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While economists and city leaders debate Auckland's economic recovery, poets have quietly stamped their prophesies on the city.
Billions of dollars will be spent on infrastructure projects to help rebuild the nation's economy but the construction sector is in dire need of skilled workers to make these happen.
Sixteen asylum seekers have completed managed isolation, but as many as 1000 more refugees approved to come to NZ are stuck overseas, waiting for the border to open.
Acclaimed pop music duo Broods may have to cancel their summer shows in New Zealand after their singer missed out on a voucher to stay at a managed isolation hotel.
Despite thousands of home owners needing mortgage holidays and warnings that the housing market is overcooked, people are still rushing to borrow huge sums.
Tearfund's annual ethical fashion report shows how transparent or murky large local fashion houses are about supply chains during a pandemic.
New data detailing the occupations of returning New Zealanders shows exactly who is leading the country's brain gain - and it's not chief executives. Audio
Auckland lost 200 jobs a day during the city's second lockdown in August, and job seekers are swelling job application piles.
Auckland's suburban shopping strips appear to be getting a welcome boost from locals working from home.
New figures show Auckland's job losses have been far fewer than predicted, despite the city going into lockdown last month.
Work is going on behind the scenes to progress plans for privately run pay-as-you go managed isolation hotels, with Auckland's economic development agency taking the lead.
The person who attended three gym classes in Auckland before testing positive for Covid-19 is a healthcare worker at the country's only quarantine hotel.
A church elder at the centre of Auckland's sub-cluster says he got tested for Covid-19 for the first time today after receiving a call from one of the pastors.
'For Lease' signs are popping up in empty shop fronts and office blocks in Auckland as the effects of the second lockdown grip the city.
Industry leaders are calling on the government to pump up its support for the conference sector as it enters into survival mode.
Auckland businesses that struggled to attract customers while the City Rail Link was constructed nearby are now hoping customers will return when the city shifts to alert level 2 on Monday.
New Zealand's top orchestras and ballet company have been left floundering for talent after failing to secure visas for dancers and players from overseas.
A small handful of Kiwis were on tropical holidays since the country went into lockdown. They're among close to 1000 people who travelled overseas then returned between March 20 and June 1.
Privately-run managed isolation could be a reality early next year if business leaders can drum up a suitable plan and convince the government. Audio
Auckland businesses want more done to attract people into the city to prop-up the local economy.
A souvenir shop that opened this week on Auckland's former tourism mecca had less than a dozen customers through its doors the day it opened.
The country's newest upmarket shopping mall in Auckland is giving some shops a rent holiday to help soften Covid-19's economic blow.
From stormy seas to plain sailing, the America's Cup is prone to sudden changes of tack. Video
A Northland swamp farmer has lost hectares of grass to flooding just months after a drought dried up pastures.
Team New Zealand is paying $1 a year to rent the Viaduct Events Centre as its headquarters for next year's America's Cup, resulting in $13 million of lost revenue for Auckland Council.