The change will mean up to three homes, each as high as three storeys, can be built on almost all sites without requiring a resource consent.
'I don’t even know if I’ll run again, so the way I look at it, I've got nothing to lose – I’m just going for it.'
Health experts fear the worst is yet to come for South Auckland if vaccination rates remain below 90%.
For many young Pasifika, the hardest thing about Auckland's never-ending lockdown has been 'the battle in your head' – but they're finding ways to get through.
When the lockdown became more than a health crisis for many South Auckland families, it was their local, Pacific-led social services that stepped up to help.
'My aim is to work with these kids until they own their own business, so they understand taxes, GST, expenses – and they all understand what the 31st of March means too.”
A positive case from the AOG Church cluster on how his family of eight are battling Covid and cabin fever in Māngere hotel room.
He's among those supporting New Zealand’s largest cluster who say health officials need to learn important lessons from the outbreak.
How one hospo owner is finding support through his popular social media account – and spreading positivity in return.
A Māngere East taxi driver's day started like any other, but by mid-afternoon he was handcuffed face down on a grass berm, with a cop's gun trained on him.
A new council initiative is aiming to help Pacific workers get upskilled for the increased digitisation of workplaces.
Auckland's council-owned water company still hasn't integrated climate change projections into its modelling, and the mayor isn't happy.
South Auckland church members are choosing to rise above the racist abuse directed at them, following more Covid cases reported in the region.
After the two previous lockdowns, South Auckland leaders say not having a community outbreak located in the region is a small relief.
A new film provides a behind the scenes look at the School Strike 4 Climate marches and how the movement was almost derailed due to who wasn't included.
Can chess clubs, barbecues and cultural dance save youth from gangs? A bunch of South Aucklanders think so.