Auckland

Power outage hits over 5,000 homes

Properties across Auckland have been hit by a power cut this evening that is affecting more than 5,000 homes. Vector crews are currently assessing the possible causes of the outage, which has hit households from Mount Wellington to St Heliers. The...... Read More

Police seek witnesses for serious hit and run

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit and run incident in Blockhouse Bay yesterday morning. A 22-year-old female received serious injuries after she was struck by a vehicle at the intersection...... Read More

Corey Main makes world champs final

Former Macleans College student Corey Main has qualified for the men’s 100m backstroke final at the world championships in Budapest. He was the only New Zealand swimmer to make a final. The 22-year-old recorded a personal best of 53.76 seconds...... Read More

Manslaughter accused planned to ditch shotgun

A man accused of the manslaughter of his 2-year-old daughter has told a court he planned to throw a sawn-off shotgun in a rubbish skip on the day his family moved from their home. Instead, he says the gun went off in his hands while he looked it over...... Read More

Speedy Sepang draws to a close for Heimgartner

  Andre Heimgartner enjoyed strong car speed and set-up in today’s final day of the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Championship’s visit to the Sepang International Circuit, however it wasn’t to be the Melbourne-based Kiwi’s...... Read More

Homeless man’s death sparks call for action

  The death of a second homelessness man in South Auckland has triggered the local community to take to the streets to highlight the issue. “This is about making everyone aware of what’s really happening on our streets and saying...... Read More

Motorcyclist dies in serious crash, Mangere

At approximately 7:20pm tonight Police attempted to pull over a motorcyclist who was speeding on Buckland Road, Mangere. The driver failed to stop and Police initiated a pursuit. Almost immediately after this the motorcyclist has crashed near the intersection...... Read More

Road closed in Mangere following serious crash

Police are currently attending a serious road crash at the intersection of Buckland Road and Royton Avenue, Mangere East, Auckland. This section of Buckland Road is closed and diversions are in place at the intersections of Buckland/Massey...... Read More

Water pressure restored to North Shore Hospital

Full water pressure was restored to North Shore Hospital last night after a ruptured water main interrupted supplies early Friday morning. The water main has now been successfully repaired. Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) initiated an emergency...... Read More

Delays on SH1 southbound lane, Pohuehue

UPDATED: State Highway One is now open following a slip between Pohuehue and Puhoi this morning. The area has been cleared, however traffic is congested in both direction. Police  are thankful for motorists patience and ask motorists to...... Read More