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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Auckland

Last month
February 2023
# New Zealand
Tens of thousands of homes evacuated in New Zealand as tropical storm hits
“Things will get worse before they get better,” Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said.
This year
# Flooding
Auckland faces ‘dangerous’ amount of rain after four killed in floods
More rain is forecast as at least 5,000 homes and businesses in Auckland are being assessed for flood and landslide damage.
Last year
# Auckland
Woman detained in South Korea after bodies found in suitcases in New Zealand
The bodies of two children were discovered in abandoned suitcases in Auckland.
# Game Over
Analysis: 15 minutes where everything fell apart for Ireland
The All Blacks scored three tries in a whirlwind passage of pain for Andy Farrell’s side.
All time
# restrictions
Auckland lockdown to end as New Zealand tries new approach to fighting virus
The lockdown in New Zealand’s largest city has been ongoing since August.
# New Zealand
Auckland to remain under strict lockdown conditions over new infections
New Zealand has reported 33 new cases of Covid-19 as it battles an outbreak that came from Australia.
# covid19
Most of New Zealand to emerge from lockdown on Tuesday
Auckland will remain under special measures.
# Auckland
New Zealand records first Covid death in over six months
The woman is the 27th person to die with Covid-19 in New Zealand and the first recorded since 16 February.
# Auckland
New Zealand PM says supermarket stabbing was a 'terrorist' attack
Police shot a man dead after he stabbed six people in Auckland.
# Auckland
New Zealand extends national Covid-19 lockdown
Jacinda Ardern said there were signs the outbreak would soon peak if stay-at-home orders remained in place.
# Head start
New Zealand extends lockdown as prime minister says Delta outbreak is 'yet to peak'
A cluster in a major city ended a six-month run of no local cases.
# Super Rugby
Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues
Damian McKenzie ensured the Waikato Chiefs revival continued on Saturday.
# Auckland
New Zealand to end week-long Covid-19 lockdown in largest city
Authorities say they are confident that a virus cluster in Auckland has been contained.
# New Zealand
Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected
From Sunday morning the city’s 1.7 million residents must stay at home except for essential shopping and work.
# Auckland
New Zealand's largest city enters snap lockdown as UK variant found
The first batch of coronavirus vaccines arrived in New Zealand today.
# Auckland
Snap lockdown ordered in New Zealand's biggest city after three Covid-19 cases reported in community
People in Auckland have been asked to stay at home by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
# Auckland
New Zealand reports first coronavirus death in three months
A man in his 50s died at an Auckland hospital.
# Coronavirus
'We have a plan': New Zealand lifts Auckland lockdown despite growing number of cases
The Auckland lockdown began on 12 August after four cases were detected in the city of 1.5 million.
# Coronavirus
New Zealand PM hits back at Trump's 'patently wrong' Covid-19 claims
“New Zealand’s nine cases in a day does not compare to the United States’ tens of thousands,” Jacinda Ardern said.
# New Zealand
Auckland lockdown extended by 12 days as new Covid-19 outbreak spreads beyond city
The outbreak has spread beyond Auckland, health officials said today.
# Lockdown
New Zealand races to track origin of Covid-19 outbreak as case numbers jump
The surge in new cases raised the prospect that a three-day lockdown imposed in Auckland could be extended.
# Covid-19
New Zealand could delay election after virus returns
A three-day stay-at-home order for Auckland — a city of 1.5 million people — went into force today.
# New Zealand
Ardern orders fresh lockdown in Auckland after first locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases in 102 days
People in New Zealand’s largest city are being asked to stay at home again.
# Auckland
Suspect on the run after New Zealand police officer is shot dead
A second officer received serious injuries during the incident in Auckland.
# Inisfail
'Even though we're from New Zealand, we had a strong connection to Ireland'
Auckland native Dominic Robertson-McCoy is in his fourth season with Connacht.
# Black Ferns
Eden Park to host 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup final in New Zealand
Ireland are still hoping to qualify for the tournament.
# History Maker
Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record
The prolific fullback surpassed Doug Howlett’s 59 during his stints at the Highlanders, Hurricanes, and Blues between 1997-2007.
# Auckland
British family to be deported after outraging New Zealanders with alleged spree of bad behaviour
In a radio interview, the mayor of Auckland said the family are “worse than pigs”.
# grace millane
Man appears in court charged with murder of British backpacker Grace Millane
Police yesterday located a body which they believe to be that of Millane.
# grace millane
New Zealand police investigating murder of British backpacker Grace Millane find body
Millane was last seen at 9.41pm at the Citylife Hotel in Auckland last Saturday with a man.
# grace millane
Police express 'grave concerns' over safety of missing British tourist in New Zealand
Grace Millane was last seen at 9.41pm at the Citylife Hotel in Auckland last Saturday with a man.
# Perfect 10
Auckland snap Canterbury's stranglehold on New Zealand rugby in extra-time thriller
Leon Fukofuka’s try sealed the Mitre 10 Cup title.
# not a dolphin
Partner of New Zealand PM fought an 'agitated' shark while diving
“First bloke” Clarke Gayford hosts a fishing show.
# Tense
Lions draw series after a stunning Test with All Blacks in Auckland
The All Blacks had many chances to put the tourists aways, but Warren Gatland’s men were gritty.
# Lion Killers
This game is a major test of the mental mettle of these All Blacks
Steve Hansen appreciates that the final Lions Test will tell us more about the All Blacks.
# dejected
O'Mahony confident Lions can recover and says shoulder should be fine
The Munster man was on the losing side as he captained the Lions in the first Test.
# Tactics
Analysis: What will the first Test between the Lions and All Blacks look like?
Murray Kinsella takes a look at the key areas in today’s clash at Eden Park.
# On message
Murray believes in Lions' potential ahead of the biggest game of his career
The Lions scrum-half wants his side to keep attacking for 80 minutes tomorrow.
# test time
The Lions have earned respect in New Zealand but they're still outsiders
The tour is back in Auckland after a whirlwind three weeks that have seen Warren Gatland’s side grow.
# Lion Hunt
'It's a different beast coming' - All Blacks not getting cocky after 12-try win
Sonny Bill Williams says the Test series against the Lions will feel like playing in a World Cup final.