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Tongan league fans put on joyous, brave semi-final face

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 22:40:34 +1300

Thousands of Tongan Rugby League World Cup fans have left Auckland's Mt Smart stadium with heads held high despite their team losing.

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Car crashes into busy central Auckland eatery

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 21:14:24 +1300

Michael Bryant heard a "squeal" then a smash as an out-of-contol car ploughed into his pub.

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Finding The Francie: Coastguard skipper says he has a good idea where sunken vessel will be

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 18:46:08 +1300

Iain Gulliford believes he knows the final resting place of The Francie â€“ and he has a plan to find her.

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Near-drowning at Auckland health club spa

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 17:41:09 +1300

A man has been pulled from a spa at a central Auckland health club after losing consciousness.

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Donald Trump assistant Chris Liddell donates University of Auckland scholarship

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 15:26:38 +1300

 United States President Donald Trump's assistant, Kiwi Chris Liddell, is helping fund a University of Auckland scholarship.

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Destiny Church marches in Auckland amid White Ribbon clash

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 14:43:10 +1300

Brian Tamaki has addressed thousands of Destiny Church followers at a march in central Auckland, denying he is homophobic and challenging the Government to work with Destiny to address social issues.

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Waiheke Island home goes up 97 per cent in three years

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 14:36:25 +1300

Waiheke Island's Philippa Hay is able to joke about having the world's most expensive pantry, valued at $225,000.

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Ardern speaks on Manus Island between kissing babies at Grey Lynn festival

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 13:29:16 +1300

The Prime Minister has repeated her stance that New Zealand is willing to take 150 refugees from Manus Island, but that it would need to be approved by Australia.

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Firefighters tackle two large blazes in Auckland

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 11:55:41 +1300

Firefighters were battling two large blazes in Auckland on Saturday morning. 

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Boy, 11, shocked by downed power lines in Pollok, south west of Auckland

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 10:47:27 +1300

An 11-year-old boy has received an electrical shock from a downed powerline in south west Auckland. 

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Two badly injured after possible drag race crash in Manurewa, Auckland

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 10:11:11 +1300

Two people are fighting for their lives after the car they were in slammed into a tree in Manurewa, south Auckland, in the dead of night.

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Auckland's northern motorway reopened following serious accident

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 09:21:05 +1300

Auckland's northern motorway has reopened following a serious accident that forced its closure on Saturday morning.

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One dead after car rolls off SH1 near Okaihau, Northland

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:44:14 +1300

A person has died after their vehicle rolled off the road and crashed into a paddock near Okaihau, north of Kaikohe, in Northland.

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Fire in shoe shop at central Auckland building block, manager saw smoke 'pouring out'

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 00:09:07 +1300

A shoe repair shop in a central Auckland building block is now out.

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Unwell toddler's parents granted NZ residency

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 21:59:10 +1300

A desperately-ill two-year-old New Zealand born girl can now stay thanks to the Immigration Minister granting her Tongan parents residency.

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Woman left with head injuries after West Auckland bag-snatch

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 20:26:32 +1300

A woman has "significant" head injuries after a violent assault in West Auckland.

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Bees and butterflies are key focus for first-time show garden

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:28:18 +1300

Creating havens for bees and butterflies across the urban landscape is part of the larger aim behind an exhibit at this year's national garden show.

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Snells Beach stream affected by Boathouse Bay development

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:23:54 +1300

A sparkling stream teeming with life was left oxygen choked and polluted after contractors felling trees blocked it, residents say.

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Surfing with dolphins at Te Arai

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:00:31 +1300

A surfing lesson at Te Arai Pt, north of Auckland, turned into a meet and greet with a local dolphin pod for 12 Ruawai College students this week.

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Auckland restaurateur blasts America's Cup base choice as 'constipated thinking'

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:04:19 +1300

A prominent restaurateur says Auckland Council's preferred choice for the 2021 America's Cup base is "unimaginative and narrow-minded".

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