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Shackles off at Waitākere

Chilean playmaker Andre Estay has been added to the midfield stocks.

Missing out on the grand final last year has sparked a will to win the national league.

DIY house sales drop in Auckland

Private house sales are still an option in a changing real estate market.

Home owners are returning to real estate agents in a tougher Auckland housing market.

Morris murderer loses appeal

Connor Morris was fatally struck by a sickle during a fight in West Auckland in 2014.

The man who bludgeoned Millie Elder-Holmes' partner to death with a sickle in an Auckland gang fight will stay behind bars.

Mad Butcher for sale

Mad Butcher Point Chevalier is up for sale.

Another Mad Butcher store has gone under, this time in Auckland.

Road map for Henderson-Massey

Henderson-Massey Local Board chairman Shane Henderson said they've adopted their local board plan for the next three years.

Auckland local board reveals its vision for the next three years.

Auckland road trauma rising

In March, two cars crashed in west Auckland on the corner of School Rd and Vodanovic Rd.

Auckland roads are becoming increasingly dangerous, report says.

Injured, frustrated and disappointed

Arun Tandon said he was attacked by a masked man in a west Auckland car park.  (not actual image)

A dairy owner says police didn't do enough after he was brutally beaten in Auckland.

'It's every kid's dream to be a mermaid'

Yasmin Bicer, left, and Sophia Neeson said they've been swimming with mermaid tales for more than two years.

Mermaid tails are banned in Auckland pools but these girls want to change that.

Best Auckland beaches

Auckland is blessed with beaches.

Summer is almost upon us which means day trips to the beach will be on the cards.

Young disabled man to be deported

Sagar Narayan relies on his family for help.

Immigration NZ says he's a burden on the health system. His dad says he'll die if he's sent back to Fiji.

Road signs for kererū

New NZTA signs warn drivers of low flying kererū.

New Zealand's native pigeon will have extra protection from drivers thanks to new NZTA signs.

Court action over landslide

Torrents of stormwater and a slip hit the property where Jessica Mead's family was living in a caravan in March.

A Waiheke Island property owner is taking Auckland Transport to court after a slip onto her land.

One in six fines waived

It's getting harder to get out of a ticket, Auckland Transport says.

Thousands of motorists are getting out of traffic infringements in Auckland.

Don't just blame Winston Peters

NZ First leader Winston Peters met with his board on Monday morning as coalition talks continue.

OPINION: Former MP John Tamihere says MMP changed the constitution forever.

Abandoned house ablaze

A St John Ambulance spokesperson said the house was abandoned and empty at the time of the fire.

Large fire tears through empty, abandoned property in Auckland suburb of New Lynn.

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.

Westie launches fashion line video

Samuel Levi was named New Zealand's Fashion Influencer of the Year for 2017.

A west Aucklander is breaking fashion stereotypes with his new line of watches.

Push for mental health support

A total of 13 children aged 10-14 committed suicide between July 2016 and June 2017.

Children are missing out on mental health support in intermediate schools, a group of university students say.

Rising above the challenges

Geneva Tino will graduate with a bachelor in communication studies in December.

Geneva Tino may have cerebral palsy, but it hasn't stopped her reaching her goals.

Speed cameras ping thousands

Glen Eden's Leslie Harris was clocked four times by the West Coast Rd camera in December 2016.

About 44,000 speeding drivers on two Auckland roads bolster the Government's coffers by $2.5m.

Auckland man attacked

Police are guarding an Auckland home where a man was seriously assaulted.

Auckland man hospitalised after being seriously assaulted at his home on Lincoln Rd.

Ute on wrong side of motorway video

The ute was allegedly stolen and was later stopped by police road spikes.

A suspected stolen ute was caught speeding on a busy Auckland motorway.

NZ's new 'top ticketer'

Auckland's Waterview Tunnel generates around $22,000 in revenue a day through speeding tickets.

Waterview Tunnel pulls in $22k in fines a day and the AA wants speed limit on approaches raised to 100kmh.

Meet a man with 200,000 Lego-bricks

Colin Doyle estimated around 4000 Lego bricks were used in creating his moon base.

And you thought dealing with your children's Lego collection was a nightmare.

Waterview: The human cost

One worker died of natural causes while on a scheduled break during construction of the Waterview tunnel.

From death to broken bones, construction of the $1.4 billion Auckland tunnel also carried a human toll.

Waterview tunnel stings motorists video

On average 60,000 vehicles use the tunnel each day.

Speeding in Auckland's Waterview tunnel yielded $1m in fines in just six weeks.

Auckland artist gives a hoot video

Tiger Willis will be painting the owl as part of the Big Hoot, a charity exhibition and auction to be held in March 2018.

Emerging west Auckland artist Tiger Willis selected to paint one of 46 owls to be auctioned off for child cancer.

Prisoners construct garden for show video

One of the cabbage tree sculptures created by the prisoners.

Auckland Prison has been part of creating a garden for the New Zealand Flower & Garden Show 2017.

Time to ditch the rego?

The label in the bottom right of a vehicle's windscreen is commonly referred to as the rego.

Fines for failing to show registration "out of control", with worst Auckland offender receiving 58 tickets.

'What can we do?'

Lincoln Rd property owner Sharon Mukhtar will leave her home of 18 years.

Six home-owners forced to move out for upgrade of Lincoln Rd in Auckland.

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