Auckland

The curious case of the missing books at Auckland Library

For months, Auckland City Library staff had been trying to figure out why books were disappearing and then reappearing under the shelves and hidden …

New Zealand News

Auckland radiology clinics charge for ultrasound due to government underfunding

The cost of having a baby in Auckland is on the rise, partly due to a shortfall in government funding.

Health Care

Young New Zealanders stick to Auckland

Marlborough has the highest median age, and Auckland has the lowest, according to Statistics New Zealand.

New Zealand News

What's next for the Qantas, Emirates lounges at Auckland?

With Emirates axing its remaining Airbus A380 flights between Australia and Auckland (Melbourne and Brisbane are on the chopping block as of March …

Airlines

Rugby: Auckland face nervous wait after hard-fought loss to Canterbury

Canterbury 32Auckland 27 From bad to worse for Auckland rugby.Auckland are facing relegation from the top division for the first time in their …

Rugby Union

People ignore warnings and risk life on Mercer Bay cliffs near Piha, Auckland

STUFF<p>Warning signs and barriers make it clear where the dangers are - but that doesn't appear to stop thrill-seekers clinging to the edge of the 200m …

New Zealand News

Kiwis the winners from Qantas, Emirates new routes

Emirates will begin services directly between Dubai and New Zealand bypassing Melbourne and Brisbane, and Qantas will run additional services between …

Airlines

Emirates hands almost all trans-Tasman flying to Qantas

One of the more interesting ways to get from Australia to New Zealand is on the Emirates A380. These feature the only first class cabin on the routes …

Airlines

Rosy Harper Duff: No bus and no explanation, an Auckland passenger's lot

• Rosy Harper Duff recently returned from four years in London and Canada and now lives in Takapuna. Her father is the writer Alan Duff. Dear New …

New Zealand News

Two-year-old dies four days after being found unconscious in pool in Auckland

The girl died in Starship Children's Hospital in Auckland on Sunday morning, four days after she was found unconscious in a swimming pool. (FILE)<p>An …

Children's Hospital

Millennial who lives in a tent reckons he has the answer to Auckland's housing crisis

Tom Harper recently moved to Auckland from Christchurch to take up an internship at Radio Hauraki.He is living in a tent in his mate's backyard. …

New Zealand News

Auckland pakeha to lose ethnic majority, attitude change urged

Auckland's population is rapidly becoming less Pakeha and more diverse - and ethnic communities say attitudes need to change with it. Auckland …

New Zealand News

Auckland Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>For the best weather, travel between November and April.<p>Transportation<p>The city and its inner suburbs are easily explored on foot, but …

Travel

Start Of Famous Auckland To Russell Yacht Race Friday 20 October

What: Up to 180 boats create a mass spectacle off Devonport Wharf in Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Given the right weather conditions a spinnaker …

New Zealand

PAL mitigates impact of Auckland, NZ fuel disruption

As New Zealand airport authorities expedite ongoing repairs on a ruptured aviation fuel supply pipeline, flag carrier Philippine Airlines assures …

Philippines

Islamabad more popular than Ibiza among UK air travellers

Islamabad is one of a host of surprising destinations to be high on British travellers’ agendas, with the Pakistani capital more popular than Madrid, Ibiza and Berlin, according to new figures.<p>In figures released by Skyscanner, the flight comparison website, showing bookings made through the …

Manila

Damaged Auckland fuel pipeline may have been waiting to break since 2014

Refining NZ chief executive Sjoerd Post says digger teeth marks were visible on exposed, torn pipe.<p>The digger operator who damaged the fuel pipeline …

Pipelines

Auckland baby kidnap accused can now be named

Two women charged with kidnapping an 11-day-old baby from an Auckland home in August can now be named.<p>Nadene Faye Manukau-Togiavalu,21, and Sydnee …

New Zealand News

Thousands stuck in New Zealand after digger punctures airport fuel pipe

International and domestic plane passengers stuck in Auckland as rationing is brought in and airlines are told to refill abroad<p>New Zealand has been hit by a severe shortage of jet fuel, with thousands of domestic and international passengers stranded after a digger struck the sole supply pipe in …

Air New Zealand

Millennials find tiny house an answer to Auckland's housing shortage

An Auckland couple think they might have found an answer to Auckland's housing crisis - "downsize, considerably".<br>Amanda Morrissey-Brown, 25, and her …

New Zealand News

Passengers 'scream' as lightning hits flight

An Air NZ flight was forced to return to Auckland after being struck by lightning.<p>Flight NZ433 was travelling from Auckland to Wellington on Sunday …

Aviation

Only a year's supply of apartments left in Auckland

Unless banks change their views or the population stops growing, Auckland could be undersupplied with new apartments for years.<p>Auckland could be …

Real Estate

United's 777-300ERs Will Soon Fly To Auckland, New Zealand

United introduced Polaris on December 1, 2016, which is the name for their new first & business class experience. This includes new airport lounges, …

Airlines

Auckland DMUs shipped to Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE: Eight diesel multiple-units as well as spare parts are being shipped from New Zealand to Mozambique, where they are to operate passenger …

Trains

Auckland designer launches luxury fish skin bags

The Freyja clutch comes with a hefty price tag of $465.<p>A 25-year-old Auckland designer has set up a business making fashion bags from fish skin.<p>Lilja …

New Zealand News

Pre-fab home built in a day could solve Auckland housing crisis

Fletcher Living has built a 170 square-metre house in just nine and a half hours at Auckland's Hobsonville Point. Connal Townsend from the Property …

Housing

Man charged with indecent exposure after incident on Auckland train

A video showed men dressed in Mr Four Square costumes apparently attacking two teens on a train from Britomart to Avondale.<p>A man has been charged …

Crime

From $700/week in Auckland to $420/week in Dunedin

Dunedin is the place to be.At least that seems to be the case for out-of-towners buying houses in the city.Linda and Casper Barnard, who live with …

Real Estate

Reginald Sharma named as victim of fatal Auckland house party

Police are still investigating the suspicious death after the party turned fatal.<p>Young man Reginald Sharma was killed in the early hours of Saturday …

Crime

American Officially Makes Their Auckland Flight Seasonal

Last June American launched flights between Los Angeles and Auckland, which was part of their transpacific expansion out of LAX. This came just …

Airlines