Auckland

Housing development for Defence Force opens

A new housing development to house 49 families of the New Zealand Defence Force opened yesterday in West Auckland. Mayor Phil Goff officially opened the homes at Whenuapai. Last year the Defence Force became a victim of Auckland's housing crisis...... Read More

Crash in Goodwood Heights

    Counties Manukau Police are advising motorists to expect delays after a crash in Goodwood Heights near Redoubt Road. Diversions are currently being put in place and motorists should avoid the area, says a police spokesperson. Further...... Read More

Have you seen Barry Munns?

Police are reminding anyone who chooses to harbour people who are wanted to arrest that they themselves could face criminal charges. Individuals who might be hiding Barry Gregory Munns are on notice that charges of Accessory after the fact are likely...... Read More

Auckland Council plans count of homeless people

Auckland Council is to carry out a census of homeless people, and is looking for volunteers to help. The count will take place on 17 September and will take in the area from Wellsford to the Waiuku. The council needs 750 volunteers to help it reach...... Read More

Woman run over by thief stealing car in Auckland

A West Auckland woman has been run over in her own driveway by someone who was trying to steal her car. The offender broke into the woman's house just before midnight on Tuesday and took her car keys, police said. The woman woke to the sound of...... Read More

Parents take a stand for freezing kids in uniform shorts

Dozens of parents are calling for long pants to be part of the uniform at an Auckland primary school after being told they are too expensive. Boys and girls at Owairoa Primary School can't wear trackpants or trousers in winter because they are...... Read More

Teenager arrested over knife attack at dairy

A teenager has been arrested after an Auckland mother and son were stabbed in a violent attack at their dairy last night. Police said this evening a 16-year-old youth was in custody after undergoing surgery today and was likely to face charges over...... Read More

Public appeal following Grey Lynn stabbing

  Police are appealing to the public for information on the aggravated robbery of a dairy on Great North Road in Grey Lynn yesterday.   At about 7.15pm, one male offender, armed with a knife, entered the dairy and waited until a customer...... Read More