Summer School Holidays

Check out our list of school holiday events to keep the kids entertained over summer.

Life in the Bike Lane – Sam Learmonth

Lawyer Sam Learmonth regularly rides around Herne Bay and the waterfront, via Westhaven.

Help us fight avian botulism

Why feeding the ducks bread while in the water is no longer encouraged.

Manurewa Station electronic ticket gates go live today

To help improve safety and reduce fare evasion, electronic ticket gates have been installed at Manurewa Train Station.

Auckland Night Markets

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

Birkenhead slip - What you need to know

Auckland Council is leading extensive engineering works at the Rawene Road car park in Birkenhead where two slips have recently taken place. Here are the key things you need to know.

Out & About – Glow Worm Walks

Experience an amazing night time adventure with the Totara Park Glow Worm Walk.

Lots for tamariki at Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

The young and young-at-heart have plenty of options at this celebration of Māori culture over Auckland Anniversary Weekend.

Neil Oliver: Live on Stage

The historian, archaeologist, author and TV presenter is live on stage for the first time in NZ.

Ambury Farm Birthday Parties

Book your children's party at Ambury Regional Park.

Zero Waste Zone Open Day

Find out more about creative upcycling.

Te kupu o te wiki – Word of the week

Check out this week's word and practise your te reo Māori.

Out & About – Art in the Park

These January holidays, the Out & About team will be hosting arts and crafts fun in the park.

First trees replanted in Teal Park

The first two trees have been replanted in Teal Park as part of the Quay Street Cycleway Extension.

Out & About – Kids TRY-training

Get ready to kick off your training for the East Auckland Kids Try-Athalon.

Half Moon Bay public boat ramp reopens

The public boat ramp has reopened after being assessed for damage caused by last week's storm.

Free Guided Bike Rides

Explore Puketapapa Bike Tracks this summer.

Ranger recommendations: Whakanewha Regional Park

Ranger Dan Beauchamp's favourite things to do at Whakanewha Regional Park.

Science Fiction Movie Night – Back to the Future Part II

The time-travelling duo of Marty McFly and Dr Emmett Brown (aka Doc) return in this zany sequel.

The Auckland Bike Challenge is back

Is your new year's resolution to ride your bike more? For some extra motivation, sign up to this year's Auckland Bike Challenge, which begins on 1 February.

Movies in Parks 2018

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

Electric rideshare trial launching in Devonport

An on-demand electric vehicle to take customers to and from the Devonport Ferry Terminal and their destination.

Music in Parks 2018

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

Construction started on Quay Street Cycleway Extension

Auckland Transport has started construction on extending one of the city’s busiest cycleways.

The Corsini Collection

A window on Renaissance Florence.

Six ways to use fewer plastic bags now

Both Countdown and New World have committed to phasing out single-use plastic bags at checkouts by the end of the year. But why wait? Here are some tips for reducing your reliance on plastic bags of all kinds today.

Bug Lab at Auckland Zoo

A blockbuster interactive science exhibition at Auckland Zoo.

Missed an issue of OurAuckland magazine?

The OurAuckland magazine archive is live and better than ever.

January Cycling Holiday Programmes

Cycling holiday programme for absolute beginners who wish to learn to ride.

Life in the Bike Lane – Ingrid Granda

Engineer Ingrid Granda regularly rides her road bike along Grafton Gully from Kingsland, and loves Auckland’s growing bike network.

Stellar Summer Days – Summer School Holiday Fun

Catch an immersive planetarium show and adventure through space and time to discover our explosive origins.

Walks for every Auckland landscape

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

Tied in Knots January Holiday Programme

Celebrate maritime tradition with workshops, interactive tours and explore the Knot Touch exhibition.