Blinded by diabetes

Young diabetes patients are experiencing serious complications due to poor management of the illness.

11 min ago  A woman who went blind aged 21 is just one of many young type 2 diabetics experiencing serious complications.

Vaping 'may not lead to smoking'

The research quizzed more than 26,000 year 10 students from across the country on their smoking and vaping habits.

Vaping might not lead to cigarette addiction as once feared, according to NZ's largest smoking survey.

Downfall of a 'professional' thief

Kelly Stewart shouldn't have drunk the Gatorade (file photo).

Man's sophisticated heist of a Warehouse Stationery came undone when he decided to have drink during it.

Millionaire became a child sex director

Martin Lawes will spend four years and six months in jail.

What Martin Lawes did behind closed doors has sent shockwaves through an entire community.

Detainees returned to New Zealand

The group arrived in Auckland on an Australian chartered aircraft on Tuesday morning under an Australian escort.

Twelve men and two women detainees are returned to New Zealand by Australian authorities.

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Who else is sick of inspirational women?

MP Chloe Swarbrick at today's Women of Influence Forum in Auckland.

OPINION: In the past week, I've been in two conversations which culminated with the phrase: "I'm sick of inspirational women."

Luke tipped to join Knights

Warriors hooker Issac Luke could be on his way to the Newcastle Knights.

Limited by salary cap restrictions, the Warriors are set to lose Issac Luke to Knights.

New pitcher for Black Sox

Ben Watts has forced his way into the Black Sox squad after impressive pitching performances for Papanui and Canterbury ...

Mark Sorenson hails the Black Sox's depth after promoting young players.

Bedrooms too cold to sleep in video

South Auckland Housing NZ tenant Melanie Daniels says her family is sleeping in their lounge as it's warmer than their ...

A pregnant mum says her state house is so cold it's contributing to her 2-year-old daughter's respiratory illness.

Scammers 'slick and convincing'

ANZ is warning customers to be vigilant about phone scams.

ANZ bank is warning customers to be vigilant after claims several Kerikeri residents have fallen victim to a "slick and convincing" online banking scam.

Multi-millionaires: Push marina sales through

Simon Herbert, pictured with wife Paula, has development plans for Auckland's Hobsonville Marina, but some nearby ...

Proposer of controversial Auckland marina developments says ratepayers "expect more from these spaces".

Girl tackles PM on school zone

Anika Pihema asked her questions, after hearing the PM say she wanted New Zealand go be the best place to be a child.

Girl accosts PM and tells her how a new zone is making her friends feel rejected and sad.

'Call crisis line back tomorrow'

A woman who rang a 24/7 mental health crisis line was told to either get to North Shore Hospital's inpatient unit or ...

A woman who called a DHB crisis line was devastated to be told to call back the next day.

Politician's chopper email war video

Ōrākei Local Board member Troy Churton sent numerous videos to the police about the helicopter.

Day and night, a politician stood outside, filming the Eagle helicopter. "F...ing unacceptable," he told police.

Kiwis jumpers up for grabs: Nikau

Tawera Nikau believes the deeper a side goes into September, the better a player's odds are of earning a test call up.

"The deeper your side goes the better chance you have of being selected', says Kiwis great.

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Downfall of a 'professional' thief

Kelly Stewart shouldn't have drunk the Gatorade (file photo).

Man's sophisticated heist of a Warehouse Stationery came undone when he decided to have drink during it.

Student collapsed in class video

Perhaps Tofi Toelupe, 15, knew he would die so went to school to say goodbye, his sister says.

Politician's chopper email war video

From state house to 'wow' gallery video

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Fears of childcare traffic chaos

Mahesh Muthu, with fellow neighbours, says their quiet cul-de-sac in east Auckland is not suitable for parent pick-ups ...

Residents say their quiet cul-de-sac is no place for a 60-child daycare centre.

Asian background 'will' help new councillor video

Paul Young, says he wants to improve the integration of cultural communities in Auckland.

Newly elected Howick councillor Paul Young's priorities include better transport, improved public safety and better community integration.

Building delayed till Christmas

The build of a new mental health unit at Middlemore has been in progress since 2016. Pictured here in May 2017.

The multimillion dollar rebuild of a mental health unit at Middlemore Hospital has restarted following the collapse of its original construction firm.

Teen charged with manslaughter

An 18-year-old was remanded on bail without plea after being charged in relation to the death of a young man in Auckland.

An 18-year-old has appeared in court following the death of a young man at an Auckland factory.

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Politician's chopper email war video

Ōrākei Local Board member Troy Churton sent numerous videos to the police about the helicopter.

Day and night, a politician stood outside, filming the Eagle helicopter. "F...ing unacceptable," he told police.

Twins win gold medals

Kiana Stevenson, who helped Murray's Bay to the Anchor AIMS Games netball title, with her twin brother Bailey who won ...

Twins Kiana and Bailey win gold, as Murray's Bay Intermediate has great day at AIMS Games

Alleged clan lab busted

Witnesses in the Panmure area said there were a number of armed police officers in Kings Rd (file photo).

Man, 42, arrested after armed police raided an Auckland property.

Car crashes into pole

Part of St Heliers Bay Rd has been closed after a car crashed into a pole.

One person is seriously injured after a car crashes into a pole in Auckland.

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Blinded by diabetes

Young diabetes patients are experiencing serious complications due to poor management of the illness.

A woman who went blind aged 21 is just one of many young type 2 diabetics experiencing serious complications.

Bedrooms too cold to sleep in video

South Auckland Housing NZ tenant Melanie Daniels says her family is sleeping in their lounge as it's warmer than their ...

A pregnant mum says her state house is so cold it's contributing to her 2-year-old daughter's respiratory illness.

Youth 'steals' police car

The police Eagle helicopter took chase after an alleged youth offender stole a patrol car (file photo).

A woman was forced to take evasive action as a police car hurtled towards her after a patrol vehicle was allegedly stolen by a youth.

Learning to lose with 'dignity'

Ryan Crotty of the All Blacks is tackled  during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the ...

OPINION: That is the beauty of sport. You can't be certain what will happen.

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Multi-millionaires: Push marina sales through

Simon Herbert, pictured with wife Paula, has development plans for Auckland's Hobsonville Marina, but some nearby ...

Proposer of controversial Auckland marina developments says ratepayers "expect more from these spaces".

Thieves ruin kids' swim class

This inflatable boat was stolen and now children at Swimsation have no way of learning about boat safety.

The boat taught 10,000 kids how to be safe on the water. Now it's gone.

Youth 'steals' police car

The police Eagle helicopter took chase after an alleged youth offender stole a patrol car (file photo).

A woman was forced to take evasive action as a police car hurtled towards her after a patrol vehicle was allegedly stolen by a youth.

Wine giant felled by cancer video

Assid Corban takes a sip of wine made the same day he was born in February this year, sitting on a chair used by his ...

The head of a famous New Zealand wine-making family has died.

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Millionaire became a child sex director

Martin Lawes will spend four years and six months in jail.

What Martin Lawes did behind closed doors has sent shockwaves through an entire community.

Charges after car hit by gunshots

One resident woke to find his red 4WD damaged on September 7.

A 40-year-old man is facing firearms charges after a parked car was peppered with gunshots in Auckland's Bayview.

'Call crisis line back tomorrow'

A woman who rang a 24/7 mental health crisis line was told to either get to North Shore Hospital's inpatient unit or ...

A woman who called a DHB crisis line was devastated to be told to call back the next day.

Abuse takes toll on politicians

Auckland councillor Richard Hills fears abuse will put young people off entering politics.

Hate mail, death threats and offensive comments are a nasty part of the job, politicians say.

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Wine giant felled by cancer video

Assid Corban takes a sip of wine made the same day he was born in February this year, sitting on a chair used by his ...

The head of a famous New Zealand wine-making family has died.

Euthanasia advocates 'traumatised'

National MP Maggie Barry said she shouldn't be forced to stand down following complaints sparked from euthanasia hearings.

Submitters on End of Life Choice Bill say MP acted in a "disparaging" manner during a "tortuous" process.

Crash victim was 'bubbly' teacher

Sue Kloet's family said they were proud to have her as a wife and mum.

Sue Kloet was three weeks' shy of her 60th birthday when she died in a head-on crash minutes from her West Auckland home.

Five of her family killed on one road

Naomi Harrison says she'll never get over losing five family members in car crashes along a short stretch of SH16.

Naomi Harrison's two kids died on their way home from school. But the road hadn't finished tormenting her.

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Bedrooms too cold to sleep in video

South Auckland Housing NZ tenant Melanie Daniels says her family is sleeping in their lounge as it's warmer than their ...

A pregnant mum says her state house is so cold it's contributing to her 2-year-old daughter's respiratory illness.

Man seen hitchhiking before death

Two motorists say they saw a man hitchhiking minutes before a pedestrian was found dead nearby. Police markings could be ...

Motorist regrets not stopping to help man, believed to be hit by a car less than half an hour later.

Buses may get security staff

Some attacks have left bus drivers so traumatised they have quit their jobs.

One driver was so traumatised after being dragged from her bus and robbed, she quit.

Building delayed till Christmas

The build of a new mental health unit at Middlemore has been in progress since 2016. Pictured here in May 2017.

The multimillion dollar rebuild of a mental health unit at Middlemore Hospital has restarted following the collapse of its original construction firm.

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Girl tackles PM on school zone

Anika Pihema asked her questions, after hearing the PM say she wanted New Zealand go be the best place to be a child.

Girl accosts PM and tells her how a new zone is making her friends feel rejected and sad.

'Call crisis line back tomorrow'

A woman who rang a 24/7 mental health crisis line was told to either get to North Shore Hospital's inpatient unit or ...

A woman who called a DHB crisis line was devastated to be told to call back the next day.

No one's claimed $7.2m Lotto win

The lucky Lotto player is yet to come forward and claim their $7.2 million.

Winning ticket could be lost in wallet of Aucklander who doesn't know how lucky they are.

'Incredible' jellyfish washes up

A lion's mane jellyfish washed up on Pakiri Beach early Monday morning.

A volcano-like jellyfish has "amazed" beachgoers in Auckland's north.

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Student collapsed in class video

Tofi Toelupe loved Kelston Boys' High School and his mates there, his sister says.

Perhaps Tofi Toelupe, 15, knew he would die so went to school to say goodbye, his sister says.

Thieves ruin kids' swim class

This inflatable boat was stolen and now children at Swimsation have no way of learning about boat safety.

The boat taught 10,000 kids how to be safe on the water. Now it's gone.

Abuse takes toll on politicians

Auckland councillor Richard Hills fears abuse will put young people off entering politics.

Hate mail, death threats and offensive comments are a nasty part of the job, politicians say.

Wine giant felled by cancer video

Assid Corban takes a sip of wine made the same day he was born in February this year, sitting on a chair used by his ...

The head of a famous New Zealand wine-making family has died.

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