Gas fire at home where health boss died mysteriously video

A fire truck outside the Upland Rd, Remuera property on Thursday evening.

Emergency services called to Remuera house of a woman who died in unexplained circumstances early last month.

Concerns raised over unfenced pond near playground video

Henderson-Massey Local Board member Brooke Loader said the pond is just 15 metres away from the playground.

Temporary fencing has been installed around a stormwater pond, just metres away from new Auckland playground, after concerns were raised.

Dilworth School housemaster dies before day in court video

Rex McIntosh outside the Auckland District Court.

Rex Clarence McIntosh died in hospital before standing trial, accused of sexually abusing boys in his care.

News Corp company gets Auckland Council magazine contract video

The 100th edition of Our Auckland was the last produced by now-closed Bauer.

The $800,000 contract compares with the $1.2m cost of continuing to produce the magazine in-house, the council says.

Six people charged over 2017 Labour Party election donations video

Six people have been charged over election donations made to the Labour Party.

None of the people charged are sitting MPs or current or former officials of the Labour Party. Labour maintains it has complied with the law.

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Police seek to identify two people after arson attack at Auckland school

Police are trying to identify two people in connection to an arson at Mount Albert Grammar.

Petrol was thrown at a boarding house wall at Mt Albert Grammar and set alight, now police are trying to identify two people captured on CCTV.

Comancheros member jailed for money laundering and drugs video

Various vehicles were seized from the Comanchero gang in the police raid.

A founding member of the New Zealand Comancheros has been jailed for his part in a sophisticated money laundering scheme.

Aborted Jetstar landing leaves passengers 'distressed', vomiting

The Jetstar flight landed successfully at Wellington Airport on its second attempt. (File photo)

A passenger on the flight to Wellington has described consoling a woman who told him she was going to faint.

Auckland traffic live: Train delays and cancellations

All the latest traffic updates for commuters in Auckland. (File photo)

We have everything you need to know about traffic and weather in Auckland.

50 years on from Vietnam parade, protesters and veterans still disagree video

Anti-war protesters let their feelings be known in central Auckland in May, 1971, when Vietnam veterans returned home.

Dramatic protests 50 years ago marred New Zealand's first and only homecoming parade for Vietnam veterans.

Wastewater overflow sees human waste, tampons and wipes flood reserve video

Tampons could be seen floating in the wastewater overflow in Rānui, West Auckland.

Auckland's Watercare criticised residents for dumping unflushable items down the toilet, causing an overflow that polluted a stream.

Wellington authors clean sweep First Book Awards at 2021 Ockhams

Author Rachel Kerr with her 'Victory Park' novel.

Wellingtonians have won all four Best First Book Awards at the 2021 Ockham NZ Book Awards.

Man appeals dangerous driving conviction on sleep apnoea

A man with undiagnosed sleep apnoea is allowed to appeal a dangerous driving conviction in the court of appeal.

A man with undiagnosed sleep apnoea is allowed to appeal a dangerous driving conviction after he fell asleep while driving home, causing a head-on collision in Auckland.

Union says public sector wage freeze could impact surgery waiting lists video

Counties Manukau DHB has since last year been working to reduce its elective surgery backlog. It cancelled between 1400 ...

The Government’s planned wage freeze for public sector workers could hinder a DHB trying to clear its surgery backlog, a union claims.

Walk-ins stopped from getting Covid vaccine after wait times balloon video

Long queues at Auckland vaccination centre leave people waiting hours for their vaccination.

After patients were incorrectly turned away and wait times soared, health authorities pulled the pin on a walk-in trial at two vaccination centres.

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Gas fire at home where health boss died mysteriously video

A fire truck outside the Upland Rd, Remuera property on Thursday evening.

Emergency services called to Remuera house of a woman who died in unexplained circumstances early last month.

Police seek to identify two people after arson attack at Auckland school

Petrol was thrown at a boarding house wall at Mt Albert Grammar and set alight, now police are trying to identify two people captured on CCTV.

Comancheros member jailed for money laundering and drugs video

Man threatened with gun during aggravated robbery in Auckland

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Union says public sector wage freeze could impact surgery waiting lists video

Counties Manukau DHB has since last year been working to reduce its elective surgery backlog. It cancelled between 1400 ...

The Government’s planned wage freeze for public sector workers could hinder a DHB trying to clear its surgery backlog, a union claims.

Walk-ins stopped from getting Covid vaccine after wait times balloon video

Long queues at Auckland vaccination centre leave people waiting hours for their vaccination.

After patients were incorrectly turned away and wait times soared, health authorities pulled the pin on a walk-in trial at two vaccination centres.

Battle continues over nightclub linked to shooting

Police outside the Vava’u Lahi Night Club in Manukau’s Cavendish Drive in 2017, after a gang-related shooting outside ...

A nightclub which was linked to a shooting in 2017 was expected to close for good. But after a change of name and ownership, it’s back in business.

Questions remain over Auckland congestion charging video

According to a joint government-Auckland Council working group, without congestion charging to get people out of their ...

Councillors have given their conditional support for congestion charging, but say there remain a number of issues that will need to be addressed.

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Dilworth School housemaster dies before day in court video

Rex McIntosh outside the Auckland District Court.

Rex Clarence McIntosh died in hospital before standing trial, accused of sexually abusing boys in his care.

Protesters at Erebus memorial site may be issued trespass notices video

A group of people have been camping in a park to prevent the construction of a national Erebus memorial.

Construction has been delayed two months by people camping on site, in a move a man whose dad died in the crash says "troubles me deeply".

Kāinga Ora told to review processes after illegal workers detained video

Eight illegal workers were taken from sites connected to the Tamaki Regeneration Project, such as this one in Point ...

The call from the minister of housing comes after eight people were found working without valid visas on Government-run Auckland construction sites.

Sailor cleared of charges - just wants to go home

Aleksandr Cherushev, left, Ryszard Wilk, centre, and Patryk Lukasz Lukasik, right, in the dock at the High Court in ...

First mate of international container ship cleared of drugs charges and now just wants to see his wife and young daughter. Two tourists convicted of importing 4kg of cocaine.

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Union says public sector wage freeze could impact surgery waiting lists video

Counties Manukau DHB has since last year been working to reduce its elective surgery backlog. It cancelled between 1400 ...

The Government’s planned wage freeze for public sector workers could hinder a DHB trying to clear its surgery backlog, a union claims.

Walk-ins stopped from getting Covid vaccine after wait times balloon video

Long queues at Auckland vaccination centre leave people waiting hours for their vaccination.

After patients were incorrectly turned away and wait times soared, health authorities pulled the pin on a walk-in trial at two vaccination centres.

Govt spent $34.8m on Auckland light rail before 'fresh start' video

An artist's interpretation of what an early version of Auckland light rail system could have looked like.

The spend has drawn heavy criticism from National, but the transport minister says it's work that can be built on by officials going forward.

Seven people injured in south Auckland crash

The crash took place on Old Wairoa Rd in Auckland’s Papakura (file photo).

Old Wairoa Rd in Auckland's Papakura is closed while a crash examination takes place, police say.

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Patronage still down 80 per cent on bus from Auckland city to airport

Sky Bus would love to see the North Harbour service resume, however this would require patronage on its city service to ...

Passenger numbers on the city bus have not rebounded since the first Covid-19 lockdown and another route has not resumed at all.

Pilot programme launched for students stuck in China due to travel ban video

Opening of the Massey University Marae. The university has launched a pilot programme for its students stuck in China ...

Chinese resident Jiayi ​Tang​’s plans to study in New Zealand were quashed last year when the country barred travellers from China.

North Harbour Stadium kitchen put to use to feed 9000 kids video

The underutilised North Harbour Stadium kitchen will be put to work helping to feed 9000 school kids each day.

The "hardly used" kitchen will become a hive of activity, providing a revenue stream for Auckland Council and lessening the burden on ratepayers.

Car towing boat and ambulance collide on Auckland's North Shore video

Emergency services were called to a busy intersection in Rosedale after a car towing a boat and an ambulance collided.

Three ambulance staff were taken to North Shore Hospital after the crash while the other driver was assessed for minor injuries.

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Patronage still down 80 per cent on bus from Auckland city to airport

Sky Bus would love to see the North Harbour service resume, however this would require patronage on its city service to ...

Passenger numbers on the city bus have not rebounded since the first Covid-19 lockdown and another route has not resumed at all.

Motel murderer fails to bring appeal of conviction 31 years later video

Wuti Wellington Waa failed in his bid to seek leave to appeal his murder conviction.

Wuti William Waa argued the jury in his murder trial three decades ago were misdirected by a jailhouse informant.

Covid-19 vaccine clinic to open in former Auckland Warehouse store video

The Covid-19 vaccination centre at the Highbury Shopping Centre ahead of its official opening on Monday.

Auckland's fourth large-scale vaccination clinic to open this week in a former Warehouse store in a North Shore shopping centre.

Call for Harbour Bridge to open to bikes over summer video

Bike Auckland is calling for a trial to let cyclists use a lane of the Auckland Harbour Bridge for three months over ...

Cycling group says access to the bridge is sorely needed: “We need this trial. We just can’t stall.”

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Walk-ins stopped from getting Covid vaccine after wait times balloon video

Long queues at Auckland vaccination centre leave people waiting hours for their vaccination.

After patients were incorrectly turned away and wait times soared, health authorities pulled the pin on a walk-in trial at two vaccination centres.

Seven people injured in south Auckland crash

The crash took place on Old Wairoa Rd in Auckland’s Papakura (file photo).

Old Wairoa Rd in Auckland's Papakura is closed while a crash examination takes place, police say.

Pets rediscover owners after lengthy Covid-19 separation video

Owner Danielle Anderson said Reed will miss the squirrels in Canada.

It cost $10,000 and took more than a year for Danielle Anderson's husky to come home – but it was “worth it”.

Prison staff trained on how to use handcuffs after murderer escapes video

Katrina Epiha was sentenced to life for the 2017 murder of Christchurch mum Alicia Nathan.

Katrina Epiha evaded police for two weeks after a Corrections officer failed to use an insert which helps cuffs fit people with smaller wrists.

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Patronage still down 80 per cent on bus from Auckland city to airport

Sky Bus would love to see the North Harbour service resume, however this would require patronage on its city service to ...

Passenger numbers on the city bus have not rebounded since the first Covid-19 lockdown and another route has not resumed at all.

Motorcyclist dies in north Auckland crash

The motorcyclist died at the scene. (File photo)

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, police say.

Auckland Transport to report pothole penis painter to police video

Geoff Upson is well known for spray-painting bright green penises around potholes across the Rodney area of Auckland.

Geoff Upson regularly spray-paints around potholes out of “frustration” over the state of roads. He says if he's charged, then "it is what it is".

7500 more homes at risk from rising sea levels in Northland video

Mangawhai resident Bruce Rogan wants to know more about the science behind Northland Regional Council’s coastal hazard ...

Mangawhai residents like Bruce Rogan are concerned at-risk properties may not be able to get insurance, impacting values.

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Concerns raised over unfenced pond near playground video

Henderson-Massey Local Board member Brooke Loader said the pond is just 15 metres away from the playground.

Temporary fencing has been installed around a stormwater pond, just metres away from new Auckland playground, after concerns were raised.

Teen in court on arson charge after supermarket snack aisle fire video

Facing a charge of arson, Michael Haturini, 19, appeared at the Waitākere District Court on Thursday.

Police say the blaze caused hundreds of thousands of dollars of damage, and about 60 firefighters were called to battle the flames.

50 years on from Vietnam parade, protesters and veterans still disagree video

Anti-war protesters let their feelings be known in central Auckland in May, 1971, when Vietnam veterans returned home.

Dramatic protests 50 years ago marred New Zealand's first and only homecoming parade for Vietnam veterans.

Wastewater overflow sees human waste, tampons and wipes flood reserve video

Tampons could be seen floating in the wastewater overflow in Rānui, West Auckland.

Auckland's Watercare criticised residents for dumping unflushable items down the toilet, causing an overflow that polluted a stream.

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