Auckland Heritage Festival – coming up in week one

Uncover the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with multiple events - in person and online - coming to the region from 26 September to 11 October.

Auckland Council's COVID-19 response

The latest on Auckland Council's response to COVID-19.

Ko te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau e tautoko ana i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Māori Language Week kicks off on Monday 14 September with events and activities for everyone.

Huia tracks reopen as kauri dieback programme progresses

Aucklanders can enjoy the beauty of the Karamatura Valley once more now remedial work has been completed on three tracks.

Growing the urban ngahere years in the making

Imagine walking out of a downtown office block or a Commercial Bay restaurant and hearing tūī singing or seeing kererū feasting on karaka berries.

Wāhi Reo Māori: Te Reo Māori Only Space

A Maōri language only space at Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Waitematā Local Board backs Leys Institute restoration

Waitematā Local Board has endorsed the development of a detailed business case for the restoration of the Leys Institute buildings.

Council achieves $69 million in savings

Auckland Council recorded overall savings of $69 million up to the end of August and, despite the effects of COVID-19, has retained a record $2.6 billion capital investment programme.

Waitakere Art Expo

A free awards exhibition featuring paintings and sculpture and attracting artists from the greater Auckland region.

Old-school cool for St Heliers Library

St Heliers Community Library is going back to its original 1920s colours with a fresh coat of paint as part of its general maintenance programme.

WMIF funding cuts waste and saves money at tool library

Auckland Library of Tools now has more tools for the occasional DIYer thanks to a grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund.

Rangatira Reserve Planting Day

A great way to learn more about native plants and contribute to your community.

Auckland Council reviews regional approach to weed management

The council is currently reviewing methodologies for weed management in road corridors, with local boards giving feedback on a draft proposal.

Fun and games in the Wiri community

Designs for a new playground in Wiri have been revealed following input from mana whenua, local families and community groups.

The Dino Hunt 2020

Join the great Dino Hunt of 2020, free outdoor fun for the whole family.

Harbourview-Orangihina marae development takes next step

Henderson-Massey Local Board will request Auckland Council amend legacy council resolutions, paving the way for the Te Atatū Marae Coalition Trust to be given future tenure to develop a marae at Harbourview-Orangihina Park in Te Atatū Peninsula.

Lease decision paves way for community recycling centre in Auckland central

A new community recycling centre for central Auckland at the Western Springs Garden is a step closer after an Albert-Eden Local Board decision on a community lease for a site at 956 Great North Road.

Introduction to Composting Courses

Learn the basics of composting at home with online and in-person courses.

Physical distancing seating restrictions lifted on public transport

Get the latest updates on rules for public transport in Auckland.

Tāmaki Makaurau para kore

Programmes grounded in te ao Māori are helping Auckland to go zero-waste with WMIF funding.

Greedy Cat by Joy Cowley

New Zealand’s most famous cat appears live on stage in a delightful, funny and furry show.

Residents speak up on Manurewa Local Board Plan

People in Manurewa have made hundreds of local board plan submissions, and more than any other local board.

Track work making strides in regional parks

Work on opening up more tracks across Tāmaki Makaurau is progressing well, despite the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns presented.

A Year in Aotearoa: NZ Geo Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Witness the wonder of New Zealand in this raw and unfiltered free photographic exhibition.

Hurstmere Road now one-way with completion of Anzac and Lake Rd intersections

Auckland Council’s Hurstmere Road transformation is well underway with the completion of the intersections at either end of what is now a one-way road, which will create a pedestrian-friendly retail boulevard within Takapuna’s town centre.

48 Nights on Hope Street

Seated on the stage, audiences will get to experience a wild night of storytelling and song.