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Tunnel timing crucial

City leaders are questioning Auckland's ability to build quickly as harbour crossing project edges forward.

Student theatre may not be rebuilt

Students are being asked what they want to replace the earthquake-damaged UCSA building.

Light fingers dismay green thumbs

After spending months carefully cultivating their vegetables, community gardeners are being beaten to the harvest by thieves.

Affluent hood's effluent issue

The cause of a wealthy Auckland suburb's stench is "raw effluent", resident says.

Auckland Council to continue unpaid rates pursuit

Penny Bright wins a significant battle in her war with Auckland Council over $30,000 unpaid rates bill.

Is feeding ducks a death sentence?

An avian botulism outbreak at Western Springs Park has been made worse by people throwing bread into the lake.

Fruit flies foil school fundraiser

Fruit flies are preventing two central Auckland schools from fundraising during the Pasifika Festival.

Mural makeover marks WWI

Murals have transformed the Grey Lynn RSC ahead of its World War I commemorations.

The man behind the lanterns

There's a moment during the Auckland Lantern Festival when everything just falls into place.

Cycleway planned for K Rd

A protected cycleway that would physically separate cyclists from cars on Karangahape Rd is one step closer to reality.

K Rd icon hangs up his broom

You've probably passed Markoni Tonga without a second thought. But the K Rd street cleaner is a star to the regulars in the area.

Paper comes of age

Tanyia Maxted has fond memories of her time as a reporter for the Auckland City Harbour News.

Play takes us way, way back

Ponsonby's gentrified veneer will be stripped away in an interactive play celebrating the suburb of old.

Feminist house full of history

An unassuming Auckland street was home to an urban commune founded by a "bunch of radical feminists".

Cycleway wins overwhelming support

Anger over a proposed $33 million harbour bridge cycleway appears to have fizzled.

Japanese garden to be restored

Works to restore the demolished Japanese friendship garden from Auckland Zoo will begin early next year.

Pohutukawa battle heats up

Backlash over the planned removal of pohutukawa trees in Auckland.

Shakespeare for the digital age

Four lovers of Shakespearean soliloquy have modernised one of the Bard's most famous stories into a teenage webseries.

Wild times and brilliant music

The joint that helped countless Kiwi bands find their feet is still fondly remembered two decades after it closed.

Len's year in review

An affair, rates hikes and budget cuts have made this Len Brown's most challenging year, politically.

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