Despite a poor past record of demolition and destruction, things are looking up for Auckland’s historic buildings, writes Peter Shaw.
Indian-born Aucklander Sapna Samant describes the migrant experience.
John Roughan concludes this account of Auckland with the hope that it has uncovered a heritage to treasure.
Bayswater boy Peter Blake took his love of sailing to international
heights and brought the sailing world to Auckland, writes Suzanne
Birds are returning to the Auckland mainland thanks to the efforts of
dedicated conservation groups, writes Jenny Chamberlain.
Graham Reid recalls aspiring rock stars flocking to the nightclubs and recording studios of the Big Smoke.
Tapu Misa looks back at the migration that changed the face of Auckland.
Student numbers swelled in the 1960s and so did their dissent.
Lacking a jet-friendly airport, Auckland was in once in danger of being off the flight path.
Even before the bridge linked it to the city, people were spreading out across the North Shore in anticipation.
How the west was won - from rail workers to timber millers and winemakers.
Ngati Whatua's grievance over land loss came to a head in the late 70s with the occupation of Bastion Point
As the city spread beyond the isthmus, planners worried about how to contain the population
Auckland fought for its harbour bridge for almost 100 years - and fell in love with it when it soared over the Waitemata.
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.
Maori who came to Auckland from the country in the 1950s met much prejudice with scenes reminiscent of the American South, writes Rawiri Taonui.
Retired troops came here to defend the colony from the "Maori threat" and
stayed to found the settlements of Onehunga, Panmure, Otahuhu and Howick.
Growing up in Auckland between the wars meant frugal habits but also the
freedom to roam and play.
Today’s Auckland is a city of cars but until the advent of the tram, Shanks’ pony was the main mode of transport.
An unemployed Australian immigrant rose to become one of New Zealand’s most well-loved politicians.
Sue Courtney remembers May 30, 1959 — the end of an era.