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Mangere Budgeting Services staff are fielding pleas for supplies from as far south as Hastings, their boss says.
South Auckland health authorities say they're preparing for the worst-case scenario, but don't expect it to happen.
The public tab for last year's deadly eruption at Whakaari/White Island continues to grow, with Counties Health revealing its response has cost more than $2 million and counting.
A Middlemore Hospital doctor says the obesity epidemic is putting South Auckland doctors under enormous pressure and the continued self-regulation of fast food advertising will not address that.
A proposed "youth prison" has drawn further backlash, with residents rubbishing the government's latest attempt to test the suburban detention centre's impact on the community.
Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter will announce beefed up plans to combat the potentially deadly virus in the coming weeks.
They call it Auckland's "forgotten harbour" and now fresh findings lay bare the sinking health of New Zealand's second-largest natural port.
Middlemore Foundation's public plea for money to fund machines to help rehabilitate Whakaari/White Island volcano eruption victims has secured upwards of $100,000.
A scathing review of the committee charged with cleaning up Manukau's ailing harbour has forced Auckland Council to overhaul the "failing" forum.
"Urgent" changes to junk food advertising rules are needed, health officials say, as figures continue to paint a grim picture of childhood obesity in fast food-saturated south Auckland.
The head of a leading South Auckland social agency has taken a swipe at Mayor Phil Goff's assessment of the biggest problems facing southern communities.
Middlemore Hospital's National Burns Centre is "short" two costly machines needed to rehabilitate victims of last Monday's eruption at Whakaari/White Island.
A National government would face few roadblocks in its drive to scrap Auckland's polarising regional fuel tax.
The reasons why a code of conduct complaint against Auckland councillor Josephine Bartley was thrown out have been revealed.
Mayor Phil Goff is refusing to say whether he supports Auckland Council purchasing disputed land at Ihumātao.
Residents living near a planned "youth prison" have been locked out of Oranga Tamariki's court-ordered social impact study, the head of the suburb's ratepayers' association claims.
Auckland Council chief executive Stephen Town has thrown out a code of conduct complaint against Maungakiekie-Tāmaki councillor Josephine Bartley.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff's targeting of illegal dumpers continues to receive stinging criticism from South Auckland councillors, despite his office's attempts to highlight the success of the…
Panuku says another 1000 residents are needed in Manukau central to meet the council development arm's goal of creating a "24/7 town centre" in Auckland's south.
Auckland Council is looking into a code of conduct complaint following a councillor's alleged outburst about tree removal from Māngere Mountain.
South Auckland has been suffering since the formation of the Auckland super city in 2010, re-elected mayor Phil Goff admits.
The government will inject more millions into Auckland's health authorities in the wake of the country's worst measles outbreak in two decades.