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Mega-mole Alice makes serious inroads on ring route
Mega-mole Alice makes serious inroads on ring route

Alice the tunnel-boring machine sometimes seems to work at its own pace.

Auckland must clean up act on water

The health of Auckland's harbours and streams is continuing to deteriorate under a mostly 1950s approach to stormwater…

Eden Park hotel plan stumps CEO

Auckland Cricket is not impressed at the possibility of its cricket pitch at Eden Park being replaced with a hotel, offices…

Mayor's plea: Give youth a chance

Auckland employers will be challenged today to give young people a chance by hiring a young unemployed person.

Auckland Region

Teen sought over aggravated robberies Teen sought over aggravated robberies

A "person of interest'' has been identified in relation…

More delays after crash More delays after crash

There will be delays tonight for motorists using Auckland's…

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Airport deaf to noise issues, say residents
Airport deaf to noise issues, say residents

City residents are upset about Auckland International Airport's 30-year vision and say the business is failing to deal with…

Red tape mires Queens Wharf progress
Red tape mires Queens Wharf progress

A development plan for Queens Wharf has been approved by Waterfront Auckland, but must go through a new bureaucratic hoop…

Summer fun gives city a $19.3m lift
Summer fun gives city a $19.3m lift

Confirmation that the Rolling Stones are rescheduling their concert in Auckland is not just good news for fans. It is good…

Brian Rudman: St James - another job for action man
Brian Rudman: St James - another job for action man

In the week before Christmas last year, Auckland councillors dipped deep into their secret Santa sack and handed over $60.7…

Super City

Deal not good look, city boss admits
Deal not good look, city boss admits

An Auckland Council contractor has been earning tens of thousands of dollars a year from a fitness programme…

Michael Barnett: Shift in leadership of Auckland urgent

If we are to move at a pace that keeps Auckland in the game we need to move from a government-led economy to a shared leadership…

Brown's gym in spotlight

Auckland ratepayers have paid $5200 to provide a personal gym for Mayor Len Brown in the Auckland Town Hall.

Stadium looks to big future

North Harbour Stadium has moved under the wing of the Super City's major venue operator as a $60 million asset.

Brian Rudman: Make travel card pay - and Hop to it
Brian Rudman: Make travel card pay - and Hop to it

AT has started a campaign to sign up cardholders, but the miserable 10 per cent saving over the cash…

Brown votes for copter cut

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has voted to slash funding to the Westpac rescue helicopter service, three days after assuring…

Brown facing $16m budget hole

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has six weeks to plug a $16 million hole in this year's budget and achieve the goal of holding…

Len Brown's helicopter rescue hits legal query

A plan by Auckland Mayor Len Brown to fill a $900,000 gap in the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust's running costs has hit…

Thumbs down for Len Brown

Len Brown will find it tough to be re-elected Mayor of Auckland, according to a new Herald -DigiPoll survey.

Brown: 'We're not just racking up debt'
Brown: 'We're not just racking up debt'

Auckland Council debt, which was $4 billion three years ago, has now reached $6.5b, but the Mayor says…

Bernard Orsman: Juggling act to achieve city vision

Len Brown might feel the tide has turned on the sins of the recent past, but is now juggling a budget that will determine…

Budget warning for Brown

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has been told it will take a "slash and burn" exercise for his new 10-year budget to bring benefits…

Brian Rudman: Cash needed to grease wheels of democracy

Two of the Cunliffe donors have had their money refunded to preserve their anonymity - and who could blame them, writes…

Alf Filipaina: Fears over iwi input misguided

Rules are all about balance - making sure bad things don't happen, without getting in the way of the good, the new, the…

Auckland Council faces 'tough choices'
Auckland Council faces 'tough choices'

Auckland Mayor Len Brown says the council faces tough choices as part of a new 10-year budget that kicks…

Mayor 'toast' if credit rating falls

Len Brown's principal policy adviser James Bews-Hair says the Auckland Mayor will be "political toast" if the council's…

Thousands more city sites need Maori tick

The Auckland Council has confirmed that an extra 2000 or so properties are covered by a controversial rule requiring owners…

Editorial: Too soon for sweeping CCO revamp

Editorial: The Royal Commission on Auckland Governance was unequivocal about the way in which council-controlled organisations…

City to check if its subsidiaries work

Will Aucklanders be able to pay their rates and water bills at the same time and ring one telephone number to report a pothole…

Shore wants its share of the party fun
Shore wants its share of the party fun

The North Shore is losing popular events, like the Devonport Food and Wine Festival and Wag 'n Walk…

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Brian Rudman on Auckland

Speak up for our historic high-rise
Speak up for our historic high-rise

In 1966, the shiny new 18-storey, glass-clad Auckland City administration building might not have been the world's tallest…

Brian Rudman: Act's saviour at hand - just push for legal weed
Brian Rudman: Scramble for civil unions as parties chase mates
Brian Rudman: Quake-law tremors hit Auckland
Brian Rudman: Quick snip and we're a republic
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Politics

Housing NZ cash cow for Govt: Labour

Housing New Zealand considered using an insurance payout for Christchurch earthquake damage to meet an unexpected demand…

Clues sought for Countdown inquiry

The Commerce Commission is using its powers to compel people to give up information for its inquiry into alleged blackmail…

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