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Ministry of Justice figures suggest 30 people died as a result of synthetic drug use in the past nine months.

Bill calls for tougher penalties for synthetics suppliers 2 hours ago

New figures suggest 30 people died after synthetic drug use in the past nine months.

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Grant Robertson's Pride set at Golden Dawn revealed

The Finance Minister played an eclectic mix of indie darlings, pop classics and Kiwi hits.

Security footage captured the moment a man stole a pot plant from outside a couple's front door.

Pot plant thief caught on camera

An Auckland couple is astonished at the man's bizarre crime.

The ultra-fast broadband outage has now been resolved.

Slingshot's ultra-fast broadband back up after Auckland outage

A spokesperson said a glitch during standard maintenance caused the issue.

Age defying technology and free power are some of the futuristic predictions that came out of the Digital Nations conference.

The first person to live for 500 years has already been born

Defying age and creating free energy are some new predictions.

Lawyers acting on behalf of Andrew Porteous and his family have filed a civil lawsuit in the High Court at Auckland.

Auckland man loses cancer battle as insurance fight heats up

The 34yo was diagnosed two months after losing his job.

The well-known tree outside Auckland Art Gallery will be removed this weekend.

Iconic Auckland trees to be felled after fatal disease found

The elm outside Auckland Art Gallery will be removed this weekend.

Three men robbed a bowling alley in Massey at gunpoint in January.

Police investigating violent bowling alley robbery

Footage has been released of the aggravated incident at Westgate Shopping Centre, Massey.

With 42 tracks off limits due to kauri dieback, here are some alternatives.

Best Auckland tracks that aren't in the Waitākere Ranges

With 42 tracks off limits due to kauri dieback, here are some alternatives.

A swan has held up commuter traffic in Auckland before it was ushered to the side of the road by police.

Auckland traffic stopped by swan

The bird has now been cleared from the Northern Motorway.

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Summit to boost Kiwi tech sector

More than 500 people will gather in Auckland on Monday for the Digital Nations Summit.

Josephine Bartley (centre) is the first Pasifika woman to be elected as an Auckland councillor since 2010.

First Pasifika woman elected as Auckland councillor since super city was formed

"It's great to have diversity reflected in the governance of the city."

On Thursday Mr Seymour was revealed as one of the first contestants for Three's new season of Dancing with the Stars.

David Seymour dances under the stars

The ACT Party leader had a boogie at Auckland's Pride Parade on Saturday night.

Celebrations filled the streets on Saturday night as more than 3500 people marched in the 2018 Auckland Pride Parade.

Auckland Pride Parade fills the streets

More than 3500 marched, with tens of thousands watching.

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Suspected drowning at Auckland's Omaha Beach

A man's body has been found at a popular beach.

Mikah Meyer is here for the Pride Parade.

Gay Christian wants Kiwis to 'carpe diem'

Mikah Meyer wants Kiwis to know not all Christians hate the LGBT community.

Auckland Transport has improved cycling infrastructure in recent months.

MP to lead thousands of cyclists across Harbour Bridge

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter and 4000 other cyclists are raising money for charity.

This year's theme of peace, love and unity is designed to counter attacks on the rights of LGBTIQ+ people.

Ardern cuts ribbon on Auckland's Pride Parade

This year's theme of peace, love and unity is designed to counter attacks on the rights of LGBTIQ+ people.

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Car ploughs through fence in Henderson

The driver was left with minor injuries.

The stores will stay open.

Taxman owed a slice of Domino's pizza franchisee's profits

Five stores have been put into liquidation after their owner allegedly failed to pay tax.