Already criticized for its sprawl, the largest city in New Zealand is putting on its game face as it prepares to host its largest sporting event ever - the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Mar 10, 2010 The New Zealand Herald
<p>In the mid-1980s New Zealand sold its national rail assets to private industry in hopes of developing a profitable, efficient rail network. With deteriorating infrastructure and a desire for greener transit, the government has decided to buy it back.</p>
May 5, 2008 The New Zealand Herald
<p>As commuters face delays and frustrations with aging infrastructure, the government in Auckland, New Zealand has announced plans to invest more than $1 billion in its regional rail system.</p>
Mar 5, 2008 The New Zealand Herald
<p>Classified by Nicaragua's government as a "Autonomous Area", the town of Bluefields, population 50,000, has an official unemployment rate of 85%. The primary industry is finding abandoned bags of cocaine that drift in from the sea.</p>
Feb 11, 2008 The New Zealand Herald
After touring Seaside, Florida, a New Zealand developer is taking inspiration back home and developing two master-planned communities with garden parks and communal areas. Plans are underway to bring New Urbanism to New Zealand.
Jul 13, 2006 The New Zealand Herald
Over 100,000 people in 30 countries urges countries to combat global warming.
Dec 5, 2005 The New Zealand Herald
While planners claim that protecting traditional retail centres will maintain vibrant local communities, places do not create communities -- people do.
May 25, 2005 The New Zealand Herald
John Roughan argues that precisely because of Auckland, New Zealand's natural beauty, it is the ideal place for urban sprawl.
Mar 20, 2005 The New Zealand Herald
Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand is sprawling at a rapid rate.
Nov 30, 2004 The New Zealand Herald
Tony Blair to urge U.S. to sign Kyoto Treaty.
Sep 21, 2004 The New Zealand Herald