Tom Dillane is a reporter at the New Zealand Herald
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It's not yet official but Percí Matthews born 12.22am Jan 1 may be the first baby of 2022.
Witnesses of the crash in Ashburton are being sought after one person was injured.
The lack of a daily update comes as there were two Omicron community exposures this week.
Limits on gathering ended today across most of NZ ahead of New Year's Eve celebrations.
Lee Roycroft and son Phoenix, 13, died in an incident that devastated their community.
A Herald investigation of the life and times of the Olympian who died in August aged 24.
Cycling NZ inquiry was commissioned after the death of Olivia Podmore.
"I hope he is not arrested for complying with the law," said Tamaki's lawyer.
It's the fourth time protesters have gathered at the Domain.
The Freedoms & Rights Coalition protest group planned a "Great Gridlock" today.
A 9-year contact at Auckland studios was terminated by Amazon when it moved to the UK.
A homicide investigation was launched yesterday after a death at a New Lynn property.
Yesterday's record 160 cases means contact tracers won't interview each case several times
A primary school office and quarry join the ballooning list of potential exposure sites.
A man, 33, was taken into police custody at 1.14pm today in Ellerslie.
Epidemiologist Michael Baker says Auckland protest was "absurd" and "insulting" to others.
It is the second time protesters have gathered at Auckland Domain in two weeks.
Tam claims Peters sought "political relevance" by connecting him to Northland breach.
Witnesses said the man was attacked with an axe on the town's main street.
A homicide investigation has been launched after an attack in front of families.
Josh Storer's father Ian said they thought they would never see his 26th birthday.
"A hearse drove past with 50 full cars behind it."
"There's a lot of pressure to modify floodplains and create housing" - Auckland Council.
Nienke Podmore reveals issues Olympian daughter was dealing with at Cycling NZ.
The inquiry into Cycling NZ was commissioned after the 24-year-old's death on August 9.
No one's been given money just for the sake of it, says Olympian cyclist Eddie Dawkins.
He then watched police fire bullets into him before he rushed to help wounded.
Inside accounts of terror attack in an Auckland Countdown that left six people stabbed.
Police have released which district across NZ has had the most lockdown breaches.
The review of "milestone" studio rebuild comes barely two weeks after it was announced.
The student's attendance at lecture hall was described as a "big deal".