Police on the lookout for Auckland man said to be 'actively avoiding police'

Police are looking for a man who is known to be "actively avoiding" the police after he failed to appear at the Manukau District court yesterday. 

Shannon Watene is wanted for a warrant to arrest for driving related offences, as well as failing to be at his court appearance. 

Detective senior sergeant Glenn Balwin said in a statement police would like to speak to Mr Watene "about other matters". 

He is described to be of a "solid build" and has the word "notorious" tattooed across his face. 

According to police, the 38-year-old is believed to be driving a 2010 blue Holden Commodore, with the registration FML689. 

Police said Mr Watene is considered dangerous and should not be approached. 

38-year-old Shannon Watene is wanted by police.
38-year-old Auckland man Shannon Watene is wanted by police. Source: 1 NEWS



The First baby: Winston, morning sickness and how Clarke found out

 Watch the announcement today of the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and TV presenter Clarke Gayford's first child. 

The PM announced today she is pregnant. Source: 1 NEWS

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Ardern or Gayford? 'I'll probably try and sneak in my name somehow' – PM on baby's last name

The Prime Minister of New Zealand has revealed what will probably be the last name of her baby with partner Clarke Gayford. 

Jacinda Ardern said the double-barrel last name can get a bit complicated. 

"So probably likely a Gayford." 

However, she said she would like something from her side, too. 

Clarke Gayford with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Clarke Gayford with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Source: Getty

"I'll probably try sneak in my name somehow."

While there was talk of both first and last names today, Ms Ardern said for now they are keeping the baby's gender a secret. 

Ms Adern said this felt like as good of a time as any to share the news that they are expecting parents.

The baby is due in mid-June. 

She said double-barrel last names could be a bit complicated. Source: 1 NEWS