Eight free things to do in Auckland

Low on funds this winter? Here are some ideas on how to get the best of Auckland for free.

New public artwork reflects heritage streetscape

Floating high above O’Connell Street, Light Weight O by artist Catherine Griffiths is a new Auckland Council public artwork.

Gender equality still an important conversation

Auckland Council’s Community Development and Safety Committee met on 5 July to discuss ongoing gender equality issues in New Zealand.

Legal proceedings filed

Legal proceedings were filed in the High Court on 18 July.

Do you have a creative project to share with Auckland?

Opportunity for Aucklanders to exhibit their mahi toi (artwork).

Winter School Holidays 2018

Find lots of great ideas to keep the kids entertained these winter school holidays.

Council’s seismic risk programme

Auckland Council is currently identifying the earthquake risk of council-owned buildings, following new legislation which came into effect last year.

Kidnapped canine makes it home

Stolen cavoodle Bowie reunited with her mum at Auckland Council’s Manukau Animal Shelter.

Te Ara Rama Matariki Light Trail Performances

A family celebration with lights, fun and festivites.

Boards partner with mana whenua on Māori naming programme

Showcasing the stories of Auckland’s rich Māori history.

Volunteers wanted for Diwali Festival 2018

Festival organisers are looking for keen volunteers to help at this year's event on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October.

New Zealand International Film Festival 2018

See the latest films direct from festivals in the USA, Australia and Europe.

Six to run in Howick by-election

Nominations have closed for the Howick ward by-election with six candidates putting their hands up to fill the vacant seat.

Shedding light on a dark place

The old North Shore City Council chambers will be seen in a new light with a hard-hitting Kiwi film.

CLOSING SOON: Aotea Square Ice Rink, Ice Slide & Ice Bar

Explore a winter wonderland in the city centre.

Consultation opens on Salisbury Reserve plans

Waitematā Local Board is looking for feedback on plans for reclaimed space bordering Salisbury Reserve.

Future giants of Albert-Eden take root

A total of 104 big trees are being planted across parks and reserves in Albert-Eden this winter.

Gordon Walters: New Vision

The first comprehensive survey of the artist’s complete body of work.

North Shore bin collection: What you need to know

Bins beat bags – here's how it works.

Global competition seeks best innovations for megacities

Startup innovation competition seeks the next generation of technologies, business models, and platforms to help megacities.

WIN TICKETS: Auckland Darts Masters 2018

The world’s top darts stars return to NZ for the fourth Auckland Darts Masters.

Opinion: Community centre a symbol of our enormous potential

Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Chair Lotu Fuli explains the historical significance of the Te Puke o Tara community centre and what it represents for Ōtara's future.

Applications open for greening grants

Applications have opened for grants to support groups which protect, restore or enhance Auckland’s natural heritage environment.

Big Bad Wolf

This hilarious, table-turning tale will have you wondering why you were so scared in the first place.

Entries open for Auckland’s first-ever Mayoral Conservation Awards

Auckland is celebrating its first ever Mayoral Conservation Awards.

World Press Photo Exhibition 2018

This prestigious exhibition captures the very best in global photo journalism.