The woman was located on Islington Street.
The sole staff member that day was an 18-year-old trainee who was working his first weekend shift.
One of the victims sustained a serious leg injury, which required surgery.
The trainee won't be returning to work, but the wife of the owner hopes he will not be traumatised by the robbery.
''There is so much shame around the abuse that society sees the victim as wounded and defective."
Violence, public urination, drug deals and assaults are commonplace, according to locals.
It is the third gun incident in the Auckland region under investigation.
A man and a woman are in hospital after being shot overnight.
Radio host Harnek Singh was critically injured and needed surgery.
The investigation into Tongia's death is still ongoing.
She will appear in court on Thursday.
A 21-year-old man has been charged with a double-murder.
"People will be willing to go to extreme lengths, like put up with these living situations, just so that they can have a place to live"
Her family told Newshub the short sentence he served is no punishment for his "premeditated and continuous" actions.
An art trader has sent a stark warning to thieves who stole a C.F. Goldie painting in Hamilton.
Police are arming themselves in Canterbury from Friday as gang tensions increase.
LGBTQ Kiwis are far more likely to be victims of crime, particularly sexual violence.
"They've grabbed it and they taken a major piece of New Zealand's art history."
The 55-year-old is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court on Thursday.
The police Eagle helicopter captured the footage.
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