Waitākere forest closure proposed

Auckland Council has decided to close the forested area of the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.

Dutch elm disease found on iconic Auckland trees

Dutch elm disease has been confirmed on elm trees in central Auckland.

How Auckland could look after the City Rail Link is built

The CRL project has identified about 200,000sqm of development potential after construction is completed.

Try a new bike ride this weekend

Auckland Transport has created easy-to-follow cycling maps based on interests.

Auckland Fringe Festival 2018

Tāmaki Makaurau's most off-the-wall arts festival.

Ian McKinnon Drive Cycleway construction begins

Construction starts on a new link to better connect the North Western Cycleway to the city centre.

Japan Day 2018

Come along to NZ's biggest annual Japanese festival.

Show us your lifeguard and win

Auckland Council is running a drawing competition offering the chance to win a family pass to Auckland Zoo.

Whau Chinese New Year Festival 2018

Family-friendly fun, cultural performances, delicious food, lantern making and more.

Council monitoring Cyclone Gita

Auckland Emergency Management continues to monitor the impacts of Cyclone Gita-related storm conditions in the south of the country.

Splore 2018

A festival of music and arts at one of the most beautiful festival sites in the world.

Ōrākei Local Board grants lease to Men’s Shed

Ōrākei Local Board has granted the Mens Shed Auckland East a community lease for 10 years at Waiatarua Reserve in Remuera.

WIN TICKETS: Auckland City Limits

This one-day multi-genre festival is the perfect day out for family and friends.

Proposed plan change refines planning controls for Three Kings site

A proposed change to the Auckland Unitary Plan will add further planning controls for Three Kings site.

WIN TICKETS: Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Moonwalk your way to theatres as the Michael Jackson HIStory Show makes its return to NZ.

Information hub lets visitors build unique walking experiences

An innovative digital portal has opened allowing visitors to design their own walking tours of the central city.

Chinese New Year Festival in Remuera

A fantastic free fun-filled evening the whole family will enjoy.

Finding a family with CRL

A stray kitten was found at the CRL construction site in Britomart by workers on Valentine’s Day.

Ellen Melville Centre's Japan Day

Green tea tasting, origami making, performances and more.

Go Team Wasp?

Wasps are on the charge – or buzz – to protect our parks.

High Tea at Alberton

Gather a group of friends and don your finery for your annual chance to enjoy High Tea at Alberton.

Archaeological work begins for AMETI Eastern Busway project

AMETI Eastern Busway has started pre-construction work on the Panmure to Pakuranga stage.

Movies in Parks 2018

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

Auckland Council by-elections final results

Following three Auckland Council by-elections, a ward councillor and two local board members have been elected:

Free Documentary Screening: Last Train Home

Come and join us for a special Lunar New Year film screening.

Winner of the #myaklsummer competition

Congratulations to our winner and make sure to check out some of our fantastic entries!

Aotearoa's Steelband Festival

NZ's first ever Steelband Festival will feature steelpan orchestras and percussion ensembles and lots more.

How to cope with March Madness

March is the busiest time of the year on Auckland’s roads, public transport and cycleways.

Howick Hoe Down – Where Town Meets Country

Get amongst the farm animals and experience the town centre as it transforms into a country setting.

Mayor Phil Goff: Our thoughts are with the people of Tonga

Our thoughts are with the people of Tonga in the aftermath of Cyclone Gita, the worst storm to hit the country in 60 years.

Auckland Zoo Open Lates

Visit after work with mates or make it a date night.

Takarunga / Mt Victoria summit vehicle-free from March

The summit of Takarunga / Mt Victoria will be permanently closed to all private motor vehicles from 1 March.

Bayleys Great Classics: Love Letters

Cosima Wagner, Schumann’s violin concerto and Mendelssohn’s ebullient ‘Italian’ Symphony.