UPDATED: What the unitary plan means for your neighbourhood

On Wednesday 27 July, Auckland Council published the Independent Hearings Panel's recommendations on the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

Explore our digital museum

Auckland Museum's Collections Online lets you search more than a million catalogue records from the natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections.

SkyPath gets green light from Auckland Council

Auckland Council's governing body has given the green light for the Skypath to be built with private funding.

Kadimah students learn about their whakapapa

Kadimah students have been finding out about their whakapapa at Auckland Libraries.

Shoot hoops at Hooton Reserve

Work on a new basketball court at Hooton Reserve in Albany starts in August.

WIN TICKETS: Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical

This wildly fresh and funny musical features a hit parade of dance-floor favourites.

The Auckland Food Show

Sample the tastiest, purchase the best and be inspired by the crème-de-la-crème of culinary expertise in the country.

Zoo Tales: Tiger vs GoPro

Happy Global Tiger Day! Watch as two of Auckland Zoo's big cats put a GoPro camera to the test.

Faster building consents on the way

Auckland Council’s building and resource divisions are being upgraded to make building consents easier, faster, more consistent and more tailored to customers’ needs.

Not a giant slug: About the Macroinvertebrate Community Index

If you’ve looked up your property in the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan geomaps viewer, you might have noticed it falls under the Macroinvertebrate Community Index. But what does that mean?

What's on this weekend

Looking for things to do in Auckland this weekend? Get some inspiration here on OurAuckland.

Restaurant Month in the Heart of the City

Over 100 dining offers from more than 100 participating restaurants and a jam-packed calendar of over 25 unique events.

Tackling youth unemployment

Henderson-Massey Local Board, Youth Connections, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development and digital specialists TalentWire have combined efforts to respond to the challenge of youth unemployment.

Carpooling takes thousands of cars off the road

AT's Let's Carpool programme is helping people find others to share rides with.

Four simple ways you can use less plastic

With the end of Plastic Free July coming up, we take a look at easy ways to use less plastic for good.

10,000 trips on Quay Street cycleway in less than three weeks

Where is everyone? Quay Street, it seems: more than 10,000 cycle trips have been made on the Quay Street cycleway since it opened almost three weeks ago.

WIN TICKETS: Lennon: Through A Glass Onion

Celebrate the genius, music and phenomenon of John Lennon.

Precious cargo lands safely on Queens Wharf

The shell of ‘The Lighthouse’ by Michael Parekowhai was lifted into position on Queens Wharf.