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Ashley Verheul owns a home in Auckland, a bach in Pauanui and is looking for her third property

April 24, 2016 11:30 am
Ashley Verheul owns a home in Auckland, a bach in Pauanui and is looking for her third property

She’s only 24 but Ashley Verheul owns a home in Auckland, a bach in Pauanui and is looking for her third property. But it wasn’t having rich parents that got her there – she’s worked since she was 13, sacrificed nights out and saved like crazy – even putting food […]

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Inside the hovel that sold for $3.1 million

April 10, 2016 11:15 pm
Inside the hovel that sold for $3.1 million

The deserted property at 12 Anglesea St was the subject of a bidding war. Photo / Supplied A derelict four bedroom villa in Freemans Bay has sold under the hammer for a jaw-dropping $3.1 million. The deserted property at 12 Anglesea St was the subject of a bidding war at […]

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Forced seller in rates case faces extra bill of $44k

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Forced seller in rates case faces extra bill of $44k

Charlotte Marsh says her belongings weren’t abandoned. Photo / Dean Purcell The first person to have her home forcibly sold by Auckland Council because of unpaid rates has been ordered to pay an additional $44,000 after “abandoning” two container loads of personal belongings in the house. Charlotte Marsh had her […]

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If North Korea dropped its Hydrogen bomb on Auckland, this is what would happen

January 7, 2016 4:14 am
If North Korea dropped its Hydrogen bomb on Auckland, this is what would happen

 A TV screen shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announcing North Korea had conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test. Photo / AP The announcement by North Korea that it had carried out a nuclear test brought to the front lines of global attention a phrase not often heard since […]

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Victim’s family and friends in Manukau make emotional plea to attackers

September 29, 2015 9:00 am
Victim’s family and  friends  in Manukau make emotional plea to attackers

  Papa Li’i Seiuli Johnny Siaosi and Melissa Ansin are joined by family as they talk about George Siaosi and appeal for information. Photo / Greg Bowker The family and friends of a man seriously injured in a king hit attack in Manukau on the weekend have made an emotional […]

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Drugs charges:Auckland lawyer Marc Cropper pleaded guilty to three charges of possessing the class-A drug

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Drugs charges:Auckland lawyer Marc Cropper pleaded guilty to three charges of possessing the class-A drug

An experienced Auckland lawyer awaiting sentencing on methamphetamine charges can now be named. Marc Cropper, 41, pleaded guilty to three charges of possessing the class-A drug at the start of the month after the Crown dropped a more serious count of possession for supply. The ex-senior associate at Simpson Grierson […]

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Couple die just days apart : Musical pioneer Bruce Eady and wife Joan shared a life and the same hospital ward

September 28, 2015 4:30 pm
Couple die just days apart : Musical pioneer Bruce Eady and wife Joan shared a life and the same hospital ward

  Bruce Eady and wife Joan were married for 40 years. Photo / Supplied An Auckland couple’s four-decade romance has ended with a heartbroken husband dying within a week of his wife. Bruce and Joan Eady married in April 1974 and were together in Auckland City Hospital, lying side by […]

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Fortunate Cambodian girl supported by New Zealand school studies under Kiwi ‘mums’

April 26, 2015 4:00 am
Fortunate Cambodian girl supported by New Zealand school studies under Kiwi ‘mums’

 Sreychom Sorn (second from left) and her support team: Rotary’s Monica Webb (left) and teachers/hosts Michelle Parkinson and Julia Tod. Photo / Michael Craig A Cambodian girl who grew up in an orphanage supported by a New Zealand school is now spending a year at the college that helped give […]

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Two more fruit flies, including a dead one, have been found in a central Auckland suburb

February 21, 2015 2:46 pm
Two more fruit flies, including a dead one, have been found in a central Auckland suburb

Two more fruit flies, including a dead one, have been found in a central Auckland suburb – bringing the total to three. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today confirmed an isolated population of the Queensland fruit fly was found. A Grey Lynn resident found a single fly in a […]

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