Auckland

Opinion: Government's handling of housing crisis lurches from chaotic to shambolic

National's persistent and longstanding refusal to acknowledge that the Auckland housing crisis is a crisis has been a textbook example of the kind of …

Housing

4200 new affordable homes in Auckland under Govt-run building plan

At least one-in-five houses in a major state-led house building programme in Auckland will have to be sold at no more than $650,000, the Government …

Housing

Police investigate after graves defiled at an Auckland cemetery

Multiple graves have been defiled at an Auckland cemetery - leaving them unidentifiable from the other plots.

New Zealand News

50 Things To Do In Auckland Before You Die

Auckland is quite the hip and happening city, isn’t it? It seems like every day more cafes, restaurants, bars and events are popping up, making your …

New Zealand News

Nadia Kassem the latest Aussie to break into UFC ranks

NADIA Kassem is Australia’s newest UFC fighter — and also its most unlikely.<p>Unknown to all but the most seasoned Sydney fight fans, 21-year-old …

UFC

Crossing the Midline | Auckland Kindergarten Association

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New Zealand

How to make $2 million from $100 - Auckland 26-year-old's company takes flight

"We had no money, we had $100 to our name. We truly started from really humble beginnings," says Anthony Baxter.<p>Three years ago, Anthony Baxter was …

New Zealand News

$15.4M Auckland Mansion will Redefine Pure Escapism

Home » Luxury Homes » $15.4M Auckland Mansion will Redefine Pure Escapism<p>Completed back in 2011, the mesmerizing property before you can be found in …

Luxury

Prescription for a healthier Auckland

Indicators which signal Auckland's collective health are flashing amber. A new snapshot of the region's health status shows too many adults are …

Obesity

Auckland house price rises following Housing Accord to ‘boost supply’ means ‘10 steps back before a single step forward,’ Rodney Dickens says; Labour’s urban limit & infrastructure debt proposal “offers much more hope”

Tweet<b>By Rodney Dickens</b>*Despite the Auckland Housing Accord delivering 154 Special Housing Areas that are supposed to deliver more than 60,000 new …

Housing

QV house values: Auckland, Christchurch down, Wellington up

House values dropped in parts of Auckland and Christchurch in the past three months, remained static nationally but rose in Wellington.Data from …

Real Estate

Aucklanders may have missed chance to cash up and shift out

There is a shortage of listings in many parts of the country.<p>Auckland woman Rachel Aylett is hoping to ditch the big city in favour of an easier …

New Zealand News

Auckland's Youngest Mayoral Candidate Didn't Win, but Will She Make It to Parliament?

Chlöe Swarbrick came third in a field of 19, but even this was an achievement.<p><b>This story appears in the May issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE</b> <b>to subscribe.</b><p>Chlöe Swarbrick tumbled into New Zealand's political consciousness late last year during her first nationally televised interview, as she …

Green Party

A “Devil’s Bath” and Lots of Sheep: Photographer Ward Roberts Captures the Magic Landscapes of Auckland

living-travel-ward-roberts-auckland<p>Photographer Ward Roberts has become known for his pastel-hued portraits of urban architecture—particularly as it pertains to the oft-overlooked basketball courts that dot America’s biggest cities. At heart though, this young creative is a nomad. Taking pictures …

New Zealand

A Secret New Art Garden Is Opening In Auckland!

Just when you thought Auckland couldn’t get any better (house prices and traffic shambles aside), a new art garden—with an accompanying restaurant—is …

Art

Housing out of reach for young couples

Auckland housing is now the most unaffordable it's been since the Home Loan Affordability report began in 2004. Interest.co.nz's Home Loan …

Housing

Review: Business Class Doha to Auckland on Qatar Airways

It dawns on me sitting at the gate in Doha that I am about to fly on the longest flight in the world by distance. The return leg is the longest by …

Airlines

Dive in to an ocean of gay swimming in Auckland

Meet Damien Strogen of Team Auckland Masters Swimming (TAMS).<p><b>When was the TAMS club established?</b><p>We were formally set up in 1992. Ron Judd initiated …

LGBTQ

Why Did The Qantas Lounge In Auckland Leave Me With Such A Bad Impression?

Qantas have some stunning lounges around the world and it is a shame the one in Auckland is not one of them. This is an International Business Lounge …

Airlines

Andrew Laxon: Gap growing wider for first-home buyers

It would be nice to report that a year after the Herald 's Home Truths series, things are finally looking up for first-home buyers.Unfortunately the …

Real Estate

How to live like a boss in the world’s most expensive cities

While there’s no harm in living a modest lifestyle in a cheap city, you can’t deny the appeal of overlooking a grand cityscape. That’s right — we’re talking about living in the lap of luxury and everything that goes along with it: Good food, tall buildings, fast cars and even latrines made of …

Europe

50 Things To Do In Auckland When You Can’t Afford A Holiday

Desperate financial times call for desperate frugal measures. But, you’ll be happy to know there are quite a number of things to do when you realise …

Travel

'Ten more years' of Auckland's housing crisis

Auckland's acute housing crisis appears set to drag on for at least a decade, with projections 100,000 homes are required to cope with an extra …

Housing

Watch: Woman narrowly misses being hit by train in Auckland

Auckland Transport has released CCTV showing the moment a woman narrowly misses being hit by a train in an attempt to raise awareness to the public to look both ways before crossing a level-crossing.

New Zealand

Auckland's average house prices rise

Auckland house prices charted a record high again in March, with those selling for more than $1 million accounting for 41 per cent of sales in the …

Real Estate

Auckland house values dip, Wellington house values up

Further evidence has emerged that Auckland is becoming more of a buyer's market as house prices flatten across the city.But experts say pressures …

Real Estate

Peter Thompson: Let’s not lose sight of Auckland’s exciting future | REDnews

With the benefit of hindsight, it’s now possible to see that over the past 6 months the Auckland residential housing market has gone through a major …

Housing