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Jamieka McCarthy Harford died from meningococcal disease just hours after her wedding.

Bride dies hours after wedding

Family are in shock after her sudden death from meningococcal.


Police prepare for violence ahead of silly season

Assaults in central Auckland reach an all-time high in the lead-up to Christmas.


Will the Government's Auckland transport promises take a back seat?

There are projects competing with other priorities in the region and across the country.

'Space Teddy' was launched into the stratosphere by students at Forrest Hill School.

Teddy bear launched into stratosphere

'Space Teddy' reached a height of 20km before crash-landing on Waiheke.


Friends of dead window washer return to the spot he was hit

"Can't get into a course, can't get a job... that's why we're out here."

A motorist captured the moment a truck brought Auckland's motorway to a standstill.

Southern motorway re-opens after truck jack-knifes

Watch dramatic video footage of the accident that stopped Auckland traffic.

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Post-it penis appears on Auckland bus shelter

Leaving a penis in the wild is a time-honoured prank. The latest victim? Auckland.

Is it fair to rank every subject equally?

Student blames 'difficult' subjects after missing out on dux

He claims the winner took easier subjects like drama and media studies.


A night with the police during Operation Summer

Auckland police are cracking down on alcohol-related crime as the weather and the fights heat up.


Suspect drops off passengers during police pursuit

Good thing too - the south Auckland pursuit ended in a crash.

Police remain at the scene.

Pedestrian struck by car in Auckland

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being struck by a car in Mt Wellington, Auckland.

Protesters marched down K Road on Sunday to fight a housing development.

Protesters hit K Road to fight housing development

They're fighting a 480-house development at Ihumātao, near Auckland Airport.


Auckland protest denounces US Israeli embassy move

Marchers chanted "Free Palestine" as they approached the US consulate.


Gas leak closes roads in north Auckland

Traffic is building up in Browns Bay, and could stay that way for hours.

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Shots fired in Papakura, suspect eludes police

They don't believe he's a risk to the public however.

It was a horror night on the job for fire crews.

Two killed in house fires overnight

It was a horror night on the job for fire crews.

The area was crowded with people, there to see the Franklin Rd Christmas lights.

From Christmas lights to crime scene

A man was stabbed at a central Auckland Christmas lights destination on Friday.

The attack took place on Sandbrook Ave at about 11:30pm on Friday.

Man attacked in Otara

A serious assault in the Auckland suburb of Otara has left a man in hospital.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

Police release name in Te Atatu fatality

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.

Police encourage the public to report any window washers they see.

Teenage window washer killed by car in Auckland

Police encourage the public to report any window washers they see.