Council green lights next step to unlock $300 million housing fund

Auckland Council today moved a step closer to unlocking up to $300 million in funding for housing infrastructure in the northwest.

10 Auckland playgrounds you won't want to miss

Where in Auckland can you find a rocket, volcano, pyramid, tree hut or real-life snakes and ladders?

Clear support by Aucklanders for regional fuel tax

The regional fuel tax (RFT) has received majority support from Aucklanders according to a Colmar Brunton poll of just under 4000 people.

Read this month: Top 10 school holiday books

It's school holidays at the moment so here are our top ten book titles at Auckland Libraries to tempt reluctant readers!

Autumn School Holidays

Lots of great ideas to keep kids entertained over the school holidays.

Young Māori leaders receive Tuia scholarship

Two young Māori leaders have been recognised by their local boards as having real potential to make a difference in the community.

Auckland Anzac Day Parades & Services 2018

More than 80 Anzac Day parades and services across the Auckland region.

Bridge lights up for Poppy Day

Auckland Harbour Bridge goes red to support RSA appeal.

Auckland Turban Day 2018

Ever wondered what it feels like to tie a turban? Now you can!

Have your say in Takapuna

Takapuna is getting a new town square and we want your opinion on its shape, location and size.

Kauri Karnival

A fun family day to celebrate kauri trees and the environment.

Young award winner is encouraging women to try engineering

City Rail Link engineer Jenny Chu has won the prestigious Young Engineer of the Year award.


An exhibition about the spiritual and symbolic meaning of the head and hair in Pacific cultures.

QuizAKL! How much do you know about plastic pollution?

Sunday 22 April is Earth Day, and this year's theme is 'End Plastic Pollution'.

Body Worlds Vital

The highly anticipated and internationally acclaimed original exhibition of real human bodies.

Recycle Shop renamed Tipping Point

Waitākere Transfer Station shop gets new moniker.

Brickman: Wonders of the World

A whole new world of LEGO at Auckland Museum that will blow your mind.

Four plastics you can quit today

Here are four plastics you can stop using right now that will help our environment and save you money.

Anzac Day at Auckland Museum

Anzac Day commemorative events and activities throughout the day.

Use public transport to get to the Anzac Day Dawn Service

Catch an early morning bus, train or ferry service to the 6am Dawn Service at Auckland Museum.

Uncover the Secret World of Bugs

Bug out at Auckland Zoo and Bug Lab these school holidays.

Millwater park plans get go-ahead

A playground, half court, fitness station and toilet are all planned for a new park in Millwater.

Ready, Steady, Go! Holiday Experience

Race through the school holidays with transport-themed fun and games on offer at MOTAT.

See a slice of south Auckland at Wynyard Quarter

Come and get a taste for some of south Auckland's amazing creative talent in the heart of the city.

Up Up and Away

These school holidays, head Up Up and Away with fun free family events.

Hyundai Marine Sports Centre on track for spring

The centre will cater to a range of marine-based sports including sailing, paddling, canoeing and waka racing.

School Holiday Sessions at Auckland Museum

Let Auckland Museum be their playground these school holidays.

Get creative with free school holiday fun

Stuck for ideas this holidays? From printing t-shirts to designing skateboards, head to Auckland Council’s arts centres.

North Shore Mega Fun Carnival

Head to the biggest and best rides at the North Harbour Stadium Car Park for 7 days of fun and excitement.

Outside the Box

A unique visual experience that allows you to get inside the artwork and enjoy true sensory involvement.

AT pauses cycle share business case

Auckland Transport is pausing plans to invest in a cycle share scheme, following the recent success of privately funded cycle share schemes in the city.

Aqua Adventures

Splash into an adventure at Stardome these autumn school holidays!