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Flying animals and torn off roofs is how some residents of a small rural west Auckland community will remember last week's storm after gusts of over 200km/h ripped through the region.
Jerrim Toms will be remembered by his family and friends not as the 29-year-old man shot dead by the police, but as a "jokester" and an incredibly generous man.
The family of a man shot dead by police say detectives have told them at least 12 shots were fired.
Footage has been released to RNZ of the attack on Corrections officers at Auckland prison which led to a mass strip search in 2016. Video
The proposed double-tax hike on petrol is likely to disproportionately hit South Auckland families and courier drivers.
An Auckland man on trial for the murder of his girlfriend never intentionally fired the fatal shot, his defence lawyer told the jury.
The Crown has closed its case against an Auckland man on trial for the murder of his girlfriend at her East Auckland home.
The woman accused of helping a man evade police, hunting him over the killing of his girlfriend, says she felt she had no choice but to organise a taxi for him.
A manager at Auckland Prison says a strip search - prompted by a violent attack on staff - resumed despite an intelligence officer saying there was no evidence to support it.
CCTV footage of an attack by some maximum security prisoners on staff has been shown to a court after two high-profile prisoners claimed the strip search that followed was unlawful.
The man accused of murdering his girlfriend thought the safety catch was on when he fired the fatal shot, a court has heard.
About 170 extra people will receive New Zealand superannuation or veteran's pension a year after the eligibility for residents of Realm countries are relaxed, the Ministry of Social Development says.
Changing the eligibility for New Zealand superannuation for residents of the Realm countries will ease pressure on families supporting relatives moving back to New Zealand, some Cook Islanders say.
New Zealand is turning the tide on the production and use of plastic to help clean up the oceans.
The 111 phone call made after a woman was shot dead at her home in east Auckland was played at a murder trial today.
A woman who saw her close friend shot dead has described her friend's violent relationship with her boyfriend.
The man accused of murdering his girlfriend had a history of abusing her, a court has heard.
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A tearful 9-year-old and his mother, turned away from a Bruno Mars concert after finding out their $700 tickets were fake, have been helped out by two kind individuals.
About quarter of a million dollars will be refunded to district health boards after an IT meltdown forced prospective physicians to resit the most difficult test of their careers.
An Auckland councillor is demanding Auckland Transport immediately pull alcohol advertising from city buses.
Police are apologising after an operation in the Coromandel, allegedly targeting cannabis, went slightly awry when blue liquid was left staining sand at a popular local beach.
District Health Boards are being forced to reshuffle rosters to give 120 doctors time off to resit a test after a fault with the online system meant some couldn't finish.
Some resident doctors will have to re-sit a career-defining test after an IT meltdown meant 120 of them couldn't finish their online theory exam.
Working and living conditions of some workers at a Filipino restaurant were not far removed from a modern-day form of slavery, an Auckland District Court judge says.