In the first of a two-part series on conflicting plans for Auckland's stadiums, venues and museums, Simon Wilson looks at the future of Eden Park.

Hold on to your seats, Eden Park has a bold new plan to develop its potential as a concert venue. Meanwhile, that sunken waterfront stadium idea hasn't sunk, not at all. The people behind it are busy trying to raise "ignition funding" – money that can be spent on a proper feasibility study.

And there's more. Concept planning continues to build a Te Papa North in Manukau. Ngāti Whātuā is keen on a new Māori