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Food waste collection gets green light

Auckland Council has signed a new contract with New Zealand company Ecogas to turn the city's household food waste into ...

Kerbside collections for household food waste will be rolled out in Auckland in 2021 under a new contract signed with NZ company Ecogas.

Auckland e-scooters: Where to find them

A Flamingo scooter on Auckland's pink bike path.

E-scooters will be a rarer sight in Auckland, with some rentals yet to launch. Here's where you can find them for now.

Cyclist killed in truck crash named

Police were called to the scene after a truck hit a cyclist on the corner of Tripoli Rd and Hobson Drive, Panmure.

Krypton Matekuolava, 40, died at the intersection of Hobson Dr and Tripoli Rd, Panmure, on November 26.

Housing plan change 'not nimbyism'

Three-bedroom houses in the leafy suburb of Remuera sell for $1.5 million on average, according to Barfoot and Thompson ...

The Salvation Army criticises plan to restrict development in Auckland's leafier areas amid housing crisis.

Remuera car park to be sold

The car park in Remuera was closed to all traffic in March after drivers in large vehicles were caught breaking the rules.

Auckland car park that banned SUVs and utes for breaching weight restrictions will be redeveloped for mixed-use.

Single cigarette sparks huge blaze

The blaze sent black smoke billowing over Auckland.

A cigarette dropped under a wooden deck started a fire that destroyed every car at an Auckland yard.

Erebus memorial decision put off

An architectural illustration of the proposed memorial.

Fate of controversial memorial won't be decided until 2020 as Govt delays application.

Bus cancellations during strike

Industrial action by Auckland bus drivers this week will affect thousands of the city's commuters.

Thousands of commuters will feel the effects of bus driver strike action over a work conditions dispute.

Councillor target of online abuse

Maungakiekie-Tamaki ward councillor Josephine Bartley has been the target of online racial abuse.

Auckland councillor Josephine Bartley cops racist remarks for plans to remove trees on Mt Albert.

Fire restrictions for summer

Fire restrictions across Auckland and a total fire ban in the Hauraki Gulf will begin on Monday, ahead of summer (file ...

Fire restrictions across Auckland and a total fire ban in the Hauraki Gulf will kick off on Monday.

Missing man found safe

Police say a man reported missing in Panmure on Thursday evening has been found "safe and well".

A 60-year-old man who was missing overnight from Panmure has been found safe.

'No clarity' on light rail disruption video

An NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) artist's impression of its Auckland light rail proposal.

"Aucklanders have a right to see convincing answers before it's too late," warns business group.

Cyclist dies in truck collision

Police were called to the scene after a truck hit a cyclist on the corner of Tripoli Rd and Hobson Drive, Panmure.

A staff member from a nearby school took a defibrillator to the scene to assist, but the cyclist died at the scene.

Revised road plans on track

St Heliers real estate agent Hamish McKay says parking in the area is already diabolical and he will be watching what AT ...

New proposal for controversial road changes could be released next year.

Santa parades in Auckland

Santa makes his grand finale at the Auckland Farmers Santa Parade.

A number of parades will take place across the city, with free entertainment for people of all ages.

From refugee to shoe empire

Sebastiano Perillo, left, with his brother Tony in his happy place - the showroom at Perillo Brothers, New Lynn - during ...

Sebastiano Perillo came to NZ with "absolutely nothing" - then created one of NZ's most successful shoe brands.

Brawl 'could have been avoided'

Police at Auckland's Mission Bay after a brawl on Friday afternoon saw eight people arrested and one taken to hospital.

Witness to massive fight in Auckland suburb says he called police and schools, but they didn't act quickly enough.

School brawl, arrests at Mission Bay

Police remain at the scene after a large brawl broke out at Auckland's Mission Bay on Friday afternoon.

One person was hospitalised after "southside versus westside" brawl between dozens of high schoolers at Auckland beach.

Aucklanders split $1m

Two Aucklanders are sharing $1 million following Wednsday night's draw.

Lotto said the winning tickets were purchased at Onehunga Mall Superette and New World Botany.

Life of an Auckland farmer

Beckie Trigg learnt about farming on the job in her post as a community ranger at Scandrett Regional Park.

North Shore-bred Beckie Trigg never thought she'd be fattening lambs on a city-owned farm one day.

Summerset's $150 million village

A photo simulation of  the original Summerset retirement village proposal.

Plans by retirement village operator Summerset to build a massive $150 million development in Auckland could get the go ahead if no appeals are lodged this month.

'Deceptive' dealer's Ferrari sale

A Ferrari 458 Spider convertible.

Continental Car Services misled an Auckland man into thinking it had sold his Ferrari for $10,000 less than it actually had, tribunal finds.

Fears for beloved dog park

Sam and Honeypuff enjoy a day at Waiatarua Reserve with their owner.

Dog owners are up in arms over a proposed change to a popular park, but the opposing side calls it "hysteria".

Teens help police save man

Police Sergeant Charmaine Smith and Constable Ramanpreet Chahal were aided by a group of teens in finding a missing man

Armed with phone lights, group followed lost dog into cemetery in search of missing man.

Bird of the Year sees penguins in a flap

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium's king and gentoo penguin colonies back their cousin the hoiho at the Bird of the Year ...

The Kelly Tarlton's penguins are throwing their weight behind their yellow-eyed cousins in a hotly-contested national competition.

Car in water at Auckland beach

A car was driven into the water at Bucklands Beach on Sunday night (file photo).

One person injured after a car was driven into the water at Bucklands Beach.

Arrest after baby seriously injured

The pair are due to appear in North Shore District Court on Friday.

The man and woman face charges of ill-treatment or neglect of a child after the baby was injured at an Auckland home last year.

The abandoned car no one can move

The car has been sitting on Mountain Rd in Panmure for the past few months.

For the past few months an abandoned car has sat on a Panmure street.

One 'critical' after crash

Penrose Rd in Mt Wellington has been closed after the crash.

The injured person may have suffered a medical event at the time of the crash, police said.

Mass road closures for marathon

Part of the Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed due to the marathon.

Whether you're running the 42km or 5km, we've got what you need to know for the 2019 Auckland Marathon.

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