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New Zealand is expected to miss out on about $150 million because half the superyachts due to follow next year's America's Cup have pulled out.
Cranes have cranked up on construction sites around the country in a sign that building activity is up and running.
Maintenance teams are on the ski fields this week for the first time as operators get ready to open in June.
The New Zealand share market has risen sharply today but there are warnings that the wild ride is not over.
A Whakatāne radio station plans to give $750 vouchers to about 1000 local business next week to try to bring the town back to life and get them spending again.
Living in the Jenkins household at Ohope beach is like "living in the land of the giants", says Dad Mark Jenkins.
Stocking shelves at supermarkets for little more than the minimum wage has become a desirable job for airline pilots and tens of thousands of others desperate for work.
Sale and for lease signs are filling many shop windows on one of Auckland's famous shopping strips, and business owners say they are losing thousands of dollars a week under lockdown.
Hundreds of childcare centres will be paid out millions in insurance for loss of income during the Covid-19 crisis because of a special arrangement with their broker, but others will get none.
Five children of a solo mother who died suddenly were told to get out of their state house just weeks after her death.
An Auckland developer's plans to build 1500 houses in a special housing area have been set back by more than two years after delays in council consents, he says.
There are fears thousands of cheap homes may not now be built because more than half of Auckland's Special Housing Areas have been disestablished. Audio
The Building Minister says affordability is "headed in the right direction" despite the council's inability to give exact figures. Audio
An Auckland community housing developer is furious a plan to build hundreds of houses in Manukau has collapsed at the last minute after the council rejected its offer.
The number of people registered as urgently needing housing has doubled in the past two years. Audio
A large Auckland agency has been acccused of price gouging after it hiked rents on vacant apartments "five percent a week, week on week" in February.
A single mother on minimum wage says changes announced in yesterday's budget would only make a small difference to her life.
The government's new infrastructure fund falls short of what is needed to help councils pay for more toilets and carparks, a tourism leader says.
Tourism operators want to be able to build their own tracks and huts in national parks.
Two Auckland racecourses will be hosting hundreds of campervans full of Lions rugby fans to help the city cope for the country's biggest sporting event since the Rugby World Cup.
A series of videos has been launched to get more public backing for trade after thousands of people marched against the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership deal last year. Video
Asylum seekers are resorting to sleeping in cars or on the streets in Auckland, a support group says.
Emergency housing providers are warning more families will be sleeping in cars, parks and garages in Auckland this winter because of a desperate shortage of cheap accommodation.