Take care around electric trains

Electric trains are faster and quieter, which is great for commuters. But you could be putting yourself at risk at crossings and train stations if you're not being careful and keeping watch.

Fish return to Great Barrier waterway after 30 years

About 19km of isolated stream habitat on Aotea Great Barrier Island is accessible to native fish for the first time in three decades, thanks to local residents and public agencies.

Help shape the future of your local area

Auckland Council’s 21 local boards want feedback on their draft local board Plans 2017, which help guide decisions on local activities and projects.

Solution for New Lynn's culvert on its way

A plan to replace New Lynn's Rewarewa Creek culvert, under Great North Road, has been agreed.

Gen Z: This week is all about you

Hey Generation Z, great news! Youth Week is from 26 May to 4 June, and it's all about celebrating you and the contributions you make to this great country of ours.

Budget 2017: Auckland highlights

On 25 May the government set out its 2017/18 Budget. Here are the key announcements relating to Auckland Council’s priorities for the region.

New bylaw for indoor domestic fires

The Air Quality Bylaw for Indoor Domestic Fires takes effect from 1 June 2017 .

Free Family Day – InMotion Matariki

Everyone's welcome to an awesome and illuminating free child-friendly day.

Doc Edge Festival 2017

Featuring over 50 of the latest and award-winning documentary films from New Zealand and around the world.

Open Streets Manukau a huge success

More than 1000 people enjoyed car-free spaces and entertainment at the first Open Streets Manukau event.

Thanks Auckland! Annual Budget submissions break record

People were eager to have their say in year's Annual Budget consultation, with submission numbers increasing by more than 140 per cent.

Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru

A new exhibition at MOTAT allows visitors to get hands-on with Earth’s star.

Papakura Children's Forest Planting Day

Register by 31 May to plant a tree to commemorate the birth of a child living in the Papakura area in the past year.

Buses to replace some trains at Queen's Birthday weekend

To allow for important improvements and maintenance work on the rail network, replacement rail buses will be running instead of trains in some places from 3 to 5 June.

Auckland wins at museum awards

Stardome Observatory and Auckland War Memorial Museum were winners at the ServiceIQ 2017 New Zealand Museum Awards.

Youth Week 2017

Make the most of being active in Auckland during Youth Week 2017.

Auckland Africa Day 2017

Food stalls, African business stalls, information stalls, performances and children's activities throughout the day.

WATCH: Manhattan to Manukau

Watch the Auckland Conversations event Manhattan to Manukau - Lessons form New York.