How one summer hotspot feels about Auckland’s upcoming holidays

Summer is coming and Auckland is breaking free. In anticipation of those escaping to the North, the Herald visited and interviewed dozens of people about the imminent arrivals. To those escaping Auckland in 10 days – happy holidays. Like everything

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Case numbers expected to be just over 50; Cabinet decision on Auckland north hours away; Navy MIQ workers await test results

COVID LATEST:* Locations of interest: Massey fruit and vege shop’s three exposure events* What went wrong: Why Bluetooth Tracing data has not been used for the Delta outbreak* ‘$1m a day’ – lockdown takes toll on retail, entertainment and hospo*

Kim Jong Un: North Korean leaders emaciated appearance leaves nation heartbroken, says state media report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s apparent weight loss which has left him “looking emaciated” is said to have broken the nation’s heart “so much”. The tightly controlled state media quoted an unidentified resident of the country’s capital Pyongyang who

Man charged with arson over North Canterbury tyre fire

A man has been arrested and charged with arson in relation to a large tyre fire in Amberly. Emergency services were called to the blaze on Racecourse Rd at about 3.10pm. A police spokesperson said they have arrested and charged

The life of the party: North Shore businessman Graeme Rutherford remembered after dying in tragic accident

Well-known North Shore businessman Graeme Rutherford has died tragically in an accident. His wife Debbie said he was a passionate family man and his son Tom called the death a “huge catastrophic loss”. In a death notice Rutherford’s family posted