Concrete solutions to Auckland’s building waste

More than $3 million of funding will help divert 40,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste from landfills in Auckland every year. Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage today announced a Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF) grant of $3.1 million...... Read More

Man killed in SH2 crash named

Police can now release the name of the man killed in a crash on State Highway 2, near Whakamarama. Auckland man Kevin Adrian Hamill died in a two car crash on Sunday morning. The 61-year-old was the only person in his vehicle at the time of the crash. Another...... Read More

US woman dies in Coromandel climbing incident

Police have confirmed that a 28-year-old woman has died in a “climbing incident” at Castle Road in the Coromandel. At 10am on Sunday, police attended the scene of a reported climbing incident at Castle Rock, near Whitianga. Police can...... Read More

Body recovered from Castle Rock in the Coromandel

Police are investigating the death of a person whose body has been recovered at Castle Rock in the Coromandel. Emergency services were called to Castle Rock just before 11.30am on Sunday. Kuaotunu Land SAR members responded to the callout to assist...... Read More

Green party minister bikes to hospital to have baby

The Green party Minister Julie Anne Genter says she has gone into hospital to have her baby induced. The Minister for Women and Associate Minister for both Health and Transport announced her news on social media. She shared a photo of herself cycling...... Read More

Arrest made after stabbing in Glen Eden

Police have arrested a 43-year-old woman following an assault in Glen Eden. The incident occurred at a property just after midday on Saturday where a woman was stabbed. The victim is currently in hospital receiving treatment for multiple cuts. "The...... Read More

Woman charged with Auckland stabbing

A 43-year-old woman has been charged with a stabbing in the Auckland suburb of Glen Eden this afternoon. Another woman was cut several times in the incident, and is now recovering in hospital. The alleged offender has been charged with wounding with...... Read More

Woman hit in head during boxing session in critical condition

A woman hit in the head during a boxing training session this morning has been flown to Auckland Hospital in a critical condition. The woman, who is in her 30s, was training near Centennial Park in Wellsford, north of Auckland. A Westpac Rescue Helicopter...... Read More

New house to help prevent violence to open in Papakura

A service that provides emergency accommodation and counselling for perpetrators of domestic violence is opening a third house in Auckland next month. Gandhi Nivas already has two houses - one in Ōtāhūhū and another in Te Atatu. The centres are...... Read More

Councils enjoy visit from Mr Jones

Last week Minister Jones spent time with all three district Mayors to hear what sort of projects could benefit from investment from the Provincial Growth Fund, which has $1 billion per year in its coffers over the next three years, to drive economic...... Read More