Asian influx changing face of city
Asian influx changing face of city

Auckland's Asian population is predicted to pass 500,000 in the next decade, a new report says.

How Auckland has changed
How Auckland has changed

EXPLORE OUR INTERACTIVE: More migrants from Asia are using the student and worker migration policy as a path to secure permanent…

Where + why Maori still smoke
Where + why Maori still smoke

It's ten years today since smoking was banned in bars, but Maori are still more likely to smoke than Europeans. We map where…

Auckland housing gap: 18,000 homes
Auckland housing gap: 18,000 homes

Auckland's housing crisis will not be solved even if the Government's ambitious forecasts for residential construction are…

Census

Housing shortage a windfall for schools
Housing shortage a windfall for schools

Principals say it's "party time" in many Auckland schools because the city's housing shortage has bumped…

Schools' anxious wait for ratings

The Ministry of Education has begun informing schools of their new decile ratings and at least one Auckland school will…

More childless couples in NZ

Childless couples are making up an increasingly large proportion of families - a trend that has been on the rise for more…

Who's living next door to you?

Did you know there are 243 Eritreans living in New Zealand and more than four in five are born overseas?

Putting faces to our names
Putting faces to our names

In a land where Smith, Jones and Wilson once ruled the nursery, Wang, Li and Chen are now the most common…

Sector sees big decline in workers

The manufacturing sector has seen a significant decline in the number of people employed since 2006, according to a Royal…

Eric Watson: Redefine holidays and holy days

Eric Watson writes: Are there potentially a large number of Kiwis who feel aggrieved because our "most important" public…

Verity Johnson: The changing Kiwi childhood

The other day, I realised that we've had cows in the garden for the past six years, and I've never milked them, writes Verity…

Working 9 to 3

The so-called "normal" 40-hour working week appears to be a thing of the past, the 2013 Census indicates.

NZ has 'multiple cultural identities'
NZ has 'multiple cultural identities'

New Zealand will be made made up of a people of multiple "national" identities and its population growth…

Census Archives

Politics

MP to marry Simon Bridges' sister
MP to marry Simon Bridges' sister

A change of heart meant Simon O'Connor wasn't ordained after priesthood training and now the MP for Tamaki is getting married…

Defence bosses barely scrape pass mark
Larry Williams: Stats show child abuse on rise
Winston Peters barred from school bus
Claire Trevett: Unlike Key to throw toys over dildo incident
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