Smoke poured from a house on Waihi Rd tonight.
Police will step up patrols in Greerton after a 9-year-old boy says he was followed home by a strange man "with scary eyes".
A dangerous new driving habit has emerged at one of the city's busiest roundabouts - and police say it is only a matter of time before someone is seriously injured.
A lawer for Motiti Island iwi has described the original wreck recovery agreement signed between the Crown and Rena's owner and insurers "as a sham".
Both lanes of State Highway 36 at Mangorewa Gorge are now open.