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13yo Auckland boy found after missing for 24 hours 3 hours ago

Paulo Junior Te Raroa has been found safe and well.

Footage shows the man jumping off the truck before fleeing the scene.

'Dumb and dangerous': Man caught dancing on Auckland fire truck

Footage shows the man jumping off the truck before fleeing the scene.

Colin Craig and Rachel MacGregor.

Colin Craig drops damages claim

But he's pressing ahead with his defamation suit against Rachel MacGregor regardless.

New York architect Kai-Uwe Bergmann on The AM Show.

Floating homes: An answer to both climate change and the housing crisis?

As politicians bicker over efforts to stop rising sea levels, architects are already making contingency plans.

Ameria Gilbert is reluctantly telling her story, wanting to restore the mana to her whanau.

How a stolen pencil case led to a 10-month legal battle

A simple inquiry into a spate of missing equipment at Whenuapai School escalated into legal action.


'It's unreal': Auckland band takes two top prizes in one weekend

The students took out both Tangata Beats and Smokefree Rock Quest.


1080 drops begin in Hunua despite protests

Water reservoirs are being cut off to avoid contamination.


Cher celebrates new song with Auckland gelato

She dropped in after her concert and offered staff a $100 tip.

AUT's Mount St building.

Students left traumatised after being trapped in lift

The 14 AUT students were stuck for two hours.


Crusading goat, smart fridge among Best Design entrants

The winners will be announced on Saturday night.

A police car.

Man dies after becoming trapped by vehicle

Police say he may have been pushing a vehicle down a driveway when it rolled on him.

1080 protesters have upped their opposition in recent months.

Stay away from 1080 drop, protesters told

Security will be in place, staff mindful of past threats and actions.

The 1080 debate has hit the courts.

Anti-1080 protesters lose interim injunction on Hunua Ranges drop

A conservation group challenged the operation in the Environment Court.

Gabriel Yad-Elohim was found guilty at Auckland's High Court in August and was given his sentence on Thursday.

Daughter of Western Springs murder victim describes heartbreak

She said her father's body was so disfigured he was not able to be embalmed properly.


40 people win Lotto

Two people will get $2.5 million each, while 38 will get $25,000.

Several vehicles appear to have been attacked.

22 cars targeted in tyre-slashing spree on North Shore

Video obtained by Newshub shows numerous vehicles on a Birkdale street were affected.

Auckland's Mayor got up close and personal with Mangere's rough sleepers.

'It's a hell of an existence': Goff's night with the homeless

Auckland's Mayor spent the night talking to rough sleepers.


Environmental group slams 'disgusting' pollution of Auckland river

There are fears the mystery substance could impact endangered birds.

It's hoped to count our most vulnerable and hard to reach.

Volunteers take to Auckland's streets for first homeless count

It's hoped to count our most vulnerable and hard to reach.

Tuxedo cat, bicolor domestic cat with a white and black coat eating from bowl in house. (Photo by: Arterra/UIG via Getty Images)

Auckland Council considering killing cats without microchips

There could be traps installed in ecologically significant areas.