Auckland

Trans-Tasman battle kicks off the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta 2017

<b>The Pacific Keelboat Challenge, again part of this year’s exciting Jack Tar Auckland Regatta, is an all Trans-Tasman affair in 2017 with teams from</b> …

Sailing

36 Awesome Outdoor Adventures To Have In Auckland

It there’s one thing Kiwis love, it’s spending time with Mother Nature. Nothing makes us happier than taking in that sweet, sweet fresh air in the …

Travel

Todd puts case for Okura housing scheme north of Auckland

Todd Property is today advancing $1.4 billion plans to build up to 1000 new homeson land where that development is now barred.A new website this …

Housing

Distracting bug blamed for car crashing into fence and pole

New Zealand<p>Video: Distracting bug blamed for car crashing into fence and pole<p>Source:<p>A bug in the car is being blamed for a crash that left the car …

New Zealand News

Auckland to do and stay

Kia ora! Auckland is the usual gateway to wherever you come from and it’s easy to roam around the city. There’re so much to do in Auckland besides …

Travel

Wanted: police seeking Auckland woman, 12 arrest warrants issued

Do you know where Tangia Wilson is?The teenager is wanted by Auckland police on 12 warrants in relation to dishonesty offences.Wilson, 18, is facing …

Crime

New blow for renters: Have prices in your area gone up?

The median yearly rent for a typical house in New Zealand has hit $26,000.Statistics from Trade Me's latest Property Rental Price Index showed weekly …

Real Estate

Auckland Libraries to cut 74 jobs in 'Fit for the Future' restructure

More than 70 Auckland Libraries staff will lose their jobs in what is a precursor to more major changes, a public service union says.

Libraries

Auckland opens Parnell station

NEW ZEALAND: A new station serving the eastern side of Auckland’s city centre was officially opened on March 13. Located on the site of former …

New Zealand

Rare Waterview seaside land goes up for sale, with a rates bill of around $12,000

A rare almost half-hectare of Waterview land is being marketed for sale, with prospective buyers told they could get more than 50 new residences in …

Real Estate

Plans for rail line through Auckland's North Shore to be determined this year

The selection of a preferred mode of rail line through Auckland's North Shore is expected to be made this year.

New Zealand News

NZ House prices firm in February

Median house prices firmed slightly across New Zealand during February, with the regions outpacing the nation's largest city of Auckland, according …

Real Estate

Eye on Nature Auckland environmental educational expo

<b>Eye on Nature</b><b><br>Media Release</b><b><br>7 March 2017</b><p><b>What’s happening in YOUR backyard?</b><p><b>Children get the chance to get hands-on at Auckland environmental educational</b> …

New Zealand News

Clean-up continues for flood-hit Auckland as massive sink hole appears

JASON DORDAY/Stuff.co.nz<p>An aerial drone angle of the scene of the flooding that hit Great North Road and Clark Street on Saturday and the sink hole …

New Zealand News

Auckland's for-sale inventory up, NZ sales lift: REINZ

The number of Auckland properties for sale lifted last month while prices fell, but more properties are selling nationally, according to Real Estate …

Real Estate

Australian banks torpedo Auckland's housing plan

Aussie watchdog thwarts Auckland housing plan<p>The Government’s grand plan for a massive boom of apartment and townhouse building to solve Auckland’s …

Banking

Storm causes floods, blackouts in New Zealand's biggest city

A powerful storm caused flooding, landslides and blackouts in New Zealand on Sunday, leaving thousands of homes without power, emergency services …

Climate

Ballot for Auckland buyers to get $450K units

In a sign of Auckland's heated housing market, a ballot is being run to sell five $450,000 one-bedroom planned Auckland apartments after …

Real Estate

Live: Flooding strikes scores of Auckland homes as storm spreads across North Island

Heavy rain has caused serious flooding across parts of Auckland, flooding homes, cutting power and, earlier, trapping some people.<p>Emergency crews …

Climate

NZ's largest landlord absent from Akl housing talks

<i>Analysis</i> - Why has Housing New Zealand, the country's largest landlord, decided not to attend the Auckland mayor's taskforce on housing?

Housing

57-storey tower for Auckland's waterfront

Work is about to begin on a soaring 178m, 57-level apartment tower that will "transform" Auckland's skyline, according to its Chinese developers.A …

Architecture

Get to Know Lorde’s Favorite Spots in Auckland

Fans of her music will surely want to see the city through her eyes.

Travel

Schools alarmed as teachers give up on Auckland, documents reveal

Auckland teachers are quitting the city after tiring of long commutes or living with parents to cope with high rents and house prices.Principals want …

Education

1 day 3 ways: Auckland

<b>New Zealand’s biggest city is packed with attractions – for nature lovers, culture buffs and adrenaline junkies alike.</b><p>Imagine you’re about to visit a …

New Zealand

A Volcano Erupts In Auckland.... In Theory

<b>NZ scientists plot the nightmare scenario in order to investigate how the city’s infrastructure could cope</b><p>Lava, super-heated gas and ash clouds pour over New Zealand’s largest city, displacing many thousands of residents, and destroying an area 5 km in diameter. A doomsday scenario? Certainly. But …

Geology

Auckland house sale bags Rotorua 'mansion'

David Curry-Wood is loving life in Rotorua after selling his Auckland home.The former teacher, who now works as a bus driver, sold his house in Beach …

New Zealand News

Volcano-hopping in Auckland

New Zealand

Property report: Pressures on Auckland's housing market eases

Borrowing restrictions appear to have eased pressure on Auckland's housing market and most suburbs on the North Shore, Waitakere and Manukau have …

Real Estate

The great Auckland Exodus

The Great Auckland Exodus -- what does it mean for you?<p>Searching for life in a smaller community had always been on the agenda for magazine editor …

Housing

Auckland house sale volumes hit 6-years low, prices hit all-time high

Auckland's biggest real estate agency says house sales volumes have dropped to the lowest monthly total in six years, yet prices have hit an all-time …

Real Estate