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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

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

'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

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

Auckland Region

Kayaker's body pulled from Muriwai surf Kayaker's body pulled from Muriwai surf

The body of an Auckland man was pulled from rough…

Fruit fly restrictions to be eased Fruit fly restrictions to be eased

Some households that have been in the midst of a Queensland…

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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
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 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 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…

Super City

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
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…

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 fuss? We explain…

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
Legal action over Auckland port fight

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

Mayor walks out of port meeting

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

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'
'An asset we shouldn't lose'

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

Auckland Harbour turned 'into a river'

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

Top Kiwis back harbour protest

Prominent business leaders, sailors, architects, musicians have signed an open letter demanding that Ports of Auckland 'stop…

Elderly 'struggle' with rates rises

A general tax and grandfathering rates for the elderly are among suggestions from Grey Power to take the sting out of hefty…

Auckland: Rates increases + interactive

The prospect of hefty rates increases are going down like a lead balloon in feedback on the new 10-year budget.

Council's 10-year plan + interactive
Council's 10-year plan + interactive

The first of a two-part series wrapping up the Herald’s coverage of Auckland’s spending plan, Bernard…

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Brian Rudman on Auckland

Brian Rudman: Security cure as bad as disease
Brian Rudman: Security cure as bad as disease

The security Jeremiahs will be most put out. Not one sword-wielding ninja, or explosive-belted suicide bomber, shattered…

Cone rates ahead for tourists
Campbell's knighthood crusade a ghoulish step
Fairfax's photo nightmare
Brian Rudman: St James' shabby chic lives again
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Politics

Govt proposes ban to reduce bycatch

The Government says sharks should benefit from a proposed ban on wire traces and shark lines in two commercial fisheries…

John Key's 'ponytail' counsel

Prime Minister John Key says he is paying for legal advice about his tugging of a waitress’ hair out of his own pocket.

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