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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.

'Remuera tractors' banned in car park

A parking sign in an Auckland carpark says SUVs, vans, utes and commercial vehicles are prohibited from parking there.

The "tractors" of upmarket Auckland suburb Remuera have been banned from a local car park.

Calls for more bus route overhauls

Commuters call for Auckland Transport to follow Wellington regional council's lead and rethink changes to bus routes.

'My son's addicted to gaming'

The 12-year-old has been gaming since he was 8 years old but his mum says Fortnite is the first game he can't put down.

The 12-year-old spends up to six hours a day playing Fortnite and charged games bills to his parents' bank accounts.

Man crushed by steel framing

CSP Coating Systems' website says it is New Zealand's largest integrated galvanizing and zinc spraying operation.

Co-workers shocked by 55-year-old man's death at Auckland factory.

Armed robbery at liquor store

A man armed with a firearm robbed a liquor store in Auckland.

Two armed men entered an Auckland liquor store, assaulted a staff member and robbed the business. 

Kids stuck in school lift

Emergency services treated one patient at Glendowie Primary School in Auckland.

Two students at Auckland's Glendowie Primary School became stuck in a lift filling with smoke.

Ports of Auckland back Round the Bays

Athletes cool off at a water station during the The Ports of Auckland Round the Bays fun run.

Ports of Auckland is back as the major sponsor of Auckland's Round the Bays.

One year on, still no repairs

Wayne and Lesley Carter are unhappy with the council's response time to a land slip threatening their rock wall.

A rock wall teeters on the edge of a landslip 16 months after a storm because of repair delays.

The tired bones of Auckland sport

The closed Birkenhead War Memorial grandstand, set for demolition in August.

A grandstand must go. A clubroom is closed. Bleachers lean. They're ageing, derelict and dangerous.

Auckland bus fix? 'Change schools'

Students and parents have been navigating new routes to school this week.

For an hour the 13-year-old watched full buses zoom past. He got lucky with the fourth one.

Player's $1.1 million poker win

A woman placed $35 on a single hand and won more than $1 million at SkyCity casino in Auckland.

The winner shared some of her $1.1 million win with other players at the table.

Debris causes motorway delays

Glass dropped by a truck has caused delays on the southern motorway.

Debris on Auckland motorway's causes delays for motorists.

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.

New network 'massive step backward'

Auckland Transport's "simpler" bus network, which includes the 75 route, is actually making it more difficult to get ...

They moved to central Auckland specifically so they could take a quick, direct bus to work. Now they have to catch two.

Motorway crash causes delays

Commuters on the southern motorway should expect delays after a crash.

Auckland commuters on the southern motorway face delays after a four car crash pile up.

Police pursuit of stolen vehicle video

Police said two pursuits took place after the driver failed to stop.

The man allegedly drove on the wrong side of an Auckland highway before crashing into another car.

Road safety upgrade complete

The upgraded Ngapipi Rd and Tamaki Drive will open next week.

One of the country's worst intersections for crashes on Auckland's waterfront is finally upgraded. 

Auckland drops 'liveable city' goal

Nick Hill, CEO of Auckland Council's economic development agency ATEED

The focus is now on creating quality jobs, dumping the previous goal of being "the world's most liveable city".

Mt Wellington goes car-free

An artist's impression of the new visitor car park, with a toilet block at the New Mountain Rd entrance.

Auckland maunga's summit road will permanently close to all vehicles in the next few months.

Train damage causes delay

Passengers disembark a train at Meadowbank Station just before midnight on Thursday.

A train was significantly damaged after it hit an object on the track, delaying passengers for three hours.

Stuck for three hours on train

This train was stuck on Auckland's eastern line from 8.30pm to about 11.45pm Thursday.

There was a "metallic grinding sound" as the train hit something. Then, the passengers waited. And waited.

Pedestrian hit by motorbike

A pedestrian has been hit by a motorbike on Remuera Rd in Auckland.

A man has received serious injuries after a crash in Auckland's Remuera.

Churton cops criticism over Eagle helicopter complaint

The police Eagle helicopter operates from Mechanics Bay in central Auckland.

Using south Auckland to rally support from Remuera residents over police chopper noise has backfired for a local board member.

Fairytale waterfront cottage to go

This landmark waterfront cottage at the end of Tamaki Drive in St Heliers has been advertised for sale by removal. ...

This St Heliers waterfront property sold in 2016 for $3.35m - the house is now advertised for $160k.

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.

Fifa seeks SFO help

The Home of Football has two artificial football turfs, but they are not Fifa-accredited.

Serious Fraud Office called on to investigate multi-million dollar football centre.

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