Will Auckland’s drivers go electric?
Auckland’s new climate plan calls for two in five of the passenger cars in the city to be electric by 2030. Is that possible?
Allow more housing or get sued
A new policy statement on urban development is about a lot more than cutting carparks.
Auckland takes the high road
Auckland’s leaders settle on a mix of unpalatable, immediate answers to the city’s financial crisis - and must now build a new, 10-year recovery plan. Tim Murphy reports.
Manukau, not Northland: new port report
A new port report before Cabinet is a U-turn on the last one, which recommended Auckland’s port be moved to Northland.
$180m fund to keep Auckland’s taps flowing
Temporary water treatment units and a desalination project for seawater are possible as Watercare prepares to spend up to counter Auckland’s historic drought.
Council debt cap rises to 300 percent
The Wellington-run authority that borrows on behalf of councils has officially voted to increase council debt limits
NZ to host ‘virtual’ APEC in 2021
Covid-19 complications have made it too hard to commit to physical hosting, the Government says.
Specialists, crane to fight SkyCity fire
The fire at SkyCity in Auckland is into its third day, with flames still evident this morning and smoke continuing to affect the central city.
An elegant solution to the port dilemma?
Ports of Auckland needs to control and run its port operations if it moves to Northport, just as it does now in Auckland.