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Waiheke board votes to fly Palestinian flag, Akl Council raises concerns
Auckland Council says board's unanimous vote 'does not reflect a position'.
Te Whatu Ora launches probe, minister briefed after health worker spreads Covid misinformation
Health department chief executive says man's claims are "completely wrong".
Watch: Pro-Palestinian protest underway at Port of Auckland over Israel-Hamas war
Demonstration planned for this evening follows one last week where 16 were arrested.
Unborn baby dies after street race crash, man charged with manslaughter
The 22-year-old man accused over tragic incident already facing other driving charges.
Luxon, Seymour, Peters penis poster: Wellington City Council puts out order to remove flyers
Councillor Teri O'Neill posted the flyers with her friends last Friday night.
Covid-19 expert Michael Baker's image used in internet scam
University of Otago sounds alert over the use of Baker's likeness, reports it as scam.
Nelson homicide: Man charged with murder of James Whitikau Barton
Barton, 48, died after being allegedly assaulted in Stoke, Nelson, on Friday, November 10.
'Not quite plausible': David Seymour calls out Winston Peters' media criticisms
Peters accused media of taking bribes. Seymour disagrees, still wary of policy generally.
'Comms breakdown' sees cops called at university after armed man seen with air rifle to cull pigeons
A man carrying a gun for a planned bird cull sparked an armed offender callout at UoA.
'Police just wanted to shut me up': Auckland lawyer arrested at pro-Palestine rally
Police allege Lucy Rogers was attempting to 'antagonise' the crowd on Queen St.
'Huge thanks': Missing Auckland teen with Down syndrome found safe
Police say Eden was found overnight.
'How can you have a waka on the road?': Peters slams te reo Māori names
The incoming Deputy PM wants primary government department titles to be in English.
Black Friday traffic chaos: Congestion builds in Newmarket, Sylvia Park
Southern Motorway blocked from city to Sylvia Park. Vehicle fire causing delays at Puhoi.
Pseudoephedrine back on shelves: Seymour’s new Govt win
Act campaigned on reversing a ban put in place by John Key's Government in 2011.
Businessman shares 'citizen's arrest' caught on camera in Auckland
Scott tackled a thief at a supermarket two months ago. Cops told him to let the man go.
Woman guilty of murdering father by arson found dead in her cell
Martin murdered her father Ronald Russell Allison in 2013.
'We're really scared': Christchurch synagogue vandalised, politicians criticised
Jewish Council spokesman Ben Kepes wants authorities to take threats more seriously.
$3.7m Auckland waterfront pedestrian bridge breaks
The bridge was built in 2011 for $3.7 million, and was slated as a temporary solution.
High school ditches modern learning environment, spends $1.5m to revert new classroom back
The big room, fitting 500 kids, opened in 2017. The school's paying $1.5m to change back.
'Get a permit': Oz border patrol defend $3k fine for Kiwi pensioner's chicken sandwich
Canterbury woman, June Armstrong, cried in airport after she was sprung with snack.
Pt England gang shooting: Fourth man charged with murder
Charles Pongi died after a shooting on August 5. Three men were charged last week.
What the Hop? Man's long fight for $12.15 Auckland Transport refund
Citizen v bureaucracy: Man says it took more than two years to get $12.15 Hop card refund.
National cries poor in battle for Port Waikato byelection
Electoral law expert explains why parties can spend double usual advertising budget.
Marokopa fugitive dad Tom Phillips: Police reveal 12 more sightings
Latest reports follow 14 unconfirmed sightings of missing father in September.
Victims react to news millionaire sex offender James Wallace to be freed from prison
The philanthropist was stripped of his knighthood earlier this year.
Nelson homicide: Police find BMW linked to man’s death
Barton, 48, died after he was assaulted on Orchard St, Stoke, last Friday night.
Pt England gang shooting: Two more men charged with murder
Today's arrests come after police arrested, charged a 24yo Mt Albert man yesterday.
Auckland doctor wrote thousands of prescriptions for ADHD drugs without approval
Tony Hanne was accused of professional misconduct over prescriptions he had written.
House fires in Mt Roskill, Henderson: Person taken to hospital with serious injuries
Firefighters have responded to a fire on Mt Albert Rd and another on Edmonton Rd.
Winston Peters returns to site of negotiations as Seymour defends deal delay
The milestone meeting has happened, but talks could still carry on for days.
Locked down: Rest home Covid outbreak sees residents and staff infected
A spokeswoman for the Bupa care home said 22 residents had Covid-19, along with 13 staff.
Missing Marokopa fugitive Tom Phillips: All the sightings and what we know
Phillips and kids Jayda, 9, Maverick, 8, Ember, 6, first went missing in September 2021.
'I felt cheated': Commerce Commission assessing queries on New World MasterChef promotion
Customers who missed out on cookware in New World's sticker promotion want it honoured.
Fugitive Marokopa man in Piopio: Dad and child steal quad bike, smash storefront at 2am
Phillips and masked child caught on security footage in Piopio.
Former Jewish Auckland mayor's statue vandalised with swastika
'Free Palestine' also painted at base of statue in Aotea Square.
What we know about alleged murders of Fuk-Fu Joseph Kwok, Mei Han Chong
Husband's body was found at home at the weekend and his wife was found days later.
'Awkward and clumsy' exam issues: NZQA stops students logging into Level 1 English
As 20,000 students prepared to sit exams, the computer system failed.
'What is your evidence?' - Tamihere responds to Māori Party polling misconduct claims
The issue is part of a larger probe into election conduct at the marae.
Watch: 'F****** close': Dashcam footage reveals bad driving on country's roads
Videos show a BMW making dangerous lane change, and a Landcruiser missing a head-on crash.
'Most severe neglect seen in years': Dog found starving, flea-ridden, injured and weeks from death
A man and woman have been sentenced to community service, banned from owning pets.
Armed police find meth lab in Massey, search warrants turn up guns, illicit drugs
Police seized about 2kg of pseudoephedrine, a rifle and ammunition at Massey address.
Power lines, transformer boxes tampered with in Christchurch
Police also got reports of people tampering wth equipment in the red zone in April.
New measles case detected in Taranaki - 13th this year
A person who recently returned from abroad is a confirmed case, after recent outbreaks.
More than 20 puppies abandoned in South Auckland over 24 hours
Plastic container with 20 pups dumped at a Manukau pound; nine more found in Clendon Park.
Businessman offers $3000 signing bonus but can't find staff: 'Don’t want the work'
Business owner Tim Allen says he can't find anyone to fill vacancies.
Dairy owner speaks of brutal stabbing attack for first time
Suresh Patel was stabbed 15 times, his wife Daxa tried to grab knife from offender.
'Our baby brother has been found': Teen diver's body found in Far North stream
The teen went missing on Labour Day, when he was reportedly swept out to sea.
Customs finds 26kg of meth inside Canadian man’s luggage
Customs believes it's the largest drug haul found inside suitcases breaking a 2020 record.
Auckland Marathon to be marred by heavy rain, gales; contingencies in place
MetService has issued a smattering of strong wind, heavy rain warnings and watches.
Drenching from remnants of Lola to take over from wintry hammering
Winter-like weather will grip New Zealand on Friday then wind will change on Sunday.
Two firefighters in hospital after battling blaze in West Auckland, 18 firetrucks on scene
Fire crews were called to Bancroft Cres about 2.45pm, says Fenz.
Thousands of new homes on fast-track to be built on old Unitec site
Panel allows seven lots of 39.7 hectares in Auckland's Pt Chev to be subdivided.
Photographer remembered after dying in skydiving accident
A skydiving accident last Tuesday critically injured the man. He died on Sunday.
Vanuatu bracing for TC Lola: 'We're praying the cyclone will turn'
A Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade spokesperson said officials are monitoring Lola.
Olympian and family had 'semi automatic rifle pointed at them by police'
'We believe the landlord lied to get the police involved,' the athlete's spokesman said.
Auckland school sounds stranger danger warning after man allegedly tries handing out lollies
The Manurewa school has asked parents to speak to their kids about being vigilant.
PM-elect Christopher Luxon confirms he will cancel light rail in Auckland
Luxon returns to home base to thank voters for their support amid coalition talks.
Police searching gang pad for body of missing Auckland teen
It's nearly six months since the 19-year-old was reported missing from West Auckland.
Greens call on world leaders to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in Gaza
Golriz Ghahraman says Israel is breaching international law by blocking water, power.