Great Barrier gets dark sky sanctuary status

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has designated Aotea Great Barrier Island an International Dark Sky Sanctuary.

Very good dog helps sniff out pests

We sat down for a chin-wag with Zoe, the newest conservation dog to join the Auckland Council Biosecurity team.

Flashback Friday: Mission Bay, then and now

This popular central Auckland beach was as beloved at the turn of the 20th Century as it is today – but did you know it was also once home to a flying school?

Pest Free Auckland 2050 is coming

Details of a bold programme to make Auckland predator and pest free by 2050 have been unveiled.

Public artworks make a splash at Albany pool

Korean-Kiwi artist Seung Yul Oh is making a splash at Albany Stadium Pool with the unveiling of his latest works, Upon a Pond and Drop a Loop.

Auckland Council kicks off Value for Money Review

Auckland Council is reviewing the way it provides some services, to ensure it does so efficiently.

Queens Wharf Auckland Fanzone

Free entertainment, match screenings, performances, exhibitions, family activities, and food and drinks for sale.

Stellar Festival of Light 2017

An after-dark experience for the whole family to celebrate Matariki, the Māori New Year.

Blooming marvellous! Auckland Botanic Gardens scoops top award

Auckland Botanic Gardens has won a Qualmark Award.

Orewa Artisan Market

Held inside the Orewa Community Centre in conjunction with the Orewa Farmers Market.

Growing pains in the Whau

Community facilities, transport and town centres will all come under pressure from population growth in the Whau area.

The OurAuckland Friday quiz

How well do you know Auckland? Take the quiz and find out.

New Lynn night markets come to an end

The New Lynn Night Markets will come to an end this month after three years.

Peoples Panel: Giving a voice to Aucklanders

OurAuckland talks to Rachel about being a Peoples Panel member

WIN TICKETS: New Zealand International Film Festival

More than 150 features and documentaries bringing different worlds to explore.

Auckland Fan Trail

Join thousands of fellow fans on a fun-filled 4.2km walking route stretching from downtown Auckland to Eden Park.

Building safety a priority for Auckland Council

How Auckland Council plays a role in building safety.

What matters most in Hibiscus and Bays?

Tell us if we've got it right. There's still time to have your say on the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Plan.