11:19 AM Firefighters were called to two separate Auckland restaurant blazes on Sunday morning.
11:06 AM On Saturday night a man charged with a range of offences, including kidnapping, fled his South Auckland home.
12:06 PM Firefighters have rescued a trapped person after a three-car smash in South Auckland.
Injured prisoner's family called in diplomats for help, after Serco wrongly reported the attack as an "accident".
A 21-year-old man is in Auckland Hospital after being assaulted by "numerous people" in the CBD.
League convert Ngataua Hukatai will try his hand at sevens if a Super Rugby contract does not come his way.
Grabbing four titles in a month completes a bumper sporting season for MAGS.
ACC is confident major sports injuries are down despite increasing costs.
Sione Fifita has yet to have a break-out performance for Counties Manukau but those within the province believe he is a highlight reel waiting to happen.
Bombay became the giant slayers on the weekend when they toppled the top team by two points.