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Jail for $200,000 wage subsidy fraud

A Highland Park man has been sentenced to 20.5 months in prison for defrauding taxpayers to the tune of almost $200,000 in Covid-19 wage...

Crime under the spotlight as election looms

Concerns over New Zealand's growing lawlessness drew several hundred people to a public meeting to hear what the National Party would do to reduce...

Large housing complex damaged by fire

A public housing development in east Auckland, which is under construction, has been damaged in a large blaze. It's understood Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ)...

Residents consider legal action over public housing development

More than 640 people have signed a petition calling for a halt to a plan to build dozens of new public housing places in...

Kainga Ora building dozens of new homes in east

The 300 east Auckland families on the Ministry of Social Development's social housing register are set to benefit from the construction of 38 new...

Luxon praises cyclone response

Christopher Luxon says the community-led response to Cyclone Gabrielle shows Kiwis “at their best”. The Botany MP and National Party leader visited the Civil Defence...

More heavy rain forecast for Auckland

More rain was on the way for Auckland this week with the MetService extending the timing of the severe weather warnings in place. Auckland Emergency...

Millions spent on emergency housing

The Labour Government spent almost $3 million providing emergency housing to people in east Auckland in the six months from March to August this...

$500,000 spent per month on housing grants

It has taken six months and counting for questions relating to public housing in east Auckland to be answered. In early April the Times asked Kainga...

Non-profit seeks food donors

A non-profit organisation is looking for food donors who can provide bulk surplus and donated foods. New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) started from the May...