The City Rail Link: Bringing Auckland together

Auckland is growing at a rate of one new resident every 20 minutes and urgently needs a transport system that moves people faster and more easily.

Building Control's Ian McCormick scoops building award

Auckland Council Building Control general manager Ian McCormick was in the spotlight again recently – as a proud recipient of a Building Officials Institute of New Zealand (BOINZ) award.

Metering signals at Pigeon Mountain Road in Half Moon Bay

The Howick Local Board and Auckland Transport (AT) will soon install metering signals on Pigeon Mountain Road in Half Moon Bay.

Queen's Birthday on Queens Wharf

A three-day free event filled with the music, culture, food and history of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

WIN TICKETS: Aotea Square Ice Rink & Ice Slide

Auckland’s Aotea Square is about to have a magical, wintry makeover with the hugely popular ice rink returning for its fourth year.

New Zealand’s role in the Battle of Jutland remembered

More than eight and a half thousand men lost their lives in just thirty six hours in the largest naval battle of the Great War.

Microchipping protects dogs

Microchipping is easy and protects your dog.

Auckland Festival of Photography

More than 100 photography events and exhibitions across 60 venues over 22 days in June.

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Dog registration colours to change

It’s dog registration time and your dog will need to be registered by 31 July to qualify for standard rates.

A word on waste

Auckland Council is aware of a significant flyer drop taking place this weekend in the Rodney and North Shore areas about waste expenditure.

Your Auckland, your vote

Find out more about casting your vote in the Auckland Council elections.

Blue Man Group

Comedy, theatre, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one.

Have you tried the piano stairs?

Aotea Square has been filled with music recently as piano stairs were installed on the steps of the Aotea Centre.

Zoo Tales: Punk-rock cotton-tops

One of the most endangered primates in the world, their punk-rock shock of white hair gives them their most appropriate name!

WIN TICKETS: Nederlands Dans Theater

Experience one of the world’s finest contemporary dance companies at Auckland’s favourite theatre, The Civic.

Auckland Zoo's New African Savannah

Go on safari without leaving town.

Would funding help your community project?

If you have a great idea that helps your community, like a horse-riding group for the disabled, a shared orchard for your neighbourhood, or an event that celebrates cultural diversity, it’s worth applying for a local board grant.