How Auckland used to celebrate Christmas

Discover a few highlights of Auckland’s historic holiday sites.

Walks for every Auckland landscape

Wherever you are in Auckland, these park walks are perfect for a staycation adventure.

Applications open for grants for conservation activities

Grants are available for community groups to support conservation efforts throughout Auckland.

Shade sails arrive at North Shore playgrounds

New shade sails have been installed this week at playgrounds in Northcote and Birkdale.

Mike Greer donates appliances for Tāmaki families

Fridge/freezers, washing machines donated to families in need.

Christmas Events 2018

Christmas parades, carol-singing events and festivals across the Auckland region.

Concept approved for $6 million Kopupaka Reserve

Henderson-Massey Local Board has approved the concept for a new playground and open space development at Kopupaka Reserve in Westgate.

Stormwater works revitalising Takanini natural heritage

A stormwater project is reducing the impact of flooding for Takanini residents and improving natural heritage.

Work Do – Basement's 10th Annual Christmas Show

The year is 1997 and Go Away Travel agency is preparing for its end-of-year Christmas party.

Franklin community groups receive grant funding

More than $20,000 in grants has been awarded to groups working within the Franklin community.

Auckland 2019: what’s on, what’s new and what you need to do!

The event lineup for Auckland in 2019 has something for everyone.

Auckland Night Markets

Food, fashion, toys and lots of interesting sights and smells to tempt the senses.

Waiuku art installation removed due to vandalism

A public sculpture by Waiuku artist Jae Kang has been damaged so badly that it has had to be removed.

Board approves draft speed bylaw for consultation

New speed limit plans aim to save dozens of lives and prevent hundreds of injuries on Auckland's roads.

Playful Pop-up Books

An exhibition of movable and pop-up books from Sir George Grey Special Collections.

North Shore gains crucial environmental funding

Funding has been awarded to community groups that protect Auckland's natural environment.

Birkenhead Town Centre's transformation complete

Birkenhead’s main street improvements project has been completed in time for summer.

The Christmas Night Sky

Take a seat under Auckland’s largest snow globe and learn about the summer sky.

Governing Body to consider revised Contributions Policy

The contributions are a key funding source to support infrastructure investment.

Second Ōtara Sports Awards honours local success

The awards celebrated the success of local sports people, coaches and administrators.

Sir Percival and the Quest for the Holy Grail

Holiday fun for all the family at TheatreWorks, Birkenhead.

DIY but do it right this summer

It’s that time of the year when we dust off the DIY tools and tackle those jobs we’ve been putting off in winter.

Have your say on Northcote land exchange proposal

Auckland Council is proposing a land exchange to enlarge and reconfigure Cadness Loop Reserve.

Christmas Lights at MOTAT

An evening of dazzling lighting displays, carols, festive movies, activities, Christmas crafts and the chance to meet Santa and his elves.

Quay St changing for good, from December 26

We’re making Auckland’s city centre waterfront safer and more people friendly.

Vector Lights for the Festive Season

It's going to be Auckland's brightest festive season yet with Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge.