Auckland

Caravan living to escape Hamilton: 'Prisoners in our own home'

Teri Standen fears for her children's safety living in Nawton.<p>Teri Standen would rather her family live in a caravan in Auckland than stay in …

New Zealand News

Flipping hell! New Zealand property frenzy as two houses sold five times in four days

An investigation has been launched into how two Auckland homes were sold five times in four days as the practice of “flipping” continues to boom in …

Real Estate

Meet your perfect match ... at the Auckland Nines Singles Zone

‘HEY dad, how did you meet mum?’<p>‘Well son, I was smashing my beer and meet pie when our gazes connected over the litter-strewn hillside. Her skin was …

Australian News

Why do we need a 'singles zone' at the NRL Auckland Nines?

Fans enjoy last year's Auckland Nines.<p><b>OPINION:</b> The NRL Auckland Nines tournament at Eden park on 4th and 5th of February will feature a singles …

Relationships

Tennis - Redemption for Sock in Auckland with victory over Sousa

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - American Jack Sock put the disappointment of withdrawing from last year's Auckland Classic final behind him on Saturday by clinching the 2017 title with a 6-3 5-7 6-3 victory over Portugal's Joao Sousa.<p>Sock had to pull out of last year's decider due to a heavy bout of flu, …

Rio Olympics

Man dies after being found on road in Auckland

Police want to hear from anyone who may have seen a man in the area on a skateboard on Saturday night.<p>A man who was found lying on an Auckland road …

New Zealand News

Man knocked unconscious in attack outside Auckland bar

A man was pushed to the ground and knocked unconscious outside a bar in Auckland's city centre on Saturday morning.

New Zealand News

Radradra could miss the Auckland Nines with passport restrictions

Parramatta flyer Semi Radradra faces the possibility of missing the 2017 Auckland Nines if he fails to have permission granted to fly to New</b> …

New Zealand News

'Missing' French tourist found safe in Auckland

French tourist Eddy Paluch, 32, has been found safe in Auckland after his family reported him missing.<p>His Facebook page was full of comments from …

New Zealand News

NZ has one of the best beaches in the world, according to Passport magazine

Beating Brazil, US, and Europe, one of the best beaches in the world is right here in Auckland, according to<i> Passport magazine,</i> a US publication …

Beaches

Here's a Way to Meet New People & Explore Auckland All at the Same Time

I troll a lot of Auckland based online haunts, and there’s a few genres of posts people make. “What’s there to do in town?” and “Oh my God I’m so …

New Zealand News

Sprinklers 'saved the day' at law office fire in downtown Auckland

Six fire crews are at the 16-level building, used for offices and apartments on Auckland's Quay St.<p>Sprinklers "saved the day", putting out a …

New Zealand News

Auckland slowest moving and most congested city of its size in Australasia

Commuters crossing the Harbour Bridge.<p>It will come as no comfort to Auckland drivers returning to work after holidays that the City of Sails's roads …

New Zealand News

Davis wins in Auckland to earn first WTA title

REUTERS - American Lauren Davis won her first WTA title by defeating Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh 6-3 6-1 in the Auckland Classic final on Saturday.<p>The early exits of Serena and Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki meant the tournament had lost much of its fizz and the final was left to two …

New Zealand News

Ex-cop questions speed cameras - revenue collection or speed control?

Police should see the Waikato has a "major" accident problem and "beef up" their resources, George Wood says.<p>Police have hit back at claims speed …

New Zealand News

One dead, five injured in Auckland crash

One person is dead and five others are injured after a crash in the Auckland suburb of Albany early on Sunday morning.

New Zealand News

Insight Creative Offices – Auckland

Firm<p>size 4,305 sqft<p>Year 2015<p>Location Auckland, New Zealand,<p>Industry Design,<p>Yellow 6 Design has designed the new offices of communications and design …

Design

Repaired leaky homes worth 1/4 less

The stigma of leaky homes is so great that home owners could stand to lose almost a quarter of their property's value - even after it has been …

Real Estate

Konjuh to meet Davis in Auckland final

(Reuters) - Croatian Ana Konjuh overpowered German Julia Goerges 6-3 4-6 6-3 at the Auckland Classic on Friday to reach her second career WTA final.<p>The eighth seed will meet American Lauren Davis in the final after seventh-seeded Jelena Ostapenko retired trailing 4-1 in the third set due to illness.<p>…

New Zealand News

Auckland exodus expected to put extra pressure on regions

JASON DORDAY/Stuff.co.nz<p>Former Mangere Bridge locals and business owners Felix Krause and his wife Amanda Laird have set up their cafe ‘Little Ruby’ …

New Zealand News

Caroline Wozniacki embarrassed at 2017 WTA Auckland event

<b>Everything seemed to be going Wozniacki’s way, however the Dane crashed out of Auckland on Thursday.</b><p>When Serena Williams lost in the 2nd round and …

Women's Sports

Rugby League Ready to Begin 2017 With Auckland Nines

As the National Rugby League (NRL) opens it’s 2017 schedule, the game is looking good. Aside from some of the regular personalities enjoying the …

Rugby League

Serena's Auckland appearance fails to deliver

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - Serena Williams saw the Auckland Open as the ideal event to return from a long injury layoff and work on her game ahead of the year's first grand slam, while New Zealand's largest city hoped her presence would take the tournament to a new level.<p>In the end, both were …

New Zealand News

Serena, Venus Williams forced out of ASB Classic

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Serena Williams was knocked out of the ASB Tennis Classic on Wednesday, reducing her match practice for the upcoming Australian Open, while sister Venus withdrew due to injury.<p>Top-seeded Serena was frustrated by a swirling wind, her inability to find her A-game, and a …

Women's Sports

Erratic Serena stunned by Brengle in Auckland

(Reuters) - Serena Williams' Australian Open preparation suffered a jolt with fellow American Madison Brengle stunning the world number two 6-4 6-7(3) 6-4 in the second round of the Auckland Classic on Wednesday.<p>Playing her first tournament since her semi-final loss at the U.S. Open last September, …

Women's Sports

Serena Williams upset over errors in loss at Auckland Classic

Top seed Serena Williams hasn't held back in assessing her error-strewn performance during a shock defeat at the ASB Classic, describing it as …

Women's Sports

Outrageous: Man Whose Racist Rant Caused United Flight to Divert to Auckland Won't Be Charged

The man who caused 252 United Airlines passengers to get stuck in Auckland for a day after his racist, homophobic rant on United’s New Year’s Day …

Aviation

Venus Williams wins but injury forces her out of Auckland tennis tournament

Venus Williams has had to pull out of the Auckland Classic with an arm injury after winning her first-round match.<p>Tournament director Karl Budge says …

Tennis

Auckland Classic: Injury forces 'old' Venus Williams out after winning first round

Venus Williams pulled out of the Auckland Classic with an arm injury on Tuesday just hours after "feeling old" in overcoming unsung teenager Jade …

Women's Sports

Serena Williams stunned by Madison Brengle in Auckland

Playing her first tournament since her semi-final loss at the U.S. Open last September, Serena was left to rue the 88 unforced errors she made in the …

Women's Sports