Council green lights next step to unlock $300 million housing fund

Auckland Council today moved a step closer to unlocking up to $300 million in funding for housing infrastructure in the northwest.

10 Auckland playgrounds you won't want to miss

Where in Auckland can you find a rocket, volcano, pyramid, tree hut or real-life snakes and ladders?

Clear support by Aucklanders for regional fuel tax

The regional fuel tax (RFT) has received majority support from Aucklanders according to a Colmar Brunton poll of just under 4000 people.

Waiheke wages weed war

Waiheke Local Board is holding a weed drive so residents will be able to dump pest plants for free.

Auckland Anzac Day Parades & Services 2018

More than 80 Anzac Day parades and services across the Auckland region.

Win one of three Easy Choice – Family Kai prize packs

We've got three packs worth approximately $100 each to give away to get you started with Love Food Hate Waste's Easy Choice – Family Kai recipes.

Autumn School Holidays

Lots of great ideas to keep kids entertained over the school holidays.

Environment Court decision protects Crater Hill and Pūkaki Peninsula

Crater Hill volcanic cone and Pūkaki Peninsula are to remain protected from residential development and future urbanisation.

Body Worlds Vital

The highly anticipated and internationally acclaimed original exhibition of real human bodies.

Young Māori leaders receive Tuia scholarship

Two young Māori leaders have been recognised by their local boards as having real potential to make a difference in the community.

2018 NZ International Comedy Festival

A smorgasbord of local and international leading and rising talent.

Read this month: Top 10 school holiday books

It's school holidays at the moment so here are our top ten book titles at Auckland Libraries to tempt reluctant readers!

Waiuku Steel 'N' Wheels Festival

Hot rods, motorbikes, food & craft market, live bands, kids’ carnival and more.

Bridge lights up for Poppy Day

Auckland Harbour Bridge goes red to support RSA appeal.


An exhibition about the spiritual and symbolic meaning of the head and hair in Pacific cultures.

Have your say in Takapuna

Takapuna is getting a new town square and we want your opinion on its shape, location and size.

Brickman: Wonders of the World

A whole new world of LEGO at Auckland Museum that will blow your mind.

Young award winner is encouraging women to try engineering

City Rail Link engineer Jenny Chu has won the prestigious Young Engineer of the Year award.

Anzac Day at Auckland Museum

Anzac Day commemorative events and activities throughout the day.

QuizAKL! How much do you know about plastic pollution?

Sunday 22 April is Earth Day, and this year's theme is 'End Plastic Pollution'.

The Perfect Gift

A warm-hearted, adventurous LOL for kids of all ages!

Recycle Shop renamed Tipping Point

Waitākere Transfer Station shop gets new moniker.

World on the Street: Southeast Asian

Travelling from China and Japan, down to Malaysia and Thailand, take your taste buds on a trip.

Four plastics you can quit today

Here are four plastics you can stop using right now that will help our environment and save you money.

Tony McNeight: The Giant Poppy Peace Project

Come along to write a personal Anzac message on a poppy petal/disc.

Use public transport to get to the Anzac Day Dawn Service

Catch an early morning bus, train or ferry service to the 6am Dawn Service at Auckland Museum.

Extra Ordinary Folk

A contemporary dance theatre exploring intergenerational and interactive social choreography.

Millwater park plans get go-ahead

A playground, half court, fitness station and toilet are all planned for a new park in Millwater.

Kauri Dieback Public Talk

An evening talk with Dr. Mels Barton from The Tree Council.

See a slice of south Auckland at Wynyard Quarter

Come and get a taste for some of south Auckland's amazing creative talent in the heart of the city.

Out & About – Doggy Day Out

Join the Out & About team with your four-legged friend for our Doggy Day Out Walks.

Hyundai Marine Sports Centre on track for spring

The centre will cater to a range of marine-based sports including sailing, paddling, canoeing and waka racing.

Out & About – Kite Days

Build your kit-set kite with the Out & About team, then spend the rest of your holidays flying your new kite.