Auckland

Stellar coaching line up for NZ swim squad camp

A stellar coaching line up, bringing together Paralympians, Commonwealth Games medallists and former Olympians, has been confirmed for the 2017 Jetstar Super Swim Squad Camp. The camp will take place in Auckland on May 6 and 7. Attending will be the...... Read More

Bus crashes into Auckland house

A house in Auckland has been damaged after a commercial bus veered out of control and crashed into the property earlier this evening. The bus, which was out of service at the time, is understood to have collided with two cars before hitting...... Read More

Woman almost drowns at public pool

A woman is in hospital in a critical condition this evening after almost drowning at a public swimming pool in West Auckland. The incident happened at West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre on Alderman Drive in Henderson. The emergency services...... Read More

Man dead, woman critical at Auckland property

Police have this evening confirmed they are in attendance at a house in West Auckland where one man has died. Emergency services were called to the house on Pisces Road, Glen Eden, at around 3:44pm. A woman has been taken to hospital in a critical condition. A...... Read More

Vegan Food Fair returns to Auckland

  Plant-based food lovers are in for a treat as the Vegan Food Fair returns to Auckland’s Alexandra Park tomorrow. According to organisers, the vegan movement is growing in popularity, with many people embracing vegan food as the main...... Read More

Pilot boat may have hit Auckland swimmer

The swimmer whose body was found off Auckland's North Shore this week may have been struck by a port pilot boat. Ports of Auckland chief executive Tony Gibson, in a statement, has confirmed one of the company's boats was under police investigation...... Read More

Legless body found in Auckland waters

Police say a body, spotted by Auckland ferry commuters and reported to have lost a leg, is likely that of a swimmer who went missing earlier in the week. The man failed to return from a regular swim at North Shore's Narrow Neck Beach on Thursday...... Read More

Fears for woman in Auckland motorway incident

Police are currently responding to an incident in central Auckland. There are concerns for the welfare of a young woman on the Grafton Road Bridge. "The woman is on the bridge, underneath which are three motorway lanes and our priority at this...... Read More

UPDATE: Auckland motorway incident

UPDATE 5.10pm: NZTA is now reporting that the incident blocking Auckland's Southern Motorway has been cleared. Motorists can, however, expect significant congestion in both directions. Update: The police incident on the Sthn Mwy is now clear....... Read More