Discover

Local

News

Beaches 17 Nov 2015

Spotlight on our neighbourhoods – Franklin

Home to many of Auckland’s spectacular regional parks and beaches, the Franklin Local Board area’s rural setting offers something for everyone.

Community 17 Nov 2015

Bringing communities together – The Jungle

‘The Jungle’, Ōtara’s newest basketball court has never seen an empty day since it was opened at the beginning of August. Why are locals in love with it?

Housing 12 Nov 2015

Albany development gets green light

Upper Harbour Local Board is welcoming news that a high-end mixed residential and retail development is to be built north of the old Albany village.

Heritage 3 Nov 2015

Biddick’s Bay history revealed

A family’s historic connection with a bay in the Orākei Local Board area has been officially recognised.

Beaches 30 Oct 2015

Council supports conservation volunteers at Atiu Creek

Council is partnering with Conservation Volunteers NZ and will contribute $50,000 towards the Restore Ātiu Creek Ecology (RACE) project.

Beaches 29 Oct 2015

Government urged to protect our marine environment

On October 29 Auckland Council approved its submission to the government on the areas proposed to be offered for petroleum exploration permit applications in 2016.

Beaches 28 Oct 2015

Waiheke Island named as a top 10 region

The secret is out – Waiheke Island has been named one of the world’s top 10 regions for next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 publication.

Events

25 Nov 2022

Onehunga Christmas Lights

Bring the whole whanau to this free, family community event.

25 Nov 2022 - 27 Nov 2022

Spartan Race Auckland

Climb, crawl, jump and swing over, under and through some of the best obstacles in the world.

25 Nov 2022 - 03 Dec 2022

Capturing Kahlo: Paint & Punch Sessions

Immerse yourself in the life of Frida Kahlo with a fun and social paint and festive punch night.

25 Nov 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Heathers - The Musical

Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer.

26 Nov 2022

Auckland Grammar School Art House Tour 2022

The Art House Tour provides attendees with a gallery viewing experience in some of Auckland’s most beautiful homes.

26 Nov 2022

Nitro Circus Live – You Got This Tour 2022

Crazy stunts and jaw-dropping jumps that will keep you and your family on the edge of your seats.

26 Nov 2022

NZ Ocean Swim Series Rangitoto Swim

Tackle the 4.6km journey back to the beautiful sandy shores at St Heliers beach.

26 Nov 2022 - 27 Nov 2022

Auckland Garden DesignFest

A weekend festival celebrating garden-design excellence and featuring some of Auckland’s best gardens.