Summer School Holidays

Check out our list of school holiday events to keep the kids entertained over summer.

Life in the Bike Lane – Sam Learmonth

Lawyer Sam Learmonth regularly rides around Herne Bay and the waterfront, via Westhaven.

Help us fight avian botulism

Why feeding the ducks bread while in the water is no longer encouraged.

Works to begin on Orewa Beach

Work to repair sand erosion caused by storm events is to begin next week.

Epsom Community Centre celebrates 35 years

The Epsom Community Centre celebrated its 35th anniversary late last year.

Girls Skateboard Festival

Girls skateboard riding workshop for beginners and intermediate riders.

Manurewa Station electronic ticket gates go live today

To help improve safety and reduce fare evasion, electronic ticket gates have been installed at Manurewa Train Station.

Birkenhead slip - What you need to know

Auckland Council is leading extensive engineering works at the Rawene Road car park in Birkenhead where two slips have recently taken place. Here are the key things you need to know.

The King of Pong Grand Slam Open

Come smash it out and compete in this one of a kind ping pong tournament.

Lots for tamariki at Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

The young and young-at-heart have plenty of options at this celebration of Māori culture over Auckland Anniversary Weekend.

Ambury Farm Birthday Parties

Book your children's party at Ambury Regional Park.

Grand Opening

A tour-de-force celebration of the world of performing arts.

Te kupu o te wiki – Word of the week

Check out this week's word and practise your te reo Māori.

First trees replanted in Teal Park

The first two trees have been replanted in Teal Park as part of the Quay Street Cycleway Extension.

Movies in Parks 2018

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

Half Moon Bay public boat ramp reopens

The public boat ramp has reopened after being assessed for damage caused by last week's storm.

Ranger recommendations: Whakanewha Regional Park

Ranger Dan Beauchamp's favourite things to do at Whakanewha Regional Park.

Music in Parks 2018

This summer there's a sweet line-up of Kiwi talent at a park near you.

The Auckland Bike Challenge is back

Is your new year's resolution to ride your bike more? For some extra motivation, sign up to this year's Auckland Bike Challenge, which begins on 1 February.

Electric rideshare trial launching in Devonport

An on-demand electric vehicle to take customers to and from the Devonport Ferry Terminal and their destination.

Silo Cinema

Enjoy a movie under the stars, with food trucks and a pop-up bar.

Construction started on Quay Street Cycleway Extension

Auckland Transport has started construction on extending one of the city’s busiest cycleways.

Six ways to use fewer plastic bags now

Both Countdown and New World have committed to phasing out single-use plastic bags at checkouts by the end of the year. But why wait? Here are some tips for reducing your reliance on plastic bags of all kinds today.

Out & About – Glow Worm Walks

Experience an amazing night time adventure with the Totara Park Glow Worm Walk.

Missed an issue of OurAuckland magazine?

The OurAuckland magazine archive is live and better than ever.

Auckland Night Markets

Food, fashion, toys and lots of interesting sights and smells to tempt the senses.