If you find yourself with a free afternoon, think about exploring these gems scattered throughout wider Auckland.
Take a free guided walk with a park ranger through the fascinating and unique Otuataua Stonefields Reserve.
Heading out fishing over Christmas? Make sure to attract fish, not seabirds.
Resource consent has been finalised for the pedestrian and cycle pathway across the Waitematā Harbour.
The mayor gave more detail about his plans for Auckland during the current term.
Kazem Derakhshanian started collecting reusable items from the roadside three years ago, and is passionate about diverting these things from landfill while raising money for charity.
Tāwharanui Regional Park welcomes its first chick after 10 of the birds were released there two years ago.
There are some changes to rubbish and recycling collections over the summer break.
The new Strangely Beautiful Australia opens to zoo visitors on Saturday 17 December and these Eastern snake-necked turtles will call it home.
The 2016 Low Carbon Report shows that we are moving toward our 2040 emissions reduction target.