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28 Jan 2022

Reactivating Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland: Voucher programme continues

Aucklanders can still register at exploreaucklandnow.co.nz for the chance to receive a $50 (individual) or $100 (family) voucher in the two subsequent draws on 15 February and 1 March 2022.

Mayor 28 Jan 2022

Mayor Goff welcomes transformative light rail investment for Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says today’s light rail announcement is critical to Auckland’s future, and its ability to deal with congestion and emissions-reduction challenges, and provide for intensive housing to meet future projected population growth.

Parks / Outdoors 28 Jan 2022

Freedom camping reminder ahead of the long weekends

With reports of prohibited freedom camping and camping taking place over the holidays, Auckland Council is reminding would-be campers of the rules, so that everyone can enjoy all our region has to offer safely and respectfully.

Council news 27 Jan 2022

New director appointed to council CCO Watercare Services Limited

Auckland Council has appointed Julian Smith as a new director to the board of its council-controlled organisation, Watercare Services Limited.

Kids / Family 27 Jan 2022

Mission Bay’s iconic playground to be upgraded

A comprehensive remodel of the playground at Selwyn Reserve on the Mission Bay waterfront is now underway. Auckland Council will create an adventure playground with a wider age group and an increased volume of foot traffic in mind.

Conservation 26 Jan 2022

EDWard and his dotterel mates tagged for research

Two pairs of Northern New Zealand dotterels have taken up residence at Wynyard Point on land formerly occupied by the old tank farm, a site they’ve judged a prime nesting habitat.

26 Jan 2022

Vehicle access reopening at Muriwai beach

Vehicles can again travel on Muriwai Beach from Wednesday 26 January, after Auckland Council reopened vehicle access points.

Walkways 26 Jan 2022

Discover these hidden gems at Auckland regional parks

Auckland’s regional parks are a treasure trove of unique experiences. Enjoy the best of the region with these hidden gems, all within easy driving distance of the central city.

Events

10 Feb 2022 - 12 Feb 2022

Sirens of the Silver Screen

Cabaret drag sensation Les Femmes are back with a brand-new show, Sirens of the Silver Screen.

10 Feb 2022 - 13 Feb 2022

CANCELLED: Auckland Lantern Festival 2022

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.

10 Feb 2022 - 26 Feb 2022

February Composting Workshops

An introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins. 

11 Feb 2022

Asta Rangu & Space Bats, Attack! NZ Tour – AKL

Ōtepoti bands Asta Rangu and Space Bats, Attack! team up for summer tour throughout Aotearoa.

11 Feb 2022

Make Your Own Bowl

This workshop will teach you how to create a bowl for a salad, cereal, or any of your favourite snacks.

11 Feb 2022 - 12 Feb 2022

Dirty Passports: Pride Edition

Featuring your favourite minorities behaving badly, untwisting their tongues and shattering stereotypes all for your displeasure.

11 Feb 2022 - 13 Feb 2022

Tattoo Time

A three-day-long flash party including the Two Hands Tattoo team and a whole lot of incredible guest artists from around Aotearoa.

11 Feb 2022 - 14 Feb 2022

CANCELLED: Opera on the Harbour: Carousel in Concert

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.