Auckland teen chases history at World Cup video

New Zealand captain Aneka Mittendorff challenges a Finnish opponent during their opening game.

0 min ago  Promising Auckland footballer sets high benchmark at her second World Cup in 2018.

Nacewa tipping Irish upset

Isa Nacewa, pictured in his heyday with the Blues.

7:43 AM  Isa Nacewa reckons Ireland can beat the All Blacks - and not just by a point.

$422.5m for science research

The Science Board, which is responsible for investing Government funds in research, science and technology, approved ...

The Government is investing $422.5m New Zealand's 11 National Science Challenges.

Man giving Spark a sporting chance

Simon Moutter learnt a great deal on the hard-scrabble streets of Palmerston North's toughest neighbourhoods.

Simon Moutter: from the tough streets of Palmy to reshaping Spark NZ.

Song transformed into theatre

Grace director Nikita Tu-Bryant (middle) says the production explores a woman's grapple to reconcile different values ...

Tale of reconciliation between culture and modern identity told though puppetry and movement.

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Oldest twin dies aged 109

Beryl Baguley, right, and twin sister Matilda Hanlon.

After the pair entered the record books for longevity, Beryl Baguley went on to reach 109.

Trawling for plastic, sailing for change video

Phil Somerville sold his house and embarked on his journey for the love of his children and the future of their oceans.

Man who sold his house to sail from the US to NZ in the name of plastic-free oceans arrives in Auckland.

Potential Hanson trip canned video

SUNSHINE COAST, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 08:  Senator Pauline Hanson speaks with the media and local taxi owners at Suncoast ...

Polarising Australian politician will not visit New Zealand this month as free speech event scrapped.

Prize-giving ban unusual

Year 6 student Alyssa Stil thinks schools should have prize-giving assemblies, so students have goals to achieve

Most Kiwi schools are going ahead with prize-giving, despite one principal saying is it divisive and causes resentment.

Teens' vocab put to the test video

Langi Aho, left, and Alaina Ite hazard a guess at some tricky words.

Don't know what 'trivial' means? How about 'bona fide'? We quizzed young people on some tricky NCEA vocabulary.

Cross taken from memorial field

The Fields of Rememberance was a memorial set for the 100th anniversary of Armistice day.

The Stone family believe it was an honest mistake and ask the cross be returned.

Students burnt at Auckland school

Emergency services responded to an explosion at Pinehurst School where two people were injured.

Two boys suffer burns in an explosion inside a classroom at a school on Auckland's North Shore.

Red Cross' fly-dumping crisis

Illegally dumped rubbish has been an issue at the 5 Wilk Ln Red Cross in Auckland's Browns Bay for around two years, but ...

Outside a former charity shop is now the place where furniture, fridges, clothes and syringes, all go to die.

Teen's death brings life

Edyn was at a friend's house last Wednesday when she starting having an allergic reaction. She went home to use her ...

Auckland teenager who died from a nut allergy has gifted her heart, lungs, kidney and liver to save others.

Woman injured in hit and run

A woman was injured in a hit-and-run incident involving a silver Mercedes.

A woman injured by a hit-and-run driver remains in hospital. Police are appealing for any witnesses.

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Speedway showdown spending blow-out video

Bill Buckley from Speedway Promotions and Sir Don McKinnon from RFA sign the Memorandum of Understanding.

The cost of speedway's controversial move from Western Springs has tripled in five months.

Cross taken from memorial field

The Stone family believe it was an honest mistake and ask the cross be returned.

Woman injured in hit and run

Swastika on shopfront 'profoundly offensive'

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People, not pipes, to blame for poo

Human waste is the leading contaminant at Auckland's beaches, DNA testing carried out by Auckland Council's Safeswim shows.

Homeowners, dodgy plumbing and dripping septic tanks to blame for beach water pollution, not just pipes, Watercare says.

Homeless mum finds new home

Kimberley* moved into the transitional housing five weeks ago after finding herself homeless with two children.

Kimberley* faced losing her two children when she became homeless, but new emergency housing has provided a safe haven.

Mt Erebus crash memorial site proposed

The memorial of the Mt Erebus crash in Antarctica.

A site has been proposed to remember 257 people who died in one of the country's worst air disasters.

Funding more ferries

Fullers360 new ferry strategy was based on investment from the public and private sectors.

Public and private funding is the key to a new ferry strategy for Auckland, Fullers360 says.

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What's pooing in the water?

Human waste far outstrips that of any other animal for contaminating Auckland's swimming sites (file photo).

Human waste far outstrips that of any other animal for contaminating Auckland's swimming sites, tests reveal.

Baby suffers serious injuries

A baby sustained serious injuries last Thursday in Mt Wellington, Auckland.

Police are investigating after an 8-week-old baby suffered serious injuries at a house in Auckland.

Armistice Day commemorated

The Field of Remembrance opposite the Auckland War Memorial Museum has a cross for every soldier killed in World War I.

Auckland has commemorated 100 years since the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.

Swift 'seen on an e-scooter' video

Ben Prince-Saxon says he saw Taylor Swift riding a Lime electric scooter in Mission Bay.

'Shake It Off' songstress - or her lookalike - spotted zipping though Auckland's Mission Bay.

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Teen's death brings life

Edyn was at a friend's house last Wednesday when she starting having an allergic reaction. She went home to use her ...

Auckland teenager who died from a nut allergy has gifted her heart, lungs, kidney and liver to save others.

Aircraft emergency in Auckland

Full emergency declared at Ardmore Airport.

Possible landing gear failure on a light aircraft prompted an emergency callout at Ardmore Airport in south Auckland.

Alleged murderer's 'bad luck'

Rohit Singh denies murdering ex-girlfriend Arishma Chand.

A man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death 26 times told police it was 'bad luck' he was on her street at the same time.

Fake grenade forces evacuation

Airport security were called to the NZ Post international mail centre after it was evacuated because of a suspicious ...

Public urged to stop sending imitation weapons in the mail, after one forced the evacuation of a NZ Post mail centre.

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Anger at nails causing flat tyres

Locals say they have forked out hundreds of dollars after driving across the Royal Rd bridge (stock image).

Locals say they have forked out hundreds of dollars after driving on Royal Rd bridge.

Luxury tower 'top secret'

1 Kaipiho Lane will feature a helicopter landing pad, ballroom, robotic parking and cinema.

Exclusive WeChat friends circle were offered access.

Former spy stole equipment

Richard Graham served overseas in intelligence with the Air Force. He developed a drug habit and stole equipment to fund it.

A former military intelligence officer who developed a drug habit after being deployed overseas has avoided jail after stealing equipment from an Air Force base.

Funding more ferries

Fullers360 new ferry strategy was based on investment from the public and private sectors.

Public and private funding is the key to a new ferry strategy for Auckland, Fullers360 says.

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Prize-giving ban unusual

Year 6 student Alyssa Stil thinks schools should have prize-giving assemblies, so students have goals to achieve

Most Kiwi schools are going ahead with prize-giving, despite one principal saying is it divisive and causes resentment.

Students burnt at Auckland school

Emergency services responded to an explosion at Pinehurst School where two people were injured.

Two boys suffer burns in an explosion inside a classroom at a school on Auckland's North Shore.

Red Cross' fly-dumping crisis

Illegally dumped rubbish has been an issue at the 5 Wilk Ln Red Cross in Auckland's Browns Bay for around two years, but ...

Outside a former charity shop is now the place where furniture, fridges, clothes and syringes, all go to die.

Crammed in like 'sardines'

One parent said pupils were crammed on the bus "like sardines".

Parents fear a child will die or be seriously injured on an overcrowded Auckland school bus.

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Neighbours mourn 'gentle soul'

Michelle Simpson's body was found two days after she went missing in West Auckland.

An Auckland woman found dead after a two day search had lost her mother a fortnight prior.

Drowning death near Muriwai

The incident happened at Muriwai beach [pictured]. FILE PHOTO

A man in his 50s has died in a suspected drowning at a West Auckland beach.

Anger at nails causing flat tyres

Locals say they have forked out hundreds of dollars after driving across the Royal Rd bridge (stock image).

Locals say they have forked out hundreds of dollars after driving on Royal Rd bridge.

Call to re-test drivers video

Geoff Upson said every driver has bad habits, but it's not until they are pointed out that drivers are aware of them.

Frustrated with bad driving, Geoff Upson wants all drivers re-tested every 10 years.

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120 red light runners caught daily

The first six red-light cameras in a new 42-camera network were turned on last month, but police didn't have the ability ...

Auckland's plan to roll-out 42 cameras to nab red-light runners could be accelerated from 10 years to just three.

100 year old bridge to close

The 100 year-old Old Māngere Bridge will soon be replaced with a brand new bridge following concerns of its safety.

A decision to close the Old Māngere Bridge comes after concerns about its risk to public safety.

Kiwis come good in final test

New Zealand's Joseph Tapine celebrates his try with Jesse Bromwich, Adam Blair and Kenny Bromwich.

OPINION: We did not just beat England, we absolutely flogged them 34-0.

Armistice Day commemorated

The Field of Remembrance opposite the Auckland War Memorial Museum has a cross for every soldier killed in World War I.

Auckland has commemorated 100 years since the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.

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Prize-giving ban unusual

Year 6 student Alyssa Stil thinks schools should have prize-giving assemblies, so students have goals to achieve

Most Kiwi schools are going ahead with prize-giving, despite one principal saying is it divisive and causes resentment.

Crammed in like 'sardines'

One parent said pupils were crammed on the bus "like sardines".

Parents fear a child will die or be seriously injured on an overcrowded Auckland school bus.

120 red light runners caught daily

The first six red-light cameras in a new 42-camera network were turned on last month, but police didn't have the ability ...

Auckland's plan to roll-out 42 cameras to nab red-light runners could be accelerated from 10 years to just three.

Couple's glass table 'explodes'

Lorelle and Peter Goodman spent most of their day cleaning up after their glass table shattered.

They heard a "rippling" noise, then a loud bang. Then their outdoor table became a sheet of glass powder.

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Speedway showdown spending blow-out video

Bill Buckley from Speedway Promotions and Sir Don McKinnon from RFA sign the Memorandum of Understanding.

The cost of speedway's controversial move from Western Springs has tripled in five months.

People, not pipes, to blame for poo

Human waste is the leading contaminant at Auckland's beaches, DNA testing carried out by Auckland Council's Safeswim shows.

Homeowners, dodgy plumbing and dripping septic tanks to blame for beach water pollution, not just pipes, Watercare says.

Prison officer 'disrespectful and rude'

Hoani Waititi Marae is in Oratia, West Auckland.

A Serco prison officer refused to remove his shoes at a marae for the tangi of a New Zealand musician, according to a report.

Bystanders ignore cries for help

Jess Kahi said she was left shocked by a road rage incident in suburban West Auckland.

Jess Kahi says she screamed for help as she was assaulted in a road rage incident, but other motorists did nothing.

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