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1News can reveal a major Government agency hasn’t been paying its bills and is now facing a huge funding shortfall.The Office of Māori Crown Relations, also known as Te Arawhiti, oversees and supports Māori seeking customary rights over the foreshore and seabed. Under the Marine and Coastal Area Act, Māori…

Fire and Emergency NZ are attending the scene of a large building fire in Onehunga this evening.Local resident Gina Lio told 1News she could “smell smoke” inside her house at about 5.30pm.It was then she walked outside and saw the building on fire across the road.(Source: Supplied/Gina Lio)Comments on social…

Over the past week, university students all around the country graduated while decked out in caps, gowns and their best outfits.Re: News went along to one of Victoria University of Wellington’s graduation parades to ask graduates why they chose what they wore to celebrate finishing their degrees.Marina Suban Na Ayudtaya”Today…

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, an Oscar nominee whose most famous works skewered America’s food industry and who notably ate only at McDonald’s for a month to illustrate the dangers of a fast-food diet, has died. He was 53.Spurlock died Thursday in New York from complications of cancer, according to a…

On the cusp of the release of Budget 2024 John Campbell took a roadie and found that in the minds of struggling Northlanders, Wellington is a whole other country.In the office of the Mid North Budgeting Service Trust, on Marino Place in Kaikohe, Kane Lyden is telling me about the…

Drake Bell finds it “difficult” to think about his son becoming an actor.The 37-year-old actor was a teen star on Nickelodeon in the early 2000s and recently opened up about how he had been a victim of dialect coach Brian Peck during his time on The Amanda Show when he…

A 34-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with arson in relation to a fire at the City Garden Lodge in Parnell last month. The fire at the backpackers on St Georges Bay Road in Parnell broke out on Sunday, April 7 and required 16 fire trucks at its peak…

Portaloos are being used at new Kāinga Ora homes after construction debris was found in the wastewater pipes.Last month, emergency housing residents moved into the 31-home Worsley St development — and after just a few weeks, plumbing issues were found due to leftover debris from cyclones last year.Kāinga Ora regional…

North West was “nervous yet confident” when she made her stage debut.The 10-year-old – who is the eldest child of reality superstar Kim Kardashian, 43, and her ex-husband Kanye West – appeared as Young Nala in a concert production of The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday and…

Two southbound lanes on Auckland’s South-Western motorway have reopened after multiple vehicles crashed near Onehunga this morning.Police said they were called to a multi-vehicle crash on State Highway 20 at around 10.30am on Saturday.The crash occurred heading south on Mangere Bridge near Onehunga between the Gloucester Park Rd on-ramp and…

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