Show us your lifeguard and win

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

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.

Deputy mayor joins fight against illegal dumping

Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore says it’s going to take a combined effort to crack down on illegal dumping in Auckland.

Japan Day 2018

Come along to NZ's biggest annual Japanese festival.

Time for businesses to vie for the top spot

Nominations are now open for the Albert-Eden Business Awards 2018.

WIN TICKETS: Michael Jackson HIStory Show

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

Explore Auckland with Akl Paths and win!

The Akl Paths site will help people discover new neighbourhood walking and cycling routes.

Auckland Zoo Open Lates

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

Name Mt Eden's tunnel boring machine

CRL needs your help naming a micro tunnel boring machine travelling underneath Mt Eden.

Auckland Fringe Festival 2018

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

Have your say on shaping Whangaparāoa Town Centre

Now is the time to have your say on planning the future of Whangaparāoa Town Centre.

Ellen Melville Centre's Japan Day

Green tea tasting, origami making, performances and more.

Try a new bike ride this weekend

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

Whau Chinese New Year Festival 2018

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

Ian McKinnon Drive Cycleway construction begins

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

Movies in Parks 2018

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

Council monitoring Cyclone Gita

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


Bands and barbecues, beards and barbers, butchers, bourbon and beer.

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.

Splore 2018

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

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.

Howick Hoe Down – Where Town Meets Country

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

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.

Aotearoa's Steelband Festival

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

Finding a family with CRL

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

West Bike Fest

A great day for all the family with free bike checks, bike decorating, skills course and more.

Go Team Wasp?

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

WIN TICKETS: Auckland City Limits

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

Archaeological work begins for AMETI Eastern Busway project

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

Chinese New Year Festival in Remuera

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

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.


An immersive 13-channel film installation that questions the role of the artist in society today.