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Britomart: From dull to hip
Britomart: From dull to hip

Britomart has gone from decay to super cool, churning over $1.3 billion a year to the Auckland economy, says a book tracing…

Big projects on back burner

Key Auckland transport projects - including some on which work has already started - face long delays unless new funding…

Winston Peters: Super City Grinches want our prize

Winston Peters writes: There is a group of people who want to get rid of the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust. But why fix…

Peter Bromhead: Hidden agenda

In my youth, I closely followed the adventures of the comic book detective Sexton Blake and his faithful bloodhound, Pedro…

Auckland Region

Brian Rudman: Annual windfall should benefit all Brian Rudman: Annual windfall should benefit all

If the campaign to transfer ownership of the Auckland…

Businessman chained victim in 'dungeon' Businessman chained victim in 'dungeon'

A wealthy businessman who chained up a woman in his…

More Auckland Region
Wynyard complex gets ready for sale
Wynyard complex gets ready for sale

Pre-sales of the first of 500 to 600 new Wynyard Quarter apartments start in February and the first show-home is being built…

Clowns in Auckland
Chris de Freitas: City's vulnerable road network recipe for disaster
Chris de Freitas: City's vulnerable road network recipe for disaster

Last Saturday's traffic ordeal highlighted Auckland's vulnerability to complete and protracted gridlock, writes Chris de…

Spending shows need for recall elections
Spending shows need for recall elections

A lobby group says revelations Auckland Council spent $30,000 on “secret rooms” for Len Brown show New Zealand needs recall…

Super City

What secrets are in Brown's new office?
What secrets are in Brown's new office?

Thousands of dollars have been spent building a private bathroom and dressing room hidden behind a bookcase…

Auckland property has $1 reserve

An Auckland real estate agent is taking a leap of faith in the hot property market - by auctioning his own property for…

Who wants to be mayor?

Who's in line to challenge Len Brown to become Auckland's next mayor? The Herald has analysed the early possibilities.

Mt Eden summit car ban: Readers react

The Herald has had an overwhelming response from readers since revealing the plan to ban all vehicles from Mt Eden's summit…

Vehicle ban on city's volcano summits
Vehicle ban on city's volcano summits

The days of driving to the summit of Auckland's volcanic cones are coming to an end, starting with a…

Len Brown trust under the spotlight

A trust that funded Auckland Mayor Len Brown's election campaign and kept donors' identities secret is under police investigation…

Council budget blowout: New details

New details can be revealed about an Auckland Council IT project with soaring costs

Auckland's big, delayed IT blowout

An Auckland Council IT project considered key to delivering the promised savings of the "Super City" model faces a budget…

'Cold turkey' plan for rates bill rises

About 4000 households face rates increases of 40 per cent or more next year under a "cold turkey" proposal causing deep…

Council votes for 40% rates rise for some
Council votes for 40% rates rise for some

The Auckland Council has voted for massive household rates increases of 40 per cent or more next year…

Parking worm for early birds

A decision by Auckland Council to raise the price of inner-city carparks will further crowd already stretched public transport…

Auckland rates: How your suburb fares

Auckland households are staring at an average rates increase of 5.6% next year - and 126,000 households face an increase…

Costs spark new look at trams to airport

Auckland Transport is under pressure to safeguard a rail route from Onehunga to the airport before the NZ Transport Agency…

Jobs with junk on agenda

High hopes for creating jobs from rubbish are pinned on a community-run recycling hub which has opened in South Auckland…

Andrew Dickens: Intensify inner suburbs, watch city thrive
Andrew Dickens: Intensify inner suburbs, watch city thrive

Andrew Dickens writes: Much of Auckland was unaware of New Windsor until last week when it was revealed…

Editorial: Future sunny for St James at long last

The first step towards saving what is arguably Auckland's most magnificent theatre, the St James, has taken far longer than…

John Clements: City that's big but far from super

What is Auckland Council's mandate? According to the royal commission on Auckland governance, amalgamation would provide…

What we love about Auckland: Golden Years

You can take the girl out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the girl.

Open fireplaces to be blocked up

Domestic chimneys will have to be cemented up or blocked in other ways before a house with an open fireplace can be sold…

Open fire could cost you $20k
Open fire could cost you $20k

Auckland residents may be at risk of a $20,000 fine if they flout the council's planned ban on indoor…

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Politics

Quote of 2014 goes to...Cameron Slater

Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater uttered the most memorable quote this year when he compared his role in politics to the…

Toby Manhire: A festive verse for NZ

'Twas the end of the day before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was txting, not even a mouse.

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