Auckland

Meet the witches of NZ’s first wicca church

“Wicca makes women feel safe. It makes the female feminine part in men feel safe, too.”

Auckland gets over a month’s worth of rain in 10 hours

More than 4000 lightning strikes happened in one hour in Auckland and the lower North Island.

Covid Dec 23: 56 new community cases

Thursday December 23

There are 56 new community cases of Covid-19 today.

Of these, 42 are in Auckland, 4 in Waikato, 6 in Bay of Plenty, 2 in…

I can finally go home, Auckland borders lift after 120 days

It’s December 15, which means Auckland’s borders have officially reopened. 

Re: journalist Matiu Hamuera took their first drive home to Rotorua. They have not been home since…

Covid update 10 Dec: 95 new cases, 2 deaths

Friday 10 December

Today there are 95 new cases of Covid-19.

Of these, 75 are in Auckland, 11 in Waikato, 5 in Bay of Plenty, 2 in Canterbury,…

  • 10 Dec 21

Covid update 9 Dec: 103 new cases

Rapid antigen testing will be available for free from pharmacies across New Zealand

  • 09 Dec 21

Iwi urging travellers to stay home this summer

We can travel this summer, but should we?

Covid update: 86% of eligible population vaccinated; 89 people in hospital

Tuesday 30 November

86 percent of those eligible for the vaccine have now had both doses. There are also 134 new cases today.

Of the new cases, 1…

Traffic light system: Auckland, Northland and parts of central North Island will be red, rest of NZ…

Monday 29 November, 4pm

Today the government has announced which colour each region of New Zealand will be at when the country enters the traffic light system…

Covid-19 Update: 182 new community cases

Today there are 182 new community cases.

‘I felt pressured to go to uni’: Better career advice for teenagers could prevent dropouts

Former uni student says better career advice at high school could help prevent students dropping out

Covid update: 1 death; 77 people in hospital; 178 new cases

Another person with Covid has died. Today’s new community cases are in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes and MidCentral. 

The Ministry of Health said the…

Covid update: 87 people in hospital; travel restrictions ease for vaccinated

International travel restrictions will ease in the New Year for fully vaccinated people.

Covid update: 215 new cases and more info on vaccines and businesses

There are 215 new community cases today: 196 in Auckland, 11 in Waikato, four in Northland.

Covid update: 205 new cases, one new death

Today there are 205 new cases of Covid-19 to report.

Covid update: 198 new cases; Auckland DHB to reach 90% fully vaccinated today

Auckland DHB is on track to be the first in the country to meet the 90 percent vaccination milestone

Covid update: Auckland border opening up December 15; 194 cases and 1 death

Auckland's border set top open. Proof of vaccination, or a negative test within 72 hours required.

Covid update: 113 new community cases, most in Auckland

Of today's cases, 109 are in Auckland, 3 are in Waikato and 1 is in Northland.

Covid update: A second person isolating at home with Covid has been found dead

The person was found by ambulance staff this morning in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden.

Covid update: 139 new cases in the community

136 in Auckland, 2 in Waikato, 1 in Northland.

Covid update: 100 new cases. 76% of eligible people double vaxxed

Of today’s 100 new cases, 97 are in Auckland and 3 are in Waikato.

Covid update: Northland to move to alert level 3 at midnight

The announcement comes after new cases cropped up at the top of the region

Covid Update: Auckland and Waikato will move to step 2 of level 3

Auckland will move to step 2 of level 3, but one week later on Tuesday, November 9 at 11:59pm.

Manifesting summer from South Auckland's front yards in lockdown: in photos

Photographer Geoffery Matautia aked his friends what they're most looking forward to in summer.

28-year-old arrested over Auckland's North Shore lockdown party

Police have charged a man over the Saturday night party which breached alert level 3 restrictions.

Covid update: 71 new cases today with infections across many parts of Auckland

Of today’s 71 cases, 32 still need to be linked to the outbreak.

Covid-19 update: Auckland, Waikato and Northland to stay at Alert Level 3

Auckland will stay at Alert Level 3 with current restrictions for a week.

Covid Update: 29 new cases - 24 in Auckland, 5 in Waikato

Today’s 29 new cases bring the outbreak total to 1448.