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The Auckland Council is urging people to stay away from the Waitakere Ranges after yesterday's flash flooding. The council's western principal ranger Stephen Bell said a number of tracks had been closed until further notice. "A significant amount of water came down the Cascade Stream yesterday, ...
the worst weather in Auckland would not start until after lunch. Rainfall could reach 40mm an hour in spots, Clark said, meaning there could be a repeat of yesterday's heavy downpours although they would not be as widespread. An Auckland Council weather station in the Waitakere Ranges recorded a "huge" 55mm ...

A roading contractor jailed for bribing Auckland Transport and Rodney District Council officials has been booted out of New Zealand's engineering professional body. Stephen Borlase, former managing director of engineering company Projenz, was sentenced to five and a half years in prison at the end of ...
We continue our series on the UN-sanctioned steps businesses are taking to meet their sustainable development goals and to reduce negative impacts on society. The airport they arrive at is the first impression of New Zealand for millions of tourists. Not taking this lightly, Auckland Airport has committed to ...
1:19pm - 16 mins: NZ 19 England 12. Koroi breaks through before finding the pass inside to Scott Curry! The captain races away and scores what could be the winning try! Koroi converts and NZ are ahead by seven! 1:18pm - 15 mins: NZ 12 England 12. Mikkelson wins a penalty and New Zealand look to ...
With an active front moving up the South Island today and atmospheric instability over the upper North Island, there is a risk of thunderstorms for large parts of NZ. Stay safe in the wet weather and keep up to date with the latest severe weather at: https://t.co/qHyE5zhh6X ^JM pic.twitter.com/WaeYqCzyVq.

The crash occurred on the southbound lane of the northern motorway, near the Onewa Rd off-ramp. One person received serious injuries and another received moderate injuries in the crash. An Auckland District Health Board spokeswoman confirmed two victims had been taken to hospital after a 111 call ...
A man has died after getting into trouble in the water at Auckland's Awhitu Regional Park fishing with two children. The trio had walked at low tide to fish from a small island about 200-metres offshore on Manukau Harbour. They got caught short by the rising incoming tide on the way back. The Auckland ...
Just three days after she had arrived at the Auckland Zoo in Western Springs, a large, female predator was noticed to be missing from her enclosure. Unseen, the stealthy leopard from India had seemingly slipped through the bars covering her enclosure and out of the zoo. Late workers took taxis home, ...
The principal of one of Auckland's most exclusive private girls' schools has resigned suddenly just as school is set to return for the year, and after just four terms in the job. Roz Mexted resigned eight days ago as principal of St Cuthbert's College in Epsom, a private school to more than 1400 girls from Years ...
Latest · New Zealand · World · Entertainment · sport · Latest · Rugby · League · football · Netball · Cricket · basketball · Golf · tennis · Other Sport · Commonwealth Games · weather. live streams. send us your story · 1 NEWS team. follow us. News · Sport · Weather · 29° / 20°. Auckland. North Island.
Share on Whatsapp whatsapp. Share on Pinterest pinterest. Share on Reddit reddit. One person has been killed and another seriously hurt after a two-vehicle crash in Alfriston, South Auckland. A St John Ambulance spokesman confirmed one person had died. The injured person was taken to Middlemore ...
Labour's two high profile gay MPs have opened up about their quest to help New Zealand's rainbow community - including greater support for youngsters coming out and calls for a New Zealand-based gender reassignment surgery team. Louisa Wall and Tamati Coffey will co-host the Auckland Pride Gala ...
New Zealand. Record-breaking heat to continue, Wanaka reaches 35°C · Lighten up: Auckland Harbour Bridge light show · Ancestral skulls returned to Rapa Nui · Man dead after stabbing in Kaikōura · Teens charged after fleeing police in rental cars · Quake shakes lower North Island ...
Until Te Papa finally gets its art together and shows the national art collection it has had tucked away in the 20 years since it opened, Auckland Art Gallery will remain the national art gallery: wonderful buildings, popular travelling exhibitions, great showcase for historical and contemporary New Zealand art, ...
Ninety-thousand solar-powered LED lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge have lit up the sky tonight. No caption. File photo. Photo: Supplied. Lines company ... the first time - including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Ms Ardern said the lights would not only put Auckland on the map but the whole country.
Fire and Emergency NZ communications shift manager Scott Osmond said two people stuck in their cars in flood waters at the end of Caribbean Dr in Unsworth Heights had been freed. The road had since re-opened. A car was stuck in flooding on intersection of Upper Harbour Highway and Caribbean Dr, ...

The Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari stumbled across the brutal encounter with 2m blue sharks feeding on the 17m-long bloated Bryde's whale north-east of Waiheke Island. ... "From PhD studies undertaken on board we know that there are less than 200 Bryde's whales in New Zealand waters.
One person was rushed to hospital after a crash in the Auckland suburb of New Lynn this morning. police and St John Ambulance were called to Great North Rd near Rata St about 12.20am. A single car had collided with a pole and the person had sustained moderate injuries. The victim was treated by ...
New Zealand. Freedom campers put reserve under pressure · Drains investigated after Auckland flooding · Rates rebel vows to fight · Former manager pleads guilty to accepting cash kickbacks · steel maker to face 59 fair trading charges · DHB spent $106,000 on hiring CEO ...
There are some absolutely insane prices available for travel to Auckland, New Zealand (airport: AKL). Hurry, though: Fares like this tend to get snatched up quickly and likely won't be around for long. Your best bet would be to book as soon as you find dates at the right price, before someone else gets those fares for that day.
Two people visiting an Auckland prison were arrested after they were allegedly found with 19g of methamphetamine, more than $11,000, shotgun shells and booze on Saturday. The pair were busted during a routine prison checkpoint operation at Auckland South Corrections Facility in Wiri. Corrections detector-dog teams ...
Entertainment: The interminable Air New Zealand quiz. I don't know why I hate it so much. Maybe because I always get the answers wrong. The service: Cheeky and friendly thanks to the boisterous energy of head steward Patrick. Food and drink: Patrick let me have both the pretzels and a Cookie Time cookie with my ...
The wet weather was expected to ease in Auckland last night and cloudy and patchy drizzle is expected today, moving to morning cloud and fine weather tomorrow. Friday would be partly cloudy. But there would be a moderate risk of thunderstorms in the northern Hawke's Bay ranges, the Gisborne ranges and the Eastern ...
Two weather systems are spreading across New Zealand - and much of the country is bracing for a days-long deluge, prompting flood warnings in ... Northland, Auckland and north Taranaki were bracing for 100 to 150mm of rain to fall from late Wednesday until early Friday - and about 250mm was set to ...
Thousands of Vector customers in Auckland were without power following a fire at a Panmure substation this afternoon. Auckland suburbs surrounding Mount Wellington such as Panmure are without power after the fire caused significant damage to electrical equipment. "Significant damage to electrical ...
An allegedly unsanctioned flight under the Auckland Harbour Bridge is being investigated by the Civil aviation Authority. The flight, captured by a person on a clip-on lane of the bridge, has been posted to social media. It shows the plane travelling at speed and appearing to take-off from the water before it ...
Auckland commuter trains are running five to 10 minutes late this morning after overnight power cuts which may have been caused by high winds. Auckland Transport spokesman Mark Hannan said electricity to overhead power lines was cut on the western line and near Penrose overnight. Power was ...
The NZ Post International Mail Centre was evacuated and shut down due to the incident. The event occurred after an item was discovered in an X-ray machine and a manual sprinkler system was activated. "police are currently attending an incident at New Zealand Post at Auckland Airport where a ...
The MetService had severe weather warnings in place for Northland and Auckland between 6am Thursday and 6am Friday. Eighty to 120mm of northerly rain was expected to fall in that time, with the most intense downpours arriving on Thursday afternoon. Strong northeasterly winds were expected to ...
Traffic has now cleared on Auckland's Southern Motorway after a crash backed up vehicles for several kilometres. The crash happened just before 3pm on one of the right southbound lanes after Tecoma Street, the Transport Agency said. While the crash site has now been cleared, the motorway was ...
"Auckland City still needs to do better to separate sewage from storm water. But it should never be used as an excuse to allow our rural waterways to get dirtier," Mr Parker said. "Having been in government for nine years and failed abysmally to address water quality issues in NZ I don't pay much attention to ...
New Zealand. 'Families up here are struggling' - Campaign aims to stop 'period poverty' · Revealed: Kiwis generate 734kg of waste each per year · police search property in Auckland · woman missing in Lower Hutt found · Catholic Church disappointed in abuse inquiry's limits · Fishers want on-board ...
police for a man missing from the Auckland suburb of Ellerslie, who is new to the area and doesn't speak English. Fuqi Kan, 67, was last seen on Main Highway in Ellerslie around 4pm yesterday. He was wearing a white, round neck T-shirt with denim shorts and black sneakers. He has only been in the ...
Owners of 18 homes along Auckland's Lincoln Rd face having to sell and move out, while seven residential and 78 commercial properties would lose part of their ... The Lincoln Road Corridor Improvement project, jointly funded by Auckland Transport and the New Zealand Transport Agency, would see an ...
A new primary school is planned to service Orewa and surrounding areas from January 2021, the Ministry of education has confirmed. The National government set aside $25 million for the school, which has a proposed roll of 420 students, as part of a $240 million package for four new Auckland schools, ...
An Auckland couple have successfully overturned a Ministry for education decision, winning the right to have autistic son moved to an out of zone school. An Auckland ... Chief Commissioner David Rutherford said more New Zealand schools needed to introduce proven bullying prevention programmes.
House prices up 6.6 per cent across NZ last year, Auckland values pick up again in final quarter. 2 min ago. share. Source: 1 NEWS. The national average house price rose 6.6 per cent, or 41,600, during 2017, to stand at just under $670,000 in December. Auckland, New Zealand - January 11, 2014: New Homes on January ...
CRICKET: Purely by the numbers, this season isn't going well for the Central Hinds. They're last in both major competitions, winning just one out of six one-day games and one out of three twenty20s. But, cold statistics tell only half the story of where the women's squad is at. Many of the players were in the ...
In Auckland and Christchurch values stayed constant, with Auckland growing by 0.4 percent and Christchurch prices decreasing by 0.1 percent. However the average house price in Auckland was still more than seven figures at $1,047,179 - while in Christchurch the average buyer can expect to pay ...
On Anzac Day, the memorial was reportedly covered in red paint. In September, the council announced a monument of controversial figure Colonel Marmaduke Nixon in south Auckland would not be removed. During the New Zealand wars, in February 1864, Nixon took 1500 colonial troops into the village ...
Protesters have stuck an axe and anti-colonialism placard to an Auckland monument commemorating the New Zealand wars. The Symonds St memorial, which includes an obelisk and statue of a woman, was erected in the early 20th century to honour imperial and colonial troops killed during wars with ...
Mr Radford said the worst affected area was at Jellicoe Channel, which is the most regularly used shipping lane into the ports of Auckland. But he said a voluntary 10 knot speed restriction by ships within the Hauraki gulf Marine Park area had a positive impact on underwater noise levels. "When the ship's ...
The wild weather that's been battering many areas across New Zealand has brought heavy rain and winds, downing trees and causing flooding. It's the first storm of 2018 and began hitting the country ... Little Shoal Bay in Auckland's North Shore on Friday morning. Photo: NIWA. A yacht off its moorings in ...
Mairangi Bay was hammered by giant waves crashing over the sea wall on Auckland's North Shore today. Source: Dean Coleborn. 8:30pm The Half Moon Bay boat ramp in Auckland has been closed until further notice after these scenes left it in ruins earlier today.
Auckland Council has warned people to avoid one of its boat ramps after it was seriously damaged in today's wet weather. Auckland Transport said the Half Moon Bay ferry terminal was closed, and ferries to and from there were cancelled indefinitely. It said a full assessment of the damage will be done on ...
A flooded-out Kohimarama resident says Auckland Council didn't do enough to prepare for the storm. Flooding caused Auckland's northern motorway and Tamaki Drive to be closed on Friday, and sent water spilling down streets in Kohimarama and onto properties at Maraetai Beach in east Auckland.
Stormy weather across the North Island is causing severe disruption to air traffic with Rotorua, Tauranga and Gisborne airports joining Auckland in suffering cancellations and delays. Auckland Airport was the first to suffer the disruption with dozens of domestic flights to and from the city affected by the storm.
Medical staff were called on board a flight from Rarotonga to Auckland today after a woman suffered a medical event and died. Passengers on Jetstar flight JQ130 this morning waited briefly on arrival as paramedics came on board. One man told the Herald the woman fell ill about halfway through the ...
One person has died and another is in a critical condition following a serious crash near Dannemora in east Auckland. A police spokeswoman confirmed there had been a two-car crash on Whitford Rd at 5.40pm. One person has died, another has critical injuries and a third has serious injuries. Diversions ...


 

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