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Luxury yachts heading to Auckland to watch the America's Cup close-up could be charged thousands of dollars to anchor at sea and view the racing.
Angry church leaders have been given an apology by Auckland councillors about a rates change that meant some were suddenly charged tens of thousands of dollars.
A proposal to slash local journalists has some Aucklanders worrying their communities will fall off the news radar - and their leaders will be unaccountable.
A small community in the north of Auckland is gearing up to battle an international company that wants to build a rubbish dump in its backyard.
The stadium could become the city's Sydney Opera House or Statue of Liberty - with a Kelly Tarlton's in its basement, say its backers.
An audit has found serious shortcomings in Auckland Council's attempts to fight kauri dieback threatening the Waitakere Ranges.
South Auckland heart patients are waiting up to 11 months for a simple and potentially life-saving heart scan.
Auckland has missed out on concerts by Bon Jovi, Phil Collins, Eminem and Billy Joel this year because the rules governing Eden Park are too strict, the park's management says.
Plans for a 50,000-seat waterfront stadium in downtown Auckland that would replace Eden Park have been revealed. Video, Audio
Former prime minister Helen Clark says rumours that she's lining up to run for Auckland's mayoralty next year are "ridiculous."
Auckland Council is introducing DNA testing to identify canine criminals.
Urban Māori leader John Tamihere has accused Auckland Council of losing control of its "arrogant" and "corrupt" development arm and shutting out the poor.
Organisers are crunching the numbers from the first regionwide census of Auckland's homeless population.
The Fonterra Shareholders' Council says the dairy company's decision to not pay a dividend for the rest of the year is unacceptable.
A cycleway along Auckland's northern motorway will make commuting to the city by bike as easy as it is for those in central suburbs, the group Bike Auckland says.
Some GPs say they will struggle to cope with the government's push for cheaper medical care for those on a low income.
The public service has two-and-a-half years to end pay discrimination against women, and to make flexi working hours the norm, the government announced today
A woman who says she was abused by a prominent Catholic priest is encouraging other victims to come forward.
The man who fatally shot 22-year-old mother-of-two Chozyn Koroheke at point blank range has been jailed for life, with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years.
The "rebels have got their medals" in a Queen's Birthday honours list topped by people not afraid to go against the flow.
A new dame still half expects to be arrested at dawn, not honoured by the Queen.
The country may have got a few more knights and dames than it bargained for after musical comedy duo, the Topp Twins were honoured with damehoods.
High school students are being encouraged to spurn university for a trade, with promises they can buy houses earlier than their academic counterparts.
The government is being fiscally and morally irresponsible by continuing to use motels and hotels as emergency accommodation, a group working with the homeless in Auckland says.
A two minute drive to work has turned into an hour for a Far North woman living near a huge washout that's created a trench across SH1 and literally divided a community.