Public transport fare changes: what they mean for you

A new simpler fares system starts for all bus and train services (except SkyBus services) on Sunday 14 August.

More Aucklanders cycling

Cycle data published by Auckland Transport shows that, for nine monitored sites around Auckland, there has been an increase of 15.1 per cent in cyclist movements in June 2016 compared to June 2015.

Get on board the ‘Love Bus for Auckland’s local elections

It’s a Kombi van, but not like you’ve ever seen before - and it’s coming to a local community near you.

Work starts on new Pukekohe station

Bus and train services will come together in a new hub that will eventually be at the centre of Franklin's public transport network.

Recycling roll-out picks up pace

In July more than 210,000 households in north and west Auckland moved to the same recycling service as other parts of the region.

Council receives unitary plan recommendations

A key milestone in New Zealand planning history was reached on 22 July when the Independent Hearings Panel delivered the reports containing its recommendations on the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

What's in the unitary plan USB?

The key to the future development of Auckland is contained on a single USB. But what is inside?

Have your say about Northcote Point parking

Auckland Transport (AT) wants your feedback on a proposed parking scheme.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Auckland Theatre Company presents a record-breaking theatrical phenomenon that simply must not be missed.

WIN TICKETS: The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show

A fun and heart-felt concert dedicated to the incomparable Whitney Houston.

St James Theatre restoration gets a boost  

Auckland Council has approved funding towards the restoration of Queen Street’s St James Theatre.

Public transport about to get cheaper and easier

Auckland Transport is introducing a new zone-based public transport fare system that will make travelling in Auckland cheaper.

Zoo Tales: Korora – the world's smallest penguin

The little penguin (korora) may be the smallest penguin in the world but these birds have big characters – and they can make quite a racket!

Unitary Plan recommendations: What you need to know

The Independent Hearings Panel presents Auckland Council with its recommendations on for the Auckland Unitary Plan on Friday 22 July. But what does that actually mean, and what is the Independent Hearings Panel?

SkyPath gets unanimous support

Auckland’s SkyPath project has been given the go-ahead to be delivered through a public private partnership, after a unanimous decision at today’s Finance and Performance Committee.

Smarter investment in sport

A more strategic approach to sports facilities is under the microscope at Auckland Council.

Another record year for rail

Auckland’s rail network has had another record year with a 20 per cent rise in passenger trips taken.

Affordable housing in Auckland

While the council doesn’t build houses it does have a wide range of responsibilities in relation to housing including building and resource consents and planning rules and it works closely with central government, community agencies and the private sector to support work in the social and emergency housing areas.