The beloved Kiwi vegetable that costs 234% more than a year ago
What's driving high fruit & vegetable prices? Industry experts explain.
Editorial: From wet to dry, the country’s next weather challenge
The warmer weather could start earlier than normal and get dry and hot.
'A house I can't live in': Flood-damaged Auckland homeowner asked to pay rates
"It's a bit ridiculous when I haven't been able to live there for seven months."
MP calls for independent body to handle appeals for flood-damaged home categorisations
Phil Twyford said affected homeowners needed to have full confidence in recovery process.
Mellons Bay coastal road continues to collapse while Auckland Transport works on how to fix it
If it gave away at any point it would be catastrophic, says one resident.
From paradise to hell: West Auckland flood victims support buyout package
Seven months on, fear and anxiety continue, says one homeowner.
Auckland councillors agree in principle to $2b flood buyout deal
Wayne Brown says the deal will help communities return to a sense of normal.
'What the hell?' Ferry suspensions raise fresh fears around housing development
'You can’t keep allowing mindless infill into areas that can’t handle it.'
Major new centre-track Ellerslie feature: 388-space car park
Existing car park land beside SH1 due to be sold in a deal yet to settle.
‘Slap in the face’: Auckland flood relief fund $16m short
More than $16m in requests for assistance unmet after claims reach $20m.
Flood-hit homeowners urged to ensure all repairs included in insurance payouts
A homeowner says the scope of works from her insurer underestimates the work needed.
$100,000 a day: Mayor's horror at council's accounting and law firms bill
Critics say the figures are eye-watering and troubling during a time of budget cuts.
'They are shutting down families': Cuts hit Auckland ECE centres hard
The council previously funded all 10 Kauri Kids childcare centres across the region.
Flood accommodation payment vital: 'People's mental health was paper-thin'
Owners of red- and yellow-stickered homes are still paying rates for properties.
Homeowners forced out by floods welcome government accommodation payments
Karekare homeowners say the new fund for displaced residents brings a sigh of relief.
'Tragedy of the worst kind': Harrowing 35-hour search for firefighter buried in landslide
Volunteer firefighters Craig Stevens and Dave van Zwanenberg died during the cyclone.
'Hideous': Delays threaten to bankrupt owners of landslip-hit homes
Families are at risk of facing bills in the hundreds of thousands for retaining walls.
Three months in a flooded rental: Landlord must pay $15k to tenants confined to living upstairs
"Virtually no steps have been taken by the landlord to remedy the situation".
Owners watch collapsing West Auckland slip-damaged home demolished by digger
A skateboard was among the items rescued from the rubble.
Govt unveils inquiry into wild weather response; $240m to finance rebuild
It has also launched an inquiry into the response to the cyclones.
Auditor-General says Auckland Council has improved its response to emergencies but still has much work to do
An earlier review found senior leaders underestimated their roles.