Our water future: Let's do something about it

As Auckland continues to grow and change, we need to look after our precious water.

Auckland stands with Christchurch

Latest updates and information on the response the the Christchurch shootings.

Our climate future today

Auckland Council's Climate Symposium kick starts action on climate change

From the ranges to the sea – a day in the life of a dam technician

Learn about the varied work of our dam technicians as we profile the people who work with Auckland's water - from the ranges to the sea.

Time to have your say on the new Avondale Library and Community Centre

Avondale residents are being urged to have their say on the new $21 million multipurpose community facility.

Unwrap the Music: Handel's Water Music

Handel is particularly close to Graham Abbott’s heart, and it should be a real treat to hear him talk about this music.

Healthy Rentals helps families stay well through winter

Rentals in Māngere-Ōtāhuhu, Puketāpapa and Whau Local Board areas can get a free health check ahead of winter.

Local board approves Whangaparāoa Library Plaza design

A new design plan incorporating community feedback has been approved for Whangaparāoa Library Plaza.

Wriggle and Rhyme and Rhymetime at Auckland Zoo

Join the Auckland Libraries' Wriggle and Rhyme and Rhymetime programmes at the zoo.

Laying the foundations for new communities in the north

Have your say on the council's plan to support job growth to match the needs of new communities in the north.

Auckland’s vibrancy enhanced through sport, art and culture

Auckland Council's Community Development and Safety Committee allocates $192,000 to 17 organisations for a wide-range of regional events.


A gut-punch new play by Benjamin Henson.

What slower speeds mean for quality of life

AUT's Grant Schofield explains how road speed limits affect the quality of life in our cities.

Fruit fly in Auckland: Controlled area notices lifted in Devonport and Ōtara

No further fruit flies found in Devonport or Ōtara.

HeritageTalk: Gov. Grey and the Thorne George Family with David Verran

Join historian David Verran and hear about the influential Thorne George family and their relationship with Governor Sir George Grey.

Toot toot – it’s the mobile library!

Find out more about Auckland’s mobile libraries, providing access to schools, care homes and other facilities throughout the area.

Emerging contaminants research starts on World Water Day

Auckland Council is contributing to national research surrounding water pollution in New Zealand.

Art After Hours: F'Rock Da Base

A one-night takeover of Auckland Art Gallery with music, fashion, spoken word and activism.

The World Water Day Quiz

Think you know a thing or two about Auckland’s water? Take our World Water Day quiz and find out!

Waitematā Local Board seeks nominations for Good Citizens’ Awards

Waitematā Local Board is seeking nominations to help recognise those who go above and beyond to make Waitematā a great place to live.

Titirangi Festival of Music

Free outdoor performances, workshops and ticketed events.

Get a head start with Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarship

The local board is supporting grants aimed at helping people aged between 14-24 years old with education, training and other projects.

Councillor aids Aotearoa connection to British civil rights movement

A British civil rights leader with descendants in Aotearoa was celebrated for his work in London this month.

Free Japanese Film Screenings

Enjoy free monthly Japanese film screenings at university campuses.

Kauri dieback confirmed on Rodney tree

A kauri tree located behind Mahurangi College in Warkworth has been confirmed to have Kauri dieback disease.

Zoo Open Lates

Make the most of the summer nights and go wild at the zoo as the sun comes down.