The building industry is not geared up to produce the number of houses needed in Auckland, according to the city's mayor Phil Goff.
Sports-mad Kiwis offer their thoughts.
An innocuous offer of a ride to school raised fears it was an attempted abduction.
Phil Goff's preference for buses over rail in Auckland's $4b harbour tunnel labelled "crazy", "impractical".
Eels were here longer than the development, says concerned resident.
A pioneering school provides sanctuary for children who learn differently.
Seeking a challenge in retirement, Rob found what he was looking for in volunteering for Victim Support.
"It's the ones you miss that haunt you," says art collector Warwick Brown.
Foundation students from the former Westlake High School are planning a reunion.
"It's sad that we need to warn children but we do" - school chair following two suspected abduction attempts on Auckland's North Shore.
Lure of reaching fitness goals sees Round the Bays team expand.
After 21 years, a Warkworth choir conductor will take his final bow.
Mt Eden dance group eyes top spot at world dance competition.
Cricket practice takes on a different spin when the internationals show up
A number of new strategies has led to a rise in achievement, says Glenfield College principal.
Auckland Pride Festival presents Pardon Me Alan Turing.
Five years ago, Simon Lucas had barely used a camera. This week he heads off to the Antarctic to work on his third environmental film.
Massive Auckland roading projects to be decided by panel.
"He said 'ugh'" - elderly couple who met as toddlers celebrate Valentines Day in Auckland retirement village.
"More champagne and balloons?" - dance studio owners celebrate milestone birthday.
He said he was licensed. But after mucking up the cladding he stormed off and didn't come back.
"Don't spend a lot of money because it's likely to turn to custard" - four decades later, Birdman returns to Auckland's North Shore.
Angela Suh said she'll be sticking around the Mairangi Arts Centre for a while and has big plans.
Five students from one school have modelled, sung and danced their way into the World Championships of Performing Arts.
Auckland's facing a critical housing shortage, but the North Shore's not stepping up.
Calm and perspective is urged after house prices took a dip on Auckland's North Shore.
Those outside Auckland and Wellington still face a "costly" undertaking.
"No one is going to climb up a hill with instruments" - fears car ban could signal folk club's last waltz.
David Hodge is moving to a newly created role at St Kentigern College.
Accusations of out-of-control dogs on a popular Auckland beach have local politicians calling council to hire more dog officers.