New Zealand reported its first locally transmitted coronavirus cases after 102 days. Four people in one Auckland household tested positive after a person in their 50s went to the doctor with COVID-19 symptoms, Ashley Bloomfield, the country’s Director-General of Health, said. None of them had travelled outside New Zealand recently. […]
Air New Zealand will launch a non-stop flight from Auckland to New York in October 2020. The announcement comes days after Qantas completed its non-stop test flight from New York to Sydney – the longest flight in the world. The Air New Zealand flight will take 15 hours and 40 […]
John Sato, 95, joined the anti-racism march in Auckland, New Zealand, on Sunday after travelling by bus from his town of Howick. He was supported through the march by a police constable and actor Bruce Hopkins, best known for his roles in the “Lord of the Rings” films. Sato said […]
At least 2000 passengers per day at Auckland Airport will be affected after a fuel pipe line from a refinery in Northland was temporarily shut-down. Airport chief executive Adrian Littlewood said some 27 domestic and international flights were cancelled over the weekend, while others travelled via other airports to refuel. […]
The backyards of three clifftop properties on Auckland’s North Shore are slipping onto the beach below following torrential rain. Fire Service shift manager Jaron Phillips said firefighters were looking into evacuating residents from the properties, in Waiake’s Sharon Rd, on Wednesday morning. One of the houses was just 10 metres […]
New Zealand can claim bragging rights on one measure over Australia, with a global survey revealing Auckland has overtaken Sydney as the more expensive city for expatriates to live. International labour mobility service provider ECA International’s latest rankings for the most expensive cities for expatriates has seen Kiwi cities push […]
House values in the rampant Auckland market continued to flatten out in March, but there are signs that the market has not yet run its course. According to valuation service QV, average Auckland house prices in March were $931,061, down 0.2% in the last three months, although they still nearly […]
Still up 2.0% on a year earlier.
Watch the first unmanned delivery.
Makes Sydney a bargain.
After Cyclone Pam forced delays.