Growing up in the City of Sails
She may be berthed close to the super yachts of the world’s well heeled at Auckland’s Silo Marina but the Moerangi is no flash-n-crass gin palace.
Flipping public land for a private profit
A curious little asset sale is taking place next to the Manukau Pacific Events Centre where public land will be flipped as soon as it’s sold.
Fluid children part II: Birdwood’s challenge
West Auckland, decile one primary Birdwood School in Ranui is facing the challenge of families on the move as they seek cheaper rents, further out of the city. Teuila Fuatai speaks to principal Jenny Bernard.
Big Apple feeds south Auckland dreams
A young architect from Manukau is travelling the world for ideas on how to improve the quality of life for the people of south Auckland.
Housing co-ops could be the answer
Co-operative housing associations could go a long way towards alleviating New Zealand’s housing shortfall, but there has to be a change in thinking - away from private developers.
Auckland ranked world’s third nicest city
Auckland has been ranked the third best city in the world for quality of life by global consulting firm Mercer.
The best ticket in town for $5
Polyfest is Auckland’s finest entertainment for $5 and it’s on today.
Navy base staying put in spite of warnings
Devonport is to remain as the home of the Defence Force’s naval base, but what happens when both sea levels, and Auckland house prices, rise?