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

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

Covid 19 coronavirus: ‘We need all hands on deck’: Pasifika communities warned to prepare for Covid outbreak

Pasifika communities have been warned to “urgently prepare” for an outbreak of the coronavirus as community transmission of the virus re-emerges in Auckland. John Fiso, chairman of Pacific Health Plus … Read More

Election 2020: After ‘outrageous lies and rumours’ National finally selects Emma Mellow as Auckland Central candidate

After a week of “outrageous lies and rumours” and a bungled selection process, National finally has a candidate for the Auckland Central seat. Senior communications manager Emma Mellow will vie … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Demand for Auckland City Mission food parcels increases by 175 per cent

Covid-19 has put extra pressure on the Auckland City Mission during winter with a staggering increase in demand for food parcels. From March to June this year the demand for … Read More

Two people taken to hospital with stab wounds after a ‘serious assault’ in Auckland’s CBD

Two people needed hospital treatment after being stabbed in a central Auckland fight early this morning. Police responded to a “serious altercation” around 3.45am on Queen St, near Britomart. A … Read More