Central Leader

Fears over e-scooter influx

One person has died in an incident believed to involve a Lime e-scooter on Monday evening and a woman is injured after ...

Members of the Blind Foundation have been hit or have fallen over because of e-scooters on footpaths.

6.7 seconds to spot pedestrian

Daljinder Singh, left, stands with an interpreter at the Auckland District Court, where he is on trial charged with ...

A pedestrian's decision to cross a road was the "primary causative factor" in the crash that caused his death, a court has heard.

Eastern Courier

$1.1m awarded for leaky buildings

Botany Down Secondary College was built in stages - but was left with leaky buildings.

Construction company must pay out over botched school build.

Long waits for cancer patients

Counties Manukau DHB, which operates Middlemore Hospital and the Manukau Superclinic, has not met the Ministry of ...

Patients in Counties Manukau "waiting much longer than they should be" for urgent treatment, report shows.

East & Bays Courier

Fears over e-scooter influx

One person has died in an incident believed to involve a Lime e-scooter on Monday evening and a woman is injured after ...

Members of the Blind Foundation have been hit or have fallen over because of e-scooters on footpaths.

Goff: I was a freedom camper video

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says not all freedom campers are a nuisance (file photo).

"I did it responsibly," Auckland Mayor Phil Goff tells "hostile" crowd at beachside suburb.

Manukau Courier

Dairy owner punched for cigarettes

Mohammed Azam estimated about $2800 worth of cigarettes and tobacco was stolen.

The female owner was left with a concussion and hasn't been back to the shop since the robbery.

130 measles cases in Auckland

There have been 130 measles cases in Auckland so far this year. (generic photo)

Three more Aucklanders have contracted measles, bringing the total number of cases in the region to 130.

North Harbour News

Rezoning a 'band-aid solution'

Unsworth Heights residents have petitioned to keep their suburb within the Albany Primary School zone.

Ministry of Education criticised for forcing a north Auckland primary school to look at rezoning when the Budget allocated more money for future classrooms.

Flare thrown at police

The fleeing vehicle was later stopped by road spikes on Oteha Valley Rd in Albany (file photo).

A flare was thrown at a police car during a chase across Auckland's North Shore.

North Shore Times

Fears over e-scooter influx

One person has died in an incident believed to involve a Lime e-scooter on Monday evening and a woman is injured after ...

Members of the Blind Foundation have been hit or have fallen over because of e-scooters on footpaths.

Rezoning a 'band-aid solution'

Unsworth Heights residents have petitioned to keep their suburb within the Albany Primary School zone.

Ministry of Education criticised for forcing a north Auckland primary school to look at rezoning when the Budget allocated more money for future classrooms.

Nor-west News

Town swamps country

Kumeu has found itself at the doorstep of the burgeoning Super City.

Kumeu straddles the town-country divide. It's not an easy existence.

Military exercise in Auckland

A military exercise will run until about 6pm Saturday (file photo).

People near Riverhead Forest needn't be alarmed at sound of gunfire, police say.

Papakura Courier

Long waits for cancer patients

Counties Manukau DHB, which operates Middlemore Hospital and the Manukau Superclinic, has not met the Ministry of ...

Patients in Counties Manukau "waiting much longer than they should be" for urgent treatment, report shows.

Giving the gift of korowai

Weavers use whatever feathers they can source - predominantly they're chicken - but sometimes hunters will gift them ...

Some weave to create their own taonga, others create tiny korowai to honour little lost lives.

Rodney Times

Horse rider's forest rescue

Emergency crews combined to rescue the woman who had fallen deep in Auckland's Riverhead Forest.

A woman in her 50s was carried 500m out of Auckland's Riverhead Forest after falling from her horse.

Lawyer seeks mental health test

Waitakere District Court.

 A man who allegedly said he had a bomb at the Whenuapai Airbase is known to health services for a bipolar disorder.

Western Leader

130 measles cases in Auckland

There have been 130 measles cases in Auckland so far this year. (generic photo)

Three more Aucklanders have contracted measles, bringing the total number of cases in the region to 130.

Rats gone first, chickens next? video

Auckland Council said there was a rat infestation in Titirangi in June. (File image)

Titirangi rat numbers are dropping but now there are talks of ridding the village of its famed chickens.

Northland

Drug dealer's appeal dismissed

Brownie Harding was sentenced in Whangārei High and District Court in 2017.

Brownie Harding wanted his conviction appealed on the basis of pressures to plead guilty.

Family fight: Sentence reduced

Wharepouri Heke was sentenced in the Kaikohe District Court (file photo).

Man who hit brother with piece of wood during argument over mother's healthcare will be released from prison a year early.

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