Auckland council appoint new Panuku director

Auckland Council has appointed leading property executive and company director David Kennedy to the board of its urban regeneration agency, Panuku Development Auckland. The council’s Appointments and Performance Review Committee approved David’s...... Read More

Marine biotoxin warning extended

The Ministry for Primary Industries today extended the public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Bay of Plenty region. The warning now covers the coastline from the northern end of Waihi Beach south-eastward to Opape. Routine tests...... Read More

Digital summit to build vision for prosperous NZ

The biggest and most important international tech conference to be staged in New Zealand will be held in Auckland early next year which may pave the way for faster advances for the Kiwi economy. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says changes and...... Read More

Motorcycle vs car crash in Whangaparaoa

A motorbike and a car have collided up in Auckland. Diversions are currently in place. Police are currently at the scene of a crash on Whangaparaoa Rd involving a car and a motorcycle. One person has sustained moderate injuries in the crash. Motorists...... Read More

Arrest made after woman shot in Helensville

Police have arrested and charged a man after a woman suffered a gunshot wound in Helensville. The incident happened on Mill Road shortly before 4am this morning and left the woman in a critical condition. A 28-year-old man has been charged...... Read More

Airport turns Tongan fans away

Tongan rugby league fans say Auckland Airport's ban on welcoming players back to the city for the world cup semi-finals is racial discrimination. The winner of today's Tonga vs Lebanon game in Christchurch will make the Rugby League World Cup...... Read More

Police investigate shooting in Helensville

Three people are assisting police with enquiries after a woman suffered a gunshot wound overnight. Police were called to Mill Rd, Helensville just before 4am. The 31-year-old victim is undergoing surgery after being taken to Auckland City...... Read More

Critical injuries suffered in Auckland truck crash

A person was left with critical injuries after a truck was involved in a crash with two cars in West Auckland last night. The incident happened at around 9:40pm on Friday on Pleasant Road in Glen Eden. Speaking to Stuff, a police spokeswoman...... Read More

Children of prisoners to get new mentors

Thirty Auckland children with a parent in prison will get support from a mentor following a successful charity auction in the city centre last night. The charity Pillars works with the families of prisoners, proving a wrap-around social service and offering...... Read More

Auckland’s suburbs face higher rates rises

Suburbs on Auckland's fringes and in cheaper areas are facing higher than average rates rises next year, the Auckland Council has confirmed. The council today released the figures for the average change in capital value in the city's suburbs...... Read More