Auckland’s public land now mapped
Auckland’s public land ownership has now been mapped in a comprehensive way - a move that is likely to open up possibilities for new housing sites.
Plan to race EVs on Auckland’s waterfront
A group of Auckland entrepreneurs want to get Kiwis thinking about smarter transport solutions and sustainability by racing electric cars around the city’s waterfront.
Tamihere might be what Auckland needs
Shane Te Pou argues that a serious tilt at the Auckland Mayoralty from John Tamihere could be just the jolt of energy local democracy needs.
Cultural heritage costs too high?
An Environment Court decision has paved the way for the destruction of the special cultural heritage landscape at Ihumaatao, exposing flaws in our protection mechanisms.
Twyford’s big infrastructure gamble
The Government is rolling out investment projects partially funded with private money. Is it the solution to our infrastructure woes?
No such thing as a free stadium
Should the public ‘loan’ money to backers of the Auckland Waterfront Stadium to pay for more work on its feasibility?
Yes to a stadium, just not the waterfront
Bill McKay makes a case for a downtown stadium in Auckland - just not on the waterfront.
Who wants to be an Aucklander: a tale of two cities
Housing crisis be gone! Emma Espiner looks fondly at a time when she hated Auckland.