Dry weather water provision - what you need to know

Updates on water filling sites and showering facilities in Auckland.

Get your summer sorted

Discover events and activities across the region, get active and make the most of summer with Auckland Council.

#OurAKL Summer Sorted Competition

Share your Auckland summer snaps from 20 January to 20 March 2020 and be in to win.

March brings change of rules for dog owners

Winter rules come into effect for dog owners from 1 March. See the council website for full information.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

A must-see, world-class exhibition enjoyed all over the world by nature lovers and photographers.

Manurewa Local Board member featured in International Women's Day exhibition

Meet Manurewa Local Board Deputy Chairperson Melissa Atama, one of the faces of an exhibition to mark International Women's Day on 8 March.

Zoo Lates

Visit after work with mates, make it a date night or just enjoy a stroll through the beautiful grounds.

Get active with AKL Paths: running and walking routes for beginners

Whether you're in training, planning an evening jog, or looking for a way to get fit and active over the summer months, AKL Paths is a great resource for finding a route that suits you.

Movies in Parks

Auckland Council is bringing 26 free movie screenings in local parks.

Orange road cones show Auckland is getting stuff done

Councillor Pippa Coom writes about the progress being made on the things that matter to Aucklanders.

From Here to Africa – The Maasai People

A collection of captivating portraits of the Maasai people from Tanzania.

Drop in for a chat with the CCO Review panel

Five drop-in sessions scheduled during March.

Auckland Fringe 2020

This festival is the catalyst for exciting, outrageous and unique events.

Manurewa traffic calming makes children safer

Manurewa Local Board and Auckland Transport are partners in the biggest traffic safety project in the city.

The Para Sport Pop Up in Takapuna

Come along and join in family-friendly 'have a go’ para sport activity days,

Auckland Council Chief Executive update

Patricia Reade will be Acting Chief Executive when Stephen Town departs in June.


Media Design School graduates present 'Woven'.

Visit markets, grow your own, and help your community

Take a look at just some of the great markets held in our region and ways to grow your own food and help your community:

Music in Parks

From opera to jazz to rock, almost every genre is represented at 25 free events across the region.

Lights on for Avondale Streetscape project

A streetscape enhancement project in Avondale is set to go ahead with the addition of street lighting as part of the design.

Te Ara Awataha

Join a Community Regeneration Day at Jessie Tonar Scout Reserve.

The Hauraki Gulf is hurting and needs our help

Hauraki Gulf Forum releases 'State of our Gulf 2020' report today.

Science Saturdays at MOTAT

A series of exciting demonstrations and experiments that illustrate various scientific phenomena.

Applications open for Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarships

Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board is inviting 13 to 24-year-olds to apply for its Youth Scholarships, offering up to $1000 towards learning and development opportunities.

Children’s Weekend at Auckland Zoo

Celebrate children’s weekend on 29 February and 1 March at Auckland Zoo.

Download the 2020 Hauraki Gulf Marine Park poster

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park poster celebrates the diversity of life in Auckland’s big blue backyard.

Seaweek at Auckland Zoo

Delve into our Wild Work stories and learn about how Auckland Zoo is involved in Conservation projects on both land and sea.

New Awataha greenway to connect Northcote community

Te Ara Awataha, Northcote’s new greenway, is a 1.5km network of existing and new reserves that will run through the Northcote neighbourhood, connecting the town centre, schools and homes.

118th Helensville Show

A showcase of Kiwi rural traditions, market stalls and family entertainment.

March OurAuckland magazine out now

The March issue of OurAuckland is out now, available online, delivered to homes across the region and available in cafes and transport hubs across Auckland.

Rainbow Parade

Bringing together Auckland's rainbow communities to celebrate of our unique mix of cultures, sexualities and gender identities.

Photography exhibition celebrates Women's Work

An exhibition celebrating the work of 21 women photographers will be on display at the Ellen Melville Centre in Freyberg Place from March 6 to 9.

Love Your Maunga

A fantastic free whānau day out, celebrating the ancestral mountains across Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland.