Auckland City Harbour News

Fancy a trip to the Islands?

Road closures and limited parking mean you're better off getting public transport to the festival - or parking a while ...

Visit the Pacific this weekend without even leaving Auckland.

Auckland Airport light rail confirmed video

There is currently no rail transport to Auckland International Airport.

A plan to introduce light rail between Auckland Airport and the city centre has been confirmed.

Central Leader

Drunken concert under review

A man fell into the estuary after the George in the Park event, nearly drowning.

Auckland Council will conduct a full review of George in the Park after the behaviour of patrons.

Council may back flip on pool

Ross Clow said New Lynn is becoming too expensive to purchase land for an aquatic facility.

Avondale Community Centre in Auckland is about to get a much needed upgrade, says ward councillor.

Eastern Courier

Young up-and-comer succeeds Williamson

Maurice Williamson (right), flanked by Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross, has been Pakuranga's MP for three decades. He held many ...

National has chosen a candidate less than half the age of the outgoing Pakuranga MP.

Teamwork busts thieving

Despite a recent decrease in reported burglaries and thefts in East Auckland, Howick Sergeant Brett Meale reminds the ...

ON THE BEAT: A dip in crime in Counties Manukau East has come about due to the public taking on board prevention messages.

East & Bays Courier

Mental health in schools petition launched

Following her own journey with mental health, Lucy McSweeney is petitioning for better mental health education in schools.

Mental health education is compulsory for years 9 and 10, but there are calls for it to be extended.

Man jailed for million-dollar robbery

Wally Inamata was jailed for at least three years for his role in the robbery of an Auckland jewellery store.

A man has been jailed for his role in a million-dollar robbery of an Auckland jewellery store. 

Manukau Courier

Hundreds of cases on the go video

Counties Manukau West tactical crime unit's constables Janelle Pownceby and Jamie Tovi.

You've been burgled, you report it to police. But what happens next?

Sport: Papakura all rounder rules gallery

Papakura all rounder Ryan Phizackerley topped Counties Manukau club cricket's player points race.

Ryan Phizackerley's​ decision to seek out a batting coaching has paid off handsomely.

North Harbour News

'We've just been told to accept it'

The view from Knox's deck, which looks right over the pony club.

Eva's view is of lush green fields. But a new plan to relocate a hockey stadium means she may lose it all.

Don't panic - Bunnings is coming to Westgate

Bunnings Group general manager New Zealand Jacqui Coombes, middle left, said construction will commence in the coming months.

Speculation about new Bunnings at Westgate not going ahead are unfounded.

North Shore Times

Buster dumped metres from cat cafe

Buster, a five-week-old kitten is desperate for affection after being abandoned.

"It breaks my heart" - cat cafe owner picks up abandoned five-week-old kitten, Buster.

The eyes in your back yard video

Natasha McComb felt her privacy was being invaded when real estate agents hired a drone to film the property next to ...

"1984 is closer than you think..." Auckland residents' privacy concerns over real estate agent drones.

Nor-west News

Sad reunion in Bali

Leonie Hafke in a Bali hospital with Temson Junior Simeki's brother Cruz at her bedside.

Kiwi was swept away trying to rescue his girlfriend in Bali, who's been crying in hospital as his family head over.

Council indoor fire bylaw proposed

Council want to 're-establish' the rules for indoor fires.

More than 5000 Auckland homes could be affected by council's proposed bylaw.

Papakura Courier

Sport: Papakura all rounder rules gallery

Papakura all rounder Ryan Phizackerley topped Counties Manukau club cricket's player points race.

Ryan Phizackerley's​ decision to seek out a batting coaching has paid off handsomely.

Auckland's worst ever water video

The Mangatawhiri Dam is clogged with silt.

Shortages could last months, as weekend rain threatens already poor quality water supply.

Rodney Times

Crash closes SH1

The main highway north of Auckland is closed following a crash.

A truck crash is blocking State Highway 1 at Warkworth, north of Auckland.

Who will remember them?

Veteran Tom Beale worries for the future of the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA.

"Now I hear the RSA, the last spot I've got, is going to fold." Tom Beale, 93.

Western Leader

Pets 'almost sliced in half'

Adam, one of the the guinea pig pair killed on Wednesday night, had been a birthday present.

Police are investigating the brutal killing of an eight-year-old boy's beloved guinea pigs.

Signs stop freedom camping

There were noticeably fewer people camping in vehicles for free around Piha this summer, Sandra Coney says.

Signs prohibiting freedom camping at a west Auckland beach appear to have worked.

Waiheke marketplace

Ramp slips on Waiheke ferry

Fullers' fully computerised Capricornian Surfer ferry is on loan from Australia..

A woman and her three young children had to jump to safety as they disembarked a ferry.

A 20 kilometre swim? No big deal

The Waiheke Whale Huggers - a group of over 50 year olds participating in a 20 kilometre swim for a good cause.

Four inexperienced Waiheke swimmers are putting their bodies on the line for a 20km ocean swim for charity.  

Northland

Tanker and car collide

Fire crews worked for over an hour to free a person who was trapped in the wreckage of a crash on State Highway 14.

Fire crews worked for over an hour to free the person trapped in the wreckage.

Cows killed in Far North crash

Ohaeawai Farmer  Mike Moody with Spot. Moody had to kill three of his cows after teenagers driving a stolen car crashed ...

Five teenagers have been arrested after a Toyota Starlet ploughed into three cows in the Far North.

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