Smoking at outdoor dining areas has also been stubbed out just in time for summer.
A person is dead after falling from a cliff in Mairangi Bay on Auckland's North Shore.
The last surviving member of the famous WW2 ship HMS Leander has died in Auckland aged 97.
An independent hearings panel will hear submissions on the proposal to move the Rosedale Pony Club.
A parade, time capsule and open day are all part of the 125th year celebrations.
Paul McKinley wants to build on the academic successes of his predecessor.
Tertiary enrolment numbers are dropping but some teenagers still face family pressure to go to university.
Beds close at North Shore's only inpatient mental health unit as DHB struggles to find staff.
A new Auckland bridge will "tie the landscape back together".
Jessica Pawley published her first sci-fi novel herself. And now an American TV show is on the cards.
Tiny fraction of Auckland parks have shade sails - covering them all would cost $23.5m but council says sunblock is even cheaper.
Albany House now has an events manager and a community coordinator.
Auckland Prison has been part of creating a garden for the New Zealand Flower & Garden Show 2017.
The men's world softball championships is coming to New Zealand for a fourth time - in 2021 at Albany.
Southbound drivers on Auckland's northern motorway face delays.
Leasing company made to pay more than $100K after brake fail killed rubbish collector.
A new project aims to get secondary school students to collaborate with musicians to create better songs.
The jellyfish looks to be about a metre in diameter.
An Auckland suburb is suffering from a severe parking shortage while an empty lot sits underutilised.
Armed with a gun, he threatened patrons and assaulted a woman before stealing cash, police say.
A self-funded DIY sci-fi film is showing off the landscapes of north Auckland.
In South Africa he was a rebellious, avant-garde writer - in New Zealand he was a beloved community cobbler.
Auckland Council handed the keys of Coatesville Settlers Hall to community.
A roading project of national significance will change the way Aucklanders move between north and south.
Police edit "fat" Facebook post to "solid build" after people called them out for being harsh.
Lieutenant Commander Jan Kingham reflects on her 35-year part in the history of women in the Navy
Auckland Council spending large on sorting rubbish dumped in the wrong places
Young people say they're desperate for work - but no one will take a chance on them.
Angry residents square off with Auckland Transport after huge section of car park slips away.
An Auckland pensioner is seeking consent to cut down two eucalyptus trees which have caused damage to his property.