Get your summer sorted

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

Stay safe around pools this summer

When a drowning statistic turns out to be someone you know, the impact is life-changing, says Drowning Prevention Auckland’s Chief Executive Nicola Keen-Biggelaar.

Help keep kauri standing this summer

If you’re looking for a nature fix this summer, there are heaps of kauri safe places you can go across the region

Laidlaw College invests in Henderson

Panuku has finalised an agreement with the Laidlaw College Foundation which will be integral to the revitalisation of Henderson.

Summer School Holidays

Check out our list of school holiday events to keep the kids entertained over summer.

Auckland Domain comes alive with wildflowers

Auckland Domain's flower beds are awash with colour thanks to a mixture of some 30 kinds of wildflowers.

Zoo Lates

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

Kids turn trash into treasure

Mayor Phil Goff was on hand in Papakura to see Junky Monkeys, which turns items that would have been dumped into play equipment, in action.

Auckland Live Summer In the Square

Eclectic music, outdoor movies and more this summer.

Kōrero Bike bringing libraries into the community

After a major overhaul and refurbish, the Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero (Central City Library) bike is gearing up to hit Auckland streets and events this summer.

Music in Parks 2020

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

Help us fight avian botulism

Protect Auckland's birds and waterways by following these simple tips.

Investigation Station – Summer School Holiday Fun

Become a Stardome Chief Investigator and dig into all things plant and bug life.

Henderson road construction to begin

Diggers are now on-site near the council buildings in Henderson, with contractors preparing to begin works on a road extension to better connect the Civic building and Henderson Train Station to Henderson Valley Road.

School Holiday Programme at Estuary Arts Centre

A range of great options from mixed media art to craft.

Swap plastic bottles for reusable ones and join the 'refillution'

Wai Auckland and RefillNZ are joining forces to help make tap water the most convenient choice for Aucklanders.

January Holiday Programme: Waka Huia

Make your own waka huia treasure box, then create a special item of treasure to store inside.

New bylaw helping to maintain a safer environment for dogs and people

With warmer weather and longer days summer is a great time to head outdoors with your dog but expect a fine if you flout the rules.

Holiday Activities at Mangere Mountain

Guided walks on the maunga and hands-on activities for the whole family.

Kids to get a taste of triathlon

A triathlon event for schoolchildren at Clarks Beach is expected to attract hundreds of competitors.

Woman of Valour – Naomi Azoulay

See artwork that showcases Badass females embracing equity and addresses cultural gender imbalances.

Funding applications for SouthSci now open

South Auckland schools, universities, community and iwi groups are encouraged to apply for funding for STEM projects in 2020.

18x18 – YWCA Auckland

18X18 delves into the perspectives of 18 Auckland girls on the brink of adulthood.

Annual public transport fares review completed

Auckland Transport has completed its annual review of public transport fares which takes effect from 9 February.

Sunrise Yoga on Queens Wharf

Refresh your senses, centre yourself and start your day off right.

Latin, jazz and reggae turn up the volume at Music in Parks

Join Music in Parks at the beach, on the lawn and at the rotunda this weekend.

Out & About – Zumba at Barry Curtis Park

Come along to do Zumba at Barry Curtis Park.

Helping hand for Manurewa youngsters

Sixteen promising students have been awarded Manurewa Local Board Rangatahi Youth Scholarships to pursue study.

Summer at Silo Park

Head down to the waterfront for another great summer of events.

Small grants support Hibiscus and Bays community

Just over $30,000 has been awarded in the first round of Hibiscus and Bays Local Board’s small grants funding.

Auckland Shakespeare in the Park 2020 – Macbeth and As You Like It

Enjoy traditional presentations of two of Shakespeare’s finest plays performed outdoors.

Inorganic collection bookings open now for 2020

Book online, over the phone or in-person to get rid of your larger waste items.

Discovering New Zealand: A History of Writing and Illustration

An educational exhibition telling the story of the discovery and exploration of New Zealand.