East & Bays Courier

Baby suffers serious injuries

A baby sustained serious injuries last Thursday in Mt Wellington, Auckland.

Police are investigating after an 8-week-old baby suffered serious injuries at a house in Auckland.

Armistice Day commemorated

The Field of Remembrance opposite the Auckland War Memorial Museum has a cross for every soldier killed in World War I.

Auckland has commemorated 100 years since the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.

Swift 'seen on an e-scooter' video

Ben Prince-Saxon says he saw Taylor Swift riding a Lime electric scooter in Mission Bay.

'Shake It Off' songstress - or her lookalike - spotted zipping though Auckland's Mission Bay.

Armed police storm building video

This Penrose address appeared to be at the centre of an Armed Offenders Squad operation.

Handcuffed men marched out of an industrial address after armed police operation in Auckland.

Car park closed for safety reasons

A car park which had banned "Remuera tractors" in August has now been closed.

A car park which prohibited "Remuera tractors", vans, utes and commercial vehicles has been closed for health and safety reasons.

Police officer drove dangerously video

Prushya Chaichumpon, who was the driver of the fleeing car, has been sentenced to three years in prison.

A police officer "drove dangerously" during a pursuit in which two people died, should have faced criminal investigation.

Firework rubbish covers beach

Mission Bay was covered in fireworks litter on Tuesday morning

"My blood is boiling" - Aucklander finds fireworks, bottles, pizza boxes and metal sparklers littering waterfront bay

CCTV captures midnight heist video

Jory Henley Furniture's warehouse, where the theft took place.

Thieves broke into a central Auckland warehouse, stealing one-and-a-half containers of couches and electric recliners

Making cash as an e-scooter 'juicer' video

University student Tom Morton earns about $112 per day as a "juicer" for Lime's e-scooters.

Pulling scooters from the surf is all part of the job for a student who finds and charges Lime e-scooters.

Shake-up at Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport chief executive Shane Ellison is leading the agencies first internal shake-up.

Some staff at Auckland Transport will have to reapply for jobs as a restructure starts to roll-out.

Auckland's E-grade food outlets

Cockroaches and rats are among the pest infestations that could lead to an E-grade rating (file photo).

Health issues ranged from pests, cleanliness and unhygienic practices.

Suburb's slow speed request

The area between Meadowbank Rd and Gerard Way is currently 50kmh.

While the idea of lower speed limits may not appeal to everyone, one Auckland suburb is begging for the chance to trial it.

'Hoarding' of e-scooters by 'low lives'

Ella said nearly 20 e-scooters were showing on her app at Baradene College of the Sacred Heart (file photo).

A Lime rider was "irate" after being told she couldn't pick up an e-scooter that was sitting at a nearby school.

Car-free Mt Wellington looms

Mt Wellington will be the next Auckland maunga to go car-free (file photo).

Mt Wellington's summit will be permanently closed to cars from November 10.

Wounded after e-scooter 'didn't stop'

Auckland man George Bryant has to get his bandages changed every day after a e-scooter incident left him bruised and ...

GRAPHIC CONTENT: An Auckland man has flesh wounds after crashing off a Lime e-scooter.

Non-crime taking police time

Police Association president Chris Cahill.

Nearly two thirds of calls to Auckland police were for non-crime matters, with most being left to stretched front line staff to attend.

The election slugfest that wasn't

Auckland's Entrust trustees faced their election challengers on the eve of the end of voting.

Entrust's duelling election teams meet for the first time in one room, under the gaze of ACT MP David Seymour. What happened next?

Worker punched in head video

The two robbers were captured on CCTV.

A shopkeeper was violently assaulted during a superette robbery in Auckland's Panmure.

E-scooter injury claims video

E-scooter company Lime has six hundred e-scooters scattered across Auckland.

ACC has had 14 claims relating to e-scooters since Lime launched just over a week ago.

Shake-up for cultural hot spots

A $178,000 report looked at the future of Auckland's five main cultural institutions, including the Auckland War ...

A report looking at Auckland's cultural institutions suggests a museum should be split in two.

Claude Megson house wows gallery video

The lush surroundings of this Claude Megson-designed house in Remuera serve to emphasise the bold architecture.

One of the best examples of the late Mid-century architect's work is up for sale in Remuera.

E-scooter safety concerns video

Living Streets Aotearoa says having e-scooters on footpaths are dangerous but a Lime spokesman says the safety level is ...

Electric scooters are labelled a "menace on footpaths" by a walking group concerned about their safety.

Child protection 'failure' video

The Vulnerable Children Act 2014 requires schools have a child protection policy, but a parent's research shows they ...

Schools haven't been doing what they should and parents should be concerned, Regan Cunliffe says.

Housing solution 'pushed up prices'

Homes in Hobsonville Point are among those those built using an SHA.

Aimed at creating affordable housing, developers actually profited from Special Housing Areas, research says.

No interviews as election begins

Vector's future ownership has been turned into an Entrust election issue.

Four leading candidates decline interviews as Auckland's least popular election begins.

Being a vet is 'emotional rollercoaster'

Vets say they face a large number of stressful situations while on the job.

Long hours, financial issues and compassion fatigue are weighing down the vet industry.

Man in wheelchair hit by car

Emergency services responded to a crash in central Auckland after a man in a wheelchair was hit by a car.

A person using a wheelchair has been seriously injured after being hit by a car.

Traffic controllers feel motorists' wrath

Philip Te Whata said he had been verbally abused and had objects thrown at him while working at some of Auckland's road ...

Angry motorists are taking their frustration out on road workers, throwing abuse and bottles.

Heli-yes: chopper plan gets go-ahead

Despite local opposition, Auckland Council has granted consent to carry out noise testing of two helicopters at 74 ...

An application to noise test two helicopters on a coveted cliff-top Auckland property gets the green light.

Bias in lack of Pasifika leaders

Manukau ward councillor Efeso Collins says we should be challenged to confront and address our unconscious bias.

OPINION: Auckland is the most diverse city in NZ - so why do Pākehā men still dominate council leadership roles?

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