Kerbside collections over the holidays

Kerbside bin collection dates will change during the Christmas holidays. Check here for more information.

How Auckland used to celebrate Christmas

Discover a few highlights of Auckland’s historic holiday sites.

Walks for every Auckland landscape

Wherever you are in Auckland, these park walks are perfect for a staycation adventure.

Parking changes will free up spaces around North Shore Hospital

AT is introducing a mix of paid, P120 and unrestricted spaces to make it easier to find a car park.

Vector Lights for the Festive Season

Count down the 12 days of a Kiwi Christmas.

Investment to support Papakura Marae's housing plan

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $1 million investment to support Papakura Marae's kaumātua housing plan.

Christmas Lights at MOTAT

Light displays, carols, festive movies and the chance to meet Santa.

Tāmaki Path Project Update

Work is on track for completion in early 2019 and an official opening celebration is planned for March or April 2019.

Ponsonby Christmas Fest

A festive wonderland with music, kids' rides and lights.

Whangaparāoa Centre Plan adopted by local board

The plan for the town centre has been adopted following feedback from the local community.

Christmas Events 2018

Christmas parades, carol-singing events and festivals across the Auckland region.

$317,000 aid for Hibiscus and Bays community projects

Grants focus on local board priorities and 73 organisations have benefitted in the last six months.

Work Do – Basement's 10th Annual Christmas Show

The year is 1997 and Go Away Travel agency is preparing for its end-of-year Christmas party.

Westgate hub gifted name by Ngā Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara

The community facility, set to open in March 2019, has been gifted the name Te Manawa, which means the heart.

Auckland Night Markets

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

Auckland’s brightest festive season yet with Vector Lights

Count down the 12 days of a Kiwi Christmas with Vector Lights, 13-24 December.

Playful Pop-up Books

An exhibition of movable and pop-up books from Sir George Grey Special Collections.

Shade sails arrive at North Shore playgrounds

New shade sails have been installed this week at playgrounds in Northcote and Birkdale.

The Christmas Night Sky

Take a seat under Auckland’s largest snow globe and learn about the summer sky.

Mike Greer donates appliances for Tāmaki families

Fridge/freezers, washing machines donated to families in need.

Sir Percival and the Quest for the Holy Grail

Holiday fun for all the family at TheatreWorks, Birkenhead.

Concept approved for $6 million Kopupaka Reserve

Henderson-Massey Local Board has approved the concept for a new playground and open space development at Kopupaka Reserve in Westgate.

Under the Same La’ā by Tui Emma Gillies and Sulieti Fieme’a Burrows

An exhibition by a mother and daughter duo inspired by Tonga and New Zealand.

Stormwater works revitalising Takanini natural heritage

A stormwater project is reducing the impact of flooding for Takanini residents and improving natural heritage.

Celebrate Christmas

The APO brings the spirit of Christmas to town in this celebration for the whole family.

Franklin community groups receive grant funding

More than $20,000 in grants has been awarded to groups working within the Franklin community.

Carols in the Park – Milford Reserve

Bring your friends for an evening of Christmas songs and fun.

Auckland 2019: what’s on, what’s new and what you need to do!

The event lineup for Auckland in 2019 has something for everyone.

Auckland Street Choir for Sounds of Summer

Get ready for swing, reggae, soul, waiata and more free in the city this summer.

Waiuku art installation removed due to vandalism

A public sculpture by Waiuku artist Jae Kang has been damaged so badly that it has had to be removed.

Avondale Community Christmas Carnival

Join in for fun for the whole family with free carnival rides, bouncy castles and more.

Board approves draft speed bylaw for consultation

New speed limit plans aim to save dozens of lives and prevent hundreds of injuries on Auckland's roads.

Crafternoon Tea Market – Kingsland

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