Police review cold case homicide investigation on the 40 year anniversary of 1980 rape and murder of Alicia O’Reilly in Auckland

Auckland detectives are re-investigating the senseless rape and murder of a six-year-old girl on the 40th anniversary of her death. Alicia O’Reilly was found dead in her own bed on … Read More

Cook Islands close border to all incoming flights due to New Zealand’s Covid-19 outbreak

The Cook Islands has announced a total border closure to incoming flights following the Covid-19 outbreak in Auckland yesterday. The decision comes just hours after it was reported a flight … Read More

Rotorua policewoman Melissa-Mae Ruru, champion boxer Tyson Sykes found guilty of cheating justice system

She was a Rotorua police detective with national sporting prowess, he was an Olympic boxing hopeful and good friend. But together Detective Constable Melissa-Mae Ruru, 35, and Tyson Sykes, 32, … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Govt steps in over Auckland-Rarotonga flight after Cook Island doctor tests positive

Air New Zealand says it will not carry passengers on its Auckland-Rarotonga flight tomorrow after a Covid-19 scare. The airline said that afer consultation with the Ministry of Health, it … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Heather du Plessis-Allan on the extended lockdown – will we comply?

COMMENT: Tell you what, I’m not convinced how compliant Aucklanders will be this time around. Already, we’ve witnessed Aucklanders fleeing the city to the Coromandel and Queenstown despite direct instructions … Read More