Assaults in central Auckland reach an all-time high in the lead-up to Christmas.
There are projects competing with other priorities in the region and across the country.
'Space Teddy' reached a height of 20km before crash-landing on Waiheke.
"Can't get into a course, can't get a job... that's why we're out here."
Watch dramatic video footage of the accident that stopped Auckland traffic.
Leaving a penis in the wild is a time-honoured prank. The latest victim? Auckland.
He claims the winner took easier subjects like drama and media studies.
Auckland police are cracking down on alcohol-related crime as the weather and the fights heat up.
Good thing too - the south Auckland pursuit ended in a crash.
A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being struck by a car in Mt Wellington, Auckland.
They're fighting a 480-house development at Ihumātao, near Auckland Airport.
Marchers chanted "Free Palestine" as they approached the US consulate.
Traffic is building up in Browns Bay, and could stay that way for hours.
They don't believe he's a risk to the public however.
A man was stabbed at a central Auckland Christmas lights destination on Friday.
The 51-year-old man who died following a crash between a bike and a car in the west Auckland suburb of Te Atatu has been named.