Auckland Council's COVID-19 response

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

Public transport updates

New rules are in place on public transport while New Zealand is at Alert Level 4.

Essential services to continue during Level 4 Alert

Council services essential to the health and wellbeing of the community will continue to operate when the Alert Level 4 shutdown comes into effect at midnight tonight, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said.

Auckland Council food distribution programme

Auckland Council is deploying more staff to help Aucklanders experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Severe drought continues to bite Auckland

People are being reminded to watch their water use as severe drought continues to bite.

Dry weather water provision - what you need to know

Auckland Council provides support for rural communities during dry weather.

Auckland Council staff deployed across the city

Auckland Council staff are using their skills to help a number of government agencies and organisations across the city during the COVID-19 alert level 4 lockdown.

Auckland Council’s General Counsel appointed to the High Court

Dani Gardiner has resigned from her position and will leave at the end of May after being appointed to the High Court bench as an Associate Judge.

Some everyday things you shouldn’t use

Due to COVID-19, many public facilities around Auckland are closed. Read for more information.

Auckland Council welcomes package to stimulate economic recovery

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the city is ready and enthusiastic about promoting infrastructure projects to assist the country to recover quickly from the COVID-19 induced recession.

COVID-19 impacts overseas fibre recycling market

Aucklanders should continue to put their recycling bins out on the kerbside by 7am on their usual collection day.

A simple guide for dog walkers during lockdown

We recommend you follow some basic guidelines around observing the rules of the level 4 lockdown to reduce the chances of transmitting Covid-19

Mayor Goff establishes Mayoral Business Advisory Panel

Mayor Phil Goff today announced the formation of a Mayoral Business Advisory Panel (COVID) to help work through the issues created by the COVID-19 lockdown and to assist the city’s transition back to normal economic activity when the lockdown is lifted.

Critical social need met by redeployed council staff

Making meals for the Auckland City Mission in the council kitchen.

Our cemetery and cremation services

Updated 31/03 - How we're managing burials and cremations under Alert Level 4.

Playgrounds closed during lockdown

Aucklanders are advised to steer clear of all playgrounds and not play on basketball courts or sports fields during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Week one information round-up

A round-up of some key facts about our essential council services under Alert Level 4.

Auckland Council guarantees freight of essential goods to Great Barrier Island

Auckland Council has guaranteed the delivery of essential goods and services to Aotea / Great Barrier Island to ensure residents have access to critical medical supplies, medical testing material, fresh food and essential service workers.