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Facing death daily video

Jacqualine Brown has had to be rushed to hospital twice in three weeks.

Jacqui Brown says she wouldn't be alive if it weren't for the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter team.

Remembering Ricky

Ricky Barker died in a car crash at Dairy Flat near Auckland with his friend Andre Ahman in the early hours of June 17.

Jonathan Barker was waiting up for his brother Ricky when he got a text to say he'd be home soon. He never made it.

Kids wait to see psychiatrists

One-hundred and eight children under 12 had to wait more than eight weeks to be seen by a Waitemata DHB mental health ...

Hundreds of children in Auckland's north and west are waiting months to see psychiatrists, as the service comes under pressure.

Masala fallout continues

The stigma attached to the Masala restaurant has made establishing their own restaurant  Paprika much harder for Anu and ...

Uncertainty as building sold out underneath new restaurant owners.

Council can't fund Penlink - Mayor

Phil Goff pays a visit to Orewa.

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says council will lose credit rating if it funds Penlink.

Police celebrate first parade gallery video

Police dogs from the canine unit joined the parade.

Hundreds of Waitemata police parade through west Auckland for the first time.

Recycling centre aims high

The site is no undergoing renovations to allow better flow of vehicles, and plans are being discussed to accept soft ...

A Whangaparaoa recycling centre hopes to make the most of waste in the area.

Dynamic lanes coming for Whangaparaoa

During afternoon peak traffic, the LED lights will switch again in the opposite order, turning the centre median strip ...

Traffic congestion on the Hibiscus Coast's Whangaparaoa Rd may get some relief during a peak hour dynamic lane trial.

New Zealand from above

Matt Bolton captures a yacht anchored off of Wenderholm in north Auckland.

Having built his videography business from the ground up, an Auckland drone pilot has created his dream video.

Senior students miss fewer school days

Parents making the most of cheaper flights outside of school holiday isn't a big problem on the coast.

Senior students missing school for cheap holidays isn't a big problem in north Auckland.

Three districts, one parade

The Waitemata police pay parade will be held in Henderson on June 23.

Hundreds of Waitemata police will parade through west Auckland for the first time.

Have you seen these men?

Police are looking for two men who they believe will be able to assist with their enquiries. These CCTV images were ...

Jason Chase was last seen leaving his flat on May 8, police are looking for two men who they think can help find him.

Empathy needed to run community pages

30+ and Fabulous founder Natalya Purchase says running a Facebook group is a lot harder than people think.

After 10 months Natalya Purchase had more than 21,000 women in the 30+ and Fabulous group.

Raiders in running to win

Click on Karen's photo at to vote for her.

Raiders club chairwoman Karen Gibbons has been selected as finalist in Lotto NZ's 'Thank a Sport Maker' programme.

Skyline legacy for crash victim

Ricky Barker died in a car crash at Dairy Flat near Auckland with his friend Andre' Ahman in the early hours of Saturday ...

Family and friends are fundraising to finish building the car a Dairy Flat crash victim had started to build.

Hours cut at Waiwera

Waiwera Thermal Resort has cut its operating hours for a refurbishment casuing angst for staff and residents who rely on ...

Waiwera Thermal Resort is getting a long overdue renovation, but some say it's at the expense of staff and residents.

Team Warkworth in Bermuda

Boat designer Tim Smyth in the Warkworth factory of Core Builders Composite.

While members of Core Builders Composites Warkworth team are in Bermuda for the America's Cup, Smyth muses over the company's future.

Marina sends a message to Team New Zealand

Gulf Harbour locals show their support.

If the seagulls at Gulf Harbour don't support Emirates Team New Zealand, they might be out of luck.

Masalas sell for millions

More than 30 properties linked to the Masala Indian restaurant chain were seized.

Properties for sale after Auckland restaurant chain reaches $8m settlement with IRD and police.

Cliff jumping at Little Manly

Matt Bolton and friends cliff jumping at Little Manly.

Matt Bolton says Little Manly is a natural playground with "plenty of cliffs to jump off, plenty of trees to climb, even a rope swing".

Community rallies to save sickly puppy

Hope's ordeal led to the launch of the Saving Hope NZ Facebook page which will now be used to help rehome other dogs.

A sick, starving puppy was due to be euthanised but a north Auckland community stepped in to save Hope.

Bad news for busting park visitors video

Olivia and Maddi enjoy playing on the Red Beach Park playground.

Park visitors who can't keep it in are faced with a walk (or anxious run) of more than 500 metres to the nearest public toilet block.

Whipping up plans to beat the competition video

Robbie Hollander is heading to the UK to challenge the best egg throwers and catchers in the world.

Dairy Flat teen poaches national egg throwing title, and goes on to have a crack world title.

Serious crash closes SH16

The incident happened near the SH16 intersection with Anderson Rd, Kaukapakapa.

One person seriously injured in SH16 car crash.

Mourning after deadly crash

The crash occurred on an area of the highway with an uneven surface.

A family is mourning an "amazing little bro" after an Auckland highway crash that claimed two lives.

No Regional Park for Kawau Is

Around 80 hectares of Kawau Islamd Historic Reserve's 120 hectares is covered in wilding pines.

Lack of money sees Auckland Council reject Regional Park option for Kawau Island

Family Feud to Miss Universe

Renee Clayton describes herself as a "tomboy" and says the pageant will be well out of her comfort zone.

An appearance on a game show lead to a shot at Miss Universe NZ crown.

Record wet for northern autumn

Wettest autumn on record in the north.

The north was awash in autumn with rain from ex-cyclone Debbie breaking records.

Producer records sound bites with Apple

Silas McClintock grew up in Warkworth, north Auckland.

Auckland rapper, singer and producer Silas McClintock struck a lucky break with Apple Music.

New pyjamas for children in need

Evelyn Page retirement village resident Noelein Loonie, activities coordinator Diane Smith and village manager Lynn ...

Foster children will be able to dress up warm for bed this winter thanks to donations from their elders.

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