Flock of geese block motorway

Police are at the scene of a large diesel spill on State Highway 1 between Wellsford and Te Hana.

3 min ago  Auckland's northbound traffic grinds to a standstill so a group of fowl can cross.

Rain every day in August

Auckland has seen rain every day for the month of August so far.

10 min ago  Auckland has already surpassed its average rainfall for August, but residents are still being told to conserve water.

A traffic jam changed her life

Cheryl Mitchell, 46, at the blind dip of her accident.

12:23 PM  Rear-ended on a blind hill, Cheryl Mitchell walked away. The next day, she couldn't speak.

Evicted kaumātua Oz-bound

Moses Peihopa has been living in a motel since he was kicked off his family land.

12:20 PM  Family from Australia have arrived to "rescue" a kaumātua living in a motel.

109 measles cases spike

Measles cases have been confirmed from Northland to Dunedin so far this year, across 16 of the country's 20 district ...

12:07 PM  There are now 616 cases in the Auckland region, with the majority in the south area.

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Homicide probe after baby dies

A man charged with assault on a child will appear in Whangarei District Court.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with assault on a child.

Ihumātao 'deal' questioned

People have been protesting on Ihumatāo for a month following an eviction notice.

The Māori king said his flag would fly at Ihumātao until a resolution was found - and it continues to fly.

$7000 speeding penalty

A man faced an $80 speeding fine and even smaller court costs order but after multiple court dramas must now pay nearly ...

He said he wasn't the driver. He should have said so much earlier, judge declares after speeding penalty balloons to 63 times the original price.

Crash causes delays to airport

The crash on the southwestern motorway happened at about 6.30am on Friday.

Motorists are advised to delay their journey or use an alternative route.

Wet morning to clear later video

MetService predicts rain in the morning for Auckland and other parts of the country on Friday.

Auckland narrowly avoided thunderstorms overnight, but the rain continues on Friday.

The new shape of shopping

Commercial Bay will open in March 2020.

Don't call it a mall - its developers say Commercial Bay won't look like anything Kiwis have seen here before.

Wilshire Group remaking the city

With three decades in property development, the new CEO of Wilshire Group Andrew Brown is looking forward to where the ...

High demand for inner city commercial space but developer is remaining coy.

More thunderstorm warnings video

Thunderstorms could strike with severity and may cause structural damage overnight, MetService has warned.

MetService warns violent storms could strike from Northland to Waitomo.

No charges after marae crash

Damage to the Mahimaru marae following the crash.

Tourist took out trees and power pole in Northland marae crash. Iwi want the road made safer.

Auckland traffic: Wild weather expected

All the latest traffic updates across Auckland (file photo).

We've got everything you need to know about weather and traffic incidents in Auckland.

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Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

11:46 AM  Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Crash causes delays to airport

Motorists are advised to delay their journey or use an alternative route.

Halt on freedom camping plans

Ferry failure strands commuters

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Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Auckland storage dams low

The driftwood tide mark is visible at the Upper Mangatawhiri Dam, Hunua Ranges, which shows the normal level of the dam ...

One month after Watercare called for the city to save water, a shortfall remains.

Police chopper delights students

Primary school students at Macleans Primary School near Bucklands Beach, East Auckland, were treated to a visit from the ...

A focus on super heroes in the community led to pupils getting a flying visit from the police Eagle helicopter.

Linesman 'shoved' at youth game

Stuff understands the linesman was pushed to the ground by a parent. (FILE PHOTO)

A volunteer linesman was allegedly verbal abused and pushed to the floor at an Auckland U11s match.

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Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Auckland storage dams low

The driftwood tide mark is visible at the Upper Mangatawhiri Dam, Hunua Ranges, which shows the normal level of the dam ...

One month after Watercare called for the city to save water, a shortfall remains.

Paraplegic man rides again

Steve Reid led the charity ride on his new modified motorbike.

Friends surprised Steve Reid with a modified motorbike after he sold his to help fund his son's stunt riding dreams.

DHB candidates announced

Waitematā District Health Board is one of three DHBs in Auckland (file photo).

Candidates for district health boards across Auckland have been announced.

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Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Brethren trial: Jury retires

O'Kane's alleged offending happened
between 1992 and 1994, when he was aged in his 20s.

The man denies two charges of indecently assaulting a girl under 12.

Ihumātao 'deal' questioned

People have been protesting on Ihumatāo for a month following an eviction notice.

The Māori king said his flag would fly at Ihumātao until a resolution was found - and it continues to fly.

Crash causes delays to airport

The crash on the southwestern motorway happened at about 6.30am on Friday.

Motorists are advised to delay their journey or use an alternative route.

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Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Auckland storage dams low

The driftwood tide mark is visible at the Upper Mangatawhiri Dam, Hunua Ranges, which shows the normal level of the dam ...

One month after Watercare called for the city to save water, a shortfall remains.

Spilled paint base kills eels

A number of eels died after paint base spilled into the Manukau Harbour in 2016 (file photo).

Spill that turned part of Auckland harbour blue among thousands of alleged pollution incidents investigated since 2016.

Person injured in digger accident

A person has been flown to Auckland City Hospital after a workplace incident on Scott Rd on Monday morning.

Emergency services were called to an incident involving a digger on Monday morning.

north shore times

Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Ferry failure strands commuters

Cancellations of services between Auckland's Devonport and Waiheke Island have been a recurring issue for the under-fire ...

Auckland commuters were left fuming after ferry services were shut down due to a vessel malfunction.

Hefty repair bill for bridge video

Wairau Stream pedestrian bridge needs to be lifted to let boats in and out of Milford Marina.

In the four years since it opened, the $2.2 million Wairau Stream Bridge has been out of action twice.

Alleged cop injurer named

The police car was rammed on Knights Close, in Rothesay Bay.

Obidiah Wulf is accused of leading police on a 22km chase in a stolen car before smashing into a cop car.

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School zoning 'hugely disappointing'

Kaipara College will be zoned from 2020.

The new enrolment scheme at Auckland's Kaipara College has left a lot of parents very unhappy.

David v Goliath in booze trust battle

Other than licensed taverns and hospitality venues, West Liquor is the only other place where West Aucklanders can ...

ANALYSIS: This isn't the largest contingent of challengers ever. But it could be the best organised.

Auckland council: Who's running

Candidates for Auckland Council have officially been announced.

Here's the full list of people running for councillor positions in the 2019 local elections.

Auckland mayor: Who's running

Current Auckland mayor Phil Goff has been confirmed he's running a second time.

Auckland Council has published a list of the 20 people running for mayor of the super city.

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Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Auckland storage dams low

The driftwood tide mark is visible at the Upper Mangatawhiri Dam, Hunua Ranges, which shows the normal level of the dam ...

One month after Watercare called for the city to save water, a shortfall remains.

Road reopens after crash

Great South Rd in Papatoetoe reopened at 6.45am following the crash but traffic signals weren't working.

Traffic signals are not working following a crash that closed part of a major route for commuters in south Auckland.

DHB candidates announced

Waitematā District Health Board is one of three DHBs in Auckland (file photo).

Candidates for district health boards across Auckland have been announced.

rodney times

Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

Santa 'will always be a man'

Orewa's Santa Claus will always be a man, according to Destination Orewa Beach Business Association manager Hellen Wilkins.

Those who visit Santa Claus expect a man to fill the boots, organisers of an Auckland Santa parade say.

Telehealth 'game changer' for patients

Waitematā DHB has carried out more than 300 telehealth clinic appointments in the past 12 months. (generic photo)

Richard Harris needs regular check-ups for his heart condition, but he can't drive - now he can see his doctor on a screen.

Auckland storage dams low

The driftwood tide mark is visible at the Upper Mangatawhiri Dam, Hunua Ranges, which shows the normal level of the dam ...

One month after Watercare called for the city to save water, a shortfall remains.

western leader

Third of wharves need life rings

A third of the 111 wharves in Auckland Council's life ring review do not have them installed.

Life rings have gone missing off Auckland wharves as they were too easy to remove, a review has found.

$7000 speeding penalty

A man faced an $80 speeding fine and even smaller court costs order but after multiple court dramas must now pay nearly ...

He said he wasn't the driver. He should have said so much earlier, judge declares after speeding penalty balloons to 63 times the original price.

Auckland gym's measles warning

A Les Mills member who attended a class on Wednesday had measles, the gym told members. (file photo)

Anyone who worked out at New Lynn Les Mills in the past two weeks should look out for symptoms.

Taco Bell is hiring video

Taco Bell is launching its first New Zealand store in New Lynn, West Auckland.

The fast-food giant has been coy about its first store location, but is looking for staff in Auckland.

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