Funding to support 23,000 new homes

Prime Minister Bill English has pledged a $600m housing injection.

The Government is pouring $600m into infrastructure that will support 23,300 new Auckland homes.

Anika Moa tours songs for bubbas

Anika Moa Chop Chop Hiyaaa tour in Pukekohe

The singer-songwriter's Chop Chop Hiyaaaa tour is a delightful way to entertain preschoolers and parents alike.

Girl, 9, drowns in bath video

Yearbury speaks to media outside the house where the 9-year-old girl drowned in a bathtub.

An Auckland family is "really raw at the moment" after a young child drowned at home.

Gangs' fight night draws skeptics video

Tokomauri Hoterene bloodied from his fight against Head Hunter Cory Enoka.

Members from 12 rival factions stepped into the ring in a show against street violence. But critics don't buy it.

Can micronutrients help with anxiety?

Julia Rucklidge's team is currently conducting a trial to see if micronutrients can improve depression and anxiety ...

One in 10 adults in the developed world now takes an antidepressant.

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Us Two: The Mad Butcher and Don Graham

Sir Peter Leitch, left, and Don Graham.

'You know the saying, "He'd give you the shirt off his back?" I've actually seen him do that.'

Eatery no longer an E grade

Two food court restaurants were closed because of rodents and cockroaches, one is now A-grade.

Auckland McDonald's robbed

Woman assaulted in own driveway

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Twins chase Tokyo 2020

Brianna and Courtney Reynolds-Smith from Murrays Bay, Auckland say they feel privileged to race all over the world.

For the Reynolds-Smith twins, nothing will stop them reaching their full potential.

Warkworth's speedway prodigy

Scotty Farmer and his brother, Mark.

Once a student at Warkworth Primary who frequented the Whangateau dirt track, Scotty is now living and competing in California.

Marathon mates near 1000

The Famous Five running group - Norman Chan, Ingrid Frost, Kiri Price, Charlotte Nasey and Pat Stichbury.

"The Famous Five", including a grandmother, are getting closer to their goal of 1000 marathons.

Club rugby finals time

Northcote will take on Takapuna this Saturday for the Premier 1 Championship Final.

Injury won't put a dampener on the North Harbour premier club finals, team coaches say.

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