Latest News for: Auckland office


PSA slams proposal to cut 100 roles from Customs and DIA, including from airports and counter terrorism team

NewstalkZB 22 Apr 2024
The PSA states the plan includes disestablishing Christchurch’s supervising customs officer role, meaning staff based in Christchurch would be required to report to a specialist in Auckland, rather than someone locally.

Police say crime has reduced in central Auckland

RNZ 21 Apr 2024
Officers were going out into the community from a patrol base on Federal Street and from the Auckland City Police Hub, Tetzlaff said ... He said all council officers could do was ask those causing issues to move on.

Former Port of Auckland boss on trial for workplace death in unprecedented prosecution

NewstalkZB 21 Apr 2024
Former Port of Auckland boss Tony Gibson failed to use his “influence, power and resource” to ensure frontline workers were kept safe before a stevedore was fatally crushed by a container, an unprecedented court case has heard.

The places where you're most likely to pass your driving test

RNZ 19 Apr 2024
According to data released by Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency, pass rates in 2023 were significantly lower in Auckland, Bay of Plenty and Wellington than elsewhere in the country. Auckland's ...

Direct flights resume between Chengdu, Auckland

People Daily 18 Apr 2024
Rachel Maidment, the director of the Auckland office of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said that the resumption of the Sichuan Airlines flight between Chengdu and Auckland is a ...

New Zealand investigation reveals Auckland prisoners denied minimum statutory rights

Jurist 18 Apr 2024
A special investigation conducted by the Office of The Inspectorate (OOTI) in New Zealand revealed in a report published on Wednesday that prisoners at the Auckland Prison were denied their minimum ...

Watch: Team New Zealand christen new America's Cup boat Taihoro

RNZ 18 Apr 2024
The AC75 was gifted the name Taihoro by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei at a ceremony in Auckland on Thursday ... Team New Zealand chief executive officer Grant Dalton said at the ceremony it was a proud occasion for everyone in the team.

Ram believed responsible for deaths of elderly New Zealand couple

The Guardian 18 Apr 2024
Police say the sheep was shot dead after confronting officers called to the property in Waitakere, west of Auckland Follow our ...

Auckland Council inspector accused of accepting more than $58,000 worth of bribes

NewstalkZB 17 Apr 2024
A former Auckland Council building inspector allegedly accepted bribes in the form of significant renovations to his residence and cheques referring to him as “Inspector Guy” ... Serious Fraud Office director Karen Chang.

Inspectorate Report Shows Prisoners Denied Entitlement To Daily Time Out Of Cells

Scoop 17 Apr 2024
A report from the Office of the Inspectorate shows that prisoners in three units at Auckland Prison were not able to leave their cells every day for many months. For up to nine months (until mid-July 2023), prisoners in three units were denied ... .

Investigation reveals inmates at Auckland Prison being denied basic rights

Stuff 17 Apr 2024
The Office of the Inspectorate found some prisoners at Auckland Prison experienced solitary confinement for a period of nine months ....

'Grim picture of our prison system': Corrections' failings highlighted in just-released report

RNZ 17 Apr 2024
Now the Office of the Inspectorate is calling for changes by Corrections so that inmates at Auckland's maximum security prison in Paremoremo are not denied their minimum entitlement of one hour of exercise each day.

Controversial Kaitāia hostel closed after Dangerous Building notice

NewstalkZB 17 Apr 2024
Council Environmental Health Officer Patrick Barber said the Auckland-based owner of the property has power of attorney over the building and is now responsible for it after the manager left.

SFO files bribery, corruption charges against Auckland Council building inspector

NewstalkZB 16 Apr 2024
The Serious Fraud Office filed bribery and corruption charges against the former council building inspector and a director of an Auckland building company, with both appearing in Manukau District Court today.