Watch: US rap superstar Kendrick Lamar poses for pics with lucky fans after Auckland gym workout

US rap superstar Kendrick Lamar was spotted posing for pictures with some lucky fans after emerging from a workout in an Auckland gym today.

Lamar stepped out of Les Mills on Victoria Street in Auckland's CBD this afternoon with a large entourage and was gracious enough to stop for fans.

The King Kunta hit-maker was working out after an energetic show at Auckland's Spark Arena last night.

A venue he is playing again tonight as part of his New Zealand leg of The Damn tour that also travelled to Dunedin.

Lamar is currently at the height of his powers, his latest album DAMN having won the Grammy Award for Best Album and the Pulitzer Prize for Music this year.

His final New Zealand show takes place at Auckland's Spark Arena tonight with limited tickets available.

Lamar stepped out of a Les Mills with a large entourage and was gracious enough to stop for fans. Source: 1 NEWS

More than 200 people turn out for funeral of husband and wife who drowned at Auckland's Muriwai Beach

The funeral is underway for the man and wife who died at Auckland's Muriwai beach on Monday.

Kay Dah Ukay, 48, and his wife Mu Thu Pa drowned while fishing off the rocks at the beach on the west coast.

The chapel in Henderson, where the funeral is being held, is standing room only with up to 300 people in attendance.

Mu Thu Pa and Kay Dah Ukay died after falling into the water at West Auckland’s dangerous Muriwai Beach. Source: 1 NEWS

A witness at the scene told 1 NEWS Kay Dah Ukay, fell into the water first. His wife Mu Thu Pa, used her fishing rod to try and help him out, before she was dragged in herself.

The Burmese couple and their older children had escaped from Burma into Thailand 20 years ago.

The family resided in a refugee camp on the Thai/Burmese border for the next 10 years.

They were resettled in New Zealand in January 2008.

They leave behind nine children.

Funeral of Kay Dah Ukay, 48, and his wife Mu Thu Pa.
Funeral of Kay Dah Ukay, 48, and his wife Mu Thu Pa. Source: 1 NEWS


Fears for Auckland man missing for a month

Police are appealing for help from the public to find a man who has been missing from Auckland for about a month.

Biao Zhang, 29, has not been seen since June 21 and went missing from Grey Lynn, police say.

He has no known family or contact in New Zealand and speaks limited English.

Police say they have made extensive inquiries into finding Zhang, but have been unsuccessful.

Anyone with information can contact Senior Constable Graeme Bruges from Avondale Police on 09 302 6400.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Biao Zhang
Biao Zhang Source: Supplied