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Parking warden bashed
Parking warden bashed

A parking warden was admitted to hospital after being attacked on duty in Auckland - and the assault was so bad, it kept…

Brian Rudman: Cement traps us in the bad old days

One of the justifications for creating the Super City was that it would hasten the end of the planning silo mentality that…

Proposal opens up Queens Wharf

The western side of Queens Wharf could become open space as part of plans for the downtown waterfront area.

Storm damage not material: Vector

Auckland lines company Vector says it is still assessing the financial cost of last week's storm.

Auckland Region

Office worker for charity accused of theft Office worker for charity accused of theft

A former office worker at a high-profile charity has…

Colin Craig pulls candidate into line Colin Craig pulls candidate into line

Colin Craig has been forced to pull one of his candidates…

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Rules fight echoes across city
Rules fight echoes across city

AMt Eden man's problems with Auckland Council over his neighbours' renovations have been backed up by others telling of…

How budget hit crunch point
How budget hit crunch point

Auckland Mayor Len Brown hailed his first 10-year budget in 2012 as the foundation block to transform Auckland once and…

Busway extension left out of $815m plan
Busway extension left out of $815m plan

Auckland's successful Northern Busway has been set back by a Government decision to exclude an extension to Albany from…

Car-free Quay St back on the agenda
Car-free Quay St back on the agenda

A plan to change Quay St from a car-dominated road into a waterfront boulevard is back on the table with Auckland Council…

Super City

Paul Little: Waffle, woe in Brown's city plan
Paul Little: Waffle, woe in Brown's city plan

Finances for the plan to create the world's most 'liveable' city are so parlous, it appears, that to…

Road hogs must tighten belts

Mayor Len Brown has carefully avoided this moment the whole of his first term, but sometime over the next 12 months, he's…

Geoff Cooper: Radical planning shift needed for Auckland to prosper

A simple Unitary Plan of self-determination is appealing, but land use choices are riddled with unintended consequences…

Budget riles Aucklanders

Aucklanders are rebelling at Mayor Len Brown's "black budget", which targets core services such as libraries and parks to…

Len Brown's black budget
Len Brown's black budget

Cutting back funding for park maintenance, reducing library hours and scrapping inorganic rubbish collections…

Bernard Orsman: Hey big spender, you're in a deep financial hole

The chickens have come home to roost for the Len Brown-led Auckland Council after four years of big spending and debt-fuelled…

Tolls option as council wields axe

Aucklanders will be given clear choices, including tolls and congestion charges, to pay for big transport projects in a…

Brian Rudman: Arts plan? It's wishful candy floss

Hallelujah. Four years into the life of the Super City and Aucklanders finally have a draft arts and culture action plan…

Synthetic drug ban for poor suburbs?

The sale of synthetic drugs could be banned in poor suburbs such as Otara, Mangere and Henderson and small residential shopping…

Govt cold on council tax ideas
Govt cold on council tax ideas

Auckland councillor Penny Webster is to lead Local Government NZ's search for more cash to pay for local…

Jafas define 'new Auckland'

Some of Auckland's most high-profile locals have spoken candidly about the city and where they think it is heading.

Groups mobilise to stop developers going higher

Fears that developers are gaining the upper hand for higher density housing in suburban Auckland are causing a community-group…

Passport plan for arts and culture events

Aucklanders could be issued with an arts passport that includes reduced travel costs to arts and cultures events in the…

Plan to keep square public defeated

Strong measures to consider keeping a central Auckland square in public ownership before it could be privatised have been…

Wharf plan 'once in a lifetime' chance
Wharf plan 'once in a lifetime' chance

Waterfront Auckland has been asked to “take the lead” to build two large buildings on Queens Wharf in…

QE Square option kept from council, says official

The privatisation of Queen Elizabeth Square in downtown Auckland has allegedly been pushed through a council committee without…

Pride of NZ: $1.05m gives lift out West

Rob and Zee Luisi have more reason to be optimistic about giving young people in Ranui a chance a day after appearing in…

Is this the end of the Big Smoke?

The Cancer Society is appealing to Auckland suburbs with the city's highest rates of smoking for help to press for a smokefree…

Venetian glass chandelier to light up Queens Wharf

A 4.5 tonne Venetian hand-blown glass chandelier of native flowers, birds and insects is the centrepiece of a large public…

Landlords fight rules for rail link
Landlords fight rules for rail link

Noise, vibration, trouble sleeping, turning a popular part of Auckland's waterfront and the busy Albert…

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Politics

Sharples: 'We made a lot of noise'

Pita Sharples has defended the Maori Party's decision to go into government with National, as he joined other politicians…

Govt's plan for second harbour crossing an election bribe - Labour

The Government is being accused of pork-barrel election bribes if it fast-forwards a second harbour crossing in Auckland…

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National

Woman thrown 100m in crash
Woman thrown 100m in crash

A 21-year-old Hamilton woman has serious injuries after her car left the road and crashed down a slope about 100m long in…

Drugs hidden in uniform
Cold weather set to continue
Puppies to sniff out biosecurity risks
Poachers hit park deer
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