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AT staff abuse 'not acceptable'

Auckland Transport staff have received 160 cases of abuse in the last 12 months.

The 160 cases of abuse and threats against workers is causing sleepless nights, AT's deputy chairman says.

Accused made gang prospect

Epalahame Tu'uheava was shot at least seven times.

Fisilau Tapaevalu was promoted to a Comanchero prospect a week after the shooting at Greenwood Rd.

MenW answers sought

Whangarei MP and GP Shane Reti helped vaccinate children at Hikurangi School against meningococcal disease after a ...

Northlanders deserve straight answers about how the meningococcal W outbreak response was handled, MP says.

'Apologetic' KiwiRail launches review

Deputy chief executive Todd Moyle said KiwiRail was "extremely apologetic" for the signal outage (file photo).

Auckland's second rail blackout in a week sparks profuse apologies and promises of a review by KiwiRail.

Horrific haircuts: Your rights

Not the desired outcome.

Getting your hair done is an expensive business nowadays. So what are your options if it all goes wrong?

Schoolgirl's rugby exclusion 'illegal'

Briar Hales, 11, just wants to play rugby.

Academic supports Hawke's Bay girl told she couldn't play with boys, citing a human rights violation.

Auckland at risk of overtourism video

The Destination 2030 report states Auckland is a city with established tourism infrastructure, but one which could be ...

The City of Sails joins Berlin, Dublin and Las Vegas as cities that could soon feel the strain of too many tourists.

House on fire in Henderson

The house on James Laurie St was "very well involved" in flames upon FENZ arrival.

Police and fire crews are at the scene of a large house fire in Henderson, west Auckland.

Young girl scared to be near priest

Sajan Singh has denied all six charges of doing indecent acts on Auckland children in a temple.

A young girl says a priest at her temple would touch her inappropriately when no one was looking.

Flare thrown at police

The fleeing vehicle was later stopped by road spikes on Oteha Valley Rd in Albany (file photo).

A flare was thrown at a police car during a chase across Auckland's North Shore.

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Young girl scared to be near priest

Sajan Singh has denied all six charges of doing indecent acts on Auckland children in a temple.

A young girl says a priest at her temple would touch her inappropriately when no one was looking.

Temple indecencies denied

'We're too little for that thing...why is he doing it?' child says in interview played to court.

AT addressing cycleway dangers

NZ v Tonga: What you need to know video

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Four open heart surgeries for toddler

Olivia Clark said her daughter was a "superstar" when it came to dealing with her illness.

The syndrome her daughter was born with is something Olivia Carke wouldn't wish on her worst enemy.

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.

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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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Accused made gang prospect

Epalahame Tu'uheava was shot at least seven times.

Fisilau Tapaevalu was promoted to a Comanchero prospect a week after the shooting at Greenwood Rd.

'Recovering well' after accident

A MaxiTrans contractor was left with serious injuries after reportedly falling off the back of a vehicle.

The man is expected to be released from Middlemore Hospital in the next day or so.

Crash after police chase

The car crashed on Solo Place in Manurewa on Tuesday afternoon.

A car involved in a police pursuit crashed in Manurewa on Tuesday, with a baby and woman inside.

'Green light' given for shooting

Epalahame Tu'uheava, also known as Abraham, was a patched member of the Nomads gang.

Defendant in Auckland murder case says he heard his cousin talking about putting victim "to sleep".

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Flare thrown at police

The fleeing vehicle was later stopped by road spikes on Oteha Valley Rd in Albany (file photo).

A flare was thrown at a police car during a chase across Auckland's North Shore.

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.

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Not a Shore thing video

Anzac St car park in central Takapuna is set for sale, after a March 7 decision to change its legal use. (2018)

The redevelopment of an Anazc St car park on Auckland's North Shore has been labelled too small and too cold by an urban design expert.

Flare thrown at police

The fleeing vehicle was later stopped by road spikes on Oteha Valley Rd in Albany (file photo).

A flare was thrown at a police car during a chase across Auckland's North Shore.

Pedestrian struck by car

A pedestrian is in a serious condition after being hit by a car in Takapuna.

The pedestrian was taken to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition.

Rubik's Cube whizz kid video

Geertsema has been solving cubes since he was 9: 'When I first started I never thought I'd be able to finish it in 7 ...

For one Auckland teenager, seven seconds is all the time he needs to align those tricky coloured tiles.

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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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Rider seriously injured in crash

Traffic is being diverted down Red Beach Rd, Red Beach.

Motorists were advised to expect significant delays.

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".

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House fire in West Auckland

Multiple calls have been received about a house fire on Swanson Rd, West Auckland.

Fire services received multiple calls about a house fire in West Auckland.

House on fire in Henderson

The house on James Laurie St was "very well involved" in flames upon FENZ arrival.

Police and fire crews are at the scene of a large house fire in Henderson, west Auckland.

AT addressing cycleway dangers

Following a head-on collision on the northwestern cycleway, Anthony Hickey was left unconscious for around half an hour.

Cyclist safety and visibility on Auckland's northwestern cycleway is being addressed as soon as possible, Auckland Transport say.

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.

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