Last days to have your say on your local area

Auckland Council’s 21 local boards want feedback on their draft local board Plans 2017, which help guide decisions on local activities and projects.

Auckland homecoming parade for Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand’s efforts to reclaim the cup have done our country proud, and we congratulate the team on their monumental achievement.

Great Barrier gets dark sky sanctuary status

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has designated Aotea Great Barrier Island an International Dark Sky Sanctuary.

Council proactively investigating ACP cladding

Auckland Council has worked to identify buildings around the region that use aluminium composite panels in their construction.

Q&A with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport

An interview with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport about the Venice Biennale.

Growing pains in the Whau

Community facilities, transport and town centres will all come under pressure from population growth in the Whau area.

New Lynn night markets come to an end

The New Lynn Night Markets will come to an end this month after three years.

Peoples Panel: Giving a voice to Aucklanders

OurAuckland talks to Rachel about being a Peoples Panel member

Waitākere Ranges Local Board seeks to restore environment

Kauri dieback is killing kauri trees. Their future is at great risk. Walking tracks in the ranges have had to be closed as a result.

Arataki photography winners announced

To celebrate this year’s Matariki Festival, the Arataki Visitor Centre went on the hunt for Aucklanders’ favourite photos of the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park (Te Waonui-a-Tiriwa).

Live it up in Henderson!

Did you know that Henderson is full of great things to do? It has everything from parks and playgrounds, to pools, leisure centres and libraries, all run or looked after by Auckland Council.

Waterview tunnel opening early July

The $1.4 billion Waterview Connection is New Zealand’s biggest and most complex roading project, including twin 2.4km-long three-lane tunnels.

Applications for Stand Up Stand Out now open

Three-time finalist Arjuna Oakes tells us about his experience in the secondary school music and dance competition, and why he thinks it's worth getting involved.

West Auckland kids claim Guinness World Record

1799 mostly school children and teachers claimed the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Largest human image of a bicycle at Glen Eden Intermediate this afternoon.

Help shape your local area: West Auckland

Find out what’s being proposed for your neighbourhood and surrounding areas in each draft local board plan, then share your feedback online at Shape Auckland by 30 June 2017.