Three candidates running in Helensville are supportive of law changes for abortion and euthanasia, but two candidates have concerns.
Parents can choose to pay, or not, for their kids to attend kindergarten during school holidays.
Helensville candidates faced the public, and the electorate wants someone who can fix housing and transport issues.
Upper Harbour MP Paula Bennett says loosening cannabis regulations is not on the cards to tackle the rising tide of cheap, synthetics drugs.
The Avondale Bowling Club says it must be able to sell alcohol again or it will go under.
Reginald Sharma died in a driveway after a rowdy and violent Auckland house party turned fatal.
The "Zig Zag man" on an Auckland discount shop's branding is being investigated for breaching tobacco advertising regulations.
Intercourse is for procreation and abortion is wrong, National's would-be New Lynn MP says.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand are investigating the exact cause of a fire at an Auckland hall.
A 72-year-old woman who went missing overnight in Auckland has been found safe and well.
The mother of one allegedly assaulted teen girl wants police to prosecute.
Waitemata DHB board unanimously votes for a statement using clear language around the safety of immunisations.
OPINION: Attention for extremists is like oxygen. Let's starve them of it, suggests Martin van Beynen.
Housing is on the top of ACTs Helensville candidate Alex Evans' mind this election.
West Auckland could be the resting place of a national butterfly centre, after moth and butterfly experts floated the idea.
One long-term resident leopard seal has scientists scratching their heads - are there more of them out there?
Police say they won't charge an Auckland pastor who said gay couples marrying deserved a bullet in the head.
Police say three "heavily disguised" offenders robbed a superette of cigarettes and cash.
There is more to indigenous literature than what's on paper, says an award-winning novelist.
OPINION: Christian reverend says we must all examine our attitudes in wake of pastor's inflammatory comments.
People who don't want native bush cut for a new water filter station in a west Auckland suburb are heading to court.
Three generations, one sport, one west Auckland arena and no thoughts of leaving.
At about 17, Taylor McLoon walked off her first job, before becoming a leader in a collective action named the 'McStrike'.
Piha 's famed waves are under threat from a growing menace, surfers say - the sand dunes. But has the damage already been done to the iconic surf beach?
Logan Robertson says gay couples marrying deserved a bullet in the head. Police say they're taking it seriously.
A 12-year-old boy injured when hit by a car in West Auckland is in a serious condition in hospital.
A man is going door-to-door asking the elderly if he can fix their smoke alarms, then robbing them.
Auckland's Western rail line has reopened after it was briefly shut following a vehicle accident on Wednesday.
An Auckland boy battling cancer is staying away from germs but still playing with his mates - using painted rocks.
"Hateful and shameful" rant by Auckland baptist church's pastor has no place in NZ, HRC says.