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Fire crews douse blaze at historic Auckland movie theatre

Two fire crews remain at the scene.

Air NZ Dreamliner.

Lightning hits Air NZ Dreamliner

Sunday night's thunderstorm in Auckland was as eventful in the air as it was on the ground.

Phil Twyford and Simon Bridges on The AM Show.

Prefabs won't make KiwiBuild homes cheaper - Twyford

National's calling Phil Twyford's handling of the housing portfolio "nine months of incompetence".

Newmarket station in Auckland.

Auckland rail goes Te Reo

Safety announcements will, from Monday, be read in both English and Te Reo.

Police say the 18-year-old driver has been charged with dangerous driving causing injury

Teen charged after rolling car

The ute was doing donuts before it rolled.

Watch: How to crack into Auckland's property market on a $650,000 budget.

Why Auckland needs to accept truth, and ban all golf

Auckland's golf courses are huge tracts of land lying vacant amidst a housing crisis, writes Hayden Donnell.

One young person is in a critical condition at Auckland City Hospital after a ute doing donuts rolled on a north Auckland beach.

Ute doing donuts on Auckland beach flips, injures seven

Some passengers were in the ute's tray when it rolled on Rothesay Bay beach.

Jacinda Ardern is the first NZ Prime Minister to give birth while in office.

Baby Ardern-Gayford ready to go home

New Zealand's 'first family' is expected to make their first public appearance on Sunday morning.

Phil Twyford on Newshub Nation.

Judith Collins' advice to Housing Minister Phil Twyford

"Unfortunately he doesn't [know about property development] and clearly no one around him does."

The motorcyclist died in Auckland City Hospital following the crash, police say.

Motorcyclist dies after Albany crash

One person is dead after a crash between a truck and a motorcycle in Albany, Auckland.


Changing the culture on a street that's home to three gangs

A notorious gang street has had a change of fortune, thanks to a former policeman with a passion for basketball.

Phil Twyford

KiwiBuild promise may rely on prefabs - Twyford

The Housing Minister told Newshub Nation it's one way of building 100,000 affordable homes in a decade.

The USS Carl Vinson.

Wargames a waste of money - activists

Protesters are to gather at the Devonport Naval Base to oppose NZ's involvement in RIMPAC.

They've been rated the city's filthiest kitchens. But how does the food taste?

Auckland's filthiest restaurants: E-grade food review

They've been rated the city's filthiest kitchens. But how does the food taste?

Tables and chairs in a college classroom

High school Samoan language relief teachers 'more like babysitters', student says

The school is accused of not staffing its Samoan language class appropriately.


Police appeal for help to find stabbing suspect

A mother and son were brutally attacked at the Grey Lynn dairy on Tuesday.

Children stuck inside due to weather.

Cold weekend ahead for New Zealand

"The last few days of June and early July are going to be well and truly winter."


Behind-the-scenes horror at Auckland's filthiest restaurants

These vomit-inducing photos were taken during council inspections.

The decision comes after months of protests from students and staff that piqued with an April rally attended by more than 1000 people.

Auckland Uni confirms library closures despite huge protests

Frustrated students and staff say the move is "short-sighted cost-cutting".


Aucklander run over by thief who stole car from her driveway

She has since been taken to hospital with serious injuries.