Central Leader

Plea for missing tourist

Biao Zhang hasn't been seen in almost a month.

Biao Zhang was last seen in Auckland on June 21 after arriving in the country as part of a tour group.

Man stabbed near Sylvia Park

The incident happened about 8am on Friday (file photo).

Man rushed to hospital after a stabbing near an Auckland mall.

Eastern Courier

Teen killed in horror crash named

Pakuranga Rd was closed while police investigated the crash.

Two people killed when a car crashed into a building in Auckland were high school students.

Car crashes into building, 2 dead

The car in which two people died after crashing into a building in Auckland.

The wreck of a crash which killed a man and woman was only discovered hours later by a man arriving for work.

East & Bays Courier

Teens on mission to save birds video

Western Springs College students Mele Aho and Emma Sadgrove are on a mission to save the birds.

Two teenagers are on a mission to save the birds and take down the bread.

Killer's release concerns mum

James Cooper pictured during his 2013 trial.

After numerous attempts at freedom, James Cooper has finally been paroled, but his victim's mother believes he will re-offend.

Manukau Courier

Auckland's 'convenience' fuel tax

The Z Energy service station in Tom Pearce Dr, near Auckland Airport, was offering 91 octane petrol for $2.33 per litre ...

Fill up beside the airport and be stung up 29c a litre more than down the road. Z says that's business.

Man shot, AOS called video

Police remained at the scene on Friday morning.

Locals heard chopper circling, then armed police calling for the house's occupants to come out.

North Harbour News

Māori names for Auckland

Henderson-Massey Local Board member Will Flavell said the dual naming project was significant in revitalising te reo Māori.

Local politicians want hundreds of Māori names on parks and public facilities.

Over the moon about win

Callaghan Innovation's Rachael Mason tries on a space suit at Space Camp in the US. Mason was in Huntsville, Alabama, in ...

A schoolgirl's stellar science skills saw her win a cadet's award out of 500 students at Space Camp.

North Shore Times

Massive effort works magic

Ebony Andrews, kneeling, is performing in a play inspired by actors' own life experiences.

Acting is tough, but moments of magic make it all worthwhile Ebony Andrews, 19, says in a Q and A.

Over the moon about win

Callaghan Innovation's Rachael Mason tries on a space suit at Space Camp in the US. Mason was in Huntsville, Alabama, in ...

A schoolgirl's stellar science skills saw her win a cadet's award out of 500 students at Space Camp.

Nor-west News

Orphans farewell Mum and Dad video

A group of Buddhist monks lead the funeral service.

Orphaned after a drowning, nine children have farewelled their parents in a traditional Buddhist ceremony.

Māori names for Auckland

Henderson-Massey Local Board member Will Flavell said the dual naming project was significant in revitalising te reo Māori.

Local politicians want hundreds of Māori names on parks and public facilities.

Papakura Courier

'Talented' teen dies outside party video

Xavier Browne, 19, died after an incident outside a party in Auckland's Half Moon Bay.

Xavier Browne, an "up and coming" sportsman, died after being hit by a car.

Hospitals testing kids' BMI

Nearly 30 per cent of children that presented at Middlemore Hospital's children's emergency room in the past year were ...

With a growing number of overweight and obese kids coming to its hospital, a DHB has started recording children's weight.

Rodney Times

The salon that doesn't throw away hair video

Jo Bosher-Davis says she is happy knowing that she is making a change one cut at a time.

An Auckland salon hangs onto it's customers' hair. The reason is much less creepy than you think.

Freedom campers in library car parks?

The new bylaws could come into play this summer.

New freedom camping bylaw could come into play in Auckland, with proposed sites including popular beaches and reserves.

Western Leader

Cats caught on camera video

Stephanie Bruce researched what Auckland cats get up to when their owners aren't looking.

Daredevil moggies are caught killing, fighting and sleeping on stranger's beds using mini cat cameras.

Orphans farewell Mum and Dad video

A group of Buddhist monks lead the funeral service.

Orphaned after a drowning, nine children have farewelled their parents in a traditional Buddhist ceremony.

Northland

Face burnt in explosion

Affco freezing works in the main street in Moerewa was open again on Friday.

WorkSafe investigation launched following an explosion that left a man with severe burns.

Man seriously injured after blast

A man has serious burns after reports of an explosion at Affco freezing works in Moerewa, Northland.

The man with serious burns has been transported to Middlemore Hospital in Auckland.

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