Rachel Hunter new ambassador for Auckland

“I’m a proud Kiwi. Auckland is where I was born and will always be home,” says Rachel Hunter.

Beauty helps 'Bin that Butt'

Auckland Council, Keep Auckland Beautiful and local Auckland artists are helping smokers bin their butts at four key hotspots in Auckland’s CBD.

Discover your family history at Auckland Libraries

We speak to Marie Hickey from Auckland Libraries for her tips and tricks to start your search for your ancestors.

Te kupu o te wiki – Word of the week

Te Kupu o te Wiki for the week starting Rāapa, te 16 Hereturikōkā is wharekai: food house, cafeteria, eatery

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management changes name

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management has changed its name and is now known as Auckland Emergency Management.

Street Eats with Holden Spark

International flavours, live street-art installations, urban beats and more.

Electronic ticket gates to help reduce fare evasion

Electronic ticket gates have been installed at Ōtāhuhu Station and began operating on 15 August.

New transport projects for Albany

The projects are a new link road between Gills Road and Oteha Valley Road, a new link road between Medallion Drive and Fairview Avenue and an upgrade of the Dairy Flat Highway between Stevenson Crescent and Gills Road.

Matilda The Musical

The multi-award-winning musical inspired by the beloved book by Roald Dahl.

Auckland to host APEC

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed confirmation that Auckland will host APEC 2021 Leaders’ Week, 8 – 14 November.

Housing First places 150 people into homes

Mayor Phil Goff is thrilled with Housing First's progress over four months that has seen 150 people supported into 93 permanent homes across Auckland.

Two Rising Stars from Cuba

Northart presents the work of two of Cuba’s foremost emerging visual artists.

Save lives at West Wave

Give the gift of life by donating blood at West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre on Tuesday 29 August, 10am-3pm.

Making a splash in Pakuranga and Stanmore Bay

The splash pads will open later in the year – one at the Stanmore Bay Pool and Leisure Centre, Whangaparāoa, and the other at the Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre in Pakuranga.

Te Waka Huia

A play inspired by NZ’s worst road accident – the 1963 Brynderwyn bus crash.

Auckland Leisure to teach safe boating

Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre has partnered with Coastguard Boating Education.

Preferred route announced for major cycleway project

Auckland Transport and the NZ Transport Agency have announced a preferred route for the fourth and final section of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.

WIN TICKETS: Christopher Cross (USA)

The five-time Grammy award winner performs with his seven-piece band.

Ruby finds her forever home

It’s one of the most heartbreaking aspects of the job at an animal shelter; a dog abandoned by their owner after years of loyalty. But this tale has a happy ending.

Volunteers celebrated in Rodney

Volunteers from 46 organisations in Rodney were honoured recently by Rodney Local Board.

Roger Ballen's Theatre of the Mind

This touring survey exhibition is Ballen’s first solo exhibition in New Zealand.

A map of public access routes in Auckland central

Did you know there are more than 60 public access routes through private buildings in central Auckland?

Shot in the arm for Hōteo River project

Green grant to help improve water quality

Tararata Creek Volunteer Planting Day – The Love Zone

800 native plants will be planted to support whitebait spawning and to enhance the mauri (life force) of Tararata Creek.

Reality check on impact of land zoning

What is the impact of land zoning? And what about the cost? Chief Economist David Norman breaks down the issue.

Nell Gwynn

Jessica Swale's brilliant and bodacious new work about theatre's most legendary love affair is a love-letter to theatre itself.