Sam Wallace takes a look at one of the best views Great Barrier Island has to offer.

Iwi's 'pain and anguish' at plan to rename Great Barrier Island

The name-change dispute adds to a long list of overlapping claims among iwi.

Man dies after becoming trapped under vehicle while pushing it down driveway in Auckland

Emergency services were called to a private property in the suburb of Highland Park.

This weekend Tim Randle’s latest Manurewa High School group will compete at Tangata Beats and the Smokefreerockquest.

The South Auckland teacher inspiring his students to follow their musical passion

Manurewa High's Tim Randle has taught music for over 15 years.

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Auckland lawyer sentenced for helping human trafficker

Mohanmed Idris Hanif was used to appearing at the lawyers' benches of Manukau District Court but today he was in the dock.

It’s moving temporarily while the original premises get an upgrade.

Temporary relocation of Auckland City Mission ruffles some neighbours' feathers

The new spot for the next two years is close by while its existing site undergoes a makeover.

Dairy owners could be hit by restrictions on tobacco sales

While the idea has received support from some, others said it would drastically reduce sales.

Housing Minister Phil Twyford is now weighing up his options.

Government to loan $339 million for Auckland housing infrastructure

The interest free 10-year loan will go towards major projects in Redhills and Whenuapai.

Auckland woman admits pimping out 14-year-old girl for sex

The 19-year-old solo mother took the girl to the hotels and then received payment from the client by way of internet bank transfers.

Seven Sharp’s Lucas de Jong visited the mammal at the zoo.

Young NZ fur seal found with fishing line round neck is treated at Auckland Zoo

The seal was found slumped on a rock ledge at Piha and rangers thought it was dead.

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Police investigating after body found on Auckland beach

It was located on Weymouth Beach this afternoon.

Ozzy Osbourne confirms two New Zealand shows as part of farewell world tour

Former Black Sabbath singer to play in Christchurch and Auckland alongside Judas Priest.


Auckland boy who lost his dad to cancer thriving through programme helping young rugby players

Connor O'Donnell's Dad died of cancer but Jonesy's Youth Foundation coaches the coaches to help players like him.

John Healy says people drastically underestimate the risks of leaving kids or pets in their car.

Over 20 vehicles vandalised overnight in suburb on Auckland's North Shore

Police are conducting a forensic examination of the scene.


Suffrage 125: Images from Auckland celebration

Hundreds rose early this morning to mark 125 years since women won the right to vote.

From discrimination to an overpriced rental market and family violence, the homeless face a raft of challenges.

Homeless in New Zealand: 'I was struggling to get a tenancy in my own country' - What's keeping the homeless on the street?

Housing First says it’s much easier for homeless people to deal with issues like addiction, mental and physical health once they have a safe, warm, stable place to live.

The PM spoke about New Zealand’s inspirational women in central Auckland today, including one close to her heart.

'She was extraordinary' - Jacinda Ardern hails mother as 125 years of women’s suffrage celebrated

Ms Ardern marked the occasion from Auckland's Aotea Square this morning.

Matt Liggins has made it his mission to ask Kiwis what makes them smile.

Watch: Artist uses pyramid in central Auckland to spread some joy around town

Matt Liggins has made it his mission to ask Kiwis what makes them smile.

SPCA probes suspected poisoning of 'much-loved' Titirangi chickens

Locals in the west Auckland suburb reported finding the roaming chickens in a state of distress.

Sky Tower marks 20 years of operating on Thursday and it’s watched Auckland grow up around it.

Sky Tower turns violet tonight to mark women's suffrage anniversary

It's been 125 years since New Zealand became the first nation in which women gained the right to vote.

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Most read: Are you holding the winning $7.2m Powerball ticket bought in Auckland?

Someone out there hasn't claimed their prize in last Wednesday's draw.

Research presented at a sleep conference includes results from an Australian survey

Ridesharing service Ola to begin operating in New Zealand early next month

Ola is looking for drivers from Tuesday, and hope to begin taking on customers next month.

Seven Sharp’s Lucas de Jong has the story that’s shaping to be one almighty cat fight.

Cat lovers get their claws out to fight Auckland Council

Auckland's proposed pest management plan has listed cats as one of the regions target species.

Those sleeping rough in the city tonight can expect to have some visitors drop by.

Volunteers hit Auckland streets to conduct city's first official homeless count

"We need to know why people are out on the street and what the nature of those people are," Mayor Phil Goff says.

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Teen, 16, handcuffed in back of cop car allegedly steals it when officers leave him in vehicle at Auckland Airport

Police say the teenager drove through a closed roller door and fled the scene.

The warning comes a day before the first rough sleeper count takes place in Auckland.

‘Not enough is being done’ – homeless advocacy groups warn demand is on the rise

The warning comes a day before the first rough sleeper count takes place in Auckland.

Elderly woman missing on Auckland's Waiheke Island found safe and well

Sylvia Henley was found by a local resident this morning.

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