Celebrating the revamped Karangahape Road

Minister of Transport Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff joined mana whenua to celebrate the completion of the Karangahape Road Enhancements project this morning.

Auckland Council passes $32 billion Recovery Budget

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has strongly supported Mayor Phil Goff’s $31.8 billion Recovery Budget proposal, and the Budget will now be formally adopted by the Governing Body next month.

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.

Matariki Festival returns for 2021

Matariki Festival is back to captivate and delight Aucklanders this winter from 9 June until 11 July, with more than 80 events happening across the region.

After a 'ruff' year, it’s time to register your precious pooch

Auckland Council is again reminding dog owners to show love for their dog by registering them early and taking advantage of the early-bird fee.

Pacific Dance Festival – Te Pō

A celebration of all Pacific people through Pacific dance and Pacific couture fashion.

Howick children at the forefront of making Auckland pest free

For the last few months, school children and preschool toddlers in Howick ward have been behind a mammoth hunt that yielded monumental results.

Repairs at Huia Domain, Armour Bay and Titirangi set to begin

Work at two west coast beach car parks will increase safety and improve facilities, while repair work on the Titirangi War Memorial park wall will happen in the coming weeks.

The Picture of Dorian Gray: Oscar Wilde

A glittering dialogue, provocative imagery and radical questioning of sexual and moral freedoms.

Maraetai club gets it right

Maraetai Beach Boating Club has used its facilities and old-fashioned hard work to build a role for itself that puts it at the heart of the local community.

Netball courts take on new role

Netball makes way for chow mein, arts and crafts and even health checks at Manurewa's courts every Friday, and the local board couldn't be happier.


A one-hour comedy/drama show about making bad decisions.

Fresh ideas to cut back food waste awarded nearly $40,000

From soup discos to getting into a pickle - Auckland Council’s Love Food Hate Waste Fund has given nearly $40,000 to a range of projects aimed at cutting down our food waste.

Street names help keep heritage alive

Ever wondered how you came to be living on Colonel Street? Jonah Lomu Drive and Queen Street might be self-explanatory, but it's our local boards that are charged with adopting new names in their areas.

Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream

Infused with serious laughter, exquisite puppetry and inspired sound design, this show will blow your mind and melt your heart.

Ngāti Tamaoho vision for Manukau Harbour shared

Ngāti Tamaoho has shared a vision of a renewed Pahurehure Inlet, and for the Manukau Harbour beyond it.

Micro Tunnel Boring Machine begins tunnelling and inserts first pipe for groundbreaking Central Interceptor project

A micro Tunnel Boring Machine called Domenica has started digging and laying the first pipe for Watercare’s Central Interceptor wastewater tunnel project.

The Revival

A Community Theatre production of The Revival by special arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd and NZ Play Bureau.

$233,000 boost for Hibiscus and Bays community projects

Community organisations in Hibiscus and Bays received $233,000 from the local board’s grants programme in May.

Historical pipes preserved by park upgrade

Iron pipes that helped supply the North Shore with water more than 100 years ago, and discovered during works in Killarney Park in Takapuna, will be kept in place for the public to view.

Auckland Festival of Photography

A region-wide contemporary art and cultural event.

Mill Road decision questioned by south's leaders

The Government's decision to drop the Mill Road project in the south has disappointed elected leaders.

Make a date with newly-enhanced Karangahape Road

Auckland Transport and Auckland Council have opened the Karangahape Road enhancements for Aucklanders. And on Saturday 26 June, the Karangahape Business Association will ensure the legendary street bursts into new life with a fitting and colourful public celebration.

Doc Edge Festival

Experience the very best documentaries from NZ and around the world.

Manurewa gets down to business

The Manurewa Business Improvement District has been expanded to include even more business and industry.

Inspire Series: June – Lisa Walker

An exclusive evening tour of Lisa Walker’s internationally acclaimed jewellery exhibition.