We need to make driving in Auckland even worse

Politicians are constantly promising to make things easier for the drivers currently caught in Auckland’s peak hour traffic jams. Hayden Donnell argues the opposite is true.

Auckland returns to level three lockdown. Here are the rules for the next seven days

A reminder: this is what alert level three means in practice.

It’s back to lockdown for Auckland. Here’s what alert level three means in practice

A list of questions about Auckland's move to alert level three, answered.

Angry, eloquent and 17, Fili has something to say to you

She's head girl, a viral star, a poet. But none of those credentials can ever capture the force of nature that is Aigagalefili ‘Fili’ Fepulea’i-Tapua’i. 

Auckland Archive

The meaning behind Dame Whina Cooper, the boring machine breaking ground in Auckland

'Just as this project is taking New Zealand to a better place, Dame Whina did that too.'

The rabbit house of Mt Eden: Auckland neighbours at war over bunny herds

A suburban Auckland property home to hundreds of rabbits is causing a stir with neighbours.

Cool climate move or hot air? Waiheke unveils new electric buses

For a whole lot of Auckland notables, the hottest ticket in town this week has been a trip to see the unveiling of Waiheke Island's new electric buses.

Forget the noisy nimbys – the locals want concerts at Eden Park

A small, loud minority who oppose change at Eden Park has been the voice of our neighbourhood for too long.

Penny Hulse: Assessing the Auckland Super City, 10 years on

How the new structure helped Aucklanders, and how it let them down, by someone who was there.

The Auckland polling booth with a knack for predicting how the country will vote

A handful of polling stations throughout New Zealand have an uncanny ability with picking general election winners. RNZ's Kate Newton visits Birkdale on Auckland's North Shore to meet the voters at one such bellwether.

Queen Street: the heart and the backbone of Auckland

Walk from Karangahape Road to the waterfront and Queen Street will give you a view into the soul of Auckland. Alice Webb-Liddall explored the street's history and how it has shaped the city.

Volcanoes among us: Exploring ngā maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau

Make this summer the summer you discover Auckland's lesser-known – but still fascinating – volcano sites.

How a South Auckland playground will be a gateway to an iwi’s history

An Auckland iwi whose population and land holdings were decimated during the New Zealand Wars is partnering with Auckland Council to ensure its stories are being heard – and a new playground plays a starring role.

Two mums, one foodbank and the unlikeliest of friendships

The Rawiri Community House helps hundreds of families with food and other essential services each week, and it’s kept going thanks to the efforts of two women.

Locals quiz South Auckland charity over its $1.5 million cash reserve

A South Auckland charity makes close to half a million a year from running a flea market on a publicly owned carpark but distributes less than a third of its income in grants, which has some locals wondering whether the trust could be doing more to support the community, given the pressing needs in the area.

University of Auckland reverses decision on campus teaching at level 2.5

The U-turn follows statements from Ashley Bloomfield about expectations under current Covid-19 settings and outcry among students.