One Person in critical condition following multiple-vehicle crash near Auckland

One Person in critical condition following multiple-vehicle crash near Auckland

One person was reported to be in critical condition following a crash that occurred in Auckland this evening. The crash happened at around 4.45pm on Old North Road. Diversions were put in place at Ararimu Valley Road and Deacon Road. Notice was given to the Serious Crash Unit. They’d spent...

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Auckland Motorway temporarily closed by downed Power Lines

Auckland Motorway temporarily closed by downed Power Lines

Auckland’s Northern Motorway has been closed to motorists temporarily at the southbound Upper Harbour Highway off-ramp. The incident happened at around 1.45pm this afternoon. Electrical cabling fell onto the Motorway, which has caused a large backlog of traffic. Significant delays were expected while cleanup crews work to safely remove the...

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Police seek witnesses after Mercedes Benz crashes on Auckland Motorway

Police seek witnesses after Mercedes Benz crashes on Auckland Motorway

Police are investigating after a high-speed crash occurred on Auckland’s North Western Motorway last night. The incident happened at around 8.25pm, involving a white 2011 Mercedes Benz E63 with registration number SOBADD. The vehicle was heading northwest on State Highway 16 between Lincoln Road’s on-ramp and the Hobsonville Road off-ramp....

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Crash near Auckland Harbor Bridge causes delays

Crash near Auckland Harbor Bridge causes delays

A crash near the Auckland Harbour Bridge has caused delays to rush hour traffic this morning. The crash occurred in the middle lane northbound towards the bridge after the Curran Street on-ramp shortly after 7.40 am. In a tweet, an image shows that the crash is causing significant delays and...

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Auckland’s Mt Eden Pohutukawa Tree saved legally from removal

Auckland’s Mt Eden Pohutukawa Tree saved legally from removal

A statement from the Tree Council’s Board Member Mark Lockhart said he was not prepared to allow Auckland Council to destroy a landmark Pohutukawa in Mt Eden. Petition to prevent the tree removal was set up, lobbying Councillors Christine Fletcher and Cathy Casey. They’d approached the Mayor about replacing the...

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Missing 76-year-old Jillian from East Auckland located

Missing 76-year-old Jillian from East Auckland located

Police seeked help from the public to locate a 76-year-old woman from Dannemora in East Auckland. Jillian Vause was reported as missing from an address on Chapel Road, shortly before 7 pm on April 28. Authorities conducted a number of enquiries around the Dannemora and Howick areas, including assistance from...

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Port Unions demand stronger Penalties for Negligent Employers

Port Unions demand stronger Penalties for Negligent Employers

Port Unions released a statement to thisquality to demand improvements to health and safety in ports around the country. The Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) and Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) have both said that port workers are ‘not coming home’ after being killed and hurt due to...

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Three Men arrested after heated West Auckland Police Pursuit

Three Men arrested after heated West Auckland Police Pursuit

Police arrested three men after a heated pursuit in West Auckland on Sunday afternoon. The chase started after an aggravated robbery in the Henderson Valley area at around 3.30 pm on Sunday. Traffic in both directions on Te Atatū Road was put to a halt, while multiple Police units were...

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Police appeal for Person of Interest involved in Auckland Shooting Incident

Police appeal for Person of Interest involved in Auckland Shooting Incident

An investigation by Police following a shooting incident at the Sofitel in Auckland Central is seeking further information from the public. The photo supplied to thisquality shows who authorities are interested in. They hope the public will be able to assist in recognising the man. Approaching this person is considered...

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Hundreds of NZ Students join ‘Virus experiment’ to predict outbreaks – video

Hundreds of NZ Students join ‘Virus experiment’ to predict outbreaks – video

The University of Auckland is involving hundreds of students in an experimental trial to predict and minimalise outbreaks of viruses such as Covid-19. An app called Safe Blues will be piloted with a joint partnership between researchers at the University of Auckland and Australian, Dutch and American universities. It uses...

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