More bus and train services ahead of ‘March Madness’

Auckland Transport is putting on more services to cater for high passenger numbers that occur in this busy month.

More Aucklanders converting to composting

Almost 10,000 Aucklanders have discovered the joys of composting in the last 20 months, thanks to free workshops.

South Auckland is home to New Zealand’s best neighbourhood

Randwick Park in Manurewa is New Zealand’s Mitre10 Community of the Year.

Free health checks for rental properties

Landlords with rentals in the Māngere-Ōtahuhu, Whau, Puketāpapa and Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board area could be eligible for a free assessment on their properties along with help to make them warmer and more energy-efficient.

What’s the secret to getting active?

When it comes to getting active, forget flying solo – exercising with a buddy or in a group is a great motivator.

Westgate Town Park set to bloom in spring

Te Hauāuru, the new Westgate Town Park, is due to be completed by spring. Hawkins Construction has started work on the 1.1ha site, which is situated in the 24ha open space next to the Northwest Mall on the corner of Maki Street and Tawhia Drive.

Celebrating women in leadership positions

Auckland Council is well served by the number of women on Auckland Council’s governing body and local boards, says Albert-Eden-Roskill Ward Councillor Cathy Casey.

How to find the best people for your renovations

Thinking about remodelling the bathroom? Extending the kitchen?

Sir John Walker looking forward to World Masters Games

Manurewa-Papakura Ward Councillor Sir John Walker is looking forward to Auckland hosting the World Masters Games.

Improving safety on Tāmaki Drive

Ōrākei Ward Councillor Desley Simpson says she is looking forward to more people being able to enjoy Tāmaki Drive after a much-needed upgrade is complete.

A slice of South Pacific in New York City

Whare Koa Mangere Community House makes the New York Times.

Neighbours Day grants available

Several of Auckland Council’s local boards are supporting Neighbours Day by offering small grants for neighbourhood events and are partnering with community organisations.

Pt England School celebrates new bikes and cycling track

Pt England School pupils riding 50 new bicycles celebrated the official opening of their 400m state-of-the-art bike track on Thursday 23 February.

Ponsonby Road pedestrian improvements project begins Monday

Auckland Transport will be starting construction works for the Ponsonby Road pedestrian improvements project on Monday 27 February.

Women take the lead on central city redevelopment

The project to redevelop Freyberg Place and the Ellen Melville Centre has women in many key roles, including senior project leader, project manager, lead landscape architect, lead architect, and manager of the contracting team.