Rainy weekend may bring more disruption to flood-prone areas

Metservice has forecast heavier falls in localised spots across the region on Sunday and Monday that could continue until the end of next week.

Choreographer wins parks residency

Chloe Loftus has been selected as the 2017 Auckland Council Artist in Residence – the first choreographer to have been chosen for the residency, which is now in its 10th year.

Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Social Housing Minister Amy Adams have launched Housing First Auckland, which aims to house 472 homeless Aucklanders and provide wrap-around services.

Live events pump up the volume

Discover free live events and performances at your local Auckland Council art centre.

TXT2DESEX goes to Pasifika

The Auckland Council TXT2DESEX team will be out in force at Pasifika Festival 2017 at Western Springs Park this weekend.

Marine pest found at Great Barrier

Mediterranean fanworm, an invasive marine pest, has been found at Port Fitzroy and Auckland Council’s biosecurity team want to know if you’ve seen it.

Change proposed for Sites of Significance to Mana Whenua

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee is to consider approving engagement with mana whenua and landowners on approximately 270 new Sites and Places of Significance to Mana Whenua.

25th Pasifika Festival

This free, family-friendly event has 11 Pacific Island villages, each with a performance stage, market and distinct vibe.

Auckland Conversations event launches 'Housing First' initiative

Watch the Auckland Conversations event on tackling homelessness, where Housing First creator Dr Sam Tsemberis spoke along with members of the newly formed Housing First Collective.

Flashback Friday: The Beatles come to Auckland

The Beatles performed at the Auckland Town Hall on 24 and 25 June 1964. Did you know you can browse a digital version of the programme online?

Antarctica – While You Were Sleeping

See a full-scale Antarctic iceberg projected onto the walls of Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Reduce your water use with free audit

Get on track with water savings with a free water audit from Watercare, which provides you with a personalised report showing how their household can best make savings.

Planning the Manukau of the future

Plans to transform central Manukau are starting to paint a picture of what the heart of the south might look like in 2040.

Meet the Musos: Jordan Luck Band

Self-dubbed ‘travelling troubadour’ Jordan Luck and his band are headlining the last Music in Parks show for 2017 this Sunday at Helensville River Reserve. He speaks about his life of touring, performing and writing music.

Giving a voice to dying Kauri

A video of A Kauri Cries – a piece of music 'composed' by a dying Kauri tree and performed by members of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra – is being shown at Silo Cinema.

Onehunga Festival

The Onehunga Festival returns to the Onehunga Foreshore again this year.

Mount Albert town centre set for a major upgrade

The people have had their say and now the Mount Albert town centre is set for a major upgrade.

Auckland Council disappointed in George in the Park behaviour

The council is extremely disappointed to see and hear about the poor behaviour from a number of the attendees at George in the Park, says Events Manager David Burt.