Central Leader

New party faces uphill battle

Daniel McCaffrey of the Better New Zealand Party.

Another political party has been announced, but does it stand a chance?

Decision delayed for injuring judge

James Lawrence Beaumont Gilliland appeared in the Auckland District Court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to injuring ...

A computer programmer knocked a High Court justice to the ground, breaking her wrist in the process.

Eastern Courier

The battle for Botany

Freshly elected in 2011 Jami-Lee Ross will take on the political brand he proudly represented

The Botany by-election will be a battle between rogue MP Jami-Lee Ross and the party he joined as a 17 year old.

Devoted to serving patients

The retirement of Dot McKeen, general manager at Middlemore Central, will leave a large gap within the organisation.

The upcoming retirement of Middlemore's Dot McKeen will leave 'very big shoes' to fill.

East & Bays Courier

E-scooter safety concerns video

Living Streets Aotearoa says having e-scooters on footpaths are dangerous but a Lime spokesman says the safety level is ...

Electric scooters are labelled a "menace on footpaths" by a walking group concerned about their safety.

Child protection 'failure' video

The Vulnerable Children Act 2014 requires schools have a child protection policy, but a parent's research shows they ...

Schools haven't been doing what they should and parents should be concerned, Regan Cunliffe says.

Manukau Courier

Windfall for window washers

The window washers say they want to make their profession "a trend" as it makes them so much money.

Locals pay them not to touch their cars. Police have found them jobs. But these window washers says business is too good to stop.

Driver stabbed in car

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault in Ōtāhuhu in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A man is recovering after allegedly being stabbed by the man he agreed to give a ride to.

North Harbour News

Albany crash victim named

Cordons were in place for some time on Albany Expressway on Friday morning.

Police confirm a 20-year-old man killed in a car crash on Auckland's North Shore was Michael Cooper.

Concrete con-man victims stuck

Victims feel powerless trying to stop Gordon Bayne and hold him to account.

A concrete con man owes victims thousands, but pleas to the Government fall on deaf ears.

North Shore Times

Seawall 'intrudes' on Auckland beach

The seawall in front of a Cecil Rd development is within the property boundary, which extends four to five metres onto ...

Construction of a home's seawall sees residents abusing builders for "stealing the beach".

Vandalised sculptures 'biggest fear'

Artist NiaVal was upset about the damage caused to her World War 1 inspired piece at Sculpture OnShore in 2016.

Organisers of an outdoors sculpture fear vandalism, especially after a giant Lego-like work was damaged.

Nor-west News

'Dangerous' man on the run

Police are searching for 22-year-old Reilly Bowler, who has a warrant to arrest for escaping custody.

Reilly Bowler was up on aggravated robbery charges when he escaped from an Auckland court.

Road works taking toll

Besim Saldiray, owner of The Refreshment Room, said his business had suffered because of delayed road works.

Besim Saldiray has already lost one business because of road works. Another is hanging by a thread.

Papakura Courier

Takanini or Takaanini?

Signs at a south Auckland train station now read "Takaanini", which is the preferred spelling by mana whenua.

Auckland Transport has stirred up a storm in a tea cup after adding an extra letter to the suburb Takanini.

Windfall for window washers

The window washers say they want to make their profession "a trend" as it makes them so much money.

Locals pay them not to touch their cars. Police have found them jobs. But these window washers says business is too good to stop.

Rodney Times

Kiwi visits Facebook HQ video

Alexia Hilbertidou, founder of Girl Boss and advocate for for women's rights and equality in the workplace.

She's already met the Queen, now this Aucklander has won a Facebook leadership award for empowering other teen girls.

Concrete con-man victims stuck

Victims feel powerless trying to stop Gordon Bayne and hold him to account.

A concrete con man owes victims thousands, but pleas to the Government fall on deaf ears.

Northland

Northland feral pig population soars

Calls have been made to control  cull feral pigs from Northland Forests.

A booming wild pig population is putting pressure on the ability to manage kauri dieback in Northland.

Big setback for tiny house build

Magnus O'Grady and his partner Anais Puissant are gutted after tools were stolen from their tiny house.

They're building their tiny dream home on a tiny budget. But thieves have caused a big setback for this hardworking young couple.

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