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.

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.

Downtown shines as a uniquely Tāmaki Makaurau design

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

Auckland Writers Festival

Six days of discussion, conversation, reading, debate, performance, schools, family and free events.

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.

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.

The Walters Prize

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

Final farewell to Atiu Creek family

Auckland Council pays tribute to Jackie Chatelanat.

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.

Waiheke Wine and Food Festival

Experience the very best of what Waiheke Island is loved for – wine, food, live music and art.

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.

Auckland Council appoints new partner to produce OurAuckland magazine

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

Blindness

A socially distanced sound installation and immersive theatre experience direct from the UK.

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.

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.

NZ International Comedy Festival

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

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.

Wider scope for Franklin waterway fund

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

Urban Walking Festival

More than 30 free walks hosted by city-loving guides and local residents.

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.

Papakura savings put to use

Drury Hall upgrade work will be funded from savings realised in other Papakura Local Board projects.

Cheap & Cheerful Eats

Heart of the City cafes, bars and eateries will be serving up over 75 eating out offers for $15 or less.

Takapuna Beach home to ancient fossilised forest

At the northern end of Takapuna Beach, curious-looking basalt formations can be seen across the shore platform at low tide.

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

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