While water from Western Springs once helped supply Auckland, water quality and lake pollution from birds have plagued the park for years.
Diamonds in the Ring charity event comes a week after tragic events at a similar fight night in Christchurch.
Craig Greenfield gave up his career in technology to move to a Cambodian slum where he’s helping impoverished children.
Facial hair aficionados from all over the country gathered in Auckland to be judged in the fifth year of the New Zealand beard and moustache competition.
"I grew up in a Samoan family and we were always taught to be a certain way, and of course growing up in New Zealand, which I guess is a very masculine society."
Twelve-year-old Keir Wesley has become calmer and more confident since he joined Lego club.
The companies - including Ticketmaster, Eventfinda, and iTicket, are looking for ways to minimise the damage done by scalper havens like Viagogo.
Robert Nelson was fatally shot early Sunday, with two others, including his girlfriend, seriously injured.