$16m more funds approved for St James Theatre renovation

An extra $16 million has been approved by the Wellington City Council to fund the renovation of the St James Theatre. All councillors, including the Mayor, voted unanimously at a meeting today. The theatre, which is made up of two buildings - the...... Read More

New unit for premature babies at Waitākere Hospital

A $6 million rebuild of Waitākere Hospital's neonatal unit will provide six more cots, allowing more babies to be cared for closer to home. In recent months, the west Auckland hospital was forced to send premature and sick babies to Taranaki and...... Read More

Manurewa shooting inquiries ongoing

Manurewa Police are continuing to make inquiries after a man was shot overnight. The incident happened in Gibbs Road and was reported to emergency services at 3.45am. Police along with ambulance staff attended and the man was transported to hospital...... Read More

Woman arrested following Manurewa death

Police investigating the death of a 56-year-old male following an incident in Manurewa early Wednesday morning have arrested a 57-year-old female. The woman, who is known to the victim, will be appearing in the Manukau District Court tomorrow...... Read More

Body located in search for missing woman

Police searching for the missing Waitakere woman have recently recovered a body at a property within the search area. While formal identification is yet to take place, the body is believed to be that of Michelle Simpson, who was reported missing on...... Read More

Woman missing for three days

The police search for Waitakere woman Michelle Simpson is now into its third day and unfortunately she remains missing. Michelle was last seen walking along Wairere Road at around 11.30am on Monday morning and has not been seen since. Over the past...... Read More