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Residents misled by rates hike
Residents misled by rates hike

A 9.9 per cent average rates rise for Auckland households from July is going down badly with residents and ratepayer groups…

Forced rates sale pulled at last minute

Auckland Council's first big forced-sale property case sparked by unpaid rates did not go ahead as planned when the money…

Subsidy four times more than Wellington

Aucklanders facing a new transport rate are paying "far too much" to subsidise the city's trains.

Auckland housing bubble?

It seems to be the big question of the moment, writes Liam Dann. There's no doubt the property market is hot. Too hot for…

Auckland Region

Cute alert: Watch Kitty Cam Cute alert: Watch Kitty Cam

Feel like a cuteness overload? The SPCA is currently…

Hindu temple to open in West Hindu temple to open in West

Auckland's third new Hindu temple this year will open…

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Storm over the port: 1200 march
Storm over the port: 1200 march

Protesters are vowing to carry on the fight to save the Waitemata Harbour from being shrunk further for port use.

Port bosses may yet pay price
Port bosses may yet pay price

The compromise between Auckland Council and the Auckland port company will satisfy neither side. Sooner or later, the company…

'Hands off the harbour'
'Hands off the harbour'

A large protest march against wharf extensions at Ports of Auckland has vowed to continue the fight to save the Waitemata…

Len Brown proposes 6.5 per cent rates hike
Len Brown proposes 6.5 per cent rates hike

Auckland Mayor Len Brown is proposing a 6.5 per cent rates increase today to spend more on transport.

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Mt Eden vehicle ban likely
Mt Eden vehicle ban likely

A ban on cars from the summit of Mt Eden has been confirmed as likely by the end of this year.

Port presses on with extensions

Ports of Auckland is proceeding with two huge wharf extensions, despite public protests, a political call to halt work and…

Ports stoush: Extension going ahead

Ports of Auckland's work on two massive wharf extensions into the Waitemata Harbour is proceeding despite public protests…

Two cranes appear at Bledisloe Wharf

Two large Fletcher cranes have appeared at the end of Bledisloe Wharf at the Ports of Auckland, but it is not known if this…

No solution for Ports stoush
No solution for Ports stoush

The stand-off between Ports of Auckland and Auckland Council over a political call to stop work on two…

City councillors defend port company

Several councillors have leapt to the defence of Ports of Auckland, the council-owned company facing public and political…

Door closes on Gen Rent: The proof is in the figures

If you are reading this and you don't own Auckland property, this will probably ruin your Sunday.

Full steam ahead for Ports?

Ports of Auckland are showing no signs of stopping work on two massive wharf extensions into the Waitemata Harbour.

Len Brown pushes for speed on ports discussion

Pressure is growing on Ports of Auckland to stop construction of two massive wharf extensions into Waitemata Harbour.

The People v The Port
The People v The Port

Ports of Auckland plans to build two large extensions at the end of Bledisloe Wharf. So what's all the…

Greg McKeown: Port persists with illogical claims

The port's plans for expansion into the Waitemata will irrevocably ruin the connection between the central city and the…

Port: 'We've really engaged with the public'

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has accused Ports of Auckland of not discussing its latest spending plans on the port's footprint…

Call to halt Auckland wharf extensions

Auckland Council has formally asked Ports of Auckland to halt construction of two massive wharf extensions.

Legal action over Auckland port fight

Urban Auckland has taken the first legal steps to stop Ports of Auckland beginning construction on two massive wharf extensions…

Mayor walks out of port meeting
Mayor walks out of port meeting

Auckland Mayor Len Brown today walked out of a council meeting following a stoush with councillor Cathy…

Port plans to woo Aucklanders

Ports of Auckland is planning an offensive this week to sell its expansion plans to Aucklanders, using the carrot of releasing…

Brown loses support on port expansion

The majority of Auckland councillors now want a rethink on the controversial proposed expansion of the port.

Pressure mounts over extension plans

The protest was sparked by port company plans to begin building two massive extensions and Auckland Council voting to ease…

'An asset we shouldn't lose'

About 2000 people and more than a hundred boats gathered today to protest plans by Ports of Auckland to reclaim more of…

Auckland Harbour turned 'into a river'
Auckland Harbour turned 'into a river'

Auckland's Waitemata Harbour has been "turned from a harbour into a river", by Ports of Auckland expansion…

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PM: Isis gains won't affect NZ troops

John Keys says NZ Defence Force chiefs have not shared the same concerns as US leaders about willingness of Iraqi troops…

SkyCity centre: Smaller, still costly

Final designs unveiled following months of negotiations. And it still costs more than the original deal between SkyCity…

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