Auckland City Harbour News

Tee time at Eden Park

All Black legen Grant Fox took the first shot onto Eden Park at the ASB G9 launch event.

Ever dreamed of playing golf on Eden Park? Now is your chance.

Watercare doesn't get the tick

Auckland councillor Daniel Newman says he is embarrassed with council's failure to tick off Watercare's statement of intent.

Watercare is yet to have its statement of intent signed off by Auckland Council.

Owha's new home video

Leopard seals are apex predators and can be aggressive, people are warned not to approach them.

One long-term resident leopard seal has scientists scratching their heads - are there more of them out there?

Animal welfare in politics

Animal Agenda Aotearoa creator Catriona MacLennan (left) protesting caged hens.

Voters who care about animal welfare can find out which party has the best policies online.

Seal makes splash in suburbia

A 2-year-old toddler seal was found roaming the streets of Auckland.

A young seal was found wandering the streets of an Auckland suburb on Wednesday morning.

Book teaches refugees about NZ

Mengzhu Fu and Mehwish Mughal have both contributed to Shakti Youth's handbook, Break Free.

The culturally specific book helps youth who have left safe houses and abusive homes.

Silo Park lives up to name

The new pump station being built in Wynyard Quarter will be 10.5 metres tall.

A new silo-shaped structure is being built in Silo Park to accommodate residential and commercial growth.

Mapping Auckland's growth

Brett Robertson's Emerging Auckland tracks the progress of private and public developments in central Auckland.

Auckland central is being opened up online through two useful websites.

Fashion school snapped up

Asia Pacific Education president Feroz Ali says he's looking for future acquisitions.

An Auckland fashion college is about to become a Canadian company's latest acquisition.

Harassed girls to perform again

Dance group HighJinx will perform again after its teen members were sexually harassed by rugby fans in Kingsland.

Young girls who were sexually harassed by rugby fans are performing a dance based on their experience.

U-turn on smokefree city targets

Auckland Council's new smokefree policy has disappointed councilors and opposition groups.

Auckland Council is 'back-peddling' on its promise to be smokefree by 2025.

Mussel power restores bay

Richelle Kahui-McConnell unraveling lengths of mussel laden ropes.

An east Auckland iwi are combining traditional and modern methods to restore Okahu Bay's once thriving mussel beds.

Murderball hits Auckland

Maia Amai is New Zealand's only female Wheel Black.

Prepare for metal-on-metal collisions as international wheelchair rugby tournament wheels into Auckland later this month.

Auckland to get new vision

Mayor Phil Goff proposes action rather than a slogan for his vision.

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff will launch his vision for the city this month, doing away with "world's most livable city" tagline.

Roller derby team makes history

Pirate City Rollers (black) face off against Oregon team Emerald City at the Big O tournament earlier this year.

An Auckland roller derby team has become the first in New Zealand to secured an invitation to an international tournament.

Foodie hot spot hits the road

Bird On A Wire is one of four Ponsonby Central eateries to partner with online ordering and delivery company Menulog.

Aucklanders will be able to get Ponsonby Central food delivered to their door.

Dog crash turned knee to 'cornflakes'

Point Chevalier beach is a popular dog walking spot for Aucklanders.

Woman hospitalised after two dogs ran into her - shattering her leg in three places.

Hospice taps into Instagram

Hospice New Zealand's Annie Hurley and Instagram user Shanti Probst had a huge line of customers when they opened their ...

Instagram user helps Mercy Hospice Auckland open second hand clothing stores in universities across the city.

Traffic headaches to start week video

A crash on SH1 near Princes St after 9am was the last in a series of incidents that caused delays for Aucklanders as the ...

Pledges to fix Auckland's traffic woes little comfort to commuters who sat in heavier-than-normal traffic in the rain.

Your cat's huge carbon paw-print

Jenny Knight was oblivious to the fact her cat Claire was creating a large carbon pawprint.

Pet owners take note - your cats and dogs could be having a big impact on the environment.

$635m cycleway wish list

Auckland Transport walking and cycling manager Kathryn King is optimistic about the business case.

Auckland Transport wants to spend another $635m on cycling infrastructure.

Council's marine pest proposal

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Environment Minister Nick Smith announced in June a proposal for a new ...

Auckland's 80 marine farm employees could be key to keeping nasty pests out of our waters.

Maori actor breaks stereotype

Rutene Spooner will channel X-Men character Wolverine this August in a stage show.

 A Glen Innes resident credits Hugh Jackman for his quest to break free of stereotypes.

Fuel tax refuses to die

Mayor Phil Goff wants Auckland to have a regional fuel tax, even though the Government has said no.

Renewed calls for a regional fuel tax to fund Auckland transport infrastructure.

Dangerous intersection redesign questioned

Tamaki Drive and Ngapipi Rd intersection redesign concept images.

A $7 million redesign of one New Zealand's most dangerous intersections has been met with criticism.

Businesses call for beggar ban

A man begs on Queen Street in Auckland in 2014.

Intimidation and antisocial behaviour has shoppers has Auckland business are calling for begging to be banned from CBD.

Whale-watching lottery jackpot

The rare blue whale was spotted in the Hauraki Gulf on Tuesday.

Awestruck tourists were treated to a rare blue whale encounter in the waters off Auckland.

America's Cup alternatives floated

Stop Stealing Our Harbour's Michael Goldwater, "our role is the advocacy of one of our best assets, Auckland Harbour".

Four years out from the America's Cup, battle lines are being drawn all over Auckland's waterfront.

Copycats plagiarise AT logo

Amazing Tours Arequipa have copied AT's signature logo.

Auckland Transport has called in the lawyers after a South American tour company stole its logo.

Prestigious school's Maori breakthrough

Neitana Lobb is the first-ever te reo Maori teacher that Auckland Grammar School has hired in its 147 year history.

Auckland Grammar School has hired its first ever te reo Maori teacher in its 147 year history.

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