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International demand for skilled workers is adding to the pressures faced by two of the country's biggest infrastructure projects.
Community backlash has prompted the Counties Manukau District Health Board to review its decision not to fund an after-hours emergency clinic.
Ratepayer money looks set to settle an expensive legal fight between Auckland Council and former Māori Party co-leader John Tamihere.
If Auckland pulls out of the Government's Three Waters reforms it could threaten the whole process, according to National Party local government spokesman Christopher Luxon.
Health Minister Andrew Little is refusing to take up a nurse's challenge to spend 10 hours or more in Middlemore Hospital's emergency department to see the pressure frontline health workers are under.
A new $145 million Watercare water treatment plant in Tuakau will from tomorrow provide Auckland with up to 50 million litres of water a day from the Waikato River.
The new $69m Puhinui Station Interchange has been a challenge for project leaders, battling Covid-19 lockdowns and international supply chain issues to get it completed for this month's unveiling.
Poverty, deprivation and poor access to healthcare are driving premature deaths in south Auckland, experts say.
A surge in viral winter illnesses is creating havoc in Auckland emergency departments - with concerns on the frontline things will only get worse.
Shirley Corles-Davis is still angry at being asked by a property developer if she wanted to sell her house just 24 hours after it was damaged in the Papatoetoe tornado.
Ratepayers could be landed with the bill to plug a $1 billion funding hole for a massive South Auckland development.
The AT-led project is expected to officially open on 26 July and will allow people to transfer between services at the joint bus and train station.
Auckland Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore says the city is locked in negotiations with Waka Kotahi over a $364 million funding shortfall for the supercity's transport services and infrastructure.
Pharmac's decision to fund only limited access for two new drugs to treat Type-2 diabetes could see up to 140,000 people miss out, a doctor says.
South Auckland's Middlemore Hospital was the worst affected with numbers increasing from just 13 patients seven years ago, to 367 in 2019/2020.
Auckland's overheated property market has been blamed for the massive cost blow-out of Auckland's Mill Rd project.
Tougher restrictions on the advertising and marketing of alcohol are needed in Auckland to reduce the harm caused by the liquor industry, public health officials say.
Auckland's mayor says plans by developers to use the government's Covid-19 recovery legislation to fast-track a rural redevelopment are a step too far.
An online threat against Auckland Council development agency Panuku, amid a backlash against road closures in Pukekohe, has led to a police complaint.
Council staff and a designer should have cross-checked a house built in the wrong place that could see its owner sued, an expert says.
A series of road closures and measures to reduce speeding traffic in parts of Papatoetoe have been welcomed by a number of residents, but the changes have also led to some bad behaviour by frustrated…
An Auckland home owner is being hit with a demand to move his house or pay $315k after a building botch-up led to his property being built right on the neighbour's boundary.
An alcohol pressure group is calling for Auckland Council to take action against bottle stores in South Auckland that flout its bylaw with signs advertising liquor in the community.
The government's wage freeze for public sector workers could have a chilling effect on district health boards like Counties Manukau as it tries to clear its surgery backlog due to Covid-19, a union…
A nightclub which was expected to close for good last year after being linked to a shooting is back in business after a change of name and ownership.