An initial investigation by the Marsden Point oil refinery has found a digger driver searching for swamp kauri caused the critical damage to the fuel pipeline months ago.
National has come up with a whopping $2.6 billion election transport package for Auckland that includes a new highway alongside the Southern Motorway for $855 million and a Northwestern Busway costing $835m.
The Green Party will fast-track the building of a new rail line to Auckland Airport to be completed in 2021, in time for the next America's Cup, if the party is in Government after the election.
A man critically injured trying to board a moving train has yet to be identified.
A man is dead after a car doing burnouts fled police and crashed into a group of shops on a residential South Auckland street.
An American couple's business trip to New Zealand was saved by a "hero" Uber driver who drove them more than 650km from Auckland to Wellington.
The man who was killed after reportedly being struck by a Ports of Auckland pilot boat while swimming near a popular North Shore beach was a teacher at a nearby school, a husband and dad of two young children.
Police are continuing to investigate the death of a man following a birthday party in West Auckland, yesterday.
A half-million dollar sports car is upside down in a ditch in west Auckland after the driver hit a median barrier and flipped off the road on a motorway on-ramp.
A Ports of Auckland boat is under investigation in relation to the death of a swimmer whose body was found floating in the harbour yesterday.
A Warriors' team fishing trip turned into a dramatic rescue mission when the players rushed to the aid of a young man who went missing in the water off an Auckland beach.
A private training school in south Auckland has been shut down after the qualifications authority found it had failed to meet crucial standards.
An Auckland man who previously escaped a conviction for beating his wife with a hammer has now been handed a jail term.
A shipping container weighing about 2.3 tonnes was blown on to the main trunk railway from a container stack at Otahuhu in the weekend storm - and was hit by a train just after midnight.
Auckland Council is allowing developments to occur knowing there is no adequate stormwater system and this will result in more frequent harbour spills, says Watercare chief executive Raveen Jaduram.
Police in Auckland pulled over a vehicle carrying 13 people and found only two wearing seat belts.
The rare birth of twin giraffes at Auckland Zoo came with a bittersweet blow after one of the calves had to be put down.
A Filipino woman has been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay $5000 in emotional harm to five migrant workers who were overworked and underpaid at her sushi restaurants.
A New Zealand medical trial involving injecting specially encapsulated pig-derived cells into human brains has passed another milestone.
A group of Auckland families are facing a bleak Christmas in cramped motel rooms that are costing taxpayers thousands of dollars each week.