These days the rest of the country's doing as well as Auckland - and maybe even better, says Kiwibank's chief economist.
The person suffered critical injuries in the collision on Tuesday evening.
A 28-year-old woman will appear in court on Monday morning, police say.
Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.
A statue of Papatūānuku, the Earth Mother, would stand between 30m and 50m tall.
Metservice is telling people to remain alert over the coming days.
You could be making traffic worse without even realising it.
"The reality of poverty is a common thread that weaves all of that together."
More than $20k has been fundraised to keep the young siblings together.
It's because the existing tenants "don't like curry".
Insurers say it's the worst damage they've ever seen.
The southern motorway is congested from Drury to Papakura.
Counselling may be required for the passengers.
A woman is in a serious condition after the accident on Tuesday evening.
Dr Shaw Mead also says the council isn't doing enough environmental monitoring.
She had just moved out a week earlier.