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Drug, alcohol factors in nearly 60 per cent of fatal crashes, study finds

New figures show nearly 60 per cent of people who died in crashes over a 5-year period had some...

May 25 · 9 sec read >

Firefighters vote to strike after rejecting FENZ offer – union

Emergency services were called to Takanini shortly before midnight after reports of a fire. Video / Shanie Prasad Strike...

May 25 · 2 min read >

Police investigating reports of gunshot in West Auckland

New ZealandUpdated 25 May, 2022 08:28 AM2 minutes to read A night of gang feud shootings across Auckland, OCR...

May 25 · 1 min read >

Jac Howells repeatedly rammed a ute during domestic row

Jac Rhys Howells in the dock at his sentencing for a violent incident. Photo / Pool A man who...

May 25 · 2 min read >

Marlborough Sounds murderer Scott Watson allowed to challenge crucial witness evidence at appeal

Ben Smart and Olivia Hope disappeared 20 years ago while celebrating New Year’s in the Marlborough Sounds. Their bodies...

May 25 · 2 min read >

Auckland shootings: ‘Indiscriminate and reckless’ use of guns in public says police after seven incidents overnight

Gang feud shootings: Police called to seven Auckland suburbs. Video / Hayden Woodward Police are disgusted by the callous...

May 24 · 3 min read >

Truck driver jailed for careless driving killing police officer in Karaka crash

Naomi’s McRae’s brother Alex, mother Angela, father Ewen and aunt Deborah Brown at the Manukau District Court. Photo /...

May 24 · 3 min read >

Investigation under way after sudden death in Mt Albert, Auckland

Mt Albert Grammar School and Aquatic Centre are near the scene. Photo / Google A suburban street in Auckland’s...

May 24 · 30 sec read >

Four drive-by shootings this evening in Auckland, part of Ōtara’s Bairds Rd closed after reports of gunfire

A road has been blocked off in Auckland’s Ōtara. Photo / File A turf war between the Killer Beez...

May 24 · 1 min read >

Clifflife Church property ‘totally ransacked’ in late-night raid

Pastor Jason Malcolm says the church has built up a good rapport with the community over the past seven...

May 24 · 1 min read >