Auckland Council local election results

Preliminary results have been confirmed. Final results are due Thursday 17 October.

Spot A Native Bird Competition

Which native birds visit your backyard or local park? Share a photo of them with us and be in to win!

October OurAuckland magazine out now

The October issue of OurAuckland is out now, available online, delivered to homes across the region, and in cafes and transport hubs.

Reducing waste one nappy at a time

East Coast Bays Kauri Kids have ditched disposable nappies in favour of cloth nappies as part of their plan to be more sustainable.

Mangemangeroa plans adopted

Howick Local Board has adopted three plans to safeguard the future of the Mangemangeroa Valley.

Artweek Auckland 2019

Celebrating the visual arts of Auckland with exhibitions, workshops, tours, markets, music, food and more.

Mechanical muscle for Ferry Basin Redevelopment

Auckland’s Downtown Waterfront programme is now in full swing with a new 'jack-up barge' heavy with lifting on Quay Street.

Council programme to improve marae conditions

Six marae in Franklin and Papakura will benefit from Auckland Council's Marae Infrastructure Programme.

Auckland Heritage Festival

This festival brings more than 200 enlightening and exciting events to life.

Te reo Māori names approved for Papakura parks

Parks across Papakura could be gifted a name to reflect Māori heritage in public places if they are accepted by mana whenua.

Safety improvements set for Oteha Valley Road

A new pedestrian crossing with traffic lights is set for Oteha Valley Road as part of several plans to improve road safety in the area.

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

Specially curated selections of the best new short films from Aotearoa and around the world.

Defence Force volunteers clean up Laxon Esplanade Reserve

Defence Force volunteers removed around four tonnes of illegally dumped waste.

Eastern Bays mum inspires families to reduce waste

An Eastern Bays local is supporting sustainable living in her community through recycling events she’s spearheaded at St Heliers School Hall since 2008.

Late Night Art

The city centre is illuminated with all things art with exhibitions, art installations and more.

What to expect on election day

Where to go for results and other useful information.

Auckland Art Gallery to stage Pacific dance showcase

Three emerging choreographers will showcase their work at a free public event at Auckland’s Art Gallery during Artweek.

Alice In Wonderland

Disappear down the rabbit hole into the whimsical, wacky and wild world of Alice in Wonderland.

Quiz: Can you guess our native trees from a single leaf?

Take this quiz and find out how many native trees you can identify from just a single leaf.

East and west stitch proposal attracts positive feedback

Better connectivity between Parnell and the city centre is critical and a much-welcomed addition to the Auckland Council’s City Centre Masterplan (CCMP) refresh, Parnell Business Association general manager Cheryl Adamson says.

Late Night Tākiri: An Unfurling

Contemporary artists explore the dialogue between Māori and Europeans in Aotearoa 250 years ago.

Community digs the upgrade to Northcote’s Greenslade Reserve

Hundreds of children came to Digger Day on 28 September to see the plans to transform Greenslade Reserve into a multi-purpose outdoor facility.

Auckland Council's Earthworks Field Day a positive experience

The annual Earthworks Field Day promotes best practices within the industry to ensure the best environmental outcomes are achieved.

State Highway 48

Celebrate the extraordinary that’s in ordinary life with this highly popular New Zealand work.

Library membership made easy

Auckland Libraries have made membership easy with online sign-ups and access to thousands of eBooks, magazines and audiobooks.

First World Problems 2.0

A collection of new voices, new problems and absolutely no solutions.