Police say a serious assault at a supermarket carpark left a man injured in Sydenham.
Most of the region has moved to the orange light, but some businesses have chosen to do things differently.
About three dozen countries worldwide have now reported Omicron infections.
Kiwi fighter Kai Kara-France could be in contention for a title fight if he beats Cody Garbrandt at UFC 269.
The new National leader says the new Covid-19 Protection Framework which started on Friday "makes no sense".
One of the biggest events on the summer festival calendar is now taking place over Easter.
Campaigners who fought for NZ to declare a climate emergency a year ago are frustrated.