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Employers must be 'more aware of risks'

A man was critically injured when a trench collapsed in West Auckland on Thursday.

WorkSafe calls on employers to step up after spate of accidents across Auckland.

Scooter rider critical

The man was riding an electric scooter down Quentin Avenue when he fell (file photo).

The man hit his head when he came off his scooter in an Epsom street.

4th workplace incident in 4 days

A man has been injured on Victoria St West in central Auckland (file photo).

A man is in a critical condition following an incident in central Auckland.

Two deaths in two months

Fletcher Reinforcing, where 58-year-old Andrew d'Auriol died on the job in late November.

Fletcher Building is reviewing its safety practices after two staff were killed in incidents involving cranes.

Police dog job 'ticks all the boxes'

Since 2005 Senior Sergeant Pete Pedersen has been at the helm and late last year he was awarded a District Commander's ...

In 30 years, Senior Sergeant Peter Pedersen has seen a lot of changes in Auckland's police dog section. Including the arrival of cats.

Unlocking the brain's secrets

Around 70 per cent of the brains donated have been affected by neurological disease.

Auckland researchers are unlocking the secrets of the brain thanks to people's generous donations.

Police car involved in crash

The left side front bumper of the police car was damaged in the crash.

A patrol car was responding to an incident when it collided with a car in the St Johns area of Auckland.

Pride Parade becomes walk

Auckland's Pride parade will be replaced with a Pride walk across Auckland city.

Auckland Pride Board has decided to ditch its Pride Parade plans in favour of a "more inclusive" Pride walk.

Co-workers 'shocked' by death

A man in his 30s died at Fletcher Easysteel in Onehunga on Wednesday night.

Co-workers of a man who was killed in a workplace accident in Auckland are "shocked and deeply saddened" by his death.

Flatmates share bed to cut costs video

Young man in bed , trying to sleep

This is the housing crisis: paying $195 per week to share a room - and a bed - with a stranger.

Man dead after industrial accident

A man has died following a workplace accident in Onehunga.

A man has died after an incident at Auckland steel company.

Reunion with Good Samaritan

Charlie Taylor asked for help from a stranger named Mike after being followed by a man in Auckland's CBD.

Police praise actions of kind stranger attacked trying to help woman, while pair make plans to meet.

Rat hunt on Rākino Island

Rodents pose a threat to the survival of the island's ecosystem, as they prey on the eggs and young chicks of seabirds ...

A rat hunt is underway on an Auckland island after a person reported seeing a rodent.

Accused party murderer in court

Rima Fernando Sikei, 21 was fatally stabbed at a party in Mt Roskill in December.

A man charged with killing Rima Fernando Sikei will go to trial.

Grace Millane accused denies murder

British backpacker died in Auckland while travelling in December 2018.

The man charged with murdering British backpacker Grace Millane will go on trial.

Millane accused to appear in court

Grace Millane was backpacking in New Zealand when she was killed.

The man accused of murdering Grace Millane is due to appear in court. Here's what's likely to happen.

Car park's 67% price hike video

Posters advising Downtown Car Park users of the 67 per cent increase in the capped daily rate were put up in early December.

All-day users of Auckland Transport's Downtown Car Park face a $16 hike from next week.

Stolen $55,000 gnome returned

The gnome, which has now been returned, retails at $55,000.

Staff at an Auckland gallery are thrilled after a stolen gnome showed up at The Salvation Army in Glen Eden.

Travelling family's 'rude' behaviour video

A witness says one of the family members threw food on the ground at the ibis Budget Hotel in central Auckland.

A staff member at The Coffee Club says two of the family members came in "ready to fight" as they asked for a refund.

Junior doctors on strike

Dr Christine Vanderboor, front, and her colleagues picket outside Auckland City Hospital, calling for safer working ...

Junior doctors began a 48-hour strike with a picket outside Auckland's largest hospital.

Artist shocked at gnome theft

The gnome, entitled 'Thinker', retails for $55,000.

An artist is shocked after Christmas grinches stole his bronze statue of a gnome, worth more than $50,000.

Maunga cat seeks new owners

Mt Eden's resident cat Kevin is looking for a new owner.

Kevin the cat has a large online following. He lives on an Auckland volcano - he just needs a place to eat.

Hundreds without power

Residents across Auckland are without power after weather changes interfere with power lines.

Monday morning's heavy downpour after weeks without rain, caused havoc with some of Auckland's power lines.

Miracle year about to end video

In November 2017, Auckland woman Mon Macdonald was diagnosed with terminal leukaemia and told she had weeks to live. She ...

Aged just 38, she was told she had cancer for the third time and had weeks to live. That was more than a year ago.

Floating rubbish dumps in Hauraki Gulf

The barges will be floating in the Hauraki Gulf until early February.

The barges are for boats out on the water for long periods of time so they are able to "effectively manage their waste".

Breakdown on bridge cleared

A breakdown was causing delays for those leaving Auckland on Friday evening.

Broken down car clear of lanes after causing delays for Auckland commuters.

Poo doesn't deter swimmers video

Some swimmers spoken to by Stuff said they were willing to "risk it" to cool off.

Public health warning in place for popular Auckland waterfall, but many willing to "risk it" to stay cool.

Food poisoning surges in heat video

Food poisoning cases have surged with the heat, and the Auckland Regional Public Health Service believes chicken is to blame.

Chill that chicken - not storing meat out of the heat blamed for rocketing campylobacter cases.

Arrest after spitting incident

A 41-year-old jogger was arrested on One Tree Hill on Wednesday evening.

A jogger is facing charges after allegedly spitting on a man at Auckland's One Tree Hill.

What future for Eden Park?

The country's premier stadium Eden Park is on a path to possible insolvency

The only certainty for the country's most famous stadium is that change is coming soon - but there are big unanswered questions.

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