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.

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.

Summer School Holidays

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

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.

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.

Zoo Lates

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

Help us fight avian botulism

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

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.

Auckland Live Summer In the Square

Eclectic music, outdoor movies and more this summer.

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.

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.

Music in Parks 2020

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

Kids to get a taste of triathlon

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

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.

Investigation Station – Summer School Holiday Fun

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

Annual public transport fares review completed

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

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.

School Holiday Programme at Estuary Arts Centre

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

Helping hand for Manurewa youngsters

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

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.

January Holiday Programme: Waka Huia

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

Inorganic collection bookings open now for 2020

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

Holiday Activities at Mangere Mountain

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