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Firefighters extinguish large blazes in neighbouring Auckland homes

Two homes on Swaffield Road, in Papatoetoe, were "well involved" in fire when emergency services arrived.

A Fire and Emergency NZ engine.

Person taken to hospital in critical condition with burns after car fire in Auckland

The incident happened on Buscomb Ave in Henderson about 12.10pm.

02:48
A single male has been caught in a trap on Auckland’s North Shore.

More traps being set up on Auckland's North Shore to try to stop Queensland fruit fly

If the Australian fruit fly establishes itself here, it could seriously impact the horticulture industry.

03:40
Seven Sharp’s Carolyn Robinson went aboard the piece of salty Auckland history.

Watch: 115-year-old Ariki, one of NZ's oldest sailing vessels, restored to its former beauty

Seven Sharp’s Carolyn Robinson went aboard the piece of salty Auckland history.

04:44
It was a tense morning for Cassie Roma, who has seen the superstar 21 times - so far.

Sir Elton John adds second Auckland show

Sir Elton's first Auckland show sold out almost immediately when it went on sale yesterday.

Person dies after being struck by train at crossing in South Auckland

The incident happened at a railway crossing in Takanini this afternoon.

02:48
A single male has been caught in a trap on Auckland’s North Shore.

Potentially damaging Queensland fruit fly found on Auckland's North Shore

The invasive fruit fly could be harm the horticulture industry here if it takes hold.

03:52
Critics say it promotes violence against women, while others dismissed it as just a bit of fun.

Auckland café's Valentine's Day blackboard message called offensive toward women

Sarah Trotman saw the sign posted on Twitter and visited the premises to ask the owner to take it down.

01:45
The plans of thousands of conference delegates are up in the air following further delays.

Auckland business owners disappointed by SkyCity convention centre delay

The plans of thousands of conference delegates are up in the air following further delays.

01:49
Details of today’s testimony could be disturbing to some viewers.

Susan Burdett may have met Malcolm Rewa before her killing, court hears

Rewa's murder trial heard from a colleague of Ms Burdett, who says the accused visited the premises.

Buyers struggling to get into the market are contributing to a severe rental property shortage and record high rent prices.

Wellington rent prices 'explode', tenants paying $45 more than Auckland

According to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index, Wellington city’s rental prices have continued to grow with the average rent hitting an all-time high.

Watch: Auckland cyclist confronts driver after bus nearly runs him off the road

Alec Tang captured video of the incident, which took place on the Grafton Bridge this morning.

Raw video: Smoke billows from cement truck on fire on Auckland Motorway during morning rush hour

A separate 10-vehicle crash is compounding problems on the Southern Motorway.

Watch: Man plunges off Auckland wharf on Lime scooter to win bet - but could be out $2299

He was allegedly paid $1000 by a friend to complete the stunt.

The Chase star Shaun Wallace stuns fans after making surprise appearances at Auckland quizzes

"The Dark Destroyer" took photos with fans and also helped quiz teams during the visit.

Inspector Aaron Pascoe briefed media about the police investigation today.

Pair charged with murder of Auckland man Shannon Baker appear in court

The men, 28 and 34, were granted interim name suppression.

 Passengers at Auckland Airport weigh in on this morning’s controversial decision to shoot the airport security dog.

Security breach at Auckland Airport halts screening and flights

Aviation Security is dealing with an incident at the airport.

Inspector Aaron Pascoe briefed media about the police investigation today.

Two men charged with murder of Auckland man who suffered 'prolonged and violent' attack

Shannon Baker's killers were trying to gain the combination for the safe at his home, police previously said.

Armed police are conducting a manhunt in West Auckland after police chase

The driver of a Mercedes fled on foot after leaving the vehicle at a home.

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He has spent more than 20 years behind bars, accused of one of the most controversial cases in a generation.

Malcolm Rewa trial: Defence lawyer suggests Susan Burdett's son may have killed mother

Dallas McKay has been giving evidence today with Rewa accused of killing Ms Burdett in 1992.

Raw: Horror video shows man being hit as car speeds off at Auckland petrol station

Wheels can be heard screeching and scraping, and there are screams as the car drives away.

Intense blaze rips through South Auckland car yard

Fire and Emergency NZ crews were called to the fire on Great South Rd, Drury just before 7am.

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