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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

12 Feb 2022

Interislander – Bean Rock Swim

An afternoon of ocean swimming, music, food and activities.

12 Feb 2022

Sixth Multi-Ethnic Dance Festival 2021

More than 30 ethnic communities are taking part in the festival.

12 Feb 2022 - 13 Feb 2022

CANCELLED: Open Studios Waitākere

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.

12 Feb 2022 - 02 Apr 2022

Exhibition: Tau Atu e! by Bethany Matai Edmunds

A solo exhibition of works by fibre sculptor Bethany Matai Edmunds, materialising her journey of returning home to the lands of her tupuna.

13 Feb 2022

CANCELLED: Folk in the Park

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.

14 Feb 2022

Written in the Stars: Valentine's Day 2022

Treat your special someone to a romantic night under the stars this Valentine’s Day.

14 Feb 2022 - 07 Apr 2022

Creative Learning Opportunities

One-off weekend workshops are available for teens and adults in a range of media from drawing, pastels, mosaics, painting to sculpture.

15 Feb 2022 - 22 Mar 2022

Kids Athletic Series 2022

A six-week, have-a-go-style athletics programme where kids have the opportunity to try a variety of activities.