Beauty helps 'Bin that Butt'

Auckland Council, Keep Auckland Beautiful and local Auckland artists are helping smokers bin their butts at four key hotspots in Auckland’s CBD.

Housing First places 150 people into homes

Mayor Phil Goff is thrilled with Housing First's progress over four months that has seen 150 people supported into 93 permanent homes across Auckland.

Making a splash in Pakuranga and Stanmore Bay

The splash pads will open later in the year – one at the Stanmore Bay Pool and Leisure Centre, Whangaparāoa, and the other at the Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre in Pakuranga.

'Look after it, or lose it' – Kauri disease spreading fast in Waitākere Ranges

Take urgent action in the Waitākere Ranges or risk losing kauri from our forests altogether, report says.

Does your business comply with the new Food Act?

Auckland Council Environmental Health Officers have been busy working with thousands of businesses that serve and prepare food to help them comply with the new Food Act.

Te kupu o te wiki – Word of the week

Te Kupu o te Wiki for the week starting Rāapa, te 16 Hereturikōkā is wharekai: food house, cafeteria, eatery

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management changes name

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management has changed its name and is now known as Auckland Emergency Management.

Rachel Hunter new ambassador for Auckland

“I’m a proud Kiwi. Auckland is where I was born and will always be home,” says Rachel Hunter.

Electronic ticket gates to help reduce fare evasion

Electronic ticket gates have been installed at Ōtāhuhu Station and began operating on 15 August.

New transport projects for Albany

The projects are a new link road between Gills Road and Oteha Valley Road, a new link road between Medallion Drive and Fairview Avenue and an upgrade of the Dairy Flat Highway between Stevenson Crescent and Gills Road.

Auckland to host APEC

Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed confirmation that Auckland will host APEC 2021 Leaders’ Week, 8 – 14 November.

Discover your family history at Auckland Libraries

We speak to Marie Hickey from Auckland Libraries for her tips and tricks to start your search for your ancestors.

Save lives at West Wave

Give the gift of life by donating blood at West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre on Tuesday 29 August, 10am-3pm.

Auckland Leisure to teach safe boating

Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre has partnered with Coastguard Boating Education.

Preferred route announced for major cycleway project

Auckland Transport and the NZ Transport Agency have announced a preferred route for the fourth and final section of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.