UPDATE: NZTA have issued a plea to motorists to delay their journey to/from or around the city centre. Multiple road closures will mean delays for traffic.
Fire services are attending a blaze at Sky City's convention centre.
Thick black smoke billowing from the building can be seen across the city.
More to come.
Hi neighbours. Auckland Museum will be home to the largest selection of ancient artifacts ever loaned by the British Museum to New Zealand in 2020. Auckland will be the first city in the southern hemisphere to showcase the artifacts in the Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exhibition. Will you go and see it?
Hi neighbours, we all know Kiwis love coffee but a survey has found that Auckland coffee drinkers are more likely to buy their coffee than Kiwis from the regions. A third of Aucklanders buy at least half of their weekly coffees and most preferred a flat white. How often do you buy coffee out? What do you usually order? And which local cafes do you think make the best coffee? Share your thoughts in the comments.
Are you affected by any of these three recalls?
1. Harmony brand Free-Range Boneless Ham and Free-Range Champagne Ham has been recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Click here for more information and consumer advice.
2. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.
3. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been recalled as the product contains an elevated level of histamine. Click here for more information and consumer advice.