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Auckland murder-accused claims he held victim as she lay dying, jury hears

Rohit Deepak Singh, 42, is on trial for the murder of Arishma Chand.

BurgerFuel parent company launches Shake Out - a new, cashless restaurant brand

The first test restaurant will open on Auckland's North Shore.

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Many kids are in pain while waiting, NZ Dental Association president Dr Bill O'Connor tells Breakfast.

'Avalanche of children' needing intensive dental care in Auckland has caused eight-month backlog

Many of the children are in pain, Dr Bill O'Connor of the NZ Dental Association tells Breakfast.

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Jacinda Ardern was at Middlemore Hospital to reveal the news.

Rot and mould at Middlemore Hospital to be fixed as part of $80m cash injection

The investment will go towards fixing long-standing problems with buildings and infrastructure.

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Xavier and Logan Coulam are fundraising for Make a Wish.

Selfless siblings affected by cancer embrace Auckland abseiling challenge to help others

"We're fundraising for Make a Wish, to help get another kid's wish come true."

The video has whipped up a storm, with some calling it a promotion stunt.

Senior Head Hunters gang member among 11 people arrested in Auckland meth bust

Police executed search warrants at 18 properties in Auckland today.

Police hunt pair over 'unprovoked, senseless' knife attack on two men outside Auckland bar

A man wielding two knives attacked both men after another offender punched one of them.

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It follows a decision to ban police in uniform from taking part.

Ponsonby Business Association pulls support from Auckland Pride Parade over police uniform ban

Parade organisers have told police they can march in next year's parade, but not in uniform.

Firefighters battle blaze at Auckland shopping centre food court

The incident occurred at Westgate Shopping Centre in Massey just after 11am.

close up of unhealthy baby teeth

'Pain and suffering' - Auckland children wait months for dental treatment

Those with severe and painful problems are having to wait more than eight months for treatment.

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One man received burns to 45 per cent of his body after the incident in  Ōtara early this morning.

Person smoking in bed suffers burns to 45 per cent of body in South Auckland house fire

The victim was a wheelchair user who suffered burns while trying to get out of the house.

'Serious concerns' for missing Auckland man with walking frame, needing medication

Setu Taua, 70, has not been seen since this morning when he left his home in Massey to go for a walk.

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The result – a beautiful “only on the Barrier” type occasion.

Watch: Auckland's Great Barrier Island holds first demolition derby

Two business owners organised a crash-fest to do the job of a scrap metal dealer.

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They’ll now be forced to take a little-used underpass that locals call “mugger’s alley”.

Closure of Mangere Bridge forces locals to use underpass dubbed 'muggers alley'

The old bridge is being closed for safety reasons but the alternative route has safety issues of its own.

Asian organised crime syndicate 'head' among four arrested as meth, guns, $100k cash seized in Auckland raids

The person police believe to be the syndicate head had evaded capture since January.

Rainbow's End roller coaster

Evacuation on Rainbow's End ride: Corkscrew coaster leaves riders in the lurch

Some chose to head for home after the hair-raising incident.

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Christine Brennan was at the Auckland War Memorial today to gather the four crosses representing her great grandmother’s sons.

Family that lost four sons in WWI finds some comfort in field of remembrance

Hundreds gather to remember loved ones at Auckland's War Memorial.

Murder accused: 'It's my bad luck that I was on that road'

Rohit Deepak Singh is on trial in Auckland for the murder of Arishma Chand a year ago.

Paramedics treat 11 injured in crash between bus and car in Auckland

Two people have been hospitalised in a moderate condition.

Disbelief as Auckland Zoo forced to put down 18-year-old Sumatran tiger, Molek

Molek made Auckland Zoo history in 2008 with the birth of its first three tiger cubs, Jalur, Berani and Cinta. Now she's gone.

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Auckland Council is spending hundreds of millions to fix the problem, but is that enough?

Phil Goff promises solutions as 'faecal contamination' plagues Auckland beaches

The mayor says wastewater overflow will be cut by 90 per cent within a decade.

Auckland mountain bike club says suspected Killer Beez are tearing up their park's trails on motorbikes

A confrontation was caught on camera last night, with five men coming through as exasperated club members looked on.

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Armed police have cordoned off a street in Manurewa, less than 36 hours after a shooting 6km away in Ōtara.

Police investigating after one person seriously injured in South Auckland shooting

It comes less than 36 hours after a fatal shooting in Ōtara just six kilometres away.

Private pipes blamed for leaking human waste onto Auckland beaches

Watercare says their infrastructure is not inadequate.

Body found at West Auckland property believed to be that of missing Waitakere woman

Michelle Simpson suffered from a mental impairment that meant she was easily disorientated.

Manurewa house when man found dead

Woman charged over man's death at South Auckland home

Police say the woman knew the victim and she has been charged with assault with a weapon.

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