Central Leader

Auckland's speedway slow-down video

Some in the speedway community said they felt 'betrayed' by the Auckland Council discussion about moving the sport.

Western Springs Speedway's move appeared a near certainty - then costs blew out. Now the decision has been postponed.

Taking crosses 'inexcusable' video

A cross for every Kiwi soldier who died in World War I was erected at the Auckland War Memorial Museum to mark the 100th ...

Schools were welcome to take crosses from memorial field, but one war widow says families should be "first and foremost".

Eastern Courier

Auckland woman attacked walking home

A young woman was knocked down, strangled and punched near the Highland Park roundabout in east Auckland.

An 18-year-old was chased, pinned down, punched and indecently assaulted on a suburban street.

Work to eastern bus route underway

Safety measures have been set in place to ensure the security of surrounding properties while the removal work progresses.

Auckland Mayor Goff says the $1.4 billion project will bring "significantly improved facilities for motorists and faster connections for walkers and bike riders".

East & Bays Courier

Beach wheelchair gives new lease on life

Thomas Morrison tries out his new wheelchair at Auckland's Kohimarama Beach.

A special beach-friendly wheelchair will open up a whole new world for Thomas Morrison and his family this summer.

Homeless after fleeing Pakistan

Sana Banoori found herself homeless with a newborn two years ago.

Sana Banoori fled her country as war began. In Auckland with a newborn baby, she ended up homeless.

Manukau Courier

Auckland's speedway slow-down video

Some in the speedway community said they felt 'betrayed' by the Auckland Council discussion about moving the sport.

Western Springs Speedway's move appeared a near certainty - then costs blew out. Now the decision has been postponed.

Funding boost for tree disease research video

Trees showing signs of having been infected with kauri dieback disease outside Waipoua Forest, Northland.

The Government is taking steps to combat kauri dieback and myrtle rust.

North Harbour News

The grinch who stole Christmas lights

The Woolmores plans for Christmas decorations outside their home have been ruined after someone allegedly stole their ...

The festive season is looking a little less bright for one Auckland family.

Council moves to protect park

The discussions about securing Bomb Point park as a reserve have been going on for a decade.

Discussions will restart to secure the future of Auckland's Bomb Point and ensure it's not sold to developers.

North Shore Times

Waterspouts, lightning in Auckland video

Multiple waterspouts were sighted on the North Shore on Tuesday evening.

"Water tornado" forms at Auckland beach after thunderstorms lashed much of the country.

Thieves target weird items

A sandwich was among unusual items people had had stolen from them.

A sandwich, nappy bag and dressing gown are among improbable items stolen recently.

Nor-west News

The grinch who stole Christmas lights

The Woolmores plans for Christmas decorations outside their home have been ruined after someone allegedly stole their ...

The festive season is looking a little less bright for one Auckland family.

Neighbours mourn 'gentle soul'

Michelle Simpson's body was found two days after she went missing in West Auckland.

An Auckland woman found dead after a two day search had lost her mother a fortnight prior.

Papakura Courier

Getting on with the job

Maori Development and Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta. Labour Party MP.

OPINION: Māori unemployment is down from 9.9 percent to 8.5 per cent and while there remains a gap the downward trend is encouraging.

ABs loss not an upset

Rieko Ioane of the All Blacks collects the high ball  during the International Friendly match between the New Zealand ...

OPINION: When the number 2 ranked side in the world beats the number 1 ranked side, it can't come as that much of a surprise to anyone.

Rodney Times

Fatal crash in Wellsford

A person has died in a crash on Tuesday evening (file photo).

One person has died and two are seriously injured following a crash in Auckland's north.

Signs needed to stop shellfish poaching

Shellfish can not be taken from Long Bay-Okura Marine Reserve

More signage key to limiting "brazen" theft of shellfish from Auckland marine reserve, according to locals.

Western Leader

'Reckless driving' on funeral ride

A large group of people - many of whom were on motorbikes - were seen driving dangerously around West Auckland on ...

It is believed gang members were responsible for "concerning driving behaviour" reported in West Auckland.

Auckland's speedway slow-down video

Some in the speedway community said they felt 'betrayed' by the Auckland Council discussion about moving the sport.

Western Springs Speedway's move appeared a near certainty - then costs blew out. Now the decision has been postponed.

Northland

Man with 'prominent face tattoo' wanted

Police are looking for Reuben Riddell who has a warrant for arrest.

Police are looking for 28-year-old Reuben Riddell who can be identified by his face and neck tattoos.

Open Arms homeless centre opens

Padre Kevin Herewini blessing the Open Arms centre during the official opening of the building.

Whangarei's day care centre for the homeless officially laid out the welcome mat on Thursday with a moving ceremony and a day of celebration.

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