Seven ways to make the most of your Labour Weekend

Plan your long weekend with our list of Labour Weekend events.

Looking for some Waitākere alternatives this Labour Weekend?

If you love the bush, there are heaps of places you can go in Auckland.

Building walls, breaking barriers

Community project restores historic drystone walls.

Find out your rubbish collection dates for Labour Weekend

Your rubbish and/or recycling collections will be one day later from Monday 22 October. Normal collections resume Monday 29 October.

Auckland Diwali Festival 2018

A family-friendly festival offering the flavours, sights and sounds of Indian culture.

Protecting our maunga

Tāmaki Makaurau’s maunga are glimpses back in time.

Armistice Centenary 2018 – Fields of Remembrance

A field with 18,277 white crosses, each bearing the name of a New Zealander who lost their life in the First World War.

Councillors take time to shakeout and get ready

Councillors Sharon Stewart and Desley Simpson were among Auckland Council Governing Body members who took part in New Zealand ShakeOut yesterday.

The Merchants of Bollywood

An international spectacular bringing glitz, glamour, song, dance and romance.

Car hit by train after ignoring barriers at level crossing

Footage has been released of a collision at a level crossing in Henderson.

Auckland Armageddon Expo

Bigger than ever with an even larger line-up of celebrity guests, activities, competitions and games.

Visit your local Community Recycling Centre this weekend

Celebrate recycling week by visiting one of our Community Recycling Centres.

Crafternoon Tea Market – Kingsland

A huge selection of quality, unique, hand-made goods, from food and jewellery to homeware and art.

Targeted rates off to a successful start

Progress update after the first three months on work underway and future priorities for two targeted rates.

SKYCITY Breakers vs. Sydney Kings

See NBL's top handles, dishes and dunks this season at a SKYCITY Breakers game.

Council releases discussion document on cultural heritage sector

Auckland Council releases cultural heritage sector review discussion document examining funding and governance arrangements for Auckland's five major cultural heritage institutions.

Franklin Arts Trail – Labour Weekend Trail Event

Follow a trail showcasing the work of artists, including workshops, studio tours and exhibitions.

Auckland Council working with developers to pay for Auckland's growth

Consultation is now open on changes to development contributions.

Mission Bay Art & Craft Market

Come along to Mission Bay this Labour Day Monday for one of Auckland’s largest art and craft markets.

Howick service to mark 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

A commemorative service is being held on Howick’s Stockade Hill to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

Piha Labour Day Market

Food, crafts, arts and entertainment by the beach for a great family day out.

Stay safe around fireworks

If you're celebrating Guy Fawkes this year, don't let off fireworks in public places such as parks or beaches, where the activity is banned.

Arts In The Ville

Celebrate Helensville's local artists, discover their studios and take part in artistic demonstrations.

Protect kauri this weekend

We all need to do our part to keep our kauri standing.


Mt Albert Art + Design Exhibition (MADE) is a unique biannual art and design exhibition.

Smoking is off the menu

Smoking is disappearing from outdoor areas of restaurants, cafes and bars across Auckland.

Kaukapakapa Village Market

Join us every third Sunday of the month at the lively village of Kaukapakapa.

Update: Whenuapai PFAS tests completed

Test results provided to Auckland Council by the New Zealand Defence Force show that PFAS compounds have been detected in some areas surrounding the Whenuapai Air Base.

Kumeu Market

Great food, baking and home-made NZ crafts.

Council adopts Representation Review proposals

Auckland Council has adopted its final proposal for a review of representation arrangements.

Hearts of Men

A heartfelt play about one man's war with himself over his culture, beliefs and love for boxing.

Enjoy Onehunga Bay Reserve this spring

Get out and about this spring and make the most of the stunning sights in your neighbourhood.

Auckland Night Markets

Food, fashion, toys and lots of interesting sights and smells to tempt the senses.