Anzac Day rubbish collections

Make sure you know how the public holiday will affect your rubbish collection dates.

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.

Waitākere Ranges forests to close 1 May

Closures will protect ranges from kauri dieback disease.

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.

Myrtle rust moves to long-term management

Myrtle rust has continued to spread through Auckland and into new parts of the country.

Craigavon playground perfect for school holidays

Be sure you take your children down to the new the Craigavon Park playground.

Top books to read on Anzac Day

We've chosen a selection of adult fiction titles that cover World War One and the Kiwi experience.

Waiheke wages weed war

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

New star iwi to light up Matariki Festival

Tāmaki Makaurau will look west to Te Kawerau a Maki as the iwi takes on the hosting of this year’s Matariki Festival.

Te kupu o te wiki – Word of the week

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

NZ Music Month: Musicians strike a note in Albert-Eden-Roskill

Auckland Libraries and Mt. Eden Village Centre Hall are celebrating NZ Music Month with young artists.

Call for safety focus

Waitematā Local Board Chair Pippa Coom says people should be able to use the city's transport network without fear of injury.

Parks a priority for Ōrākei Local Board

Ōrākei Local Board has received a 100 per cent result following an audit of Auckland Council’s mowing and garden maintenance contractors Ventia.

Barrier drivers get a break

There's support for an exemption for Great Barrier Island from the proposed regional fuel tax.