Waiheke residents are facing hikes in rubbish collection costs as Auckland Council looks to standardise regional charges.
An Auckland school is reeling after its newly installed Maori carving was set on fire.
The Auckland Mayor is on the hunt for a new home after selling his seven bedroom mansion for an undisclosed sum.
Anger over a proposed $33 million harbour bridge cycleway appears to have fizzled.
Principals are crossing their fingers a new school in Takanini will open before already swelling student numbers become too much to handle.
A number of sculptures were vandalised at the opening weekend of the headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibit.
Another fine day is in store for Auckland, with the temperature set to reach a high of 27.
An 85-year-old man lay unconscious for hours after falling 60 metres down an Auckland cliff.
Aucklanders heading home at the end of the long weekend are clogging up the highway north of the city.
It's New Zealand's answer to The Fast and the Furious, and any racer who fancied themselves in the same league as Vin Diesel could take to the track.
A man has appeared in court following a car chase which ended with a crash on the Harbour Bridge.
A man has been arrested after another man was found dead with "a number of injuries" in Whangarei just after midnight.
Brad Luiten has hopped his way to a probable Guinness World Record in a 10 kilometre run.
Diana Swarbrick has bicycles coming out of her ears – and she's not sure where to put them all.
The intersection where a 6-year-old girl was hit by a car is being reviewed by Auckland Transport.
Auckland Anniversary Day revellers are in for a sweltering day, as the country continues to bath in glorious sunshine.
A staff member a Warehouse store in West Auckland has been forced to open the store safe at gunpoint.
Four stingrays have died after the water drained from an Auckland lagoon where they had set up home.
Northland fisherman causes uproar by the way he celebrates killing a mako shark.
Auckland motorists have been warned to expect delays as people take to the roads for the long weekend.
Lake Road reopened after crash which left a man in a critical condition on Auckland’s North Shore.
There's a bitter bird battle going on between tui and morepork, and the chicks are losing.
The discovery of human bones has once more halted work in one of Auckland's most popular regional parks.
Solo mum has taken to holding signs asking for work at busy intersection.
Backlash over the planned removal of pohutukawa trees in Auckland.
Hemant Morar is counting the cost after ram raiders destroyed his Glenfield dairy's frontage.
When will bus, ferry and train users get the good oil on cheaper fares?
Around 30,000 fresh oysters will be devoured on Auckland’s waterfront this weekend at the annual Seafood Festival.
Three Manukau Harbour beaches have been declared unsafe to swim in.
Aucklanders will be celebrating their anniversary this long weekend under sunny skies.
Kris Willoughby allegedly breached his prison release conditions by skipping to Australia.
Traffic is being redirected on a busy road on Auckland's North Shore after contractors struck a gas line.
Amanda Sewell, 26, has given up her summer to give free medical care to children living in poverty.
Auckland's beaches might look natural but nine new spots are being created in the world's biggest foreshore project.
One Waiheke local board member has re-introduced the subject of self-governance for Waiheke Island.
The ever-changing face of the Hibiscus Coast is under the knife again as developers make the most of the dry spell.
Curly Jacobs is going the distance to fight obesity – 4200km in fact.
Development of a $1.6 billion town centre development at Westgate is well underway.
Chefs and keen cooks are being called to share their skills at a new teaching kitchen in an old pub.
One of the world's most extravagant private ships is moored beside an oil tanker in Auckland harbour today.
A large high is moving across the country, settling in for the long weekend.
Snapper is the most popular catch for New Zealand’s recreational fishing folk.
Opponents are rallying against plans to cram more state houses into Meadowbank.
Surfcasters are wreaking havoc among moored boats at Shelley Park Beach in Howick.
The cost of building a new home in Canterbury is no longer rising the fastest in NZ, figures show.
Two big overseas fashion brands are set to arrive in New Zealand and a retail expert expects more to to follow.
Missing woman Leeann Ailini Scott has presents all wrapped up waiting for her return.
A park where hundreds of the luminescent critters light up the night is still one of Auckland's best-kept secrets.
Giant dandelions made from recycled steel are towering over Matiatia Bay.
Recognise this bloke? Probably not – but he's right at the heart of a very special milestone this month.
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