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Boxing injury takes bad turn

A woman was airlifted to hospital after being hit in the head at boxing training (file photo).

A woman lost consciousness and stopped breathing after a blow to the head.

From helping others to homeless video

After a decade on the streets, Mark Koha hopes to find work and give back to the community.

Mark Koha packed a backpack to start a new life. He ended up sleeping rough for a decade.

Art celebration at Orewa College

The piece is named 'Yume Kasafuku', which is Japanese for 'Dream Umbrella Happiness'.

Hanging ornament to celebrate a student exchange relationship spanning 28 years.

'Invisible' crossings painted

16082018 News photo: Caroline Williams/Stuff. The updated pedestrian crossings in Orewa.

AT paints Orewa's 'invisible' crossings following community concern.

Milo the singing Spoodle video

Milo and Louie, spoodle dogs from Hatfield's Beach. Milo (left) loves to sing.

Milo the spoodle loves to sing. He's a big fan of Six60.

Local band at Rockquest

Barracuda Swim School are in the running to become the People's Choice finalist in the 2018 Smokefree Rockquest ...

Whangparaoa band could become Rockquest People's Choice, but it needs your vote.

Women-only ride-sharing coming

Women-only ride sharing service DriveHer is launching in Auckland later this year.

Uber will have a new competitor in NZ when a uni student launches a female-only ride-sharing service later this year.

Remembering 37 fallen

Ken Ford served in the Vietnam War in the 1960s.

Hundreds are expected to pay their respects to Vietnam Veterans this weekend in Auckland.

Weiti sediment controls 'highly effective'

Auckland Council has defended the erosion and sediment controls in place at the Weiti development, on the edge of the ...

An Auckland community feels a development is at the heart of a marine reserve's pollution, but the council does not think so.

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.

Drivers pinged on T2 lane video

Drivers say Library Lane is well-known for its traffic, which backs up in the afternoons.

An Auckland T2 lane is still catching drivers, even when traffic prevents them from obeying rules.

'UFO over NZ' was rocket

Stardome educator Josh Kirkley said he captured the Nasa rocket "unknowingly".

Parker launched in the US, but it glowed bright over Auckland skies, astronomer who photographed it says.

Dodgy driver caught on camera video

Dashcam footage shows the vehicle only metres away from Bassett.

Kaylene Bassett didn't have time to toot as she swerved to the side of the road to avoid a head-on crash.

Teen's spirited rescue

Lucy Cooper was only five days into her trip on the Spirit of New Zealand, when she tripped while ashore and dislocated ...

Whangaparaoa teen only one of nine to be rescued from Great Barrier Island by helicopter this year.

1500 animals stolen in five years

Bowie the dog was reunited with her owner Jo Hodge after three months.

Whether it is a stolen pooch or missing alpaca, police say social media can prove to be the hero.

Caravan life a winner video

'Travelling K' , or Karen Nisbet in her caravan.

"I don't think it stops you from dating. I could always sell it and get a larger one."

Queen's recognition for mum and daughter

Annie May (Joan) Ballantine and Ali Timms celebrate their achievements together.

When a daughter rang her mum to share the news of her award, she didn't realise her mum also had news to share.

Barking mad over illegal dogs video

Thousands of dogs are not registered with Auckland Council each year.

A man whose dog was viciously attacked by an unregistered dog calls for a clampdown.

Speed camera van damages grass berm

A police speed camera van left a muddy trail on a grass berm on Whangaparaoa Road.

Officer defends damage to grass berm

Infill housing to blame for flooding video

Pauline and Denis Batchelor say the problem will get worse if more homes are added in their street.

The Batchelors face a flooded property every time it rains. They want council to put a stop to all that development.

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.

Centimetres from death

Father and daughter were directly between the car and the counter.

Father and daughter are counting their lucky stars after they narrowly missed being crushed by a car in Auckland

$380k on 'invisible' crossings video

Orewa resident David Thew is not satisfied that AT's four new zebra crossings are visible enough to drivers.

North Auckland residents say upgraded pedestrian crossings are invisible to oncoming traffic.

Festival 'shows what's possible'

Scott Hamilton interprets a performance of Jack Charles v The Crown in New Zealand Sign Language to a hearing impaired ...

 Auckland Arts Festival has been recognised for its efforts to make art accessible to diverse audiences.

'Good behaviour' bonds

The Hibiscus Coast Raiders rugby league grounds, where the incident occurred.

Raiders and Mt Wellington ARL teams hit with good behaviour bonds following "massive" brawl.

The happiest room in the hospital video

Amanda Wignell's hospital room was filled with flowers

A woman suffered multiple injuries after a serious car crash, leaving her in hospital for days on end. But it's not all bad news.

Arrest after machete attack video

A 48-year-old man will appear in court on Thursday following a machete attack in Stanmore Bay.

A 48-year-old man has appeared in court after a machete attack which cut victim to the bone in Auckland's Stanmore Bay.

Rescue dog bolts, knocking over woman video

The dog that hit Julia ran off towards the Orewa shops.

A rescued greyhound got spooked and bolted, running into an 80-year-old, knocking her down.

Three buses instead of one video

Queues of commuters line up to catch the popular 991X express bus from Waiwera to Auckland city

The buses are always full, but AT wants to cut the services.

Success overseas for Orewa

Back row: Ella Speight, Caitlin Ashby, Hannah Anderson, Kate Wignell, Isla Marsh, Rae Kwan, Kendra Stinson and Sandra ...

Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club have made their mark in international waters after bringing home 10 medals from an Australian competition.

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