Central Leader

More Auckland space wasters uncovered

Auckland has a long history of building out rather than up.

Look to the heavens and you might find Auckland's biggest waste of space.

AUT puts a lid on recycling

Plastics graded 3 to 7 must now go into rubbish bins and not recycling following China's ban on importing waste products.

Following China's ban on importing waste, university asks people to send plastics straight to landfill.

Eastern Courier

Public asset not sold; to be leased

Panuku Development Auckland has engaged the help of Barfoot and Thompson to find tenants to lease out Auckland ...

Panuku Development is engaging realtors to search for tenants to occupy a council public asset, not to sell it.

50 sheep killed in 'horrific' attacks

The dog still on the loose after helping to kill more than 50 animals is described as pit bull-like.

Council officers, one armed with a rifle, mount "24/7" hunt for vicious dog that's killed scores of animals.

East & Bays Courier

Kiwis protest Trump's separation policy

Joe Hendren and his son Jamie (4) stand in a chalk 'prison', drawn to represent the detention centres at a protest ...

Hundreds of people, including children, gather in Auckland to protest against Trump's border policy.

From homeless to global artist

One of the pieces exhibited at the exhibition: Aotearoa NZ Sky Sea Land by Richard Turipa.

Richard Turipa used to sleep rough in Auckland city before he took art lessons: Now he's selling his work in London.

Manukau Courier

Concern about NCEA review

The Ministerial Advisory Group for the NCEA review has put forth six key recommendations to ensure 'young people are ...

"Removing Level 1 would be a travesty," De La Salle's principal says.

Youths in fleeing stolen car crash

The vehicle hit a parked car during rush-hour traffic (file).

A stolen car thought to be linked to a spate of burglaries hit a stationary vehicle waiting in peak-hour traffic.

North Harbour News

Fatal crash north of Auckland

Emergency services are in attendance after a car crashed down a bank in Maungaturoto.

Emergency services scramble after car crashes down bank in rural Maungaturoto.

Netball mum racial abuse claim

Netball North Harbour is investigating the incident and is calling for witnesses.

Woman holding up traffic at kids' netball competition, allegedly hurled racial abuse at the Māori warden who confronted her.

North Shore Times

Police: crash driver fled scene video

Seven people were taken to hospital after a crash at Rothesay Bay, on Auckland's North Shore, just after midnight on ...

A teen who did 'doughnuts' on a beach, causing a serious crash, allegedly fled before police arrived.

The affluent seaside: Yours for free

Takapuna Beach Holiday Park are concerned about the noise created by potential freedom campers over their front fence.

Auckland's new freedom camping spots are in prime locations. But locals won't be rolling out their red carpets.

Nor-west News

Avondale spider on decline video

The Australian hunstman spider, more commonly known as the Avondale spider, was first found in the early 1920s.

The Avondale spider famous for its role in Arachnophobia is being seen less and less.

Auckland gets red light cameras

One of six intersections where cameras installed across Auckland in 2017 started working on Thursday, resulting in ...

Cameras across the region hadn't worked for years. Now, six will finally be switched on.

Papakura Courier

50 sheep killed in 'horrific' attacks

The dog still on the loose after helping to kill more than 50 animals is described as pit bull-like.

Council officers, one armed with a rifle, mount "24/7" hunt for vicious dog that's killed scores of animals.

Auckland gets red light cameras

One of six intersections where cameras installed across Auckland in 2017 started working on Thursday, resulting in ...

Cameras across the region hadn't worked for years. Now, six will finally be switched on.

Rodney Times

Six people injured in crash

The Northland Rescue Helicopter was called to a car crash north of Auckland (file photo).

Six people have been injured, one critically, in a two-vehicle car crash in Northland.

Asbestos inspection at Waiwera Water

The site where Waiwera Water is bottled has been inspected for possible asbestos exposure.

WorkSafe has visited the Waiwera Water bottling facility after a contractor says he saw asbestos in the filtration room.

Western Leader

Beer with a clear head

Low alcohol and zero alcohol beers are giving drinkers more options

Drinkers don't have to get smashed with an increasing number of low-alcohol beers on the market.

Mayor Goff opens NZDF housing

Whenuapai Housing Partnership chairman Paul Majurey, Mayor Phil Goff, RNZAF Base Commander Auckland, Group Captain ...

A new housing development to be used by the New Zealand Defence Force personnel is now open in Whenuapai.

Northland

Flood closes school - for sixth time

State Highway 1 near Puhipuhi Rd had to be closed due to Thursday's heavy rain.

Every time there's heavy rain, the school floods. Parents and teachers are fed up.

Bream Bay wins new Showquest event

Ceili Lea's  dazzling dance performance.

Local teens from five Northland schools captured the themes important to them, such as social media, family conflict and education in powerful stage perfromances.

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