Pest Free Auckland

Getting around Tāmaki Makaurau is risky for our native birds. The good news is you and your whānau only need to do one simple thing to make your backyard a haven and not a hunting ground.

May-June OurAuckland magazine out now

The May-June issue of OurAuckland is out now, available online, delivered to homes across the region and available at transport hubs across Auckland.

Auckland Council’s Matariki tree planting days return for 2021

Matariki is on the way and to celebrate, Auckland Council is once again hosting free community planting days over winter.

Auckland Council hosts kauri dieback monitoring webinar

To find out more about our 2021 kauri dieback monitoring programme, please join our webinar on Thursday 20 May.

Auckland Writers Festival

Six days of discussion, conversation, reading, debate, performance, schools, family and free events.

Wider scope for Franklin waterway fund

Franklin Local Board's Waterway Fund has been extended so more Franklin landowners can access funding.


A socially distanced sound installation and immersive theatre experience direct from the UK.

Service improvements help with rising consents

With building consent numbers at an all-time high, Auckland Council is looking to new online tools and services to help manage increases in service demands and maintain its record-breaking building consent activity.

NZ International Comedy Festival

A great line-up of laughs from the best Kiwi comedians.

Papakura savings put to use

Drury Hall upgrade work will be funded from savings realised in other Papakura Local Board projects.

Urban Walking Festival

More than 30 free walks hosted by city-loving guides and local residents.

Takapuna Beach home to ancient fossilised forest

At the northern end of Takapuna Beach, curious-looking basalt formations can be seen across the shore platform at low tide.

Cheap & Cheerful Eats

Heart of the City cafes, bars and eateries will be serving up over 75 eating out offers for $15 or less.

Stronger future for Beach Haven recreational wharf

Work is underway on a major project to make the much-loved Beach Haven recreational wharf in Hilders Park stronger and safer for generations to come.

A Lion in the Meadow and Other Stories – Live on Stage

A fun-filled escapade for the whole family that will set imaginations soaring.

Green light for play in Riverhead

Concept plans for Deacon Point, Riverhead Point Drive and Riverhead War Memorial Park have been adopted by Rodney Local Board.

Single Asian Female

Auckland Theatre Company's New Zealand premiere of this bracing, bawdy knockout debut.

Manurewa plans for a leafy future

Manurewa Local Board is looking for a greener future for the area.

Shirley Valentine

Iconic New Zealand entertainer Jackie Clarke takes on the role of Shirley Valentine.

Papakura hall space not needed

Papakura Local Board has declined the opportunity to turn the Senior Citizen’s Hall in East Street into an Auckland Council asset.

Live Music at Britomart Station

Auckland Live celebrates the musical talent of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Elemental AKL festival returns in July

Elemental AKL is returning this July with an ever-growing number of events and experiences celebrating the culture, cuisine and creativity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Witi's Wāhine

A theatrical celebration of some of New Zealand fiction’s most inspirational wāhine Māori.

Major track upgrades begin on Māngere Mountain

Significant track enhancements are about to begin on Te Pane o Mataoho / Te Ara Pueru / Māngere Mountain aimed at preserving historic pā features and providing a safer, enhanced visitor experience.

South African Film Festival

An engaging online program of nine documentaries, five features and two short films.

Manurewa Local Board widens safety plan

Manurewa Local Board is widening a successful safe streets campaign alongside Auckland Transport to make it safer for people to walk and cycle in their neighbourhoods.

Jersey Boys – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon.

Transport plan hits the mark in Papakura

The city’s challenges have been correctly identified in Auckland Transport’s Regional Land Transport Plan 2021, the Papakura Local Board says.

The New Zealand Herald Premier Series: The Romantic

Beethoven Symphony No.4 and Symphony No.5 performed by the APO.

$6.4 million multi-sport centre opens doors in Ōtara

Home to a range of sports, the Ngāti Ōtara Park Multi-sport Centre opened on 8 May, offering local talent world-class space with modern equipment to train on.

Intergenerational Dialogue

Brings 25 young people from local high schools and 25 older adults together to discuss a range of topical issues.

Why Aucklanders love Potters Park

Here are the top eight reasons that keep people coming back to Potter’s Park.

Silent Disco Citywalk Kingsland Edition

This group walk sparks curiosity and promotes a sense of freedom and joy in our city streets.