Central Leader

Hospital food 'risk' to allergic patients

Patients with allergies are at a "constant and ongoing risk" from hospital food services, a DHB committee says (file photo).

Auckland DHB reports "significant" risk as 25 kids with allergies nearly receive the wrong meal.

Bus crashes head on with Mercedes video

One person is seriously injured after a crash in Auckland's CBD.

One person seriously injured after luxury car collides with bus in central Auckland.

Eastern Courier

$5k bid to save island dog

Dog tired: Within five minutes of meeting Buddy he was fast asleep between the Tanner-McCanns.

An Auckland couple are on a mission to give a Rarotongan street dog a forever home in New Zealand.

Remembering 37 fallen

Ken Ford served in the Vietnam War in the 1960s.

Hundreds are expected to pay their respects to Vietnam Veterans this weekend in Auckland.

East & Bays Courier

Dog poo hanging is the 'worst'

There's no point putting the poo in a bag if you don't put it in the bin. (File photo)

Of all the dog poo offences, the worst is bagging and hanging, says frustrated Aucklander.

Money for charity

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays organisers are calling on New Zealand charities to apply for a share of $60,000 and be ...

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays organisers are calling on charities to apply for a share of $60,000.

Manukau Courier

Proof of virginity 'haunts me'

South Auckland artist 'Ofa Lehā is hoping to shine light on a topic that is rarely discussed in her culture.

A Tongan "deflowering ritual" is the subject of an art exhibition - and rigorous debate.

'We aren't there to save them'

Rough sleepers are being given the chance to shelter at the Manukau bus station in south Auckland.

Rough sleepers have the chance to doss down at the Manukau bus station. But not all are taking up the offer.

North Harbour News

Rodney roads speed plea

Rodney roads were the most dangerous in Auckland in 2017, with 12 of the 64 road fatalities recorded in the ward.

Speed limit urgently needs to come down before officials look at signage and road marking, politician says.

Widower backs Oteha petition

Christine Ovens, 56, died when she was hit by a car on Oteha Valley Rd on April 12. Her husband, Darryl Ovens, has put ...

A widower is backing calls for safety improvements on an Auckland road which claimed two lives within five weeks.

North Shore Times

Neighbours at war over wee issue

Ray Sykes is upset his washing and outdoor area keep getting hit with dog excrement.

The dogs moved onto an upstairs deck. The laundry hung down below. Days later, the inevitable happened.

Winter chills HNZ house

The door that was installed does not have adequate insulation, so it does not keep the cold air out in the winter.

Young children, including a newborn baby, are shivering through an unusually cold winter because HNZ won't fix a door.

Nor-west News

Rodney roads speed plea

Rodney roads were the most dangerous in Auckland in 2017, with 12 of the 64 road fatalities recorded in the ward.

Speed limit urgently needs to come down before officials look at signage and road marking, politician says.

From helping others to homeless video

After a decade on the streets, Mark Koha hopes to find work and give back to the community.

Mark Koha packed a backpack to start a new life. He ended up sleeping rough for a decade.

Papakura Courier

Native trees to thrive in Hunua Ranges video

Raveen Jaduram, Watercare chief executive, helps with the planting for their Hunua Ranges regeneration project.

A 1900-hectare commercial pine forest in the Hunua Ranges will be replaced by native trees to prevent sediment run-off.

Tapestry tells war stories

The tapestry's designer Andrew Crummy with Papakura Museum manager Kay Thomas at the exhibition.

A work of art has travelled from the UK to south Auckland to commemorate Kiwis' lives during WWI.

Rodney Times

Rodney roads speed plea

Rodney roads were the most dangerous in Auckland in 2017, with 12 of the 64 road fatalities recorded in the ward.

Speed limit urgently needs to come down before officials look at signage and road marking, politician says.

Boxing injury takes bad turn

A woman was airlifted to hospital after being hit in the head at boxing training (file photo).

A woman lost consciousness and stopped breathing after a blow to the head.

Western Leader

Rodney roads speed plea

Rodney roads were the most dangerous in Auckland in 2017, with 12 of the 64 road fatalities recorded in the ward.

Speed limit urgently needs to come down before officials look at signage and road marking, politician says.

Thieves make off with 50kg kiwi

Have you seen this bird? A kiwi sculpture has been stolen from West Auckland’s Flanshaw Road School on the night of ...

Likely armed with bolt cutters, vandals have helped a school's beloved kiwi sculpture to fly the coop.

Northland

Pilot's son 'devastated'

Allan Tull's son Joseph says he is devastated his dad won't be at his wedding later this year.

Joseph Tull asked his dad for advice on proposing to his girlfriend. His wedding in November will be bittersweet.

From chemo, to completely ripped

These photos taken six months apart, show just how far G-J Hill has come after battling Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Gary-John Hill's journey one of the world's biggest bodybuilding stages started with a 16cm tumour.

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