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City councillors defend port company
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.

Auckland Region

Trapped tramper winched to safety Trapped tramper winched to safety

A trapped tramper was winched to safety after spending…

10 ways to a liveable Auckland 10 ways to a liveable Auckland

Don’t panic, Auckland can be fixed. Greg Dixon talks…

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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 fuss? We explain…

Greg McKeown: Port persists with illogical claims
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'
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
Call to halt Auckland wharf extensions

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

Super City

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
Pressure mounts over extension plans

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

'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'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
Auckland: Rates increases + interactive

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

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 Orsman asks local…

Michael Barnett: Relocation not the answer for Auckland's port

There is a certain irony that at a time Auckland is celebrating its founding as a port city 175 years ago, calls are growing…

Older, smaller buildings preferred

Instagram and Flickr show people prefer older, smaller buildings to modern buildings, says a leading authority on the economics…

Group out to halt wharf plan

A protest group of concerned Aucklanders has joined the outcry against two large wharf extensions by Ports of Auckland…

$7.8m library rebuild a hit with residents
$7.8m library rebuild a hit with residents

Jon Rennie and Nick Strauchan of Athfield Architects show off the new $7.8m Devonport Library.

Lantern festival kicks off

The Auckland Lantern Festival opened in Albert Park with a bang last night with firecrackers, lion dancers and cultural…

Decision shifts port expansion step closer

Ports of Auckland will start work in April on the first step to reclaim more of the Waitemata Harbour.

Smoking ban bylaw review brought forward

The question of making a bylaw to stop smoking on beaches, in parks and in many other public places in Auckland has been…

Foreign posts easy to justify

The Auckland Council seems to be constantly surprised by decisions of its subordinate bodies.

Support for Wellington super city 'very weak'
Support for Wellington super city 'very weak'

There is strong opposition to a proposed Wellington super city, a survey has shown.

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Brian Rudman on Auckland

Fairfax's photo nightmare
Fairfax's photo nightmare

Fairfax Media's decision to ship up to eight million historic NZ news photographs and negatives to Little Rock, Arkansas…

Brian Rudman: St James' shabby chic lives again
Empty pews underscore nonsense of Easter
Brian Rudman: Time to KO celebrity boxing freak show
Brian Rudman: Online voting is not the answer
More Brian Rudman on Auckland

Politics

National Party support steady despite Northland loss

The National Party's support has remained steady despite its defeat in the Northland by-election, a new poll shows. A TVNZ…

Greens kick off co-leadership race

The Green Party will kick off its co-leadership race today, with four candidates confirmed as contenders.

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