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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.

Summer 26 Jan 2022

Explore Auckland's natural wonders

Explore our region this summer and take your pick of Auckland's stunning tracks, bush, maunga and walkways. 

Environment 25 Jan 2022

Plan being developed to guide management of coastal hazards at Little Shoal Bay

Your input wanted on plan to guide management of coastal hazards at Wai Manawa / Little Shoal Bay Reserve.

Summer 25 Jan 2022

A family fun-packed day in West Auckland

Plan a family fun day in West Auckland, complete with good coffee, a walk at Nihotupu Dam and visits to Pt Chevalier beach and Coyle Park.

Events

05 Mar 2022

Vintage Festival

Step into vintage fashion heaven at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and the Central City Library at the free Vintage Festival.

05 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2022

Symonds Street Cemetery Walk with David Verran

This two-hour tour will take you through the Jewish, Presbyterian, Catholic, Anglican and General-Wesleyan sections of the cemetery.

08 Mar 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Puhinui Reserve, Manurewa

A free guided walk through the fascinating Puhinui Reserve.

08 Mar 2022 - 29 Mar 2022

Beginners Embroidery

In this beginner’s embroidery course, you will learn an array of stitch techniques.

09 Mar 2022

Researching Tāmaki Makaurau: Auckland History Initiative Summer Scholars

These students spend 12 weeks over the summer break researching in the varied and rich archives around Auckland.

10 Mar 2022

He Kōpara

An evening of music featuring Whirimako Black with Allana Goldsmith, Leon Wharekura and Dixon Nacey.

10 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2022

Venus Rising

Three extraordinary dance works by inspiring and internationally renowned choreographers,

10 Mar 2022 - 13 Mar 2022

A Stab in the Dark

This new play takes you for a wickedly funny, suspenseful and unpredictable ride.