A quick guide to property revaluations

Each year, the council’s budget sets out the amount of rates needed to keep Auckland running. Once the budget is set, we need to work out how much each ratepayer should pay.

Labour Weekend rubbish: Know your collection day

Because of Labour Weekend, your rubbish and/or recycling collections will be one day later from Monday 23 October. Normal collections resume Monday 30 October.

Emergency Mobile Alerts are coming soon

Emergency Mobile Alerts are a new way you can receive information about emergencies on your mobile phone

8 ways to get into nature these school holidays

Check out these activities to make the most of the school holidays.

9 ways you can 'live lightly'

Live Lightly shows the everyday lifestyle choices we can all make to save money, have a healthier life and care for our planet.

West Aucklanders say goodbye to plastic bags

Auckland Council's new pay as you throw service helps save you money and also saves the environment.

Auckland Conversations asks hard questions on greenhouse emissions

More than 500 people attended Auckland Conversations on 19 October to hear a range of expert views on how New Zealand’s economy will need to evolve in response to climate change.

Not your average superhero

Meet Janine Nillesen - one of our hardworking rangers at Ambury Regional Park.

Howick's heritage showcased on new mobile app

Howick Local Board is bringing the area’s history in to the 21st Century with the launch of the Howick’s Heritage mobile app.

Plan ahead for travel this Labour weekend

Check out NZTA’s guide to staying safe and avoiding delays on the road.

QuizAKL! How well do you know the weeds in your back yard?

Test yourself with our weeds quiz to see if you can protect Auckland's plants and wildlife.

AT launches Safer Communities programme

Auckland Transport aims to make it safer and easier to get around by foot.

Choreographer moves into park

Regional Parks Artist in Residence Chloe Loftus starts her residency.

Watch: Auckland city centre development

Auckland has a renewed vision for the city centre and waterfront, with the opportunity to deliver a high-quality urban environment and well-integrated public transport.

Smokefree policy approved

Our updated policy focuses on our commitment to a healthy, smokefree city