Summer in Auckland with cool tunes and hot flicks

Three months of free entertainment begins in January, with the 2016 Music and Movies in Parks series.

Auckland Council retains high credit rating

Auckland Council has retained its strong credit rating from international agency Standard & Poor’s.

Take care with open fires this summer

Auckland Council has declared a restricted fire season for Auckland's mainland, and a total fire ban for all the Hauraki Gulf islands.

Myers Park is the place to play

Myers Park is fast becoming a favourite destination for Auckland families.

Win tickets: ASB Classic

Superstars Jo Wilfried-Tsonga and Venus Williams headline the new ASB Classic.

Helping Rodney locals take the lead

Empowering communities to take the lead on projects in Rodney is an important outcome from the Rodney Local Board Plan, and is in line with the council’s new Empowered Communi​ties Approach.

Remembering Manurewa’s soldiers

Manurewa RSA, Manurewa Local Board and the local community have launched the limited-edition book Manurewa’s Soldiers: Manurewa during the First World War.

Spotlight on our local board neighbourhoods - Kaipātiki

Kaipātiki is a popular place to live for the young and old. It's ideal for those who love the outdoors, with easy access to the harbour for fishing, swimming and paddle-boarding, as well as coastal bushwalks, parks and extensive sporting facilities.

Bridge draws mariners' approval

A state-of-the-art drawbridge next to the Milford Marina is nearing completion and is expected to be open for use by Christmas.

Blaze a trail at Sanders Reserve

Sanders Reserve is a great spot for enjoying the outdoors this summer

Speed threshold reduced for holiday season

Remember to stay safe on the road and 'check your speed' from Tuesday 1 December.

Play space set to make a splash

Albert-Eden Local Board is providing a new play space at Waterview Reserve, with interactive water play, a playground waka, fale-inspired shade, a volleyball net, barbecues and drinking fountains.

Local heritage champions celebrated

“It’s the Devonport-Takapuna board’s hope that these awards will grow, and become an established annual event.”

Christmas Parades & Festivals

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

Remembering Jonah

It’s been a sad and proud day for Auckland as a crowd of 10,000 publicly celebrated Jonah Lomu's life at Eden Park.

Sculpture in Gardens opens with Supreme Award announced

The fifth biennial Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition is now open at the Auckland Botanic Gardens in Manurewa.

Viva la Desexy Revolution!

The Desexy Revolution dog de-sexing drive in November has been hailed as an unqualified success.

Lysaght Building lights up GridAKL innovation precinct

GridAKL opened in 2014, and is entering an exciting new phase.