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.

Review a catalyst for Auckland Council to lead the way on wellbeing says Chief Executive

When it comes to wellbeing, we don’t want to be average,” says Mr Stabback.

NZ International Comedy Festival

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

A plan for trees on Somerset Road

Two poplars on Somerset Road have declined significantly in health recently, after being carefully monitored for some time, and now require removal.

The Walters Prize

An opportunity for all New Zealanders to discover the pulse of contemporary art in the country today.

Auckland Council cracks down on big pile of scrap

A company found to have been dumping a huge pile of scrap metal in South Auckland without a resource consent has been ordered by Auckland Council to clean up its act.

Racists Anonymous

An immersive satirical theatre experience bringing us together to laugh and learn through the often-unexpected journeys of the average racist.

Downtown shines as a uniquely Tāmaki Makaurau design

Together, Auckland Council, Auckland Transport and Mana whenua have reimagined downtown.

Live Music at Britomart Station

Auckland Live celebrates the musical talent of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Better transport links urged

Franklin Local Board backs Auckland Transport's Regional Land Transport Plan but wants more done to help connect rural communities and the east of the district.

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

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

Success for Rodney trial bus services

Two Rodney Local Board trial bus services are meeting patronage targets, so this week Auckland Transport has confirmed that it will fund these from May next year.


Sci-Fi at Stardome returns with Christopher Nolan's Interstellar.

Final farewell to Atiu Creek family

Auckland Council pays tribute to Jackie Chatelanat.

Metlifecare Unwrap The Music: Unwrap Handel’s Royal Fireworks Music

Discover the story behind this infamous concert with Marija Naumovska.

Board concerned growth at Drury will impact on Papakura

Papakura Local Board has made wide-ranging submissions into applications for plan changes around development in the Drury area.

Joanna Walden – Author of The Inside Hustle

An author's talk with Joanna Walden, the writer of The Inside Hustle.

Franklin Local Board gets behind budget

The more focused infrastructure investment approach in Auckland Council’s 10-Year Recovery Budget has been welcomed by Franklin Local Board.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Greed, deceit, repressed love and sexual desire – this 20th century classic was personal favourite of its Mississippi-born playwright Tennessee Williams.

Auckland Council appoints new partner to produce OurAuckland magazine

Specialist content marketing agency Storyation has been appointed by Auckland Council after a competitive pitch.

Lieutenant Cooper's Summer Holidays with David Verran

Join historian David Verran to find out what Lieutenant Cooper did in his summer holidays in 1850.

CRL station taking shape below Auckland streets

Construction of New Zealand’s deepest railway station is celebrating a significant milestone with the project pouring the last concrete to complete the first underground floor.

Go with Tourism Expo

At this free event, you can meet tourism employers, gain hands-on experience, or discover your next study pathway.

Expansive new recreation space for Kaipātiki Reserve, Parakai

The restoration of Kaipātiki Reserve (formerly Parakai Recreation Reserve) is taking another step forward with plans to create an expansive new play space and community recreation area.

Auckland Council Kauri Dieback Monitoring Webinar

A panel of experts will discuss how this year’s programme differs from previous years, and how the data we collect will inform how we manage the disease in the future.

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.

Sky Sport Breakers vs Sydney Kings

Get behind the boys when they return home and lock in your tickets.

Wider scope for Franklin waterway fund

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

Free Monthly Japanese Film Screening – Dad's Lunch Box

Gain a deeper insight into various aspects of Japanese culture with these film screenings.

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.

Fashion on the Wharf

Celebrate the unique head-to-toe fashions that Devonport has to offer.