45,000 more Aucklanders now cycling

In the past year, an extra 45,000 Aucklanders have taken to two wheels, according to Auckland Transport (AT).

Do you love Auckland? Vote!

Auckland’s local elections happen just every three years – and they’re happening in September and October.

New signs to warn overheight trucks at Penrose

An improved warning system has been installed on Auckland's Southern Motorway to reduce the number of high vehicles crashing into Penrose Bridge.

Work starts at Freyberg Place and Ellen Melville Centre

The statue of Lord Freyberg has been temporarily removed and construction has started on upgrading one of Auckland’s best-loved shared urban spaces - Freyberg Place and the Ellen Melville Centre.

Pyjama Party at Ranui Library

You and your teddy are invited to a special late night event. Join us for a preschool night time pyjama party.

Ports working hard for Auckland

It’s been a successful year for Auckland Council-owned company Ports of Auckland.

Wairau Valley wetland and shared path open

A $2.2m council project delivering an improved wetland area, park space and sustainable transport links in Wairau was opened to the public.

Special Interest Tours for Seniors

Explore Auckland Museum with specially designed tours for groups of over 65s.

Get gardening tips from the experts

Did you know that the experts at Auckland Botanic Gardens can give you free advice about what to plant in your garden, and help you identify plants and garden pests?

Explore Whatipū Scientific Reserve and Te Ana Ru Cave

When you think of going out for a night of dancing, a remote cave on one of Auckland’s wild west coast beaches isn’t the first venue that comes to mind.


Romantic, mystical and lyrical, Giselle is a timeless production of one of classical ballet’s great stories.

Council debt and asset levels remain within budget

Auckland Council has published its 2015/2016 unaudited financial results.

22 ideas for a fantastic Father's Day

If you're looking for something special to do with Dad, check out these great options.

Short+Sweet Festival Auckland 2016

A performing arts festival that celebrates the 10-minute performance format across theatre and dance.

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Revamped playground a hit with kids

Ōrākei Local Board has celebrated completion of its sixth playground upgrade this term.

Housing for older Aucklanders - Marion's story

With the announcement that Auckland Council is going to redevelop housing for older Aucklanders, we meet some of the people who live in the villages.

Plans for a predator-free Devonport

Auckland Council's biodiversity, local parks, biosecurity and maunga authority teams are working with the Department of Conservation, the navy and the community to eliminate predators on the Devonport Peninsula.