Michelle Isemonger, last year's Miss Auckland, has been crowned Miss International NZ and competes in the global contest in November.
Here's a golden opportunity - you could save $20,000 a year minding someone else's home and pets.
Friends of public parks group supports council move to declare Browns Island Motukorea its newest regional reserve.
ON THE BEAT: Young people mainly come to police attention for driving offences, in particular, breaching licence conditions.
An East Auckland Rotary Club worked hard to be able to donate a defibrillator to Pakuranga Sailing Centre.
How a glass-walled extension captures a view and heats the rest of the house.
Rakai Kirkwood's bid for the Commonwealth Youth Games welterweight gold begins in sunny Nassau, the Bahamian capital tomorrow morning.
Six of the nation's top secondary-school mathematicians are crunching numbers at the International Mathematical Olympiad.
Auckland's hospitals are feeling the pinch of winter illnesses and a growing population - could a new hospital fix it?
A robbery at a Z service station in East Auckland has highlighted the success of new anti-theft technology.
Fencibles shoot closer to the crown, Hornets buzzing to playoffs, and Pakuranga battle for Jubilee Trophy.
Two skilled East Auckland students and chefs have qualified for the semi-finals of a cuisine showdown.
East Auckland's bustling Cafe Paris celebrated its 14th anniversary on Bastille Day, July 14.
An always popular programme of classical concerts in Howick gets under way again soon.
Car launches through glass doors of restaurant, injuring man's foot.
Pakuranga Athletic Club collected medals at the North Island champs with four young runners victorious.
In a glowing report, Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett says "it's pretty exciting to be a New Zealander at the moment".
Police are investigating a robbery that struck a Z service station in Pakuranga early on Friday morning.
A Howick woman has lifted the coveted Miss Auckland beauty pageant title for the second year in a row.
ON THE BEAT: People should call police on 111 if noticing suspicious persons and behaviour in their neighbourhoods.