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Rates bills are unlikely to shrink despite the second stage of a major efficiency drive getting underway at Auckland Council, a councillor is warning.
Auckland's port company wants to build a one-hectare rooftop park, a hotel and a wharf extension. Video
Combining the Auckland Council's water company with its in-house drainage operation could save $30 million a year. Video
Weeks of trouble on Auckland Transport's electronic travel card website have been linked to an increasingly popular smartphone app.
A ratepayer watchdog group in Auckland admits it was wrong to say the city has the second highest rates in the country.
Fewer than 100 free-market affordable homes have been finished under the government's Auckland Housing Accord, and nearly half are small apartments, the first detailed breakdown of the figures shows.
Analysis - After a year in the mayoral chains, RNZ's Auckland correspondent Todd Niall takes a look at Phil Goff's achievements, and what's still to come. Video
The Auckland Council has spent $12.5 million in the past year laying off staff or paying for early exits.
The council has taken the first step, but has now passed the job to the government to finish. Video
A chance to create a Māori seat on the Auckland Council may be lost today, with the mayor favouring the "do nothing" option. Audio
Only a fraction of Auckland's controversial targeted rate on visitor accommodation, estimated to be worth more than $13.6 million, may actually end up being paid.
The community housing sector is critical of a big Auckland Council development, which will deliver more than 100 upmarket apartments but exclude social or affordable homes. Video
Analysis - "Your Top Up is successful," reads the bright green font on the Auckland Transport website. But it's wrong and has been for five years, writes Todd Niall.
Auckland Transport has conceded it could improve its online payment website after $342,000 in AT HOP travel card top-ups lapsed. Video
Another piece of the America's Cup jigsaw is in place, with Team New Zealand confirming that the catamaran is dead and the future is high-tech monohulls.
A major water quality plan - which could include new charges and an acceleration of some major projects - is being worked on by the Auckland Council.
A new generation of Pasifika leaders hope they can boost entrepreneurship in some of the country's lowest-income communities. Video
Seventeen obsolete commuter trains, sidelined three years ago by electric newcomers, are finally on their way to their new life.
A group representing Māori interests in the city wants a bigger push to build good-quality affordable housing, and says Waimahia shows the way to do it. Video, Audio
Analysis - The mayor isn't giving up on his 2.5 percent pledge, but his opening pitch for the city's 10-year budget raises serious doubts, writes Todd Niall. Video
The Automobile Association wants a faster rollout of 10,000 new park and ride spaces as part of the master plan to cut congestion.
A plan to link Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga has been unveiled by transport lobby group Greater Auckland, which wants government backing. Audio
A contentious deal for council-owned land has been widened to include three iwi groups, after a spat over the price. Audio
A short-term $1 billion funding plug is needed for a widening gap in Auckland's future transport needs, a leaked report says. Audio
Long-running bids by two remote communities to break away from Auckland Council appear doomed.