June OurAuckland arriving in your letterbox next week

The June issue of OurAuckland lands in letterboxes, transport hubs and libraries from 28 May.

What's in a name?

A movement is underway to reflect the true richness of our heritage in the names of our parks and public spaces.

NZTA releases plans for Auckland Harbour Bridge shared path

New design offers certainty for people walking and riding bikes across Waitematā Harbour.

A message from Mayor Phil Goff

The upgraded Puhinui Rail Station Interchange brings congestion-free travel to the airport a step closer.


New Zealand’s annual festival of innovation, amplifying ideas that are good for the world.

Lack of accessible housing a key issue for Disability Advisory Panel

Auckland Council's Disability Advisory Panel recently discussed the theme of accessible housing throughout the region.

Vector Lights for Techweek

Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge will be lit up using the imagination of our next generation.

Community garden brings locals together in Onehunga

Volunteers are invited to Onehunga People's Garden to help transform an empty section into a thriving community space.

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

NZ Comedy Festivals headliner, Ed Byrne, is back bringing a brand new show!

Treasure trove of New Zealand’s maritime history revealed

A new exhibition at the New Zealand Maritime Museum celebrates John Street, one of the NZ's most recognised maritime identities.


Step into Blockwith, the highly visual and vivid digital playground.

Turf upgrade a win for sport in Ōrākei

Council grant enables turf upgrade at College Rifles, ensuring much-needed sport and training facilities for Ōrākei.

Go with Tourism at NZ Careers Expo

An event for Auckland’s youth to learn about why they should ‘Go with Tourism’.

New community space on the way for Avondale

Community groups in Avondale have been given a boost following the news that a building and two garage spaces are set to be leased for community use.


A 50-piece symphonic band and a colourful array of dance, tumbling and aerial performers.

Drone swoops in to aid Safeswim water sampling

Auckland Council’s Safeswim programme has started using drones to aid with water sampling.

Josh Wolf – The New Zealand Debut

For the first time ever, Josh Wolf's highly acclaimed comedy is coming to New Zealand.

Local talent flies high in pursuit of excellence

In a three-part series, we explore how Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board’s Pursuit of Excellence Award has helped individuals achieve their goals.

Whakatīwai Regional Park Planting Day

Help our park rangers and volunteers plant trees at Whakatīwai Regional Park.

Bold vision for Te Atatu South agreed

A new Henderson-Massey Local Board plan will see Te Atatū South improved with a more attractive town centre, better spaces and connections along with support for community services.

The Magic Circus

See amazing circus acts, illusions and magic at Pumphouse Theatre.

Measuring the Māori economy

Māori enterprise is worth nearly $40 billion, and growing faster than the overall economy, according to recent estimates.

NZ Music Month at Ellen Melville Centre

A month of free live music shows every Friday during May to celebrate NZ Music Month.

The link between safer streets and healthy kids

Professor Erica Hinckson writes about the importance of kids staying active and healthy, and the role that transport can play.


Technology workshops for 5-12 year olds at MOTAT during Techweek19.

Mayor Phil Goff welcomes confirmation on harbour bridge walk and cycleway

"We now have a time frame with the announcement that construction will start next year."

Panmure Family Scavenger Hunt

Discover places to go and things to do on a fun family scavenger hunt through Panmure.

Landlord insulation deadline: How to insulate your property

Part three in a series helping landlords insulate their rental properties and avoid fines by the 1 July deadline.

NZ Comedy Trust & Charlie's Present Stand Up For Kids

A family-friendly, interactive show aimed at 4- to 8-year-olds.

New operator confirmed for Takapuna Beach Holiday Park

The holiday park will receive significant investment from its new operators to modernise facilities to improve user experience.

Manukau Symphony Orchestra: In Paradisum

In Paradisum features the combined voices of the Pakuranga Choral Society and South Auckland Choral Society.

New waste and resource recovery services support community to rethink waste

New transitional waste and resource recovery services are launching in Warkworth and Wellsford from 1 July 2019, focused on diverting waste from landfill.

Otara Markets

Up to 150 stalls selling a diverse choice of food and fresh produce, flowers, jewellery, fashion, clothing and accessories.