In the largest Polynesian city in the world, a growing Pacific population looks set to become a significant force, writes Tapu Misa.
Indian-born Aucklander Sapna Samant describes the migrant experience.
The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior showed we were not immune to international intrigue.
Birds are returning to the Auckland mainland thanks to the efforts of
dedicated conservation groups, writes Jenny Chamberlain.
Despite a poor past record of demolition and destruction, things are looking up for Auckland’s historic buildings, writes Peter Shaw.
Changes to immigration legislation and an increase in students from
overseas has seen ethnic diversity flourish, writes Dr Ward Friesen.
John Roughan concludes this account of Auckland with the hope that it has uncovered a heritage to treasure.
A magical America’s Cup challenge caps the first summer of free markets and a high flying Kiwi dollar.
The Auckland Regional Services Trust turned a debt into a pot of gold which helped to fund developments such as the Viaduct and Britomart.
Bayswater boy Peter Blake took his love of sailing to international
heights and brought the sailing world to Auckland, writes Suzanne
Tapu Misa looks back at the migration that changed the face of Auckland.
Student numbers swelled in the 1960s and so did their dissent.
Maori who came to Auckland from the country in the 1950s met much prejudice with scenes reminiscent of the American South, writes Rawiri Taonui.
As the city spread beyond the isthmus, planners worried about how to contain the population
How the west was won - from rail workers to timber millers and winemakers.
Lacking a jet-friendly airport, Auckland was in once in danger of being off the flight path.
Graham Reid recalls aspiring rock stars flocking to the nightclubs and recording studios of the Big Smoke.
Ngati Whatua's grievance over land loss came to a head in the late 70s with the occupation of Bastion Point
Business in Auckland thrived in an era of protected industry, writes Graeme Hunt.
Down the southern motorway, entire state house suburbs were created by the Government.
John Roughan profiles Auckland's longest-serving mayor, a colourful character and uncompromising campaigner.
Auckland fought for its harbour bridge for almost 100 years - and fell in love with it when it soared over the Waitemata.
Even before the bridge linked it to the city, people were spreading out across the North Shore in anticipation.
From the late 19th century, education became more egalitarian, prompting the founding of schools — many of which are still open today.
A short trip to Auckland was the start of a big future for Dunedin builder James Fletcher and his family firm.
Growing up in Auckland between the wars meant frugal habits but also the
freedom to roam and play.
State houses, now so often stigmatised, were actually an important part of our architectural heritage, writes Julia Gatley.
Two generations ago a cluster of Auckland students and writers set the
stage for the true beginnings of New Zealand literature.