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A train has collided with a truck in south Auckland on Tuesday afternoon. Police said the incident took place on Hart Road in Pukekohe and one person had been left with moderate injuries. Fire and Emergency New Zealand said the train collided with the trailer of the truck, leaving the road blocked.

Auckland carpenter unable to work after thousands of dollars worth of tools stolen ... An Auckland carpenter has been unable to work after his tools were stolen from the family home in a daylight robbery. Self-employed carpenter Saeid ... The family moved to New Zealand from Iran in December 2010.
Auckland's Harbour Bridge was illuminated this morning with a light show coinciding with dawn services. A light and sound show playing from 5am until 6.30am helped pay tribute to those who served their country in World War I and other conflicts. The light show, organised by Auckland Council in conjunction with ...
Thousands of New Zealanders are expected at Anzac Day dawn ceremonies across the country this morning to honour the sacrifices and valour of our servicemen and women. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. 0:00. Playback Rate. 1x. Chapters. Chapters. War

Police have located a woman at the centre of a security scare at Auckland Airport on Tuesday evening. Passengers at Auckland Airport described "odd" scenes and hefty delays after a woman allegedly took a knife through security. A Police spokeswoman said police and Aviation Security had located ...
The owner of a restaurant and cafe in west Auckland has been left shocked by a racist note left on the windscreen of his wife's vehicle. "This is NZ Not Your country our land our carpark !!" the note ... Khorakchi, moved to New Zealand from Iran with his wife and two children, a boy and a girl, in early 2003.
... pipes and the singing of the New Zealand and Australian national anthems. She said she had been attending to nzac services since she was a child. Among the veterans who attended Auckland's Anzac Day dawn service were those who served in World War II, the Korean War, Malaya, the Vietnam ...
As the rush hour gridlock tightens, Auckland drivers are taking increasingly desperate measures to beat the traffic. Another video has emerged of naughty Auckland drivers on the wrong side of the road to avoid queues, this time on Merchant Rd in Te Atatu South. Six vehicles in a minute can be seen cutting the ...
Air NZ calls in leased planes amid engine troubles ... Damage to turbine blades on a Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine, which forced an Air New Zealand Dreamliner to return to Auckland Airport just after takeoff ... They encountered "abnormal indications" during the climb out of Auckland and returned to base.
'It was incredible': Roof flies off during Auckland storm ... Richard Draper's roof flew off his Birkdale, Auckland house about 10pm on Tuesday, and water started pouring in. Luckily, he'd been planning a ... Kind-hearted arborist clears huge tree at midnight in midst of Auckland's raging storm * 'Impossible to ...
Leonie Freeman writes of the joys of autumn in Auckland. Now that ... Auckland Botanic Gardens: 102 Hill Rd, Manurewa, aucklandbotanicgardens.co.nz ... If you feel like going off the beaten track, buy or borrow a copy of Hot Springs of New Zealand by Sally Jackson and go on an adventure and find hot springs in the wild.
An Auckland man's beloved $100,000 Aston Martin was flooded after getting stuck in a pool of water under a motorway bridge as rain batterred the city this morning. Hugh Caughley, 66, left Newmarket about 6am to play golf at the course near Middlemore. He saw Otahuhu's Trenwith St was a bit flooded, but assumed it ...
An Auckland home built more than 130 years ago has been completely renovated and is back on the market. The Titirangi house was once home to the suburb's pioneering families, the McEldowney's, in the early 1880s. A newspaper from the 1880s was even found in the walls during the house's makeover ...
Two electric buses will run on the City Link service in Auckland from next week, only weeks after the city's first full battery-powered bus hit the road servicing AUT's Northcote and Manukau campuses. ... "Auckland is serious about leading the response to climate change in New Zealand and internationally.
The move by Airways New Zealand, the air traffic control organisation, comes amid calls within the aviation industry to register drones, consider a licensing system and strengthen penalties for reckless operators. Air NZ chief operations and integrity standards officer Captain David Morgan said the pilot of ...

The most intense rainfalls are expected south of Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty, west of Tauranga. ... Auckland Council contractors are working around the clock to deal with the mess from this week's storm. ... Email cleofraser@mediaworks.co.nz or call on (09) 928 9050.
Downed power lines meant widespread power outages across the city, leaving thousands of Auckland residents without electricity for days. Residents living on ... Vector's outage map show large patches of Auckland's network still without power on Saturday morning ... In pictures: Storm lashes New Zealand
Power has been restored to close to 95 per cent of homes recently thrown into darkness by Tuesday's storm. The number of Auckland homes without power is now down to approximately 11,000 according to supplier Vector. At the peak of the storm there were 180,000 without power, just two and a half days ...
Three's The AM Show is on a mission to have a car, crushed by a tree in the big storm, moved from the middle of New North Rd. It's been blocking an entire lane on one of Auckland's main streets since a storm swept through on Tuesday evening, leaving host Duncan Garner wondering why it wasn't one of ...
OPINION: There's no experience that sums up living in Auckland better than taking an hour on a bus to travel between two reasonably close suburbs. Even after 37 years of living in the City of Sails I still find myself mis-judging how long it can take to travel within the city limits. Recently I moved from Pt ...
*Auckland community stoic in the face of power cuts and storm damage. "We have additional crew reinforcements from outside Auckland, including from as far away as Palmerston North and Wellington. "We acknowledge the extraordinary patience and understanding of our customers and reiterate that we ...
Eric Janssen flew from Auckland to Singapore to attend the airline's $1.2 billion cabin products launch. ... While Canberra is the most seamless connection - with checked-through luggage and no plane change - the fact that Auckland is served by the ... The route Auckland, New Zealand to Singapore.
A father of three toddlers whose West Auckland home has been without power since Tuesday says the lines company has failed to keep residents in the loop. After spending more than 24 ... We are now at a point where we can provide more detailed and concrete information on our app and at vector.co.nz.".
The University of Auckland is insisting it will not burn books if proposed library closures go ahead - but it may shred them. No caption. Photo: supplied. A staff member who helped close down the engineering library more than a year ago claims about 10,000 books were incinerated because it was the ...
No costs were given for trams from the CBD to West Auckland. The Labour-led Government, Auckland Transport and New Zealand Transport Agency are committed to building trams to the airport. Transport Minister and Te Atatu MP Phil Twyford has promised an immediate start on trams from the CBD to ...
Yesterday's front has departed to the east leaving NZ under a southwesterly flow. Plenty of areas of clear sky today, but a few showers about western and southern areas. Another front moves onto the upper North Island tonight. For details, see https://t.co/Yjbq0jxdqz ^HM pic.twitter.com/qqtU1X1BVP.
New Zealand? Not so much. Except for a Local Government NZ rep, a couple of people from Auckland University (and me) New Zealand was all but invisible at the world's largest meeting on cities. We may not have that many cities and none that have a global size (Auckland isn't even in the top 150 cities ...
Police say firearms "will always be a last resort" after a 29-year-old man was shot dead by officers near Auckland's Pohuehue on Saturday. ... "In New Zealand, the data shows police shootings have increased since Tasers were first introduced," criminologist Trevor Bradley, a senior lecturer at Victoria ...
Often, when you see something like an Emirates withdrawal, you will set a spike in price but with Air NZ and Qantas both increasing capacity it does still mean ... Air New Zealand runs a daily service from Auckland to Perth year round and increases this in summer, when it also operates from Christchurch.
Another win for the Warriors as police recover stolen jerseys from Auckland property. 9:31pm. share. Source: 1 NEWS. The good news ... James Stannard of Australia in action against New Zealand during the quarter final of the Sydney Sevens tournament at Allianz Stadium. Source: Photosport. The 35-year-old was struck ...
Newspapers. Dominion Post; |; The Press; |; Waikato Times; |; Auckland Now; |; Sunday News; |; Sunday Star-Times · Marlborough Express; |; Manawatu Standard; |; Nelson Mail; |; Southland Times; |; Taranaki Daily News; |; Timaru Herald. Other Sites. Indexed; |; Parenting; |; Cuisine; |; NZ House & Garden ...
It's an Auckland original, built as a one-off in 2016 for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, and back by popular demand. This season's plays are Macbeth, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice and A Comedy of Errors, produced with live music, period costumes, ...
A large spill of offal is covering a section of State Highway 1 near Mercer in the Waikato. A Fire and Emergency northern fire communications spokesman said the spill was covering approximately 50m of the highway just north of Mercer in the northbound lane. Two trucks were in attendance and a water ...
As we modernise Auckland's out-of-date and constrained transport system, the dream of a transformed system with increased capacity and scope for faster and safer journeys can slowly but surely be dulled by the reality of constantly living with disruptions and squabbles. Whether it is the vast City Rail Link ...
Newspapers. Dominion Post; |; The Press; |; Waikato Times; |; Auckland Now; |; Sunday News; |; Sunday Star-Times · Marlborough Express; |; Manawatu Standard; |; Nelson Mail; |; Southland Times; |; Taranaki Daily News; |; Timaru Herald. Other Sites. Indexed; |; Parenting; |; Cuisine; |; NZ House & Garden ...
Technology advances in the past few decades have enabled an unprecedented level of surveillance to take place around the world, a security studies lecturer says. As part of the Ask Auckland series on Neighbourly.co.nz, Malay Daria from Birkdale wanted to know: "Who is watching me and tracking me in ...
So what makes Auckland 12 places better than New Zealand's capital? The annual survey takes into consideration "39 factors affecting the quality of living", Mercer's website reads. In past years, those factors have included housing, climate, medical facilities, physical remoteness, infrastructure, crime, ...
"This is a facility that has some monopoly characteristics, it's a gateway for tourists coming into New Zealand, and often issues can arise in those sorts of situations," he told RNZ. Ports of Auckland takes full control of Queens Wharf and the Shed 10 terminal, on days when cruise ships visit. The wharf is ...
One was at a commercial building on Dominion Road, the other two were house fires - one in Glenfield, the other in Glen Eden. A spokesperson said no one was injured, although both homes were badly damaged. Crews extinguished all three fires, though they were still working at Dominion Road and ...
We also know that tourists come to New Zealand for our biodiversity and landscapes, and that New Zealand's economy is based on its natural capital. So biodiversity in Auckland is not a "nice to have" – it's essential. If you're like me, biodiversity has its own intrinsic worth – it's not just useful to humans.
NZ Police are likely to be involved in security around the locations Obama will be at. A spokesman said they did not comment on individuals. "New Zealand Police has extensive experience of policing visits by a wide range of high-profile individuals, however we do not discuss specific security matters regarding those ...
NZ's first insider trading trial begins in Auckland ... The first person to go on trial in New Zealand for insider trading sold his shares in a company after getting a tip-off from an employee, the High Court has heard. ... Hamish Sansom is on trial at the High Court in Auckland, accused of insider trading.
February's sales figures from the country's largest real estate agency show different trends in Auckland and Wellington compared to the rest of the country. Harcourts' national sales figures show the agency sold 1838 residential properties throughout the country in February, down 2.5% compared to ...
Stephen Hawking has died but his contributions to science will be studied for years to come, Auckland University head of the department of physics Richard Easther says. It comes as Hawking, one of the world's greatest scientists and finest minds, passed today at the age of 76. The physicist and author of A ...
Newspapers. Dominion Post; |; The Press; |; Waikato Times; |; Auckland Now; |; Sunday News; |; Sunday Star-Times · Marlborough Express; |; Manawatu Standard; |; Nelson Mail; |; Southland Times; |; Taranaki Daily News; |; Timaru Herald. Other Sites. Indexed; |; Parenting; |; Cuisine; |; NZ House & Garden ...
Auckland Council coastal and geotechnical services team manager Paul Klinac says the green tinge is likely a sand or sediment based micro-algal bloom called "microphytobenthos". "These are typically non-toxic and are found in the intertidal area of a beach or estuary," he said. "They are important ...
A former Russian spy who took refuge in New Zealand says he was the victim of a poison attack in Auckland that made all his body hair fall out and caused him to lose 30kg. Boris Karpichkov, a former senior KGB agent, spent 15 months in New Zealand in 2006 and 2007 after working as a double agent in ...
The ASB Polyfest is an annual three-day event that features traditional music, dance, costume and speech and is now recognised as an important showcase of New Zealand's diverse cultures and a celebration of youth performance. The festival includes a Cook Islands, Māori, Niue, Samoa and Tongan, ...


 

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