Manukau Courier

Actor's son reunited with iPad

Shane Cortese and his son were intimidated and robbed on a train.

Shane Cortese was travelling with his son on an Auckland train when they were robbed.

Kids hurt in hit-and-run

Police are seeking any information on two crashes that happened in south Auckland on Friday evening, one of which left ...

Two hit-and-run crashes - one after a police chase - have left four people injured in south Auckland.

Sam Henwood, the Steelers' best

Sam Henwood, Counties Manukau Steelers' player of the year and defensive player of the year.

Sam Henwood is Counties Manukau Steelers' man of steel.

Robbed twice this year

Community leader Nick Bakulich outside the Idlewild Superette.

A community leader is calling for people to speak out against those who commit robberies on local businesses.

#MeToo: Let's talk about consent

A social media campaign has begun where victims of sexual harassment and abuse are sharing their stories with the hastag ...

OPINION: If you have been following some form of social media, you would have heard about a campaign called #metoo.

Sport: Alexa Kennedy chases Olympic dream

Trampolinist Alexa Kennedy has put her social life on hold as she chases her dream of competing at the Olympic Games.

Alexa Kennedy's retirement from trampolining is short lived as she jumps into the world champs fully focused.

Housing woes highlighted

AUT University senior research fellow Dr Dan Tautolo is helping to lead a study into the impact of poor housing on ...

New research is delving into the housing problems experienced by Pacific mothers in south Auckland

Sport: Laura Mariu is new skipper

Papakura Sisters' Laura Mariu succeeds Sarina Fiso as captain of the Kiwi Ferns.

Manurewa Wahine and the Papakura Sisters dominate the Kiwi Ferns Rugby League World Cup team.

Invitation to Family Day

Debbie Munroe is collecting donations to be distributed to people in need at her annual Family Fun Day in south Auckland.

Donations are still needed for this year's free Family Fun Day in Manurewa, south Auckland.

Barter store to help community gallery video

Jackets can go from $2 to $20, and accessories for low as 50 cents.

For a fraction of the retail price, you could land a Kathmandu jacket for $20, or accessories for low as 50 cents.

Love triangle killer's 'chronic lying'

Amandeep Kaur and her lover Gurjinder Singh were jointly convicted of murdering Kaur's husband.

Life sentence sticks for woman who lured her husband to his death with pizza.

Motorbike rider killed

Diversions were in place after a crash in the suburb of Flat Bush.

Drivers being redirected after motorbike crash that killed rider in Flat Bush, Auckland.

Sport: Louisa Gago a Kiwi Ferns rookie

The Gago sisters, Louisa, left, the Kiwi Fern and Grace, the rugby player who helped her back from a broken ankle.

Louisa Gago has her sister Grace to thank . 

Auckland beaches go smokefree

Auckland beaches will be smokefree as of November.

Smoking at outdoor dining areas has also been stubbed out just in time for summer.

Four days on the run

Police released a photo of Quade Tai on Tuesday, four days after failing to return to remand prison.

Police have released a name and photo of Morocco Tai's brother four days after he fled custody while on bail.

Fire treated as 'suspicious'

06102017 news photo: JARRED WILLIAMSON/STUFF. A fire at a vacant property on the corner of Luke and Hutton Streets in ...

The empty house was used by young people as a "hang out", neighbours told police.

Recycling waste ignites

The truck load of recycling material had to be emptied into the Centre Park carpark after a fire broke out.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and council contractors quickly cleaned up the mountain of rubbish.

Sport: Roundup of Papakura sports

Counties Manukau Steelers rugby fullback Tim Nanai-Williams was in electric form against the Tasman Makos last Saturday.

Drury women's softball team are out to rattle a few cages at the Bears Classic starting this Friday.

Sport: Steelers victory in pictures

A grinning Joe Royal runs in one of the Steelers' seven tries.

Photo action from Counties Manukau Steelers' come-from-behind seven-tries-to-four rugby victory over Tasman.

Tickets flying for world cup

Sir Peter Leitch is the Rugby League World Cup's Chief Ambassador.

OPINION: The countdown to the 2017 Rugby League World Cup is on.

Driven to preserve rail history

One of the many steam trains and carriages from yesteryear that runs at Glenbrook Vintage Railway near Waiuku, ...

Forty years of dedication to steam trains is being celebrated at the treasured Glenbrook Vintage Railway this Labour Weekend.

Morocco Tai's brother wanted

Morocco Tai died in Bairds Rd, Ōtara following a 52-second police chase.

Morocco Tai's brother was granted bail to attend his funeral, but he never returned to Mt Eden Corrections Facility.

Girl, 2, found unconscious in pool

A 2-year-old girl has been taken to Middlemore Hospital after an incident at the Tōia Ōtāhuhu Recreation Centre.

The Auckland toddler was saved after being spotted floating in the leisure centre pool.

Writer's road to recovery

Writing has always been a strong passion of Robyn P Murray's, so self-publishing her children's stories was a natural step.

Last year children's author Robyn P Murray suffered a stroke and could not walk, talk or write. Now she's back with four new books.

Teenager after maiden offroad title

Jack Hellier hopes Green and Mean will deliver him an offroad national title like it did his dad.

Offroader Jack Hellier hopes Green and Mean will deliver him a national like it did his father.

Senior staff shortages at DHB

There's an estimated shortage of 44 senior medical staff at Middlemore Hospital, according to a recent ASMS survey.

There's an estimated shortage of 44 senior medical staff at Middlemore Hospital, according to a recent ASMS survey.

EV infrastructure fully charged

Vector chief executive Simon Mackenzie, left, joined Transport Minister Simon Bridges at the unveiling of two new rapid ...

More and more people are using electric vehicle charges around Auckland, including spots in the south.

Community rallies for store

Nearby residents and customers of the Gadsby Supermarket in Māngere came to show support for the store.

The local community rallied around Dilbag Singh, who's dairy was violently robbed last month.

Probe into airport security glitch

An investigation will be carried out at Auckland Airport after a power interruption caused a metal detector to stop working.

It's still not clear if any passengers managed to evade screening as they departed Auckland.

Ross: Speed limit rethink

Ben Ross suggests having a 40km/h speed limit would make our residential streets safer.

What if the 50km/h default speed limit was just too fast for some areas?

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