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Auckland makerspace space Hackland is a grown-up playground for building and making

AUCKLAND MAKERSPACE SPACE HACKLAND IS A GROWN-UP PLAYGROUND FOR BUILDING AND MAKING

In Hackland, the grown-ups learn the same way kids do - by trying new things and having fun. Words: Mikaela Wilkes Hackland is a creative...

Hamilton Airport's hotel to get $5 million restoration

HAMILTON AIRPORT'S HOTEL TO GET $5 MILLION RESTORATION

The hotel of Hamilton airport is to get $5 million restoration by the end of this year. It has been leased to the North Island hotel...

 
 
 
Metro's 10 favourite Auckland cafes

METRO'S 10 FAVOURITE AUCKLAND CAFES

Whittled down from Metro's Top 50 Cafes list, these are the top spots for a banging brunch or sweet-as treats.

Couples warned to do their research after weddings ruined by Auckland planners

COUPLES WARNED TO DO THEIR RESEARCH AFTER WEDDINGS RUINED BY AUCKLAND PLANNERS

Read contracts carefully and ask lots of questions, experts say, after couples were left out of pocket by wedding planners.

 
 
 
Disney on Ice's Mickey and Friends coming to Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch

DISNEY ON ICE'S MICKEY AND FRIENDS COMING TO AUCKLAND, HAMILTON AND CHRISTCHURCH

Wellington seemingly Frozen out as popular show announces August dates.

Former Aucklander turns woodsman's cottage into rustic Katikati haven

FORMER AUCKLANDER TURNS WOODSMAN'S COTTAGE INTO RUSTIC KATIKATI HAVEN

Then she planted a gardener's paradise around it, filled with flowers, fruits and veges.

 
 
 
Bright begonias now have scent, stripes and spots thanks to an Auckland plant breeder

BRIGHT BEGONIAS NOW HAVE SCENT, STRIPES AND SPOTS THANKS TO AN AUCKLAND PLANT BREEDER

Auckland plantsman Graham Milne has bred begonias with scent, stripes and spots and says these easy-to-grow plants deserve another...

Auckland Airport welcomes new seasonal Air Canada service

AUCKLAND AIRPORT WELCOMES NEW SEASONAL AIR CANADA SERVICE

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement of Air Canada's new seasonal direct flight between Vancouver and Auckland, marking an additional...

 
 
 
Auckland secondary school accused of rape culture for telling female students they're distracting male teachers

AUCKLAND SECONDARY SCHOOL ACCUSED OF RAPE CULTURE FOR TELLING FEMALE STUDENTS THEY'RE DISTRACTING MALE TEACHERS

''It's just sending a really bad message," says a parent with a student at the Auckland secondary school.

What's On: The Audience presented by Auckland Theatre Company

WHAT'S ON: THE AUDIENCE PRESENTED BY AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY

ASB season of The Audience by Peter Morgan, presented by Auckland Theatre Company, 8 - 23 May ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland. Deep...

 
 
 
Be in to win a double pass to the preview performance of Astroman at Q Theatre, valued at $98

BE IN TO WIN A DOUBLE PASS TO THE PREVIEW PERFORMANCE OF ASTROMAN AT Q THEATRE, VALUED AT $98

We have one double pass to give away to the preview night of Astroman at Q Theatre on Saturday 16 March. Astroman by Albert Belz is...

Liberty International Tourism Group sets up its offices in Australia & New Zealand

LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL TOURISM GROUP SETS UP ITS OFFICES IN AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Liberty International Tourism Group, the largest independent destination management company of the world, has declared plans about...

 
 
 
Clevedon property with converted vicarage has links to Māori land wars

CLEVEDON PROPERTY WITH CONVERTED VICARAGE HAS LINKS TO MĀORI LAND WARS

Converted vicarage for sale on site of an Auckland military outpost during Māori land wars.

Cunard Announces Record Season Down Under

CUNARD ANNOUNCES RECORD SEASON DOWN UNDER

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that it's second largest ship, Queen Elizabeth will return to Australia for an unparalleled...

 
 
 
Anti-Valentine's Day at Auckland's MOTAT for the unromantic or unloved

ANTI-VALENTINE'S DAY AT AUCKLAND'S MOTAT FOR THE UNROMANTIC OR UNLOVED

Whether you're out of love or completely unlovable, Auckland has an alternative for those dodging Valentine's Day.

New Zealand flight turns back mid-air after discovering it lacks permission to land in China

NEW ZEALAND FLIGHT TURNS BACK MID-AIR AFTER DISCOVERING IT LACKS PERMISSION TO LAND IN CHINA

An Air New Zealand flight to Shanghai turned back several hours into its journey on Sunday after discovering it did not have permission...

 
 
 
Building trans Tasman links

BUILDING TRANS TASMAN LINKS

A delegation of Hunter business and civic leaders has travelled to Auckland with the goal of building stronger relationships across...

Faecal transplants work best when stool samples are given by 'super donors'

FAECAL TRANSPLANTS WORK BEST WHEN STOOL SAMPLES ARE GIVEN BY 'SUPER DONORS'

A study by the University of Auckland found faeces transplanted from donors with a high level - and diversity - of 'good bacteria'...

 
 
 
Poster girl in the fight for bovine freedom

POSTER GIRL IN THE FIGHT FOR BOVINE FREEDOM

Ï»¿ OPINION: Birds are found dead or dying in Kilbirnie after being decorated with Christmas tinsel. A kitten is callously chucked...

Sandgren claims first ATP title in Auckland

SANDGREN CLAIMS FIRST ATP TITLE IN AUCKLAND

American Tennys Sandgren was left speechless on Saturday after claiming his first ATP tour title with a comprehensive straight sets...