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