Auckland

Drivers flee crash scenes in Auckland

Two children have been injured in two crashes, in which both the drivers are still at large. Four people were injured in total, when the vehicles crash in south Auckland on Friday. Police say they are still trying to find the drivers of the vehicles...... Read More

One critically injured in Auckland crash

One person is in critical condition after a crash in Auckland tonight. Police are at the scene of a crash where a motorcyle and car collided at 5.30pm. One person is in a critical condition and the road is closed at the intersection of Great North...... Read More

Frank Racing takes seventh Coastal win

In a flurry of action and jostling for space on the startline, 150 yachts representing the spectrum of the New Zealand race fleet commenced the famous Auckland to Russell yacht race. The PIC Coastal Classic, in its 35th year, is New Zealand yachting’s...... Read More

Two children injured in hit and run

Two children have been left with moderate injuries followng a hit and run incident in South Auckland this evening. A report in the NZ Herald claims a 13-year-old boy and 10-year-old girl were hit on Artillery Drive in Papakura shortly after...... Read More

Manukau winger banned for four games

Counties Manukau winger Albert Nikoro has been suspended from all rugby for four weeks after receiving a red card for a dangerous tackle in his team’s final match of the Mitre 10 Cup against Tasman. Nikoro was red carded for a dangerous tackle...... Read More

Police seek witness for fatal crash

Counties Manukau Police are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash on Wednesday morning in Flash Bush. Police say the crash happened at approximately 5.45am on Stancombe Road (near Kestev Drive), Flat Bush. The crash involved a single motorcyclist riding...... Read More

Police attempt to crush Crate Day

Police in Auckland have come up with a new scheme to take on the might of social media, attempting to quash an event that is largely organised online. Crate Day gatherings, where people get together in a public place to drink alcohol on the “first...... Read More

Sherwin Stowers retires from rugby

Sevens stalwart Sherwin Stowers has today announced his retirement from professional rugby after a prominent career for the All Blacks Sevens and Counties Manukau Steelers. Stowers debuted for New Zealand as an 18-year-old in Dubai in 2004. Since then...... Read More

Person killed in cliff fall named

Police can now release the name of the woman who fell from a cliff top in Mairangi Bay on Tuesday 17 October. She was 86-year-old Ruth Sutherland from Mairangi Bay. "Police extend their sympathies to the family and friends of Mrs Sutherland." Read...... Read More

Child stuck in hospital ceiling

Fire crews have been called to Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital to help remove a patient who is stuck in the ceiling.  A Fire and Emergency spokesman says the child had been stuck for "some time" overnight and into...... Read More