When the Police come marching in

In the late 1800s there was an old tradition of the Police Pay Parade that involved police marching up to the magistrate every month...

Fury over freedom campers

A Howick resident is furious over a freedom camping site being trialled near his property. Paul Venter first noticed the council signs giving freedom campers permission...

Sunshine after the storm

Residents of south eastern Auckland will be surveying the damage this morning following yesterday's dramatic weather. The storm caused severe flooding and traffic chaos as...

Brit & Euro classic car show a roaring success

Last weekend’s Auckland Brit and Euro Classic Car Show was a massive success story - thanks to remarkable weather, a great turnout and enthusiastic...

OPINION: Time to up our voting game, Auckland

I remember how the smallest mention of “chores” could send our household into a frenzy. Firstly, the chore would be announced. Moments later, the voting would...

Households still without power; more heavy rain expected

As many as 50 households, most in south east Auckland, are still without power following widespread flooding in the district overnight. And energy company Vector,...

Morning commuter alert: South east Auckland affected by flooding

See more storm damage photos here. Severe localised flooding has caused damage and disruption to areas of Auckland's south eastern coast and inland Papakura. Drivers are...

Howick triathlete snatches silver medal

Over the weekend 19-year-old local, Ainsley Thorpe snatched herself a silver medal at the Oceania Triathlon Union Junior Championships in Perth. The hot weather...

Young Kiwis invited to take the reins as NZ’s ‘quirkiest’ horse rider

The race starts today to find New Zealand’s quirkiest horse riding kid – someone who can pull off some cool and clever moves on...

UPDATED: Crash knocks out power in Whitford

One person was injured following an accident in Whitford on Monday night which knocked power out for around an 90 minutes in one area. Police...


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