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As provinces go from strength to strength, will Aucklanders up sticks?

These days the rest of the country's doing as well as Auckland - and maybe even better, says Kiwibank's chief economist.

Police car on the street at night

Pedestrian dead after being hit by car in Te Atatu

The person suffered critical injuries in the collision on Tuesday evening.

Mu Thu Pa and Kay Dah Ukay.

Couple killed at Muriwai were refugee parents

They leave behind nine children and a grandson.

Auckland, New Zealand - February 29, 2016. A group of backpackers crossing Queen street in downtown Auckland, New Zealand.

Aucklanders feel increasingly unsafe on Queen Street

But police say crime is not on the rise.

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Woman charged with murder after Auckland teen's death

A 28-year-old woman will appear in court on Monday morning, police say.

The North Island is facing heavy downpours and thunderstorms into the late morning.

Flooded Auckland roads reopened

Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.

It is not yet known exactly where on the historic headlands the proposed statue would sit.

Giant statue proposed for Auckland's Harbour entrance

A statue of Papatūānuku, the Earth Mother, would stand between 30m and 50m tall.

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Severe weather warning for upper North Island

Metservice is telling people to remain alert over the coming days.

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King tide may close section of Auckland motorway

NZTA says traffic could be affected on Sunday.

The solution to traffic jams, a professor says, is to not tailgate.

Simple trick everyone should follow to avoid creating traffic jams

You could be making traffic worse without even realising it.

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Non-homeless beggars still need help - Auckland City Mission

"The reality of poverty is a common thread that weaves all of that together."

Terrence Dixon was the sole caregiver for his children Tiara (10), Terry (12) and Tessa (8).

Kids orphaned after both parents die of heart attacks

More than $20k has been fundraised to keep the young siblings together.

A discriminatory ad for flatmates was posted to Trade Me.

Trade Me property listing specifies 'no Indians'

It's because the existing tenants "don't like curry".

Insurers say it's the worst damage they've ever seen.

Faeces, graffiti, destruction: Landlords aghast by $200k vandalism

Insurers say it's the worst damage they've ever seen.

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Police pursuit ends in major Auckland crash

The southern motorway is congested from Drury to Papakura.

Public Transport Users Association coordinator, Jon Reeves, says it's a horrifying incident.

Public transport industry reeling after death on double-decker bus

Counselling may be required for the passengers.

It's believed the man, who was driving, may have suffered a medical event.

Man dies after car falls onto train tracks

A woman is in a serious condition after the accident on Tuesday evening.

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Council systems to stop sediment runoff aren't working - expert

Dr Shaw Mead also says the council isn't doing enough environmental monitoring.

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Homicide probe launched after teen dies at X Factor star's former house

She had just moved out a week earlier.

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Woman who died in Auckland bus fall was helping passenger

She fell while handing a previous passenger's wallet to the driver.