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Two Arrested, $100k Cash And Meth Seized In Manurewa

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attributed to Detective Inspector Chris Barry, Counties Manukau CIB.

Two people have been arrested and meth and a large amount of cash have been seized following a search warrant at a Manurewa address today. Read more »

UPDATE 3: Papatoetoe Firearms Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attributed to Counties Manukau District Commander Superintendent Jill Rogers.

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who was shot by Police following a serious incident in Papatoetoe yesterday evening. Read more »

Case L Concerning And Raises Many Questions

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Today’s KFC COVID case in the community is incredibly concerning and begs the question whether the Ministry of Health really has the South Auckland cluster under control,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Housing Wait List At Record Highs Under Labour

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Our public housing system is bursting at the seams with record high numbers of New Zealanders waiting for a state house, National’s Housing spokesperson Nicola Willis says. Read more »

Waka Kotahi Says No Immediate Plans For Auckland Harbour Bridge Vehicle Restrictions

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says there are no immediate plans for vehicle restrictions on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Read more »

Police Impound Dirt Bikes Following Incidents In Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are issuing a warning to dirt bike riders after impounding a number of bikes in the past week. Read more »

Waitemata Police Aware Of Plans For Gang Motorbike Ride Tomorrow

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waitematā Police are aware of a motorcycle run scheduled for Saturday 27th February involving members of the Hells Angels Nomads Gang to be held in the North Shore and Rodney areas. Read more »

Cinematic Installations Emerge From UC Collaboration

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Promising young artist Christian Lamont features in an innovative screen-based collaboration with his former University of Canterbury (UC) lecturer Read more »

Titanic Battles Set To Mark Sir Graeme Douglas

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

The battle of the titans between New Zealand’s fastest men and two of the country’s strongest will be among the highlights of an action-packed evening of top-class athletics at the Trusts Arena in Auckland on Saturday. Read more »

Almost Complete Decarbonisation Of Road Transport By 2030 Least Difficult Path To Meeting Climate Change Targets

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Transport is the one sector that provides best bang for buck when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to Dr Paul Winton of the 1point5 Project. Read more »

Sky Tower Lights For The Child Cancer Foundation’s Annual Appeal

Press Release – SKYCITY

Tonight, and tomorrow night the Sky Tower will turn turquoise in support of the Child Cancer Foundation’s annual appeal. Read more »

Watercare Water Supply Update: 26 February

Press Release – Watercare

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UPDATE 2: Papatoetoe Firearms Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau District Commander Superintendent Jill Rogers:

Police can confirm that a man has died after being shot by Police following an incident in Papatoetoe yesterday evening. Read more »

Update: Papatoetoe Firearms Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

25 February 2021

Counties Manukau District Commander Superintendent Jill Rogers:

A man has been injured after being shot by Police in Papatoetoe tonight. Read more »

Papatoetoe: Firearms Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

25 February 2021

Police are responding to a firearms incident in Papatoetoe.

Police were initially called at about 5.47pm after reports that a firearm had been discharged at an Avis Avenue, Papatoetoe address. Read more »

There Is No Plan For Fortress New Zealand

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Every day we get more evidence that this Government is reluctant to even explore taking a proportionate risk-weighted approach to managing COVID-19,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Firearms, Drugs And Cash Seized During Search Warrants In Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Acting Detective Inspector Warrick Adkin, Counties Manukau Police:

Three firearms have been seized and two people, including a Killer Bees gang member, are facing firearms-related charges following search warrants in Counties Manukau today. Read more »

Labour Goes From ‘Let’s Do This’ To ‘Let’s Start Again’

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The future of Auckland’s light rail looks bleak after the new Transport Minister confirmed the Government has basically gone back to the drawing board on a project that was supposed to be delivered this year, National’s Transport Spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. Read more »

Auckland Museum’s Plans For $2 Million Salary Increases A Smackdown To Ratepayers

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance is labelling a planned 11 percent rise in Auckland Museum staff costs, courtesy of the ratepayer, as an out of touch assault on ratepayers’ pockets. Alliance spokesperson, Monique Poirier, says: Read more »

Man Arrested Following Glenfield Assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating a serious assault in Glenfield that left a man in critical condition have made an arrest.

A 24-year-old man, who is associated with the Head Hunters gang, has been arrested and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm following the incident on Manuka Road on Saturday 13th February 2021. Read more »

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