped build a home that makes everyone happy.

Shore's sports funding could dry up video

East Coast Bays Rugby League's clubrooms in Freyberg Park were closed by Auckland Council last year due to safety concerns.

A politician says Auckland Council's proposed funding structure could have a "major negative impact" on local clubs and sports participation on the North Shore.

Paid parking, 490 infringements

Since the Albany paid parking zone went in in February 2019, 495 infringements have been issued totalling $18,651 (file ...

Paid parking was introduced near Albany's congested park and ride in February and it's brought in more than $18,000 in infringements.

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Military exercise in Auckland

A military exercise will run until about 6pm Saturday (file photo).

People near Riverhead Forest needn't be alarmed at sound of gunfire, police say.

Booze referendum needs signatures

Nick Smale started a petition in West Auckland last year to try and bring about change to the Trusts monopoly of alcohol ...

After 16 years, West Auckland residents are leaning towards a chance to vote against the alcohol monopoly in the area.

Costco is coming to NZ video

Costco is on its way to Auckland.

Costco will open its first NZ store, complete with petrol station, in Auckland.

Childcare centre cuts waste

Food scraps are given to the chicken and pigs at the rural childcare centre.

Precious Pipis Childcare bans glitter and feeds its food scraps to pigs in sustainability move.

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Train cancellations could continue

Auckland Transport said it was struggling to keep to its promised 10-minute frequencies due to speed restrictions ...

Aucklanders commuting on southern and eastern rail lines could face more delays this week.

Blood and guts - no problem

Cheryl Sinclair volunteers as a friend of the emergency department (FED) at Middlemore Hospital.

Cheryl Sinclair says she will continue volunteering for St John as long as she is fit to do it.

3 hurt in Papakura crash

Within minutes, emergency services were at the crash scene in Papakura.

One person was detained while trying to leave the scene of the crash, a witness said.

Gun killings 'enormously concerning'

Samiuela Anania Tupou died after being shot in Otāhuhu on May 25.

Five months into the year and already more Aucklanders have been killed in firearms-related homicides than any of the past 15 years.

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Rāhui placed on landfill site video

About 150 people gathered around two fire fits for warmth prior to the rāhui.

Ceremony carried out at land in the Dome Valley proposed for new Auckland Regional Landfill.

Military exercise in Auckland

A military exercise will run until about 6pm Saturday (file photo).

People near Riverhead Forest needn't be alarmed at sound of gunfire, police say.

Stoush over Dome Valley rāhui

Mikaera Miru claims the Fight the Tip Committee ticked all boxes necessary to impose a rāhui over Ngati Manuhiri land.

There's vehement opposition to a new landfill in Auckland's Dome Valley, but the area's iwi say a proposed rāhui will be "irrelevant".

Choccy fish ciggy substitute

Gull Kaukapakapa owner operator Brett Peachey doesn't want to see any more locals die of tobacco related illnesses.

A petrol station is saying no to selling tobacco and instead handing out free chocolate fish, in hopes of helping its community become smoke free.

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Man spoken to over beach attack

A dog owner was attacked at West Auckland's Kakamatua beach on June 2 and taken to hospital with serious facial injuries ...

The alleged assault left the dog owner unconscious and hospitalised with a broken jaw.

115 measles cases in Auckland

There have been 115 confirmed cases of measles in Auckland so far this year, public health authorities announced on Monday.

The number of measles cases in Auckland so far this year has hit 115.

Jockey club wants certainty

Avondale Jockey Club admits it needs an overhaul.

The plan announced on Saturday would involve demolishing "unattractive and not-fit-for-purpose facilities".

Don't play that, 'cause it hurts'

Don't Speak topped the charts when it was released in 1996, but Gwen Stefani's dulcet tones weren't music to the ears of ...

Neighbours "tortured" by Titanic song are in good company - and broken hearts are likely to blame.

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