Auckland City Harbour News
A bulging prison population has prompted construction of a new medium-secure mental health unit.
Auckland's most colourful strip is getting ready to party New Orleans style.
A traditional Hawaiian voyaging canoe is due to arrive in Auckland as part of a worldwide trip.
The Circability Trust is celebrating Diversity Week with circus, art, film and educational workshops for people of all abilities.
Prices dropped on Wynyard Quarter's heritage tram service in a bid to get more bums on seats.
Life hasn't been easy for Tom and Annie Cawood and the tragic loss of their granddaughter was a further blow.
By day he's a cop, but after hours he is "Angus McLean - crime writer".
New dining and open areas in Auckland's city centre could become a reality within five years.
Rainbow Youth, a charity which supports queer and trans young people, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
A group of kids looking to give a deserving family a house are bartering their way there, starting with a loaf of bread.
The Barlow's have exactly one month to bring their dream of a computing museum to life.
It's been a long fight, but it looks as if St James Theatre's curtains will rise once more.
An Auckland jeweller is using her craft to draw attention to the plight of pollinator insects worldwide.
The I'm An Artist campaign aims to change attitudes towards people with a disability or experience of mental ill-health.
Dylan Mandow will be hoping for a present of a different kind when his mum steps into the boxing ring to take part in a fight night for CanTeen.
A man's home is his castle. But what if home is a K Rd underpass and your possessions fit in a shopping trolley?
Old age, death and illness have seen a drop in RSA members so officials have gone online to grab the younger crowd.
A veteran journalist has helped expose the inner workings of foreign charter fishing vessels in New Zealand seas.
Mercury Theatre may not be well-equipped but it is a "theatre for singers", opera legend says.
Jasper Putt loves to tear around the rugby field but the stage is where he feels most at home.
For the Coulter sisters it's not so much a case of doing it for themselves as it is about doing it for the community.
The upgrade of Mt Albert town centre isn't off the cards just yet.
Motat is getting ready to celebrate 50 years and one long-time volunteer couldn't be more excited.
Vet Dr Mark Robson sorts the kibble from the bits discussing a great diet for your pets.
A lack of relatable women on screen prompted the creators of Flat3 to take matters into their own hands.
Auckland's colourful history will be explored in the Heritage Festival. Even brothels and opium dens rate a mention.
Disappointed residents who opposed a Bunnings development must now come to terms with the three-level store.
Seven generations of women from Sarah Poulter's family have attended St Mary's College over the last 150 years.
A block of land on one of Auckland's busiest roads has been fast-tracked by special housing development.
Court grants resource consent for controversial Bunnings store in Auckland's Arch Hill.
Cupid's arrow has struck the hearts of Aucklanders if padlocks on a downtown fence are anything to go by.
St David's Presbyterian Church may go after failing to meet earthquake standards and a dwindling congregation.
Bikers are ditching their black leathers for wacky blue outfits on Sunday to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer.
It was the international language of football that broke the ice between two new friends.
A stroke of luck has brought a rare 300-year-old artwork into Auckland Art Gallery's collection.
A cycleway in Auckland's Wynyard Quarter would reduce the number of car parks, concerning some business people.
Hold on to that rotten tomato or manky mandarin. You may soon be able to swap them for delectable goods.
About 93 per cent of deaf children who graduate from The Hearing House end up in mainstream schools.
Promoting sustainability, transport solutions and positive social behaviour are just a few of the important issues for under 25-year-olds, Youth Advisory Panel members say.
A looming development spells the end for historic Grafton, residents say.
Departing backpacker Claire Digneau has organised an object-swap exhibition to help rid herself of some loot.
Tucked away in an unassuming Auckland warehouse, brewer Andrew Peacocke is working his magic.
Born with more than 12 holes in her heart, Samara McKenzie was affectionately dubbed the "Swiss cheese girl."
Indian Ink, the theatre company known for its use of masks, has a production at Q Theatre later this month.
Building delays have angered parents at an Auckland college which currently sits on restored landfill.
Concerned residents are saying a big "no" to a proposed cafe at The Little Grocer site.
Sir Bob Harvey and Andrew Fagan were among attendees at the relaunch of the book South Sea Vagabonds.
The Fukuoka Friendship Garden controversially removed from Auckland Zoo will be reinstated at a cost of just over $1 million at Western Springs Park.
Several business owners on Upper Symonds St are critical of plans to take a City Rail Link station out of the area.
A speech impediment may inhibit your ability to get a sentence out but it's no life sentence, playwright says.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?