The radical reimagining of the suffragette movement, That Bloody Woman, is back for Auckland Live’s International Cabaret Season. Alex Casey spoke to Esther Stephens about her role as Kate Sheppard – and how, this year, Sheppard's fight is more relevant than ever
Jacinda Tsunami? Labour leader Jacinda Ardern visited Mangere and Otara on Saturday. Simon Wilson went along to see how big the wind is really blowing.
Manhattan showtime comes to West Auckland: as the massive 80s musical show Pleasuredome, starring Lucy Lawless, counts down to opening night, executive producer Rob Tapert and producer Charlie McDermott reveal …
he vote was 20-1. Easter Sunday trading is not going to be rolled out across Auckland anytime soon and all the old anomalies will remain. Simon Wilson explains the council vote.
Bill Cashmore, deputy mayor of Auckland, tells Simon Wilson why he loves working with the government and why he has such high hopes our problems will all be fixed. Bill Cashmore …
When businesses respond to customer demand they do their best to be fast and flexible. So why, asks Mark Knoff-Thomas from the Newmarket Business Association, doesn't the council work the same way?
It’s 10-year planning time. The time when the mayor sets out his vision, his plans to realise that vision and the budget he will use to do it. But there’s a $6 billion hole in the money that needs to be spent on Auckland, and right now Phil Goff has no idea where the council’s share of it is going to come from.
It was a dark but not very stormy night. The school hall was filled with people, and home baking. And some politicians. Simon Wilson was always there.
In our video series Kiwis of Snapchat, comedian Tom Sainsbury sources exclusive Snapchat footage of Kiwi citizens making the news. Today: Aucklander Gerald Cobb walks us through his early morning commute.