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: Doctor stood down from duties after patient tests positive in Manukau

A doctor has been stood down from duties after coming into contact with a patient who later tested positive for Covid-19, the Herald understands. It’s understood the junior doctor was … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Marist College reaches out to support new Mt Albert schools struck by virus

The school that was worst-hit by New Zealand’s first coronavirus wave, Marist College, has reached out to help schools that have been hit in the virus’s second wave. The Catholic … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Compensation necessary for businesses forced into ‘extra time’ lockdown

Act Party leader David Seymour is calling on the Government to release its economic contingency plans as Auckland businesses brace for the possibility of extended lockdown. And he says some … Read More