Auckland Council committed to cleaning up harbours and beaches

Auckland Council is committed to improving water quality at Auckland’s beaches.

Do we need a fuel tax? Experts weigh in

We asked our panel of industry experts if they thought a regional fuel tax is the right way to address our transport challenges.

Have your say on housing in Auckland

Auckland’s housing system is failing to meet the needs of many residents.

Kaukapakapa Cemetery temporarily closed

Urgent tree work prompts closure.

Beauty and the battery

A captivating new public artwork has been officially unveiled in Wynyard Quarter today by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods. The artwork is a painting by Erin Forsyth that wraps around the battery system that is powering Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge.

Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover

Live music, entertainment, local sailing events and more at the Race Village.

Henderson carparks go global in sustainable design initiative

Two west Auckland carparks are getting global attention in a competition to transform urban sites.

Insights: Consents surge for brownfield areas

Auckland's future development could see major change with a surge in consents to build in urban areas after years of greenfield dominance.

Movies in Parks 2018

Roll out the picnic blankets and watch a blockbuster movie under the stars.

Auckland Council announces contracted legal providers

Auckland Council has announced the results of an innovative legal procurement process that will reduce the council’s current external legal spend by 10 per cent to 20 per cent across key service lines.

Howick continues battle against weeds

Are moth plant and rhamnus weed out of control in your backyard?

Music in Parks 2018

This summer there's a sweet line-up of Kiwi talent at a park near you.

Community bike fund open for round two applications

The second round of Auckland Transport's Community Bike Fund is open for applications.

Hunt for the long-tailed bat

A team of researchers have been on the hunt for our elusive indigenous long-tailed bat.

21st Lakeside Multicultural Festival 2018

A free event with four hours of dancing, singing and amazing colourful costumes.

America's Cup in Auckland a step closer with new base option

Mayor welcomes ETNZ acknowledgement of base option.

WATCH: Councillors discuss our environmental challenges

The Western Leader spoke to Penny Hulse and Ross Clow about proposed targeted rates.

EcoWest Festival

Guided bike rides, kayak trips, DIY workshops, bush walks, food and craft markets, and more.

New splash pads are a hit

Two new ANZ splash pads have been providing some relief to Auckland's unrelenting humidity.

Car park-less buildings - the way of the future?

Ludo Campbell-Reid discusses a new car park-less building on TVNZ's Breakfast

EcoFest North 2018

A month-long festival of environmental- and sustainability-themed events.

Committee updated on Auckland destination strategy

Members of the Environment and Community Committee received an update on work the council's economic growth agency has done on 'Destination AKL 2025', ATEED's strategy to guide Auckland's visitor economy. 

Auckland Council briefed on foam contamination

Firefighting foam issues in Auckland region.

Galaxy of Cars and Swap Meet

Galaxy of Cars and Swap Meet with classic, vintage and cars of interest on show.

Meet the Studio One Toi Tū resident artist Jack Tilson

We go behind the kiln with ceramic artist Jack Tilson.

Come Fly a Kite

Kite flying, sausage sizzle, games, face painting and more.