Sumatran jungle coming to Auckland Zoo

The sights, sounds and smells of a tropical Sumatran rainforest will thrill visitors at a new precinct being built at Auckland Zoo.

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.

Takapuna carpark consultation open

The 250-space carpark at 40 Anzac Street is one of the key sites in central Takapuna that Panuku Development Auckland plans to redevelop.

'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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Volunteers celebrated in Rodney

Volunteers from 46 organisations in Rodney were honoured recently by Rodney Local Board.

Shot in the arm for Hōteo River project

Green grant to help improve water quality

One 'Hell' of an opening

Hells Pizza and $15,000 of Atlas Concrete slabs are just two examples of generous community donors that have helped social enterprise Hibiscus Cost Zero Waste renovate Whangaparāoa’s Community Recycling Centre.

Pushing on with urban development, mass transit

Proposals to develop structure plans for thousands of homes and jobs in Auckland’s northern and southern areas and planning for mass transit has the go-ahead from Auckland Council.

Would funding help your Hibiscus and Bays community project?

Apply now for a Hibiscus and Bays Local Board grant.

Best spots to meditate in Auckland

Whether you’re a beginner or a Zen master, Auckland’s parks offer the best spots for some quiet reflection and meditation.

Have your say on the Kumeū-Huapai Centre Plan

Rodney Local Board would like your feedback on a centre plan for Kumeū-Huapai.