Auckland

Auckland man charged after allegedly poisoning a cake eaten by colleagues

A 58-year-old Auckland man is facing a number of charges after taking a cake allegedly laced with "poisons" to his work. (File)<p>An Auckland man has …

Crime

Serious injuries, traffic chaos after police chase on Auckland's North Shore ended with a car crashing into a house

Two men were rushed to hospital after a police chase on Auckland's North Shore overnight ended with the car careening down a bank and crashing into a …

Crashing

The hard road to a cycle-friendly city

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will be aware that there is something of a controversy about new cycleways in central Auckland suburbs. I've sat …

New Zealand News

Malaysia Airlines to fly Airbus A350 to Tokyo, but not Auckland

by David Flynn | December 11, 2017<p>Malaysia Airlines will fly its new Airbus A350 jets to Tokyo from May 2018, but says that a timetable listing …

New Zealand News

Auckland driver captures moment body bag flies out of hearse

A shocked motorist has described the moment he thought he saw a body fall out of the back of a hearse.<p>The driver was approaching an intersection in …

Auckland rail strike could affect 30,000

More than 30,000 Auckland commuters' travel plans could be derailed tomorrow, with trains to grind to a halt due to a planned 24-hour strike.<p>Rail …

New Zealand News

2017’s Wonder-ful Movies

New Zealand

Auckland man wins $19 million, shows up for work

An Auckland man who won more than $19 million on Powerball was told to go home after he showed up for work after his win.<p>The man, who has chosen to …

Powerball

Investigations into Air New Zealand Dreamliner 'abnormalities'

Some flights will be retimed or cancelled for checks on Air New Zealand's Dreamliners.<p>Air New Zealand is to cancel some flights after a second engine …

New Zealand News

First Look: Auckland America's Cup Venue

With the announcement of the new and exciting AC 75 as the official class of the 36th America's Cup, speculation now turns to the venue. Despite …

Sailing

Pacific students bewildered, out of pocket

Students, staff and contractors have been left bewildered, shocked and out of pocket with the sudden closure of a Pacific college in Auckland - with …

New Zealand News

Auckland's passenger trains will grind to a halt on Friday as rail strike looms

Trains on Auckland's rail network will grind to a halt on Friday as the city's rail worker go on strike.Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport …

New Zealand News

Watch: Glorious supermoon rises over Auckland

New Zealanders took to vantage points to see the only supermoon of 2017, the biggest and brightest supermoon in 70 years.<p>The moon looked bigger than …

Moon

Air NZ flight to Japan forced to turn back to Auckland

An Air New Zealand flight to Japan was forced to return to Auckland 20 minutes after take-off this morning due to engine trouble.<p>The flight to Narita …

Aviation

Explosives team investigating suspected bomb found in Warkworth, Auckland

The suspected bomb was found at a property in Warkworth<p>Trained bomb specialists are at the scene where a suspected "military ordnance device" was …

New Zealand News

SFO to Auckland $760 AA August 2018

Came across this American Airlines $760 round trip fare for San Francisco to Auckland with a departure August 1, 2018 flying via LAX to Sydney, then …

Airlines

Auckland residents prepared to pay to fix congested road

Some local residents caught up in one the most dreaded roads in Auckland - Lake Rd on the North Shore - are prepared to pay a targeted rate for a $70 …

New Zealand News

Schoolboy's drone footage gets Auckland Transport moving

A schoolboy's drone footage has finally sparked action by Auckland Transport on streets around a North Shore school where parents have set up …

New Zealand News

Qantas Are Offering 30% Off Economy Classic Rewards For Australia And New Zealand Flights

Qantas are again offering a generous promotion which allows flyers to receive 30% off all Economy award tickets on both Qantas and Jetstar. This is …

New Zealand

Rental stock plummets: Auckland -35pc, Wellington -69pc

Residential rental stock volumes have halved in the past year and demand from tenants is outstripping supply with predictions that people will find …

Real Estate

Auckland property revaluation trends revealed

LIVE on #Periscope: We’re live at a media briefing about 2017 revaluation. https://t.co/Hv4qCzbVSz<p>— AklCouncil Media (@Aklcouncilmedia) November 15, …

Real Estate

Falling Auckland house prices the exception to national trend

Auckland city's price drop was mostly due to a large number of apartment sales.<p>House prices are back on the rise again in most places, except …

New Zealand

Lorde superfans travel from US for intimate Auckland show

Forget the hottest ticket in town.

New Zealand News

Lorde superfans travel from US to see her Auckland show

Gary Root (right) and has taken time out of his economics degree in San Francisco to join his step-brother Oscar in Auckland so they can say they've …

Travel

America’s Cup – Battle lines drawn over Auckland Cup Hosting plans

A New Zealand Herald’s rounds-man has revealed that opposition forces are regathering to stymie proposals for the hosting of the America’s Cup in …

America's Cup

Approval given for $1.8 billion road in Auckland

A major road through Auckland's industrial belt costing up to $1.8 billion gained approval today but will not go ahead after it was ditched by the …

Highways

AVANI Metropolis Auckland Residences opens its doors inside Auckland’s iconic Metropolis building overlooking Albert Park

<b>Now open, AVANI Metropolis Residences offer a stylish city retreat with 65 contemporary, upscale residences available in one and two bedroom</b> …

Hotels

Hare Krishna Auckland: Many people saw our Hare Krishna school…

Hare Krishna Auckland: Many people saw our Hare Krishna school kids’ beautiful dance performance at our local Northwest mall today. Our school took …

Hare Krishnas

MBIE figures show nationwide housing shortage of 71,000

New Zealand needs 71,000 more houses - more than half of them in Auckland - the country's biggest city. Nationwide Ministry of Business, Innovation …

Housing

Daily Hive

If you’re thinking of getting some extra summer this winter with a trip Down Under, now might be a good time to put that plan into action.<p>According …

Air Travel