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Should prostitution be legalized?
Should smoking in public places be banned?
When it comes to media consumption, New Zealand has fast become a land of divided attentions.
I had plans for this summer. Then we broke up. Now I'm staying home, nursing a tender heart, having a staycation.
It's the season of goodwill and giving, with Christmas Day but a week away. Queues of children are waiting to enter Santa's Bach in Auckland's Silo Park.
Auckland Council has added Colin Maiden Park in St Johns to its parks network, ensuring this open space and sports field complex remains in public ownership and available to the people of Auckland forever.
The 17-year-old singing phenom whose song "Royals" made a huge splash in 2013, topping the Billboard charts, took to Reddit Monday to answer questions from fans.
Mayor Len Brown is digging in his heels and rejecting a request from councillors to pay some of the $100,000-plus cost of a review into his extramarital affair.
Winners of Publishing Chance of a Lifetime Announced. The New Zealand Society of Authors announces the winners of its inaugural E-Publishing prize offered with international publishing giant Kobo Writing Life.
New Zealanders increasingly favour modern houses over old character homes, with a rise in those who prefer brand new homes or apartments.
Eileen Reid's third child is due in February and she is making sure she is getting plenty of vitamin D from the sun.
An Auckland resident has come up with a novel answer to the problem of unmowed berms - planting a corn patch.
Property experts say the Government's plans for another 10,000 new homes across Auckland should help ease housing affordability problems - despite some of them being built in expensive spots such as Takapuna.
Auckland mayor Len Brown says he's offered a full and unconditional apology to councillors over a report which found he accepted free hotel rooms and upgrades.
A young designer will study in the United States next year in memory of one of New Zealand's most significant artists.
What's up with you? What's ahead for your year to come? And what do you have to show us? Those are the questions I asked of 16 enterprising Aucklanders*, from musicians and media people to CEOs and social campaigners, in a new video series that runs this week on the New Zealand Herald website.
A battered bronze seat made of the letters "REO" has been removed from near the middle of an Auckland street for repairs.