Christmas Events 2017

Christmas parades, carol-singing events and festivals across the Auckland region.

Let’s get it to zero, Auckland!

Auckland Council and Drowning Prevention Auckland are calling on Aucklanders to reduce the number of drownings in home pools.

Record Friday for cycling in Auckland

Auckland’s city cycle counters have recorded their busiest Friday this year.

Wynyard Basin council's preferred Cup base

Council will take Wynyard Basin into negotiations with Crown and ETNZ

WIN TICKETS: Paul McCartney – One on One

The legendary rock-star returns to Auckland for a one-off special concert.

Jellyfish spotted at Hibiscus Coast beaches

Blue bottle jellyfish have been spotted at some Hibiscus Coast beaches.

WIN TICKETS: Bug Lab at Auckland Zoo

A blockbuster interactive science exhibition at Auckland Zoo.

Online services improvements get OAG endorsement

Improving the way we interact with Aucklanders on the right track says Auditor General report.

New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year

Take a fresh look at NZ through the lens of award-winning photographers.

First concrete poured for CRL tunnel box

The first concrete has been poured for the CRL tunnel box in Albert Street.

Hanukkah in the Park

Join Auckland’s Jewish community for live music, international food and more.

Briefing to incoming government

We've provided the new government with an overview on major issues and opportunities facing Auckland.

Christmas Lights at MOTAT

Soak up some Christmas cheer at MOTAT this December.

Ambassadors help stop kauri dieback

While most of us will be out and about at the beaches over the summer break, spare a thought for those, with a passion for saving our kauri.

Moana Reo Māori

Join in Auckland Libraries' free screening of the Te Reo Māori version of Disney's Moana.

Historic yacht club steered for heritage protection

Nestled into the shoreline below Marine Parade Reserve in Herne Bay sits an important part of Auckland’s yachting heritage.

Avondale Community Christmas Carnival

A free, fun, family-oriented event for the Avondale community to celebrate Christmas.

Christmas and New Year rubbish collections

Your rubbish and/or recycling collection will be one day later for two weeks from Monday 25 December.

Blockhouse Bay Christmas at the Beach

Join Blockhouse Bay's community year end get together with Christmas carols, kids' activities and more!

5 tips to live lightly this Christmas

Christmas can often be hard on your wallet and the planet. Why not live lightly this Christmas with these simple tips.

Sculpture in the Gardens

A free 2km sculpture trail, guided walks, entertainment and more.

Auckland Council agrees on 10-year budget consultation topics

Auckland Council today approved the topics for consultation for its forthcoming 10-year budget, including a potential regional fuel tax, options to fund environmental protection and potential rates levels for the forthcoming 10 years.

Pop-up Globe

The third season of Pop-up Globe is bringing Shakespeare to Ellerslie Event Centre.

Take a virtual accessibility tour of the town hall

Accessibility Virtual Tour helps audiences with accessibility needs.

Kia Māia te Whai – Dare to Explore

Join Auckland Libraries’ Kia Māia te Whai – Dare to Explore summer reading adventure.

Harbour bridge gets Christmas resurface

Annual resurfacing work will be carried out this holiday season.

Auckland Live Summer in the Square

Free entertainment, live music, DJs, dancing and family activities.

Auckland bookworms wiggle their way to world’s top 8 eBook club

A children’s tale leads Auckland Libraries to 4 million checkouts from their main eBooks platform, OverDrive.

Baker & Bloom, Christmas Edition

Head to Heard Park for Christmas carols, face painting, prizes to win and festive sweet treats to enjoy.

Te kupu o te wiki – Word of the week

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

ZEAL Summer Showcase

Join Zeal West Auckland for live music and performances, a gallery exhibition and more!

Tracks closed for kauri protection

The list of closed tracks in the Waitākere Ranges parkland.

Out of Date – Children's Outdoor Theatre Show

A cast of young actors bring this story to life in a children’s play.