Simpler and more frequent bus network for North Shore

North Shore residents can look forward to a simpler, better connected, and more frequent bus network which reflects the community’s needs, as the final decisions on the New Network for the North Shore were released today.

Plan ahead for Great North Rd motorway on-ramp closure

Improvements to the way motorists access the Northwestern motorway city bound at Great North Road are due to be completed this weekend (29 April - 2 May).

Why we need to build an age-friendly city

Auckland Council's Seniors Advisory Panel chairperson Margaret Devlin and member Judy Blakey explain the importance of creating an Auckland that people of all ages can enjoy.

2016 NZ International Comedy Festival

High-voltage hilarity from award-winning internationals, popular locals and returning festival favourites.

Zoo Tales: Meerkat mob

Mealworms, rodents, lizards and even scorpions - a meerkat will munch them all! Meet keeper Nick and learn all about our inquisitive mob of seven meerkats.

Entries closing soon for youth cooking competition

Check out this clip from last year's final of What's Your Flavour Burger Battle.

Open Streets 2016 ft. K'Rd

A free, fabulous, fun-filled day on a vehicle-free K'Rd.

Watch: More than 120 owners register menacing dogs

A week after the announcement of an amnesty for menacing dogs, more than 120 dogs have already been registered.

Library book returned 67 years overdue

A library book has been returned to Auckland Council’s Epsom Community Library almost 70 years after it was due.

Plan A, B and C is Earth!

Enter the gates at Sylvia Park School and you’ll be amazed at what students there have created.


A celebration of New Zealand wine this May at Shed 10.

Housing update: Glen Innes, Point England and Panmure

Tamaki Regeneration Company (TRC) is making great strides in regenerating the Auckland suburbs of Glen Innes, Point England and Panmure.

Central Library a warm escape for the homeless

For Auckland’s homeless, the comfort and warmth of the Auckland Central Library is a far stretch from the social isolation of the city streets - especially behind the pages of a good book.

New trial reduces traffic speed in Silverdale Village

Early feedback indicates that motorists are reducing their speed when travelling through the area.

Stand-Up For Kids

A family-friendly, interactive show featuring awesome local and international comedians.

All fun and games on Lower Queen St

Instead of being a major bus interchange, the area between Quay St and Commerce St will have a bike polo tournament, street performers, and a maze marked on the old road.

End of the road for Dennis

One of the brightest and most familiar sights on the Auckland construction skyline is coming to the end of its road – Dennis, the yellow lifting gantry working above the Northwestern Motorway, is being sold.

NZ Music Month at Auckland Libraries

Auckland Libraries supports NZ Music Month by providing an exciting region-wide programme of events over the month of May.